*Fourth is a series about September 2019 as “Workforce Development Month”*
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, we’ve seen so much educratic BS from global forces which has encroached on our federal government, we could fill a dump. That overreach has been passed down like a ‘hot potato’ from the federal government, to our States, and, to our local levels. All in the name of education ‘success’. However, education is NOT the goal.
As we’ve been uncovering in this series, the goal is citizens prepared for a workforce future of servitude. As we’ve seen the pressure to conform to this is coming at us from all angles and targeting all ages, as well as, all school choices.
Warriors, back in 2015, I shared with you the States lining up our students for workforce based “Career Paths” via the Career Paths Network. In that article, you could also find the 10/6 Agenda Points for workforce education (aka: workforce development).
Since that article, State after State is announcing some ‘new idea or program’ to entrench CBE (Competency Based Education) as some way to boost the job market and economy for their citizens. State after State is doing away with traditional grades, courses for what we knew as academics to usher in aligned courses for mastering skills. Just go to your State Dept. of Education’s website and look.
I used the OR example above, so let’s see what updates OR has made to the never ending treadmill you see.
Again, Warriors, OR is not the only State in America doing this. EVERY State is. Did you notice the overreaches into healthcare and housing this will usher in? In August of this year, I showed you how NC is using inclusionary zoning to create workforce housing tied to education. What type of education? Workforce skill based! (ie: STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math; CTE: Career Tech Education, and more)
In SC, they are using TV ads to promote the value of workforce based education from a ‘new’ angle. Joining unions. How will this work? Increases your take home pay to better serve your family, but the lead in for the commercial uses ‘choice’, ‘path’, and ‘drowning in student debt’. This ad is from the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). The video I’m linking is the generic version. The version I saw on TV was geared for SC families and was only slightly different.
(*Notes: The ‘international’ denotes the US and Canada. The IBEW is a ‘star’ in the world of unions, especially the AFL-CIO. Why? So many skilled workers in several career fields. The IBEW also is against weakening apprenticeship standards. This letter addresses those concerns in connection to Pres. Trump’s Executive Order 13801. IBEW also has a legislative/political arm which includes ‘education’. The PAC (Political Action Committee) leans more toward the Democrats, but as we know Warriors, Democrats and Republicans LOVE workforce based education. Lastly, as with all unions, ‘collectivism’ is key. Source)
Warriors, in 2017, I showed you the“Dear Colleague” Letters from 13 different federal agencies in full support of CTE plans from their offices. These letters and plans were directed at education from cradle to grave.
In 2014, the AFL-CIOCCSS Toolkit, then VP Biden, and American Labor Unions and how they tied (still will tie) to STEM, Perkins Funding, and, more.
From the President’s Supporters:
Warriors, we’ve seen support for workforce based education well before our current President was sworn in. We’ve seen the unabashed support Pres. Trump has given workforce development (aka workforce education).
In this July 2019 ad from the Presidential Coalition, you’ll see how all Americans are being called ‘a nation of doers’ and it’s all thanks to our President.
If you’d like to learn more about the Presidential Coalition, go here.
If you’d like to see the other 2020 Campaigns PC is donating to, go here.
To learn more about David Bossie’s ties from Little Sis’s website (thanks to Alison M. for providing this), go here.
Warriors, in my next installment, we’ll dive into the workforce development/education sales pitch we’ve had from STEM/STEAM (That’s STEM with ‘the arts’ thrown in). Trust me, the research is plentiful about how deceptive the pitch has been. From the global level to the President’s office to your community.
As you can see, the pressure’s on to align us all, we MUST fight back and take the air out of the CCSS Machine’s tires, so to speak.
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, in my last article I shared with you the Senate Resolution which has set aside September 2019 as “Workforce Development Month”. If you’re not sure why or how this connects to your students, I am sharing it, here.
Our government has bought into the belief that a skill based worker is more valuable than a free thinking citizen. Warriors, it’s not simply at the federal level either. Recently, I attended a city meeting to voice concerns over another issue. To my surprise, a county leader from the Chamber of Commerce got up, at the mayor’s request and starting sharing data figures on how well the advertising of our area has been in the past month. During this presentation, it was stated that ‘workforce education is the wave of the future.’ Why wasn’t I horrified? Well, the Chamber of Commerce at the county level is tied to the Chamber at a State level. That State level is, and has been, paid to promote this mindset from the National level Chamber of Commerce. Warriors, back in 2015, I shared with you how this chain of workforce (indentured servitude) got started. I also shared that NC’s Chamber was delighted to have a ‘talent supply pipeline’ for workforce education. Isn’t that a tremendous way to refer to humans?
