Saturday, February 11, 2012

#ItsTime for #CPAC to GET SCHOOLED! #tcot #constitution #education

Analysis by former DOE general counsel on the Legal Aspects of CommonCore [Education] Standards, RttT, & Conditional Waivers

 Waiving Goodbye to the Constitution

"At this point, it is almost impossible to keep track of the federal savaging of the Constitution in supposed service of education." Neal McCluskey

 U.S. Department of Ed Really is Breaking the Law


 NCLB Waivers Let Team Obama Seize Control Of Your Child's Education | Fox News

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Crony Educratic Capitalism #edreform #mathed #tcot #commoncore #constitution

Alabama's Mathematics Textbook Selection is just the most recent example...

Alabama DoE  Mathematics Textbook Committee Information

Read the Comments from the Governor's Appointees.  They were basically excluded from "the process" but their reports were accepted AFTER Alabama's DoE had completed the "Recommendations for Adoption"

Tell me no $tring$ were pulled in "the process" 

This is pretty typical though, so don't mistakenly believe it wouldn't happen in your state.

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#Education and "The Coming Tech-led Boom" #tcot #technology

I don't think the authors of this Wall Street Journal article have ANY IDEA what's going on right now in K-12 Ed with Common Core...

 "features that most define America, and that are essential for unleashing the promises of technological change: our youthful demographics, dynamic culture and diverse educational system"


"[Our culture] is distinguished by incontrovertibly powerful features, namely open-mindedness, risk-taking, hard work, playfulness, and, critical for nascent new ideas, a healthy dose of anti-establishment thinking."


They make a pretty good case for signing: 

Closing the Door on Innovation: Why One National Curriculum is Bad for America

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