Fox Connecticut reports that students, parents and educators are unaware that their students have their social media monitored as they take Smarter Balanced.
Smarter Balanced shares that like Pearson they also monitor student social media to keep track if test questions are being posted online.
I made the mistake of sharing this story on my Facebook timeline. Post by Shane Vander Hart. I say it was a mistake because people continued to share it without including my warning. Let me be clear. This book is awful, and if I were a parent in this district I’d be furious. This article, […]
You are encouraged to change your Facebook profile picture to a “Stop Common Core” picture this week from November 12th to November 15th. We use our profile pictures to reflect who we are, what we love and what are passions are. So why not use it to show your opposition to the Common Core State […]
It’s pretty obvious that our #StopCommonCore Twitter Rally was effective on Tuesday. StateImpact Indiana compared us to the #SupportTheCore counter rally that was going on the same time. A snapshot of Twitter analytics from the website Hashtracking around 1 pm ET showed the#StopCommonCore hashtag was “reaching” over 1.9 million Twitter users. #SupportTheCore reached closer to […]
Thanks to Laura Rambeau Lee at Right Reason for compiling a list of anti-Common Core Facebook pages and groups by state. We have many of these Facebook pages, as well as, organization websites here (we typically only list the Facebook page if they don’t have a website). She has 55 groups so far. While it […]