Therefore it is imperative that parents, grandparents, and taxpayers call for the review of the Common Core that was enfolded into the Iowa Core!
Although Common Core pundits screech that data collection is not part of Common Core, it is. If you read Common Core material and pay attention to the mandates being pushed onto the states as conditions of receiving federal funding (otherwise known as bullying “Do what I want or I’ll make things miserable for you…), you […]
I have been knee-deep in researching the Common Core State Standards Initiative over the past year, which has led me on an interesting path into politics and big money influence, particularly here in Colorado. Corporations, political action groups, individuals and other organizations spending money to support political interests has been a normal fixture on the […]
By Jane Robbins and Joe Mack One of the many problems with the federally coerced Common Core State Standards is that they greatly de-emphasize the study of literature — in favor of studying "informational texts" such as government documents, computer manuals, etc. (A cynic might suspect that Bill Gates, whose foundation is funding Common Core, […]
Jason Glass, the Director of the Iowa Department of Education, announced last week that Iowa was one of 20 states that will lead the development of the “Next Generation Science Standards” which is part of the Common Core State Standards that is being managed by Achieve (read Bill Gates), which is a non-profit education reform […]
1. An example of a neighborhood missional moment: Benched from Brandon McCormick on Vimeo. HT: Bill Kinnon 2. Too Funny HT: Cucirca 3. Marcus Goodyear shares the Ten Commandments of talking and blogging about politics. A very good reminder. I don’t think I’ve broken any of them. At least I hope I haven’t. 4. A […]