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How To Stand Up: UT Citizens Have Means to Influence Ed Policy

ACTION FOR TODAY

WEBSITE LAUNCHED

Joan Landes of Utah has launched ActionforToday.Wordpress.Com, a site where you can spend five minutes or five dollars to make a difference.  314 more words

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

Utah and Oklahoma Moms Chat About Data Mining Children Without Our Consent

Moms Alyson Williams, Jenni White, Alisa Ellis and Christel Swasey, of Utah and Oklahoma, chat in a Google Hangout about their concerns and experiences with government data mining children without parental consent.

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

Good News: Resolution to #StopFedEd Passed at Utah County GOP Central Committee Meeting

A resolution to #StopFedEd passed today.

About 250 delegates agreed (while only 3 did not).  The vote  resolves to refuse federal education money and its mandates. 1,012 more words

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

#StopSetra: Child Data Mining Bill in US House of Representatives: Family Privacy and Autonomy Matters

Here we go again.

“Education reformists” (corporate, federal, and state) use this pattern repeatedly.  This is how they get fat with power and money at the expense of freedom and good policy. 596 more words

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

This Is The Moment, Congress: We Are Watching You Vote (What This Bill is Really About)

The Every Student Succeeds Act

(ESEA or No Child Left Behind Reauthorization)

To read and expose the inevitable underbelly of the latest 1061-page fed-ed bill in the time between yesterday, when the bill slimed its way out of the dark, until tomorrow, when the bill is set up for its… 2,651 more words

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