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Christopher Tienken, Raise Questions and Provide Evidence

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 7, 2014 0 Comments

At the request of Idahoans for Local Education, Christopher Tienken sent written testimony to the House and Senate Education Committee Chairman, Representative DeMordaunt and Senator Goedde. Below is a summary of this testimony.   __________________________________________________ The purpose of my testimony is to raise questions and provide evidence.   My work on the Common Core has […]

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Christopher Tienken Explains Assessments

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 11, 2014 0 Comments

In less that 14 minutes Christopher Tienken can explain so much.  I love the way he breaks down Common Core and our new culture of assessments.   Are our incubators of democracy, our locally controlled public schools, really a thing of the past?  Lets hope our political leaders start to listen to experts like Mr. Tienken who speak to […]

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What PISA Really Means

Filed in Common Core News and Updates by on December 6, 2013 0 Comments

The PISA test results have just been released, and predictable as death and taxes the United States is falling behind the rest of the world in our scores.  Remember the adage, “Never let a good crisis go to waste”?  It looks like we have an educational crisis and we have to fix it.  Common Core to […]

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More Christopher Tienken

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 14, 2013 0 Comments

Christopher Tienken, an assistant professor of education administration at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, spoke with the Journal about the Common Core standards. Listen as he not only explains Common Core, but defends the American Education system. http:// Watch live streaming video from poughkeepsiejournal at livestream.com

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Video: Dr. Christopher Tienken Speaks Out in New York

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 27, 2013 0 Comments

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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Are you doing what you thought you’d be doing…when you were 13?

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 5, 2013 2 Comments

I keep hearing how the U.S. has some of the lowest test scores in the world. I take issue with this statement. In the United States, we test every child. The new immigrant child who can hardly speak English – yep, she gets tested. The flunky who doesn’t have any desire to be in school […]

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