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Follow Obama’s/Duncan’s North Star to Educational Disaster via Common Core

Follow Obama’s/Duncan’s North Star to Educational Disaster via Common Core
From a reader via an on line educational group and reprinted with permission: . When I received the picture (above), I did not think it appropriate to send to our education network group.  I ended up deciding to send it anyway—it is appropriate.  No matter where you stand politically, ...
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Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine

Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine
Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine Documents expose the flow of money and influence from corporations that stand to profit from state leaders’ efforts to expand and deregulate digital education. By Colin Woodard cwoodard@pressherald.com Staff Writer | The Portland Press Herald   Maine’s education commissioner had just ...
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Tea Party in Indiana is opposing a Nationalized School Curriculum

Tea Party in Indiana is opposing a Nationalized School Curriculum
TEA Partiers in Indiana are opposed the so-called Common Core Education Standards the federal government is trying to impose on the states.  The obvious reason for the opposition is fairly simple, it completely violates the Enumerated Powers in the Constitution.     But it goes deeper than that, a ...
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Nationalization of our schools aka “Common Core is a Disaster”

Nationalization of our schools aka “Common Core is a Disaster”
Lean to the Right or Left; Common Core is a Disaster .   .   Welcome to the Sunday Education Weekly Reader for 06.24.12. ,     This week will consist of a reposting of Susan Ohanian’s excellent blog entitled School-Standards Pushback: Conservative Groups Oppose National ‘Common Core’ as an ...
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A Peek into the Real Intent of Common Core?

A Peek into the Real Intent of Common Core?
Missouri Education Watchdog ….Hitherto the plans of the educationists have achieved very little of what they attempted and indeed, when we have read them …we may well thank the beneficent obstinacy of real mothers…But the man molders of the new age will be armed with the powers of the ...
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Common Core, Money Making Venture and Social Justice.

Common Core, Money Making Venture and Social Justice.
Is this the Educational Reform Taxpayers Want?     Forget the Arne Duncan “Happy Dance” and verbal spin about his plan of education reform. Common Core and Race to the Top mandates are not about making students STEM ready or globally competitive.  It’s about: . making preselected suppliers wealthy ...
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Fla Chamber of Commerce pushes Obama Education schemes

Fla Chamber of Commerce pushes Obama Education schemes
As county after county in Florida vote to tell Tallahassee to take their education reforms an put them ’em where the sun don’t shine Mark Wilson,  president and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce promotes Jeb Bush/Barack Obama Schemes.. For several years George Bush’s brother Jeb has been promoting exactly ...
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Common Core = Educational Equity, NOT Educational Excellence.

Common Core = Educational Equity, NOT Educational Excellence.
Jamie Gass from Pioneer Institute writes about current DOEd education reform and common core standards in an article entitled “Leaves of Memory Going Dark”: .Gov. Patrick, Secretary Reville, and other state officials must realize the damage the national standards are doing to the high school English curriculum and require yearlong ...
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