The Democratic Party wants to end high-stakes testing for Students of Color and wants to replace the ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ with the ‘cradle-to-college’ pipeline, still allowing the data mining of Personally Identifiable Information on students (pg 6): Every child has ‘God-given potential’ but that ‘potential’ is now tracked by ...Read more 0
Twitter’s abuzzing about the thousands of The Democrat National Committee Wikileaked emails. There were allegations that Twitter suppressed the hashtag #DNCLeaks and removed it from the trending bar: Friday afternoon, users noted, “#DNCLeaks” was trending, with more than 250,000 tweets about it on the platform. By Friday evening, ...Read more 0
EAGnews.org by Steve Gunn MADISON, Wis. – Apparently it’s okay for publicly-funded educators to attack Christianity, because they’re exercising “academic freedom.” But it’s not acceptable for instructors to exercise that freedom in defense of Christianity, according to the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation. Last year, Polk State ...Read more 0
Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Sometimes you just need some good news. Well, here you go… a few recent bits of sunshine for you. First, Hot off the French presses. France takes action against Microsoft and Windows 10 privacy According to this evening’s article in The Guardian, Microsoft is being ...Read more 0
Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon The NY Post recently reported that NYC schools were making the addition of Common Core aligned “anti-bias” social studies curriculum from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s offshoot, Teaching Tolerance. The NY Post cited quotes from Chancellor Carmen Farina on the topic. These quotes seem ...Read more 0
Senator Lamar Alexander was warned by anti-CCSS activists that the passage of ESSA was a vehicle for additional Federal control of educational policy and delivery. The contingency (composed of taxpayers) which pays for the directives in ESSA was once again ignored and/or ridiculed as conspiracy minded. Now ...Read more 0
Pokemon Go is grabbing headlines on the positives and negatives of what chasing after virtual reality looks like in real time: a vaporeon spawned in central park and this happened. surreal. pic.twitter.com/hKfowsfAx6 — Sarah Nyberg (@srhbutts) July 16, 2016 Now virtual reality travels from Central Park into the ...Read more 0
Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon According to the Star News Online headline, House Bill 2 (HB2) protesters “stormed out” of a New Hanover County School Board meeting earlier this week when the board didn’t respond to the public comments that were made. Excerpt from Star News ...Read more 0
The next step in the dumbing down of America. Michigan Capitol Confidential by Derek Draplin Michigan State University is the latest public university to tweak its general education curriculum, favoring quantitative courses over traditional math courses. The math requirement can now be fulfilled by taking two “quantitative learning” ...Read more 0
Less than twenty-four hours before the slaughter of five Dallas police officers which included the shootings of six others, one a civilian by a Black supremacist, a Black student organization at Texas Tech University dispatched a tweet declaring that “Blues don’t matter,” “White Lives don’t matter,” “All lives ...Read more 0
The Fordham Institute invites you to its webinar, Teachers Like Common Core Math. Why Don’t Parents?, on July 14: ***************************************** July 14, 2016 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Thomas B. Fordham Institute 1016 16th Street NW 7th Floor Washington, DC 20036 United States Successful implementation of the ...Read more Comments Off on If Fordham Wants to Know Why Parents Hate CCSS Math, Why Doesn’t it Ask the PARENTS?
Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon As highlighted in a previous article, tucked inside the budget hammered out by the General Assembly are a number of program expansions, increases in various budgets and some new pilot programs. View House Bill 1030 – 2016 Appropriations Act. Another item ...Read more Comments Off on NCGA Expands #SchoolChoice with Increase in Opportunity Scholarship Slots
If a picture is worth a thousand words then the video below is worth several thousand words and multiple articles on what occurs in the app tracking of your student in public school. Data information captured from your student’s key strokes are then inserted in a personally ...Read more Comments Off on Clever Video Illustrates How Apps Track Data: It’s Like Stalking.
The only remedy to yet another blatant public education takeover (allowed by the judiciary) to special interests is to take your child out of public school. The judiciary has adopted the tactics of the education reformers (NGOs) and the Federal Department of Education: it has ignored the right of ...Read more Comments Off on The Outcome Based Goal of Public Education & The Judiciary Has Been Realized: CITIZENS DON’T MATTER