Will the torch for free education carry on? What do the candidates need to know?
How do Common Core, ESSA, and the HEA intersect?
Nothing beats a trained mind, right? For those of us who are opposed to the illegally based education reform tactics we are seeing sweep our nation, I have some new news for you. We, the anti CCSS/CCRS (Common Core State Standards/College and Career Readiness Standards), know quite a bit about
Face it, anti CCSS/CTE Warriors, we’ve come a long way together. We also face much more activity before we can find ourselves finished. Since the recap of my “Would You Believe It?” articles was a big hit, I thought the “From the Files” would be helpful, especially when each one
Much has been written lately about the S1787 (Senate Bill 1787) which is to continue to implementation/support of the ‘Community Schools’ overhaul. This means, the neighborhood schools you know as they are NOW will be laced with the Common Core Initiative (meaning it will be not just the Standards being
In the scheme of things lately, we anti CCSS (and CTE) warriors shouldn’t be surprised at the amount of hype being used to drown out the truth about the presence (or from the hypester’s perspective the non-presence of) Common Core Standards and it’s adult version, Career and Technical Education. However,
In continuing to look back at the anti CCSS year so far, today’s article will share the best files I’ve been able to offer you in aiding your battle against Common Core. In no particular order, here are the ‘files’ most important and worth sharing again. American Association of Colleges
If you’ve not heard of the U.S. Congress’ Career and Technical Education Caucuses, by the end of this article, you will know quite a bit. Websites: http://careerandtechnicaleducationcaucus-langevin.house.gov/ (*Note: this is the U.S. House of Representative’s Caucus) http://www.portman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2014/1/portman-kaine-announce-career-technical-education-caucus (*Note this is the press release announcing the Senate’s CTE Caucus from 2014) Differences
A while back, an avid anti CCSS warrior/reader of my blog asked me to share some of the educratic buzzwords. You know the ones. Ones, we think mean something worth attaining, but the CCSS Machine means it to hide their agenda. So, here we go..words that double as trouble in