I participated in the Take Back Our Schools in North Kansas City, MO on Saturday. Duane Lester of The Missouri Torch was on hand to video the entire conference. I wanted to highlight one of the presentations, and then encourage you to visit The Missouri Torch to view the rest.
Dr. Mary Byrne, co-founder of the Missouri Coalition Against Common Core, gave a presentation on the Missouri statutes that protect local control of education making a compelling case that the Missouri Board of Education and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education broke the law when they adopted the Common Core and mandated it for local schools.
Below is the video of her presentation.
Here are the slides.
He’s adding video throughout the day so be sure to check back at his site.
Tags: Common Core State Standards, Duane Lester, Mary Byrne, Missouri Coalition Against Common Core, Missouri Law, The Missouri Torch
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