Jenni White: Clueless media members have never been able to reconcile why average parents would, like David, fight such enormous Goliaths over Common Core.
Jenni White: Trickle-down education has never worked and never will. The best approach is locally administered education closest to parents and students.
Jenni White: After barely passing out of the Senate HELP Committee I predict DeVos will be confirmed by the full senate which will lead to very little change.
That’s it. Right there in that box. That’s how I see HB3399 and the Common Core fight in Oklahoma. I see nothing but red. When I started trying to fight Common Core years ago, I remember being gullible enough to believe that because Common Core wasn’t right, it was stoppable. I remember being looked over, […]
March 12, 2014 was a BUSY day in the Oklahoma Capitol. HB3399 – a bill to repeal Common Core standards by Speaker of the House Jeff Hickman PASSED OUT OF THE HOUSE last night; 78 AYE to 12 NAY. This bill repeals Common Core from law and allows 2 years in which to develop standards […]
Recently, the Oklahoma State Chamber of Commerce produced a brochure called, "Preparing Students for Success" Please note the blue square in the bottom of page 2 which says, "Case Study". This is a case study on Kentucky. Here, the Chamber of Commerce gives us the exciting CLAIM that Kentucky’s educational scores have risen dramatically since […]
My organization, ROPE, has been closely following the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) cost issue, since NO ONE in charge of public education in Oklahoma – including the purse string holders at the state legislature – have been able to tell Oklahomans what the Common Core will cost Oklahoma taxpayers. I wrote an article last […]
And this, my friends, is how it’s done. This is how Progressives/Liberals have changed America right in front of our faces – right before our very eyes. Recently, EdWeek ran this article, “National Service Can ignite School Turnaround Efforts”. “Oh, this sounds great!” you think as you begin to read. After all, what in the […]