“A-hunting We Will Go”

Anti Fed Ed Warriors, do you remember learning the old English children’s rhyme “A Hunting We Will Go?” It was a fun song to sing along to. Maybe you taught your children this song. I had forgotten the song until I saw an early January press release by the Committee on Education and Labor Republicans. (*Note: The U.S. House Committee … Continue reading “A-hunting We Will Go”

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?!

Performance standards for families?! SEL for babies?!
ESSA supposedly is the “Mary Poppins” for education.

The School Board Special, Part One

This Weekend News begins a special series for all those ‘anti CCSS Machine Warriors’ out there running for their school boards this election year. No matter if it is a local school board race or a state-wide race, this compendium is for you!! If you should have an issue you would like more information on and … Continue reading The School Board Special, Part One

FTF: PreK Research: CCSS, CBE, and a Host of Others

As anti CCSS Warriors, we’ve heard of educational research on the K-12 level, the higher education level, but did you know there’s an educational research group for those in pre-kindergarten? I first wrote about the National Institute for Early Education Research and their Zero to Three involvement:  https://commoncorediva.wordpress.com/tag/national-institute-for-early-education-research/ While that article will name the same … Continue reading FTF: PreK Research: CCSS, CBE, and a Host of Others

Tech Thursday: Technically Speaking for CCSS

Last night, I had the honor of speaking out against Common Core and the ‘CCSS Machine’ as I call it. In today’s “Tech Thursday”, I will share the details so you discover for yourselves, just how broadly the all-encompassing education reform (illegally based) has progressed.   Technically Speaking, A Bit if Background: When I was … Continue reading Tech Thursday: Technically Speaking for CCSS

RMT: The Other Side of the ESEA Battle?!

Good Warrior Day to you, anti CCSS fighters. We’ve been gearing up for a ‘showdown’ so to speak for months now over HR5, S1177, and  other proposed CCSS/CTE laced legislative bills before Congress in Washington. It’s down to the wire. The voting surrounding most of these is set to possibly happen in a couple of … Continue reading RMT: The Other Side of the ESEA Battle?!

Sic’ ‘Em Saturday: Pint Sized Common Core

Anti CCSS Warriors, just in time for the 4th of July, the latest ‘Zero to 3 State Baby Facts’ for each of the 50 states are out. So be ready to ‘rumble’! The National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families: http://www.zerotothree.org/ Their mission statement per the above website address is, “ZERO TO THREE is a … Continue reading Sic’ ‘Em Saturday: Pint Sized Common Core

Formerly…

There’s only one Savior in life, and it ISN’T aligned workforce based education!