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Sen Hatch V. Sen Lee On Fed Ed Over Parental Rights

Senator Hatch’s offices better fasten their seatbelts.  They are in for a bumpy ride after messing with family rights in education.  Sen. Hatch voted against Senator Lee’s “Parental Notification and Opt Out Amendment” to the Every Child Achieves Act,  941 more words

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

HR5 Passed the House. Don't let S1177 Pass the Senate. Look at its Language.

Yesterday, the House unfortunately voted to pass HR5, the “Student Success Act” which is a No Child Left Behind rewrite with horns.  More on that here. 1,366 more words

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

Gross Violation of Civic Procedure in ESEA: Call 202 224 3121 Today

Action time.

This video, which comes from parents in Massachusetts and Dr. Sandra Stotsky, is important.

Its message is:

Please call 202-224-3121 –the number to call all senators in Washington, D.C.   295 more words

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It's Back: The No Child Left Behind Rewrite

You can’t blame people– even Congressmen themselves–  for not wanting to get involved in the current rewrite of ESEA/NCLB.  The hundreds of pages of bill language and amendments are intimidating –and boring. 1,219 more words

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

Video: Florida Senators Lee and Hayes: Why They are Done With Common Core Testing

 

Florida’s Senators Tom Lee and Alan Hayes

This week in Florida, senators are speaking up against the Common Core testing and “accountability” systems.

In the video below, Florida’s Senator Lee’s states: 228 more words

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