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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MO State Board Response to 6,500 FOIAed Emails Detailing DESE Involvement in CCSS ELA6-12 Work Group: *Nothing Here, Move Along*

Statement from Van Harvey at recent State Board Meeting regarding History 6-12 Workgroup.   The third public hearing on recommendations from academic standards work groups formed under HB 1490 took…
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Petition To The Missouri State Board Of Education Regarding The Elimination Of Privately Copyrighted Academic Standards From The State Of Missouri

Tell the Missouri State Board of Education it's time to push ESEA Humpty Dumpty off the wall.  Tell the State Board: no CCSS, no federal VAM, student data must be…
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