What a Georgia Parent discovered should be a warning to all parents of school-age children: Monitor everything that goes on in the classroom.
The state of Georgia has delayed the release of the results from the Georgia Milestones test which is counted toward a student’s grade thus delaying grades.
The Washington Post gives a preview of state house fights over Common Core that are on the horizon after the GOP wave. Strategists involved in the state-by-state fight against the national K-12 math and reading benchmarks say conservative legislators will introduce or have introduced legislation in dozens of states that will target individual components of […]
Below is a great video produced by members of Georgia’s grassroots Common Core opposition and a professional videographer. This video features featuring parents, kids, teachers a psychotherapist and a school board chair discussing the shortcomings of the Common Core. It was put together to present at the final House Study Committee on the Federal Government […]
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
The Georgia Senate passed SB 167 on a 34-16 vote yesterday. The Atlanta Constitutional-Journal reports: State Sen. William Ligon, R-Brunswick, has led the legislative fight against the standards, which has drawn opposition from Tea Party activists as a federal intrusion into state control of public education. But rather than abruptly pull Georgia out of the […]
We wanted to provide a complete list in one location of all the states that have pulled out of either Smarter Balanced or PARCC, as well as, states that are considering it. States that have pulled out of their Assessment Consortium: Utah (Smarter Balanced) – http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile/54627081-68/utah-state-standards-consortium.html.csp Oklahoma (PARCC) – http://truthinamericaneducation.com/common-core-assessments/oklahoma-pulls-out-of-parcc/ (the Tulsa World article is […]
The anti-Common Core resolution that passed the Georgia GOP resolutions committee didn’t have the chance to be voted on at the Georgia GOP State Convention last month. The State Central Committee met on Saturday and passed the same resolution unanimously and without debate. So this is the policy position of the Georgia GOP now. You […]