When this graphic first came across my Facebook feed, I instantly ‘grabbed’ it. It says so much of what I’ve found to be true about Common Core! “Restore Oklahoma Public Education” created this graphic, by the way. Background: If you’re not aware of the fact, I’ve been researching the nationalContinue Reading

For “From the Files” Tuesday, we’re going to look at an educational management company called “Clarion Council”. The entire name is “Clarion Council for Education Greatness, Inc.” according to its website(http://www.clarioncouncil.com/) . So, where’s the Common Core? Keep reading, my friends. Just what is “Clarion Council”?: From the name, itContinue Reading

Recently, the Washington Post published an article about the U.S. States renaming ‘Common Core’ for their own purposes. (Here’s the link to the article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/common-core-20-common-core-by-another-name/2014/09/09/9d2ed458-3857-11e4-bdfb-de4104544a37_story.html) Now, while the article appears to give ‘just the facts’, my intent is to take a more ‘tongue in cheek’ approach to the states choicesContinue Reading

Today’s post is dedicated to my fellow NC citizens set to ‘storm the halls’ of the building the First Common Core Repeal Committee meeting is set for on Monday, September 22nd! We have worked long and hard for this day. A day where we will begin to see the wrongsContinue Reading