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Trump Says Schools Teaching NY Times’ 1619 Project ‘Will Not Be Funded’

by Jack Phillips President Donald Trump on Sunday warned the Department of Education is investigating the use of the New York Times’ “1619 Project” in schools, saying that institutions that use the alternative narrative of U.S. history could lose federal … Continue reading

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New ExxonMobil TV Spot Promotes Common Core

It’s Saturday afternoon.  It’s been a hard week.  Now it’s time to relax, turn on the TV and kick back.  I think I’ll watch the Masters?  Great.  But just as I’m getting into it, they break to commercial.  No problem … Continue reading

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Teacher’s resignation letter: ‘My profession … no longer exists’

“After writing all of this I realize that I am not leaving my profession, in truth, it has left me.” – Gerald J. Conti Increasingly teachers are speaking out against school reforms that they believe are demeaning their profession, and … Continue reading

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Why There’s a Backlash Against Common Core

Photo credit: grumpyelder.com The federal government has spent billions to move Common Core forward, and it has put billions more on the line. Unfortunately, parents, teachers, tea-party activists, and governors have every reason to believe Common Core represents major, unprecedented … Continue reading

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