Austin Hill Show

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Thank you Austin Hill for allowing us time to talk about  our concerns with Common Core.  We will continue to speak out, to keep Idaho’s education under local control.  Let him know we appreciate this opportunity, and tune in at K I NF 99.1FM, You can listen to the whole interview at this link.  Austin Hill […]

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A Call to Action!!

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Several parents, grandparents,  former and current educators, attended the last task force meeting.  The meeting started at 6:30 and ended after 9:00.  Most of the speakers who attended the event spoke about their concerns with Common Core. In watching the news coverage on our major stations following the event, Common Core was hardly mentioned.  The […]

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The Sky is not Falling. Guest Post by Walter Trudo

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Many of you know that I was recently invited to a meeting to discuss concerns regarding the Common Core issues that have taken over our education system. I have been asked by several people about the details of this meeting and who was present. On April 23rd at 7 am at the request of Representative […]

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The Truth Behind the Myths

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The Idaho State Department of Education(SDOE) has put out a series of Myths.  What they claim to be myths are not myths at all.  We will examine the truths behind what they call myths, and ask you to do your own research. Our research is based on reading the documents that our state has written […]

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Prove us wrong!

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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”

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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?

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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

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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

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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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