October 27, 2016 An Open Letter to the American People My Fellow Americans: It’s hard to believe that it’s already been seven years since the installation of the Common Core State Standards in New York State. Two years since we legitimized our movement in the gubernatorial election of 2014, and yes, it’s […]
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 […]
Well why not share this message? Once you know what Common Core and #optout2016 is it’s easy to share. Our children are more than a test score. Please share.
Meme Credit To Chris Zaleski Why do teachers give tests? The answer seems pretty obvious that teachers give tests to see what the students have learned. So why do we advocate to refuse tests? That answer is pretty easy once you know the specifics about the high stakes tests we are advocating to parents […]
Team NYU4K writes about the Extended School Day One of hot topics in education is the idea of extending the school day with recommendations for 30 minutes to as much as 2 hours additional class time each day. The belief behind this is that it will close the achievement gap and improve student achievement […]
We’re hearing this from many parents. Has this happened to you? At the start of the school year (2015/16) I was looking over my kids school books (as I do every year) and I noticed in my daughters global history book ( World History; Patterns of Interaction, 9th grade, New York edition, published by […]