CCSS Warriors: It’s the last day of May. School is winding down for some of us. Have you had a great year? So far, in 2015, we’ve seen some small victories; learned much truth; and seen the CCSS Machine continue to crank out propaganda. Marking the beginning of final month of the first half of 2015, all this week, I’ll be looking back at how far we’ve come, so we can continue to plan ahead.
RMT (Riddle Me This) Posts: The Central Point:
From 2014, when I first began to blog, until today, the Riddle Me This articles have spanned a wide array of Common Core related topics. My very first RMT was an open invitation, to you my readers/followers to ask a question about anything related to Common Core. Since then, I’ve been able to share with you many answers. I thank each of you for your continued trust in my fact based research. From that very first post, here’s the riddle I gave as an example:
Example: “Dear Riddler, According to the 2009 Stimulus bill, which is a big part of the backstory to CC,
RMT, So Far in 2015:
January‘s: “Benchmark Education”; requests for speaking out against the re-authorization of the ESEA (aka HR5)which was revisited at least 2 more times before the end of May 2015; a focus on CT’s Common Core thanks to a reader tip. Both of these are evidence there are many topics and sub-topics to the CCSS.
May found us not only sharing our top 3 words to describe our loathing of CCSS and the CCSS Machine, but taking an in-depth look at AdvancED’s ties to CCSS
Remember, the reasons we fight Common Core are OUR STUDENTS, OUR TEACHERS, OUR STATES, and OUR COUNTRY.