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Idaho Should Replace the SBAC/ISAT Test

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 3, 2017 0 Comments

Idaho Should Replace the SBAC/ISAT Test By Mila Wood With the assumption that a summative test is the best way to prove to the federal government that Idaho students are successful, there are a number of issues to choose from that make the SBAC/ISAT test a bad idea for Idaho. Aside from it being an […]

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Too Much SBAC Testing Pressure on Young Children!

Filed in Uncategorized by on May 22, 2017 0 Comments

by Mila Wood   FIRST DO NO HARM?   Helping parents and teachers navigate the ugly federal ed reforms is rarely ever filled with sunshine and sugar cookies. Instead, it’s filled with frustrated parents, sad, crying kiddos and some school administrators that refuse to acknowledge parental rights. So, after weeks of dealing with this—in my […]

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Buck The Core Rally

Filed in Idaho Education News by on January 5, 2017 0 Comments
Buck The Core Rally

Buck the Core Rally Planned for January 30 10:00 – 1:00 Attend in person or send your Flat Citizen. Join fellow Idahoans January 30 at the Idaho Statehouse as they meet to protest Idaho’s education reforms. Buck the Core is the theme of the rally being organized by Idahoans for Local Education and Idaho Education […]

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Parents (and Grandparents) Across America

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Parents (and Grandparents) Across America

Idahoans for Local Education (I4LE) is an affiliate of Parents Across America . I4LE stands with Parents Across America (PAA) in their commitment to bringing the voice of public school parents – and common sense – to local, state and national debates. Because the parent perspective has been almost entirely missing in the policy proposals being […]

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Desitin and the West Ada Recall

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Desitin and the West Ada Recall

What do they have in common?  Read on to find out.   Local Control May 5, 2016 By: Tanya Koyle My daughter posted a picture recently of my 5-year-old granddaughter with a not so beautiful grimace on her face. Next to it was a picture of her 2-year-old sister with a mischievous smile and hands […]

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Idahoans for Local Education Speaks Out Against West Ada Trustee Recall

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Idahoans for Local Education Speaks Out Against West Ada Trustee Recall

Idahoans for Local Education, a group that works to preserve Idaho’s educational sovereignty by keeping decision making close to home, has announced that the West Ada School Trustee recall election is an attack on local control. Members of Idahoans for Local Education who live in the West Ada school district say that the recall is […]

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Opt out Info from TAE

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Opt out Info from TAE

This was originally posted on the TAE website. I was given permission to repost it here. It’s full of great information. Opt Out Info Over the last couple of years Truth in American Education has heard from many concerned parents across the country wanting to know if and how they can opt out of state assessments, especially […]

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Cruz, More Than Just Talk.

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 4, 2016 0 Comments

Earlier we posted the Common Core Report Card.  Ted Cruz received the highest marks with an A-.  So what has Cruz done to help stop Common Core?  Below is a timeline of actions he has taken. Ted Cruz isn’t just TALKING about ending Common Core, he has taken ACTION to Stop Common Core! April 25, […]

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The Common Core Report Card

Filed in Common Core News and Updates by on February 24, 2016 0 Comments
The Common Core Report Card

One of the surprise issues in this year’s Republican Primary has been Common Core.  Out of all the candidates who supported the newest education reform package, the only one still in the race is Governor Kasich, who’s chances of winning seem very slim.  Senator Cruz  has a long standing records of opposing Common Core and Donald […]

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Common Core Does NOT Equal Excellence

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 18, 2016 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C.) – The American Principles Project Foundation has just published a new report, “Common Does Not Equal Excellent.” Focusing on the K-8 Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M), authors Erin Tuttle and J.R. Wilson provide evidence that the CCSS-M’s dictation of an instructional approach blurs the line between standards and curriculum. The standards […]

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