Tag: Idahoans for Local Education

Austin Hill Show

Filed in Uncategorized by on May 14, 2013 0 Comments

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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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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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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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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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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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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What to do? What to do?

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 27, 2013 1 Comment

I have received several emails lately from people asking me, “I just learned about Common Core.  I know it needs to be stopped, but what can I do?” They are asking me the same question I asked myself just a few months ago. I thought it might be a good idea to put out a […]

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Idahoans For Local Education is Launched!

Filed in Idaho Education News by on February 9, 2013 2 Comments
Idahoans For Local Education is Launched!

Idahoans for Local Education is officially launched. Founded by Stephanie Zimmerman, I4LE exists to preserve our local sovereignty in education policy.

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