Students and staff in a Missouri school district learned that their district-issued Google Drive accounts have been collecting personal data without their knowledge.
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.
Missouri Education Watchdog reports that a Missouri Circuit Court judge has temporarily blocked payments from the state to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on November 25 that the lawsuit filed by plaintiffs Fred N. Sauer, Anne Gassel, and Gretchen Logue against Missouri Governor Jay Nixon had a chance of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]