Author Archives: The Undergroundparent

CRT: A rose by any other name…

What’s in a name?  What’s in a definition?  Or the expressed meaning?  Or the perceived meaning? In education we have seen lots of name changes and as well as shifts in meaning.  Often times a new term/phrase will begin appearing … Continue reading

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How Common Core Broke U.S. Schools

CNBC’s article States are implementing new educational standards, signaling the end of Common Core included a video worth sharing. The video can also be found on youtube. The information on youtube says: First implemented in 2009, Common Core was an … Continue reading

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Combatting Critical Race Theory in Your Community

I found the document Combatting Critical Race Theory in Your Community: An A to Z Guide On How to Stop Critical Race Theory And Reclaim Your Local School Board in a link provided following an article called A Stunning Pushback … Continue reading

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‘Leftish Agenda In Class’: 15-Year-Old High School Student Exposes Critical Race Theory In Speech

The youtube info says, “15-year-old high school student exposes critical race theory.” You can read more about this in an article titled Student Slams School Board Over Teaching of ‘Woke’ Critical Race Theory.

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Is Critical Race Theory Legislation Riot Worthy?

What the heck is all the fuss about related to Critical Race Theory (CRT) legislation?  I’ve read articles where teachers and others are complaining that the legislation ties the teacher’s hands and even bans them from teaching history or at … Continue reading

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What the Heck is Critical Race Theory (CRT)?

I’m back. For nearly a year now, I have taken a break from posting here on The Underground Parent. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been paying attention to issues impacting the education of students all across the country. The pandemic … Continue reading

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Have Input in Filling a State Representative Position–Act Now

This Saturday there will be a new Senator chosen and possibly a new Representative for the House. Sharon Hanek is the top choice chosen by the 31st District for the House position.  Now the King and Pierce County Councils must … Continue reading

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NPE’s Say “No” to DeVos Campaign

President Elect Donald Trump has selected Betsy DeVos as his nominee for the  U.S. Secretary of Education cabinet position. The Network for Public Education (NPE) has started a Say “no” to DeVos campaign.  NPE has also put three tool kits … Continue reading

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Directions in Education?

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President Elect Donald Trump has appointed Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. A lot was said on the campaign trail. With a Trump-DeVos administration what direction will they take education? Trigger warning: be aware that the following is … Continue reading

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Appoint An Education Secretary With Integrity

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A collaborative effort has resulted in a letter/petition Joy Pullmann has posted.  You are encouraged to go to the Appoint An Education Secretary With Integrity and sign the petition.  The content of the letter/petition is included below along with the … Continue reading

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