This is the second part in a four part NaughtyBots series about the #commoncore Project: How Social Media is Changing the Politics of Education.
Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a bill that would require further revision to the new standards that will replace permanently replace Common Core.
Jenni White of Reclaiming Oklahoma Parent Empowerment says that there are serious issues with Oklahoma’s proposed new standards that need to be revised.
Restore Oklahoma Public Education becomes Reclaim Oklahoma Parent Empowerment to equip parents to be champions for their child’s education needs.
Jenni White discusses why the “one size fits all” attitude of Common Core ignores child needs, and why parents need a more active role in education.
Jenni White, President of Restore Oklahoma Public Education debated Michael Petrilli, President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute at an event entitled, “Common Core Chaos?” The debate was held on November 11th at the Oklahoma Wesleyan University campus in Bartlesville. If you missed it you can watch the video below, you can read Jenni’s opening […]
The Oklahoma Supreme Court affirmed what most of us already knew; yes the Oklahoma State Legislature can repeal education standards. What hubris do you have to have to think otherwise? The Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 to uphold the the repeal that Governor Fallin signed into law last month. They only took four hours […]
Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Iowa and Concerned Women for America of Iowa are hosting a Common Core Discussion panel in Des Moines on Tuesday, 7/1/14 starting at 6:30p. It will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center (6111 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA). Their description: As the national dialogue surrounding Common […]
Apparently I am a wolf in sheep’s clothing. I’ve been called a number of things before, but this is a first. Charlotte Iserbyt decided to take a swipe at me while calling the Oklahoma repeal fake. Iserbyt seems long on accusations and short on facts, but I don’t want to make this post about me. I […]
The Heritage Foundation, Women on the Wall, Eagle Forum, and Voices Empower are co-sponsoring a conference in Austin, TX on June 20-21 called #CaniSee The Solution. It is meant to be a counter-event to the PTA national convention being held in Austin on June 19th-22nd who has invited U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to keynote. […]