Monthly Archives: March 2015

Senate Hearing on Common Core

Washington state Senators Pam Roach (R) and Maralyn Chase (D) are sponsoring a hearing on Common Core THIS THURSDAY, April 2nd at 4:00 p.m. before the senate in Olympia! This is not a hearing on a particular bill, but instead … Continue reading

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Heidi Huber: It’s a Parent’s Responsibility to Act Now

Heidi Huber speaks out about the Common Core and responsibility of parents.

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The Common Core State Standards: What are they and why should I care?

Here is a video presentation about the Common Core State Standards. It is loaded with information. The script of the video is provided below so you can easily read the sections that are of most interest to you. Hot links … Continue reading

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Erin Tuttle: Trying to Make a Difference

This is the first in a series of videos of parents speaking out against the Common Core. This video features Erin Tuttle.

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The Common Core State Standards: What are they and why should I care?

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Excellence in Education

This is a guest post by Jim Fryer.  Jim is a parent in Montana and has given his permission for his op-ed piece to be published here.   Excellence in Education As a parent of three young children, I deem … Continue reading

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Assessment Season to Open

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 is opening day of assessment season in Washington State.  The season schedule is available on OSPI’s State Testing webpage. In some other parts of the country assessment season started earlier. In other states students have walked … Continue reading

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