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New Book by Sandra Stotsky: An Empty Curriculum

Dr. Sandra Stotsky’s new book, An Empty Curriculum, discusses the trouble that has arisen from weak teacher licensing expectations, easy teacher tests, and the recruiting of teacher candidates from the lowest third of graduating classes. 125 more words

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

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

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