Real Parent Voice – Real Parent Choice

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Parents Across America (PAA) conducted a national parent survey.  The executive summary of the survey is presented below with permission.  At the bottom of the summary is a link to the full survey report and links to charts generated from … Continue reading

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An Interview with Alison McDowell: KEXP’s Mind Over Matters Community Forum

Thanks to Carolyn at Seattle Education for bringing this article to my attention and giving permission for it to be re-posted here. The link below is for the audio of the interview.  I have inserted the video of the interview … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges talks with Diane Ravitch about Charter Schools

For those with an interest and concern about charter schools, there is a video production of an On Contact conversation Chris Hedges has with Diane Ravitch called the “Rise of the charter schools with Diane Ravitch.”   Click the link to go to the webpage where you can watch the eye opening video.  Information on the webpage says:

Chris Hedges is joined by Diane Ravitch, former assistant secretary of education under President George H.W. Bush and author of ‘Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools’. RT’s Anya Parampil looks at the growth of the charter school industry.


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Trying to Separate Skills From Knowledge

by Shane Vander Hart I’m reading Joy Pullmann’s new book Education Invasion: How Common Core Fights Parents for Control of American Kids. I highly encourage you to pick up a copy. I interviewed Joy for Caffeinated Thoughts Radio this week … Continue reading

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Screen Time in Schools

On April 20, 2017, Screen Time in Schools–Why Parents Should Care was held in Denver, CO. Here is a little information provided with the youtube video that is featured below. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), today’s children … Continue reading

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Ed Reform 2.0 and Personalized Learning may Impact the Teaching Profession

Personalized Learning is getting a lot of attention these days.  It is not all positive attention as parents and teachers push back against it.  It is not the purpose of this article to identify the entities promoting Personalized Learning or … Continue reading

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