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Public Meetings by the Governor’s Task Force On Education

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 12, 2013 2 Comments

I should have posted this earlier, two meetings have already taken place.   Here is a list of meetings that Gov. Otter’s Task Force For Improving Education will be holding: • Monday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. Meriwether Lewis Hall (MLH) Room 100, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston. • Tuesday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. Lake Coeur d’Alene […]

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Us vs.Them Rethinking “Them”

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 11, 2013 0 Comments

Yesterday I wrote a post about  how battle lines are being drawn differently. Today I am posting a link to an article by gentleman who I would not normally agree with, but he has some good ideas.  And while  I don’t agree with all of them 100%, I don’t agree with anyone all of the […]

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Davey Crockett Sensibility

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 10, 2013 0 Comments

There is a wonderful story about Davey Crockett being schooled by one of his constituents about the constitutionality of a vote he made.  Congressman Crockett didn’t belittle the gentleman or act as if the constituent, because he was a common man, couldn’t possibly understand how things worked in politics.  He listened and changed his course […]

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A Well Researched Response to a Conservative Publications Pro-CC Article

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 9, 2013 0 Comments

Yesterday Glenn Beck gave a fairly lengthy response to Kathleen Porter-Magee and Sol Stern’s piece in National Review  on Common Core. These are just a few of the points he made. National Review Online (NRO): Common Core is not “ObamaCore,” as some suggest. While President Obama often tries to claim credit, the truth is that […]

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Fordham’s (Not So Unbiased) Opinion.

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 5, 2013 1 Comment

Supt. Tom Luna is feeling some heat.  He has felt it necessary to start doing damage control.  Here is a letter that was sent out to our elected officials sometime in March.   Dear Senators and Representatives, We continue to field questions at the Department regarding the new Idaho Core Standards, which were adopted as […]

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A true ‘World View” of Common Core

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 1, 2013 0 Comments

I contacted Viktor Kostov and asked if I could share his view of Common Core via Bulgaria. “The end result of the full application of the Common Core will be fully socialized communistic education, entirely controlled by the government… I am speaking from the reality of post-communist Bulgaria (Eastern Europe). The state (government) Ministry of […]

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Too much Glenn Beck??

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 28, 2013 2 Comments

I was just recently accused of only posting Glenn Beck rants.  Let me quickly explain something to those who are new to the Common Core discussion.  Although this site is relatively new,  I have been working diligently on researching Common Core and posting what I’ve learned on Facebook for six months now and have had only minimal success or interest from others.  The local […]

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We Still Have Choice, Sort of. Myth Vs. Fact

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 23, 2013 0 Comments

One of the myths I keep hearing floated about is that, under Common Core schools and districts still get to choose their own curriculum under Common Core – that “choice” will still exist. I was getting ready to write a post about this when Oak Norton, of Utahans Against Common Core, sent out this wonderful […]

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Common Core: A Mental Health Professional & Parent’s Perspective

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 23, 2013 0 Comments

Thank you Dr. Thompson ~ Dear Mrs. Swasey & Mr. Beck: I am writing this note on behalf of your joint request to address issues surrounding the Common Core State Standards Act (CCSS) that is currently in the process of being implemented in the vast majority of our public school systems in the country. By […]

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The Whole Glenn Beck Show

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 19, 2013 0 Comments

It has been a very busy week. Since Glenn Beck has been talking about Common Core, I have been getting a lot of interest in my facebook pages and this website. So much, so that I am having a hard time keeping up with it all. (Add to it all, I seem to have caught […]

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