Part II: DESE Requests Guidance & Funding for Facilitators from Federally Funded NGOs in HB1490 Work Group Meetings. When Did ‘State Led’ Include Out-of-State Funding & Assistance?

How the HB1490 work groups were designed to fail via DESE's use of paid facilitators and nstrategy via private federally funded NGOs.  Adhering to the intent of the law and…
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DESE FOIAed Emails: Federally Funded Out-of-State NGOs Provided Assistance to Ensure the Continuation of Common Core State Standards

Do you see any mention in this September 2014 letter that out-of-state and federally funded NGOs should be advising DESE on standards recommendations? No? Then why are they involved in…
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Tell DESE What You Think about ‘Missouri Learning Standards’ aka Common Core Standards…and is the Vote Against Amendment 3 Meaningless?

Are you planning to attend tomorrow's hearing?  Do you want to hear about work group progress (or lack of) in adopting authentic Missouri standards as dictated by HB1490?  If you…
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