REPRINT FROM August 8, 2016 The Latest Big Education Fad, Social-Emotional Learning, Is As Bad As It Sounds Jane Robbins 8/8/2016 12:01:00 AM – Jane Robbins The U.S. Department of Education (USED) longs to plumb the psyches of our children (as its own reports reveal – see here and here), and it enjoys the eager […]
It would be a shame if I did nothing with the knowledge that I have about how Common Core is literally hurting our children and destroying the American public education system. So I have chosen the path of political action and advocating for local control of education. Americans have a long history of doing great […]
In Loco Parentis, High Stakes Testing, and Opt Out By Tim Farley Just a few years ago, parents sent their children to school with an enormous amount of trust and faith in the teachers and administrators. There was a general sense that the education professionals would consistently act in the best interests of the students in […]
FERPA was changed to allow collection and sharing of children’s personal information without parental consent. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Parents continue to band together and push back on Common Core. Common Core is the program where the taxpayer is the piggy bank and the children are the guinea pigs. But why […]
The simple answer to the question what is wrong with common core is PLENTY! How dare the politicians and corporate reformers think that they know better than mom! Do you remember that saying, “Mother knows best?” She does know best. She’s the closest to her child. Did you know that in the Every Student Succeeds […]
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