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Have we sold our soul?

This week was by far the toughest debate topic for me to wrap my head around. Maybe it’s because my head was in the sand with regards to this topic prior to the debate. 1,072 more words


Straight A Students Being Held Back a Grade for Refusing to Take Common Core Standardized Tests


by Melissa Dykes of The Daily Sheeple

Parents across the country are revolting against an obviously agenda-driven brainwashing system that is our nation’s modern public schools, while the system is doing everything it can to force compliance. 799 more words

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Digital attention spans

Like many academic libraries, mine holds a vast number of full text journals online, via our databases as well as some electronic serials subscriptions. So I was interested to see a… 489 more words

Chronicles of a Single Mom #11 – The EOG Jitters

We’ve hit another milestone on this journey called Parenthood.
As a third grader, my daughter took her first End of Grade test this month.
Let me tell you… I wasn’t ready. 430 more words

Standardized Test

Standardized testing is an issue amongst students, teachers, and adults ever since No Child Left Behind was passed on January 8, 2002. Around the time where standardized testing starts, many students get flooded with anxiety and stress worrying about the results. 513 more words

What Does Your SAT Score Say About YOU!

I didn’t have any thoughts yesterday. I know I really shouldn’t slack off this early but I took the SAT yesterday, so I had to spend all my thinking on that. 674 more words


More Opting Out Of Common Core

Source: GiazaDeathStar.com
Dr. Joseph P. Farrell
May 30, 2016

Mr. V.K. shared this article, and with the growing focus on Common Core and its real rotten heart, its individually-adaptive computerized standardized tests and the further corporatization it brings, more and more people are opting out, and the revolt is growing to states as well: 244 more words