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#StopCommonCore Mom Sheri Few Runs for U.S. Congress for South Carolina

It isn’t every day that one of the original #StopCommonCore moms runs for U.S. Congress.

America, please support this mom; if every one who read this donated even five or ten dollars, that would buy many thousands of signs or mailings for Sheri Few’s important, but financially limited campaign. 1,448 more words

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

Tweet Today to Trump and DeVos: #KeepYourPromise #StopCommonCore #StopDataMining #NonConsensualDataMiningIsTheft

Several freedom-loving groups, including Parents and Educators Against Common Core Standards, Georgia Against Common Core, United States Parents Involved in Education, and the Patriot Journalism Network… 48 more words

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The New Piracy: Federal Centralization of Data "For Research" (Without Consent) - San Francisco Public Hearing Today

The New Piracy:  Personal Data Used “For Research” Without Consent

Today, you may listen to the third open, public meeting “to receive stakeholder input” held by the federal Commission on Evidence-based Policymaking (CEP).   525 more words

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CEP Public Meeting Not So Public Anymore

Only those with a special phone number and access code can listen in by phone to tomorrow’s ironically titled:  Open Public Hearing of the CEP (Commission on Evidence based Policy making) in Chicago.   125 more words

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Has Trump Outsourced the Department of Education to Jeb Bush? #NoSkandera 

From Diane Ravitch:

“The U.S. Department of Education, in the Trump regime, is starting to look like a Jeb Bush sweep.   Betsy DeVos was on the board of Jeb’s Foundation for Education Excellence, which is…” 14 more words

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What's Competency Based Education?

Alyson Williams, who worked in data management for the publishing industry, a mother who has written and spoken much about education and data reforms over the past several years, has just given a speech at the Agency Based Education Conference. 160 more words

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The Enemy Inside: How #GoOpen, The Federal Learning Registry, and the U.S. Internet Throwaway Threatens Student Speech, Religion and Privacy

Recently, a friend mentioned that she was happy that Common Core was finally gone, and that we could finally look toward something better.

Why did she think the Common Core Initiative was over?   1,556 more words

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