Common Core’s famous for stating it can have our students ‘college ready’, now it claims ‘career ready’, too.
Earlier this year, I exposed how much ‘progress’ has been made in America to continue the shifting of academic education to the global workforce mantra. The CCSS Machine has spun it in one word “Competent”. If you think our education needs to be more European, you’re in luck. America’s education system is already European. So much so, we lack very little to seeing history repeat itself via oppression of the citizens at the mercy of the government. If you doubt this can happen, scroll back up and look at the picture. It’s from the past, not a made up story.
So, Where Did Work And Education First “Meet”?
Warriors, here in the US, I traced it back to the 1950s. Since then, workforce based education was called ‘vocational education’. Now before you accuse me of being ‘anti job’, consider this, it’s the CCSS Machine which has ruined not only academic education, but vocational education as well! As I’ve shared before, ‘vocational education’ was rebranded “CTE, Career Technical Education”. Under CTE, you get ‘adult Common Core’. Under CTE you also get the direction connection to the UN’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and, Math) which is 100% workforce education.
Most think Common Core (or its rebrand, “College and Career Ready”) END at 12th grade.
Hardly. The UN (United Nations), the ILO (International Labor Organization), and scores of other related groups meant ‘lifelong learning’ to be an endless track of some form of training. It’s where ‘cradle to grave’ came from, too.
A key member of the ILO? The U.S. Dept.of Labor. Below, you can see that the workforce needed is health and technology. Both these fields are in CTE and STEM.
If you’ve not seen the ‘Adult Common Core Standards‘, I found them back in 2014. Most folks, if they believe the truth that Common Core goes well beyond 12th grade, may not know that these ‘standards’ don’t add on to where 12th grade left off. No, these ‘standards’ begin on a 2nd grade level. Why? The reasoning (then) was that it would be impossible to have adult education be at an adult level, when not every adult finished their education up to 12th grade. Of the ‘standards’ which go beyond 2nd grade, they end somewhere before the end of 12th grade.
Warriors, the reality in 2019, is that ‘grades’ and ‘grade levels’ are disappearing. What’s replacing them? How will we know that Johnny and Suzy are ready to graduate? Competency and Proficiency in mastering skills. This is part of the global education/workforce system.
Warriors, don’t think the support for workforce education is simply a one political party pony. Nothing could be more false. BOTH major political parties, and all the other minor parties, have embraced the global shift in education. This press release from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce details how the TrumpcreatedNational Workforce Council backs up the ObamaeraWIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) and ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) shift away from academics to workforce.
From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s website, you can see how they feel about workforce education. In fact, if we all want to go to D.C. in October, we can hear workforce education experts discuss the ‘future of talent’ and the ‘future of work’. So, will we see that skill based education will be rebranded ‘talent based education’?
Are there other US groups chomping at the bit for workforce education? Plenty. This group has ties to another former President (Bush). You can find that tie in the article above highlighted by ‘plenty’.
Warriors, in the first article of this series, I showed you the 116th Senatorial nod to devoting an entire month to workforce development. In this article, I hope you’ve seen a few of the past strings which are now chaining us to a workforce future. In my next article, I’ll share the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s latest on uniting education to skills. Or, should I use the new educratic term ‘talents’?
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, in my previous article, I laid out for you the importance of just how much we are losing by allowing repugnant and unconstitutional (therefore, illegal) laws to govern us, especially in education.
In that article, you also were brought up to speed on some educratic bills which are being fast-tracked so they can become laws. That’s right, MORE laws to add to the thousands we are charged to not follow or, even honor.
Why? Three realities we are NOT living by:
Article 6 of the U.S. Constitution clearly points that the Constitution is the SUPREME law of the land. Marbury vs Madison’s further clarification that even the Supreme Court cannot ‘best’ the Constitution. US Code 1232a’s prohibition of ANY type of federal overreach into education.
“ANY”includes presidential executive orders, federal funds, federal ‘laws’, policies, initiatives, programs, Congressional legislation, insertion of education into ANY other unconstitutional law, and using our taxpayer dollars against our freedoms and liberties. “Education” means all teaching, learning, curriculum, testing, and, all connecting resources.
Warriors, at the close of the previous article, I told you there were other repugnant and illegal legislation the 116th Congress is churning out. There’s also one note to add.
Since that publication, I’ve been asked by a Warrior in Rhode Island if any type of lawsuit has been created to wipe out these repugnant and unconstitutional ‘laws’. To date, I do not know of any. If you have knowledge of one (or, hopefully, many), please let me know.
