WYBI: Up Close with the NSF

How much do you know about the NSF (National Science Foundation) and their ties to CCSS and STEM? Would you believe Arne Duncan was considered an expert by them back in 2007? Yep! It happened. But wait, there’s more… A brief look at NSF’s History: NSF has been around since 1950. President Truman signed the … Continue reading WYBI: Up Close with the NSF

From the Files: Health Care Gets a Common Core Transfusion

If you were reading my blog last week, you may remember I shared there was a day long webinar featuring the Departments of Education, Labor, and Health & Human Services. In selecting my file for the week to share for today, I remembered I have one from April 2009. In while Common Core is NOT named … Continue reading From the Files: Health Care Gets a Common Core Transfusion

Working Over The “Old North State”

It’s been said for years that the goal for ‘education’ isn’t being well educated, it’s being well-trained. 

A Response

What we hear is only a fraction of the truth. Can we handle the rest? Brace yourselves.

The “Low Down” in the NoLa

We know the CCSS Machine’s grasp on education cannot survive without technology. We also know the most common form of technology is the computer. Where there’s a computer, there’s data to harvest, transfer, and sell.

Have You Heard?

ESSA’s language and mandates gave the U.S. Dept. of HHS more ‘jurisdiction’ in education. Meet some ‘new’ players in education reform.