It’s a virtual (digital) overload out there! For today’s ‘Tech Thursday’, we will look in the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) for all the digital parts of education via College and Career Readiness (the new ‘Common Core’ name). (*Note: in the ESSA, ‘Standards’ is innocently stated as “Challenging State Academic Standards”).
For this first “Weekend News” of 2016, I wanted to focus in on how much CCSS (Common Core State Standards) and CTE (Career Technical Education) is still alive and thriving across the nation. As most of you (anti CCSS Warriors) know, I reside in NC. As you can imagine, NC,
While our attention is focused on the re-authorization efforts of the CCSS/CTE, data mining, high stakes assessments laden HR5, S1177 and the HEA, we need to stop and consider that also included in these bills are the teachers, the principals, the superintendents, and all the other school officials in between.
Well, Anti CCSS Warriors, Labor Day Weekend 2015 is behind us. Yet the Common Core State Standards and its Initiative (which includes CCSS, Career Technical Education, College and Career Readiness, Aligned Apprenticeships, STEM, and SO much more) continues to grind away at our students…of ALL ages. How does an upcoming
In fighting the War Against the Core, we’ve all met those warriors who are great at sending tips to areas of the “Common Core” overreach into our lives. From an educational standpoint, we’ve seen the CCSS Machine usurp our schools; from a privacy standpoint, we seen the CCSS Machine ruin
Warriors, have no fear, I’ve not converted to the supportive side for “Common Core”. I’m still VERY MUCH opposed. However, as we all know, it is the time of year our schools are gearing up for “Back to School”. For many of us, that means MORE CCSS. During this past
A new pro CCSS report filled with the pro CCSS side’s version of truth is now available for we, the warriors, against CCSS. The book was announced on Twitter by the CCSSO (Council of Chief State School Officers), Dr. June Atkinson, on July 6th, 2015. See below: I’ll be sure