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) DifferencesContinue Reading

This is a special Fib-o-Meter Friday for those of us opposed to Common Core Standards and all that goes with them. Come along with me as we look at the truths, fallacies, and other mutterings from the Council of Chief State School Officers from this past week’s gathering. Set YourContinue Reading

For today’s “Would You Believe It” Wednesday post, I’m updating my original article from Sept. 2014 that delved into Common Core Standards via Amplify…and a few others. Here’s the link to the original post: https://www.commoncorediva.com/2014/09/10/will-this-be-delivery-or-dine-in/ As I did yesterday, I’ll only be using excerpts from the original and contrast them withContinue Reading

“Riddle Me This” Sunday, the last one before Thanksgiving 2014. Common Core Standards has had so many of us fighting non-stop this year that we may find we’ve taken little time to focus on much else. I know it’s been hard for me. However, we’re only as strong as ourContinue Reading

I have no clue what drew you into the battle against Common Core. If you’ve not heard my story of what drew me in, it was what I read about the push for nationalizing education and the injustice therein that got me started.  You, your friends,  my friends and myselfContinue Reading