The St. Louis Post-Dispatch accuse Republicans of peddling a Common Core lie, Anne Gassel & Gretchen Logue rebut the lies and half truths they put forth.
A Missouri judge finds that Missouri’s membership in Smarter Balanced is illegal and has permanently enjoined the state to not pay membership dues.
Gretchen Logue and Anne Gassel of the Missouri Coalition Against Common Core have joined Fred N. Sauer in filing a taxpayer lawsuit against Governor Nixon, Commissioner Nicastro, and other state officials. The lawsuit challenges Missouri’s payment of taxpayer money to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, a consortium of states that is implementing tests aligned to […]
Missouri Education Watchdog first reported today that the U.S. Department of Education has sent out a letter to Superintendents of local school districts explaining their “future ready district pledge.” You can find the letter here and I also have the text below: Dear Superintendent, As one of more than 16,000 superintendents leading school districts across […]
Gretchen Logue of Missouri Education Watchdog reported late yesterday afternoon that Governor Jay Nixon signed HB 1490 into law. He had until August 28th to sign the bill or veto the bill. He could have also let the bill go into effect without his signature. The bill will keep the Common Core State Standards in […]
Missouri Coalition Against Common Core will host a “Rally for Excellent Education” this Tuesday, February 18th. Below is an email that was sent out by the group’s co-founder Anne Gassel: If you need a GPS address you can use 201 W. Capitol Ave Jefferson City. You will most likely end up parking in one of […]
This weekend I spoke this weekend at an event called “Exposing the Common Core” in Collinsville, IL (outside of St. Louis, MO). Anne Gassel, the co-editor of Missouri Education Watchdog, also spoke. I gave an overview of the Common Core and problems I had with it. She presented an action list which I really liked […]
Here is an event for those who live in Southwestern Illinois and the St. Louis, MO area. When: August 24th, 2013 at 6:00p-8:00p (CDT) Where: Revive Church – Collinsville,IL (1105 W. Beltline Rd, Collinsville, IL 62234) Speakers: David Smith from Illinois Family Institute Beth Halas and Joyce Landre – Illinois Freedom Coalition Anne Gassel – […]
I received an email from Anne Gassel, one of our partners here, after the post on the end of course kerfuffle being experienced by at least one private school in Florida. She made some interesting comments about the impact assessments could have with Florida’s private schools. With her permission I’m sharing her thoughts here: Thinking […]