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Common Core and SBAC: An Unreliable New Old Car

After a vote in the House Education Committee on February 11, 2015, regarding parents’ rights to refuse the SBAC assessments, (Link) I had the opportunity to speak with one of the legislators who voted to not allow parents to decide what is in the best interest of their children. 1,600 more words

Utah Board Member Adds Courageous Voice To Testing "Opt Out" Controversy: "It Seems Ludicrous To Me...."

Dr. Gary Thompson’s latest article reports that at least one Utah State School Board member is not afraid to voice her thoughts about Utah parents’ testing opt out movement. 20 more words

Democrats And Republicans Agree

Guardianship Reversed in Memphis: In re Guardianship of Taylour L.

Facts: Mother and Father married and had three children. After nine years of marriage, they separated and never lived together as husband and wife following their separation. 734 more words

Family Law

Vaccinations

The hot topic recently is the vaccination issue. Should parents get their kids vaccinated? Should the government, on any level, enforce vaccinations?

I have a lot to say on both of these topics, but in order to be clear I want to answer both directly. 525 more words

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American Principles Project Launches Parents Against Common Core

I love this.

The American Principles Project launched a new website called Parents Against Common Core, to help educate and empower parents about education reforms. 27 more words

It's Not Too Late To Reclaim Educational Sovereignty For Utah

Vaccinations and the Law

I’m going to keep this brief. For the record, I have no children but I think parents should have the final say over what happens to their children, not the State. 180 more words

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