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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

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Recurring Nightmare - Action Needed- Sign Federal Public Comment Form by Sept 9

Like a recurring nightmare, Race to the Top 2.0 is here.

Race to the Top #1 is an ugly story from 2009 that some Americans might not know.   1,701 more words

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Local School Board Member Asks Parents to Take Action on Federal ESSA

Wendy Hart, a star board member of my local district, Alpine School District, is so dedicated to transparency that she keeps a blog about her work.  767 more words

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Dr. Stotsky Exposes MA Supreme Court's Stopping of Voters From Opportunity to Repeal Common Core

Guest post by Dr. Sandra Stotsky, published with permission from the author;

article was originally published July 8, 2016 at New Boston Post.

Last week, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts stopped voters from weighing in on a citizen-backed initiative to repeal Common Core. 984 more words

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LDS Church to Independently Teach Both Religious and Secular Education Classes

This is very good, very big news.

Even though the fight for freedom in education is fought by freedom-loving people of many different religions, I share this great news, which comes from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, hoping it will inspire other people and other churches as it has inspired me. 758 more words

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Dr. Thompson to USOE: Stop Lying to Legislators; UCLA Never Validated SAGE Test

State School Board candidate Dr. Gary Thompson’s tooth-and-nail fight against the Utah State Office of Education, a fight for ethical student testing and protection of student data –a years-long, … 1,548 more words

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Don't Vote for "Education First" (Common Core) Candidates!

My friends and neighbors are receiving mailers this week that look like this.

When my husband saw this, he said, “So what? What’s so bad about Education First?” 992 more words

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