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Prove us wrong!

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 27, 2013 4 Comments

Thursday night was the last of the public hearings for the Governor’s Education Task Force. The meeting was supposed to last two hours, but finally ended after two hours and 45 minutes. A lot of people had a lot to say.  The most common subject though was Common Core.  Many parents have done a lot […]

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Response to the Latest “Myth”

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 26, 2013 0 Comments

The Idaho State Board of education has put out a myth fact sheet in response to questions about Common Core.  As a result of the Task Force meetings they have added more. SDOE Myth: These new standards will teach communism, indoctrinate our children with a leftist agenda and change the way schools teach the history of how […]

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A Settled Issue?

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 24, 2013

According to a blog in this mornings Idaho Statesman, the Governor’s Education Reform Task Force doesn’t want to talk about Common Core. It’s not even on their list of items to discuss according to Mr. Richert.  However I went back and found the website that I first learned about the task force meetings and found […]

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Better Things to Do

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 20, 2013 4 Comments

Lately I find myself feeling angry. Maybe righteously indignant is a more accurate term. Basically, my whole life I knew that I wanted to be a mother. You could have asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I would have answered, “A mother.” I wanted that for a number of […]

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Orlean Koehle’s Radio Interview

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Orlean Koehle’s Radio Interview

Thursday, April 11,  I did an interview on KID radio in Idaho Falls.  I appreciated the opportunity to talk about Common Core and the concerns that many parents have about it.  It seemed to me that Neal was a little skeptical about what I had to say. Thursday, April 18, as mentioned in a previous […]

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Magic Valley Residence Tonight

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 19, 2013 0 Comments

Just a reminder for those in the Magic Valley area. Tonight Jerome First Presbyterian Church, 262 East Ave. A, on Friday, 04/19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Common Core meeting.  Come learn more than you really wanted to know, but need to know.  Hope to see you there. (The fact that the Jerome First […]

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In Idaho Falls Tonight 4/18

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 18, 2013 0 Comments

Your Idaho School District is Now Implementing Common Core Curriculum. What will it mean for YOUR children? The American Alliance for Advancing Awareness and Action A5IDAHO.COM Presents Orlean Koehle President, California Eagle Forum Former Idaho Falls resident and Miss Idaho Falls Author Common Core: A Trojan Horse for Education Reform Common Core States Standard Initiative […]

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Iowa Senator Grassley Launches Effort to Prohibit Common Core Funding

Filed in Legislation and Important Updates by on April 18, 2013 0 Comments

  Senator Chuck Grassley announced a bill to defund Common Core.  Take a moment today to let our Senators know that we would like Idaho to support this effort.       Crapo, Mike – (R – ID) Class III 239 DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510 (202) 224-6142 Contact: www.crapo.senate.gov/contact/email.cfm       Risch, James E. – […]

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A Teacher’s Concerns

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 16, 2013 1 Comment

A few days ago this letter was forwarded to me from a friend.  I contacted the author asking if I could post it.  Their spouse is a teacher in Idaho, and here are some of their concerns about Common Core… This letter is to all the friends I know who have kids in school.  This […]

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Watch #StopCommonCore Twitter Rally Live Today at On Point Broadcasting

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  Don’t tweet? Don’t fret. Watch coverage of the #stopcommoncore Twitter Rally via On Point Broadcasting- complete with a pre- and post- show. Log in to watch at 11am EST today. http://www.onpointbroadcasting.com\onpointtv

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