In this not so private world we live in today, parents wonder whether all the student data collected is safe from prying eyes.  In this recent Fordham Law publication, we find some disturbing answers. Fordham Law: Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools  A new report, “Privacy and Cloud Computing in Public Schools,” published by Read More →

Here we go again!  Pearson and Apple team up in Los Angeles County to bring iPad delivered Pearson common core curriculum–costs unknown, but commitment made. “I think there’s going to be a lot of scrutiny on how we came to Pearson and what we think of Pearson’s quality,” board member Steve Zimmer said.   Curriculum Read More →

One of the most chilling aspects of Common Core is it’s coupling with child-monitoring, data collection systems promoted by the Federal government, in partner with our State’s government. Given recent growing concerns about the NSA’s spying programs, and their abuse by federal government employees, it’s a wonder more parents aren’t concerned about the government’s plans Read More →

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There is a great article posted at dcclothesline.com, written by a teacher who has shared one particularly grotesque curriculum unit based on Common Core Standards.  The article is interesting, as it lays out how one particular month-long study of two books, To Kill a Mockingbird and Mother of Monsters, seek to equate individuality for the Read More →

President Obama has decided that Sex Education for Kindergarteners ‘is the right thing to do’. From the same crowd that brings you Common Core, parents can now expect that little Johnny and Susie 5-year-olds will be happily coloring pictures of…what…in their sex education class.  In Chicago this year, Kindergarteners will be subjected to “scientific” information Read More →

An interesting article over at Utahans Against Common Core makes an excellent point about CC’s origins.  Namely, does it matter who wrote Common Core? If Common Core’s standards lead to sub-par curriculum and the “dumbing-down” of our schools and our kids, does it matter whether a group of unelected activists and political operatives wrote the Read More →

Find out how First Graders are being manipulated, and taught to manipulate, in this video posted on YouTube: and here is a video of a parent, describing her Common Core experience: Read more: Victoria Jackson: Common Core Teaches Communism Find the original video posted here:  Indoctrination in Common Core ELA Texts

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From  Truth in American Education, here is an article about how Common Core will affect homeschools and private schools.  Yes, HSers and those of you sending your kids to private schools- you WILL be affected and included in this system.  Thank you, TAE. Find the entire article here. Home School/Private School The federal government is Read More →

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Montana residents keep hearing how the federal government had no role in Common Core. With just a little research though, this claim can be found false. The following is a post from the Missouri Education Watchdog that helps refute what Montanans are being told by our OPI and Board of Public Education. Attendees at all Read More →