Tag Archives: Stop Common Core

Kindergarteners Required to Test Twice a Year as Seattle “Rises” to Data Driven Education,

Seattle’s short-lived victory over standardized testing has come to a screeching halt. In March 2013, as a result of a very impressive boycott of the districts MAP test by both students and teachers alike, Superintendent of Seattle Schools, Jose’ Banda … Continue reading

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The Smarter Balanced (SBAC) Practice Test Just Launched 3/29/13; Parents try it free!!

It is time everybody! The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has launched their smarter Balanced (SBAC) Practice Test!! Originally scheduled to launch Wednesday, May 29, 2013, it is already up and ready for anyone to try out. Why am I so … Continue reading

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Senator Maria Cantwell’s response to email about Common Core stating “Separate standards for ELL and students with disabilities”

A fellow group member in the fight to Stop Common Core State Standards in WA contacted Senator Maria Cantwell via email and received quite an interesting response. Here it is: Dear Mr. _, Thank you for contacting me regarding the … Continue reading

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What Information Will be Collected on Your Child and You?

We have been hearing from lots of people that one of the main concerns about Common Core is the intrusive data mining, and in particular, what information is being collected about your child. An unbelievable 533 pieces of data will … Continue reading

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In the Tacoma Area? Find out About CCSS!

Thanks to our friends at the Tacoma Narrows Tea Party for hosting a two part series on the “Impact / Effect of Common Core on the American Mind”. Hear from the top education researchers in Washington State – CURE Washington … Continue reading

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Petition to Stop Common Core in WA State

Are you against the a common Core State Standards and want your voice heard? Please take a moment to read and sign the petition to stop Common Core in Washington State. You can find the petition here. The most important … Continue reading

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Reminder – Twitter Rally Tomorrow

Remember to “attend” the Twitter rally tomorrow hosted by Parent Led Reform. More information is included in their PLR #StopCommonCore Press Release and #StopCommonCore Twitter Rally Presser from Truth in American Education. You will have an opportunity to ask questions … Continue reading

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Defeating Common Core – Video Stream

Join FreedomWorks on Wednesday, April 17th as the FreedomWorks on Tap panel covers Common Core. Common Core is one of the most pressing issues of 2013 as conservative activists are working to defeat Common Core from being implented in schools … Continue reading

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#StopCommonCore Twitter Rally

#StopCommonCore Twitter Rally Parent-Led Reform (@ParentLedReform) will host a Twitter Rally on April 16, 2013 which will start will go from 12:00p-2:00p (EST). We will discuss how the Common Core State Standards effect your family, community and schools? We invite … Continue reading

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Why Weaken Privacy Laws?

Why Weaken Privacy Laws? We all cherish our privacy, but why would the Federal Government want to weaken our privacy laws? ¬†Unbelievably, under Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the U.S. Department of Education is allowing access to our children’s personal … Continue reading

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