Anti Fed Ed Warriors, you might remember that recently I posted this picture. What was my message? It pertained to the fact that ONE day AFTER signing the USMCA (US-Mexico-Canada Agreement) Implementation Act into ‘law’, that President Trump announced a Medicaid Block Grant Initiative. ICYMI: 1) Warriors, be sure toContinue Reading

As anti CCSS Warriors, we’ve heard of educational research on the K-12 level, the higher education level, but did you know there’s an educational research group for those in pre-kindergarten? I first wrote about the National Institute for Early Education Research and their Zero to Three involvement:  https://www.commoncorediva.com/tag/national-institute-for-early-education-research/ While thatContinue Reading

Anti CCSS Warriors, we’ve seen time and time again, especially in the past month, how the CCSS Machine has been cranking out the “parents checklists”, the ‘parents toolboxes’, and the like. However, did you know there’s a new “Parent/Community Checklist” by the U.S. Dept. of Education? Yes! The Gates FoundationContinue Reading

What Could Possibly Be ‘Right’ About Common Core? In today’s post we’ll measure the latest ‘new evidence’ about Common Core in the classroom. Let’s get the Fib-o_Meter fired up! First, the organization: ASCD (formerly, The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) The website: www.ascd.org “Total Truth”, each state has anContinue Reading