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“You’re looking at me as though I’m weird…”

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I thought this was a very interesting take on Common Core. From Utahns Against Common Core   Guest Post by Tammy Jensen who attended the Cedar City debate last week. “You’re looking at me as though I’m weird. My [Goodness]! Are you so out of touch with most of America, most of which believes in […]

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Opt-outs ‘R Us

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So you’ve been  learning about Common Core, talking to your neighbors and writing your congressman and now you want to DO something.   In his book, Children of the Core,  author Kris L. Nielsen gives some actions anyone can take to stage a peaceful revolution against Common Core.  One step he recommends is, “Stop Participating –Opt Out […]

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STOP SAYING YOU’RE “JUST A MOM”!

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STOP SAYING YOU’RE “JUST A MOM”!

This is by Jenni White, a super mom from Oklahoma.  I had the opportunity to meet this amazingly smart and dedicated warrior mom while in Texas the end of August.  I’m pleased to be among  the ranks of women like her who are bringing all of the insidiousness that is called Common Core to light. […]

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Chamber of Commerce and Common Core

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Chamber of Commerce and Common Core

Have you wondered why the Chamber of Commerce is promoting Common Core?  Upon doing a little research you can easily figure out why.  One of their major affiliates received grant money from the Gates Foundation in the name of supporting Common Core. So, now when you hear that the Chamber of Commerce supports Common Core, you can just remember […]

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Video: Dr. Christopher Tienken Speaks Out in New York

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Dr. Christopher Tienken spoke at a conference on Common Core held in New York this month. His hard-hitting speech, posted below, includes the powerful, shattering truth that there’s no evidence to support the claims of Common Core proponents.  The emperor is wearing no clothes.   “Major policies that we impose on children and parents should […]

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Idaho’s Superintendent of the Year!

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Idaho’s Superintendent of the Year!

Sitting on the Governors Task Force was one very brave educator.  Dr. Geoffrey Thomas from the Madison School District was the lone dissenting vote against Common Core.  I had the privilege of speaking with him over the phone this morning.  As he talked with me about his concerns with Common Core I was very impressed […]

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New Teacher Survey

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We keep hearing about how much teachers LOVE Common Core, they can’t say enough good about it.  I have heard from a few teachers and their take is completely different but they’re afraid to say anything for fear of losing their jobs. One teacher told me, “If I want to keep teaching in Idaho, I […]

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Ze’ev Wurman’s Slides

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Ze’ev Wurman was kind enough to share the slides from his presentation.   There is a great deal of useful information in them. Enjoy! Z Wurman 7-27-13 Charts  

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Summer Conference

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At the end of July we had an amazing Common Core conference with Jane Robbins, Ze’ev Wurman and Sandra Stotsky. They explained in great detail just why Common Core is detrimental to our country, the great state of Idaho and our children. The video is 3.5 hours long and full of information.  Sitting at the conference, the time […]

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Meridian School District adopts Common Core science standards for Biology.

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By Keilani Ludlow MSD recently adopted A Framework for K-12 Science Education (AFSE)  as the district textbook for teaching Biology. A Framework for K-12 Science Education was developed as part of a two step process to develop national science standards. This process was begun specifically to take advantage of the common core movement and to put these national […]

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