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Poor Children Need a New Brown v. Board of Education

Students deserve federal protection from the twisted logic of tenure rules that undermine learning.

By THEODORE J. BOUTROUS JR. and JOSHUA S. LIPSHUTZ
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School Choice

Noncustodial Parents Have Rights

Unless your rights have been terminated by a Judicial proceeding, either via Termination and/or Adoption, you have rights.

MCA § 93­-5-26 (click) provides that you, as a parent, have rights of access to records and information pertaining to your minor child(ren), including but not limited to medical, dental and school records and these shall NOT be denied to a parent because you are not the custodial parent. 68 more words

General Legal

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

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

Can Parents Combat the Media's Tolerance of Institutional Manipulation?

Guest post by Dr. Sandra Stotsky

This week, the New Boston Post published this article by Dr. Sandra Stotsky, which is republished here with the author’s permission. 774 more words

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

Video: Lisa Cummins' Speech at Rally - Elevating Education: Common No More

Lisa Cummins (see her campaign site here) is running for District 11 (Herriman area) for Utah’s State School Board.  Her speech below was given at the June 11, 2016 rally at the State Capitol, where citizens gathered to focus on “Elevating Education:  Common No More”.

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

Video: Alisa Ellis for State School Board - Speech at State Capitol Rally

Alisa Ellis spoke at the “Elevating Education:  Common No More” rally on Saturday at the State Capitol.  She’s running against Dixie Allen and Jim Moss in the huge Heber-Duschesne-Lindon area known as Utah’s District 12. 1,383 more words

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

Parents, "Not Required"

‘The District of Columbia Public Schools issued guidance (“DCPS Guidance”) noting that “students may choose to have their parents participate in the transition process, but parental participation is not required.”

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