The Iowa Department of Education still has not taken action on Governor Terry Branstad’s Common Core executive order issued nine months ago.
Michelle Malkin warns GOP governors to listen to their grassroots on Common Core at a conservative conference held in Orlando, FL Labor Day weekend.
Private schools have been silent on the Common Core State Standards, if they care about parents actually having choice they must speak up.
Dr. Dennis Robinson, the Headmaster of Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, FL and President of the Florida League of Christian Schools, emailed me this afternoon to let me know his guidance counselor received a response about the end-of-course assessment debacle from Florida Governor Rick Scott via the Florida Department of Education: Dear Ms. Hellender: […]
I was able to speak on the phone today with Dr. Dennis Robinson who is the Headmaster of Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, FL and President of the Florida League of Christian Schools. I wrote yesterday about the problems the emails he and one of his staffers had sent to Florida Governor Rick Scott. Dr. […]
Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Board of Education have imposed testing expectations on schools, and a couple of emails I’ve received demonstrates that the regulations are discriminatory toward private schools. I don’t know if this is intentional or by design, but it must be addressed. These emails were made public by the Project […]
Florida Governor Rick Scott is expected to sign legislation that would eliminate teacher tenure for teachers hired after July 1 of this year and instead opt for merit pay which will go into effect in 2014. This is a good first step. The unfortunate aspect to this bill is that it doesn’t eliminate tenure retroactively. […]
Some miscellany for your Wednesday. CNN: 3 Columbian teens on Facebook hit list killed in the past 10 days The Des Moines Register: Police say it’s ‘very possible’ attacks near fairgrounds had racial overtones Wall Street Journal: China Traffic Jam Could Last Into September (I will never complain about traffic in Chicago/NW Indiana when visiting […]