Tags » How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, An

Fox News Interview with Dr. James Milgram on Common Core

Stanford mathematician and former Common Core validation committee member Dr. James Milgram spoke on Fox News recently, calling out math damages to student college preparation under the Common Core.  172 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers

Lee County School Board Opts All Children Out of High Stakes Tests

Today, the Washington Post reported that in Lee County, Florida, the school board voted to opt the entire school district out of high stakes testing.  The superintendent didn’t love it, but she has to abide by the vote of the board.  19 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers

Utah Teacher: Gag Order on Teachers Hurts Students, Keeps Parents in the Dark about Tests

Wake up, Utah parents.

Diane Ravitch recently posted a letter from a Utah teacher who tried to let parents know that they ought to opt children out of the Common Core AIR/SAGE standardized tests.  81 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers

Utah T-shirt Design Contest

Click here to participate in Utah’s Stop Common Core T-shirt Design Contest and to get information about how to vote on the winning design.

We plan to wear these shirts at upcoming state school board meetings and at the State Capitol to help raise awareness about Common Core. 10 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers

We Will Not Conform Event: A Report

At the Provo mall theater  Tuesday night, people were being turned away because every seat was purchased for the Glenn Beck “We Will Not Conform” event.   1,063 more words

How The Common Core Initiative Hurts Kids, Teachers, And Taxpayers