The Delaware Education Reform Coalition asked us to let our readers know about an upcoming public event they are holding next week. They are holding their second public event, this one is focused on the data mining component of Common Core. They have renowned education “whistleblower” Beverly Eakman speaking on the topic of data mining. […]
Following-up on the post I wrote a couple of days ago about Michael Farris of the Home School Legal Defense Association sharing recap of a conversation he had with David Coleman about the Common Core. Missouri Education Watchdog makes a great point – we really can’t trust what David Coleman has to say because he’ll […]
Michael Cohen, President of Achieve, Inc., was questioned by members of the Michigan House Subcommittee on the Common Core State Standards. He was asked about data mining. MLive reports: Several legislators, including Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) and Rep. Margaret O’Brien (R-Portage) expressed concerns about what data on individual students would be disclosed as […]
The Missouri House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee passed SB 210 out of committee on a 17-0 vote yesterday after a 2 hour-long public hearing which included 900 written witness statements by those who supported the bill and testimony by the Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro who I was told didn’t really address the content […]
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology published a report back in February entitled “Promoting Grit, Tenacity and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century.” From the executive summary: How can we best prepare children and adolescents to thrive in the 21st century—an era of achievement gaps that must be closed […]
Glenn Beck featured the Common Core on his program last night. He tackled the topic of data mining. Below are video excerpts of last night’s program. Your browser does not support iframes. Your browser does not support iframes. Your browser does not support iframes. Your browser does not support iframes.
Glenn Beck today highlighted the Common Core on his show on The Blaze TV. His guests were Emmett McGroarty of American Principles Project, Sherena Arrington, a political consultant from Georgia, and two teachers from Utah, David Cox and Christel Swasey. Beck in his opening remarks gave a wake-up call for those who may be apathetic […]