What Got Lost in the Vandeven Kerfuffle It's *only* the continuing decline of test scores. Where's the outrage on that fact?

The letter below was recently sent to the Missouri State Board of Education members by Dr. Mary Byrne, a co-founder of Missouri Coalition Against Common Core. The various news organizations…
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Weren’t National Standards/Assessments Supposed to Close the Achievement Gap? It hasn't happened: LOOK AT THE DATA or the search for ELUSIVE EQUITY

From     Parents have been told for years that the achievement gap could be closed by the adoption and implementation of national standards and assessments.  Do you remember these…
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Lesson Plan for the Day from Missouri DESE via Global Futurist: UNLEARN. "Erase the History so it can be Rewritten"?

  The screenshot above is from and addresses the message Futurist Jack Uldrich planned to deliver as a keynote speech  at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)…
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The Scary Truth on Why Data Mining of Students is a Human Rights Issue Your Information Should Not be for Sale and Tracked.

Bill Gates - National Conference of State Legislatures July 21, 2009 July 21, 2009 Prepared Remarks by Bill Gates, co-chair   Question: Do you believe school administrators and third parties…
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What Do Journolists and Education Reform Writers Have in Common? Forget the Facts: "Kill it, ignore it, call them haters."

  It's also important to recognize the propaganda operatives in education reform controlling the message of why NGOs should develop educational policy and circumvent political process and local control.  …
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