Outsource Local School District Jobs to Private Companies to Cut Administrative Staff! Thanks Common Core and Bill Gates!

Why assessments can be outsourced: Local knowledge is not common knowledge. When assessments must be aligned to the common, the individual needs of the students are non-existent.   Maybe it's…
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What Was Written on a Classroom Chalkboard 100 Years Ago? How Could Teachers Even Teach without Common Core Alignment?

Some terrific chalkboard drawings and information from almost 100 years ago were discovered in an Oklahoma City school recently. From The Washington Post: Teachers and students scribbled the lessons — multiplication…
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Is the Invasive “Claim It” Personal Student Survey Questioning/Activity Aligned to Common Core Standards or Not?

Character Education Curriculum Question: Would these strategies put forth by Mother Teresa be aligned to Missouri Learning Standards, aka Common Core State Standards? Who would make that decision? Would this…
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Is Your Child Smarter Than the Average Common Core Bear? Or: How to Remediate in College without the Remediation Label.

If everyone is to graduate 'college ready', does that translate to everyone can go to college?  What did we learn about the unattainable NCLB goal of 100% of students being…
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