Monthly Archives: December 2014

Fourth Grader Says Common Core Assessment Stinks

Elizabeth Blaine, a 10 year old fourth grader in NJ speaks out against the Common Core and the PARCC assessment at a school board meeting. “I love to read, I love to write, I love to do math. I don’t … Continue reading

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CCSS Assessments

This video was posted by Suzette Lopez on Nov. 19, 2014.  She provides the following information about the video: For those concerned about teaching to the test and for those who want to understand who these assessments are really for, … Continue reading

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Refuse the Tests

The link to this video was sent to me the other day. When I viewed it I thought parents all across Washington should see it and take action by refusing to have their kids assessed. Parents, are your kids loosing … Continue reading

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House members appointed to education committees. Why do they ignore their constituents’ requests for comments on Common Core?

During the recent election, Washington State Against Common Core, a citizens’ group of teachers and parents concerned about education reform, developed and administered a survey of 2014 primary and general election candidates. Candidates’ positions on Common Core reforms (including the standards, … Continue reading

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Together We Can Stop The Testing Madness

Originally posted on Seattle Education:
The public elementary schools we attended as children no longer exist. The buildings may be there, but everything else has changed. Why? Public education has been radically altered by the dictates of Clinton’s Goals 2000,…

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