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Common Core, The Brainchild Of Cronyism

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Link to “Gates Led” grant research document…   http://912projectidaho.com/documents/Gates_Led_Not_State_Led_%28grant_summary%29.pdf Web link to CCSSO Gates grants…   http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database#q/k=Council%20of%20Chief%20State%20School%20Officers Web link to NGA Gates grants… http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database#q/k=National%20Governors%20Association  

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Bad Human Capital

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Human capital.  That’s how students, teachers and  regular citizens are often being referred to lately by the likes of the National Governor’s Association and Bill Gates.  Apparently, we’re not individuals to be valued as such, we’re cattle – only valuable for what we can provide others. Levi Cavener, in his latest post on his blog Idaho’s […]

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Common Core Facts

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This is a brief, two-page history of Common Core and some of its shortcomings.  This list was compiled by Sandra Stotsky, a member of the validation committee. Click here for a printable pdf version.   Common Core Facts Compiled by Sandra Stotsky 1. Who developed Common Core’s standards? Three private organizations in Washington DC: the […]

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More Christopher Tienken

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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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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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Jamie Gass on Common Core

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Once again thank you to Austin Hill for tackling this humongous subject.  As usual, Austin’s not afraid to learn about a tough issue and then take it head on. And thank you to Jamie Gass from the Pioneer Institute for taking the time to briefly explain Common Core. http://www.idahoreporter.com/2013/jamie-gass-with-the-pioneer-institute-of-boston-ma-discusses-inadequacies-of-the-common-core-academic-standards-on-the-austin-hill-show/

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What to do? What to do?

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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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