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In Memoriam: Dr. Karen Effrem, Advocate for Education Freedom and Parental Rights: RIP

by Dr. Susan Berry Dr. Karen Effrem, a pediatrician and education freedom advocate, died on February 12 at the age of 60 after a ten-year battle with breast cancer. Effrem, the president of Education Liberty Watch and co-founder and executive … Continue reading

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Ends ‘Common Core,’ Embraces ‘Common Sense’

by Dr Susan Berry Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced Friday he is officially putting an end to the Common Core Standards in his state and replacing them with standards that “embrace common sense.” DeSantis said at a press conference that … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Protested by Common Core Opponents in Florida

by Dr. Susan Berry19 Jun 2015116 Opponents of the Common Core standards protested the appearance of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in Tampa Friday at the Hillsborough County Republican Lincoln Day dinner. The newly declared 2016 presidential contender was in … Continue reading

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Breaking: Tex. Gov. Greg Abbott is Two For Two

This article, which originally appeared in teapartynation.com, is about Common Core/education in Texas, but it’s national relevance is obvious. By Donna Garner  6.20.15 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is “two for two.”  Not only did Gov. Abbott make a wise choice … Continue reading

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The problem with Jeb Bush – Todd Starnes

“If you want a president who defends the illegals and supports education system that makes our children stupid, then you can vote for the Democrat or Jeb Bush.” – Transcript below video Hello, I’m Todd Starnes. The problem with Jeb … Continue reading

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Fourth Grader Shames School Board on Testing

This girl is definitely going places. Sydney Smoot, a fourth grader at Brooksville Elementary in Florida, had some harsh words for the Hernando County School Board earlier this month on the state’s restrictive standardized testing program. She told the board: … Continue reading

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Before you let your kid take the PARCC test, try out this practice problem

 

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Common Core Finger Puppets

H/T: Townhall.com

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Revolt Against the Testing Tyrants

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 19, 2014 Have you had enough of the testing tyranny? Join the club. To be clear: I’m not against all standardized academic tests. My kids excel on tests. The problem is that there are too damned many … Continue reading

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Common Core Assignment: The Constitution is Outdated

Wow:  Yesterday I posted a piece entitled The Constutution is Timeless.  It explains why our Constitution is as relevant today as it was when it was written and why it will be relevant in the future.  Unfortunately, the folks over … Continue reading

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