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Parent Voice: Persistence

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In April, I wrote two articles about Parent Voice: Parent Voice: Bumps in the Road and The Rising Parent Voice.  The Rising Parent Voice addresses the squabble taking place over the math curriculum in Wake County North Carolina.  After parent … Continue reading

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About Trump’s Education Policy

Trump Education Policy: On Socialism in School, Revisionist History & Progressivism—Williamson Evers The information provided on Youtube says: In what ways has education in America dramatically transformed over the past century? How exactly is the Trump administration’s approach to education … Continue reading

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Who Knows? Who Decides? Who Decides Who Decides?

I was recently reading a section of the book “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power” by Shoshana Zuboff.  This is an eye opener and an excellent book about surveillance … Continue reading

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Repeal, Revise, Replace, Rebrand, Update, or Unique?

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Issues related to and surrounding the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are controversial and “toxic” (as Mike Huckabee put it) for many people both in and outside of education, including decision-makers.  Rather than truly replacing the CCSS, some states have … Continue reading

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Pearson: Profitable Disruptions of Education System

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I recently received a link to a report about Pearson.  Prior to reading it I thought the report was produced by Pearson and would be promoting and justifying their plans for taking over education around the globe.  How wrong I … Continue reading

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The Rising Parent Voice

In my last post, I shared an article about the parent voice not being listened to related to Summit Learning.  This led to what the article called a rebellion.  Since reading that article I have read three recent articles that, … Continue reading

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Parent Voice: Bumps in the Road

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Last night I read the The New York Times’ article Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools.  That Started a Rebellion.  For some reason as I read this article a song kept coming to mind.  The song was The Devil Came … Continue reading

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