A recent round of supposedly good news for us anti CCSS Warriors, deserves a closer look. As we’ve seen in the past, what’s reported as victories for defeating the CCSS Machine, we’ve learned the news is always bittersweet. It’s like 2 steps forward, one step back; or jumping from the
Back in Sept. of 2014, I researched and wrote about the ties between CCSS, STEM, and the Technocratic Party. Seeing how much education reform has been firmly put in place without citizens input, I wondered if there has been any more recent activity. From the original article, the 3 basic
Could it be possible to have an independent federal agency for humanities align us all via Common Core? That’s the riddle for today, April 12, 2015. NEH, National Endowment for the Humanities: Before we get into what NEH does or who is involved, let’s assume you aren’t familiar with ‘humanities’.
Happy Friday, Anti CCSS Warriors! The “Fib-o-Meter” for today is chock full of one of the biggest fibbers in modern education. So, without further delay..I present a short video featuring Secretary Arne Duncan and Urban Leguage’s Marc Morial. The clip is about the ‘virtues’ of ESEA. The Video: As we’ve
What could be more frustrating than a parent who has no idea what Common Core resources his or her offspring is being offered in the classrooms. A follower of mine, sent me this tip about “Crystal Springs Books”. To date, the only “Crystal Springs” I knew about was the bottled
Will CCSS/CTE (Common Core State Standards/Career Tech Ed really become embedded in the re-authorization of the HEA? Let’s take a trip back in time to see if our answer lies there. The U of P/New America Effort: Back in November of 2014, the University of PA and the New America
While the CCSS Machine has been pumping out videos galore, I found an entire CCSS cartoon channel that MacGraw-Hill recently tweeted about. (See the screen shot) Do you remember the fun we had watching Saturday morning cartoons? I know I would race to the TV set and try to beat