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TN Student Speaks Out About Common Core

TN Student Speaks Out About Common Core

It’s interesting to hear a student opinion on Common Core as he views it in relation to teacher effectiveness. He’s an amazing speaker, and well worth spending 5 minutes to listen to. A couple of my favorite quotes in here include – “If everything I learned in [high] school was a measurable objective, I haven’t […]

Common Core: The Rise Of Pearson (oh, and following the money)

Common Core: The Rise Of Pearson (oh, and following the money)

A long post that is worth a read here on the rise and influence of Pearson and corporate influence in education reform. Take pause, friends. Take pause but feel free to share and post comments here.Thoughts? If you haven’t heard of Pearson, perhaps you have heard of one of the publishers they own, like Adobe, […]

CORE: Making Children Stupider Around The World

CORE: Making Children Stupider Around The World

I often tell people who want to research a company or government entity that they should seek out the audited “Annual Financial Report” for that corporation, association, etc. The fact is that all aggregate corporations, both public and private, are statutorily required to create, independently audit, and file with the U.S. Federal Government a Comprehensive […]