**For the remainder of this article, we’ll look at 3 Congressional bills and President Trump’s latest EO (Executive Order).
Meet S 1558:
Warriors, this Senate bill (AI-IA, short for Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act) is one I’ve shared with two great Anti Fed Ed Warriorswho happened to be experts on the UN (United Nations) and the global push for AI and 5G in America. I hope you will look for more on S 1558’s overreaches into your communities. S 1558 was introduced in May 2019.
However, I’m covering the education portions of S 1558 for you. You can access the entire bill in the highlighted phrase above.
What does S 1558 do? It establishes a federally led initiative (program complete with policies and funds) to embed AI in our national economy. It will also attach AI (includes 5G) in our national security plan. In a nutshell, S 1558 will have us more data tracked than ever. It’s also going to attach badges and digital markers on each of us. By the way, our current US nationalsecurity strategyis laced with UN’sSustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda points.
Also, S 1558 has ‘other purposes’. Such as, education being mentioned 49 times. S 1558 puts the NSF (National Science Foundation) in charge of much of the AI-IA implementation.
NSF is also a partner to the UN and ‘adores’ the SDGs. Since NSFcoined the marketing term “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and, Math) to hoodwink Americans, it makes sense that this same NGO (Non governmental organization) would be used in S 1558.
Page numbers concerning education which are the most troublesome:
Page 22, algorithms; Page 26, P3s (Public Private Partnerships); and Page 28, AI hubs in schools from PreK to workforce.
S 1855, The ASPIRE Act:
Warriors, ASPIRE is short for Access, Success and Persistence in Reshaping Education Act of 2019. This is NOT the first time ASPIRE’s been in Congress, back in the 114th Congressional session, ASPIRE was trotted out. I went into detail about S 3368, then. Much of the same repugnant garbage is in the newer version, S 1855. (*Note: during the 115th Congressional session, there were 2 ASPIRE Acts, one the almost carbon copy of S 3368 and HR 926, an amendment to the HEA for STEM.)
The same Senate Official (Coons) introduced ASPIRE in the S 3368 version AND the current S 1855 version.
So, what will S 1855 do for education’s reshaping? First, it is to amend the HEA, Higher Education Act. Supposedly by reshaping higher education more people can become students and go on to complete their higher education. You’ll find 65 references to education is S 1855. This bill introduced in June 2019.
Page 3, all the types of higher education are laid out.
However, Warriors, it’s the amount of power the Sec. of Education (DeVos) will have in this bill which is the biggest concern. She’ll be given the power to determine who gets financial aid, which schools are performing well and which ones are in the bottom 5%, she’ll determine what punishment to give the bottom 5%, she’ll have the data mining trails to track how students and teachers are applying ‘best practices’, she’ll be in charge of ‘accelerated learning’ and work-study programs, and hand out $2 million (a piece) grants on a competitive basis to qualifying higher education institutions. If your school doesn’t measure up to DeVos’s design? Penalty fees begin at $1 million. Those penalty fees from the schools cannot come from fewer scholarships awarded or raising tuition prices. So, where will the money come from? More than likely our taxes.
HR 3102, HIGHER ED Act:
This June 2019 bill has a much longer name. ‘HIGHER ED’ is short for Helping Individuals Get a Higher Education while Reducing Education Debt Act. You’ll find ‘education’ is embedded 85 different times in HR 3102.
Warriors, somehow this ONE bill will improve higher education loans. How? Reauthorizing Stafford (subsidized and un-subsidized) loans, offering student loan bankruptcy, giving re-financing opportunities, loan forgiveness, and, loan repayments based on income. Sounds great, right? Well, let’s remember a few key facts:
1) student debt is at its highest due TO the government’s involvement
2) student repayment programs have been offered in the past and contained massive amounts of federal controlling strings
3) student debt forgiveness will also transfer the repayment of that debt to other taxpayers
4) with government involvement, there are also P3s, public private partnerships..messing with money AND data concerning our students and their families
5) the involvement of the Treasury Dept and other US federal agencies is a certainty (which means more data collection and sharing)
6) HR 3102 puts the Sec. of Education in charge of designed and developing (thus approving) the entire process (Does the wolf minding the hen house come to mind?)
This set up scheme is almost like the government’s try at lowering the bar in the housing market, so that folks who’d never been able to buy a house, could. Trouble is, so many folks who couldn’t pay for their homes threw the economy into a tail spin.
This happens every single time the US government gets into economic controlling areas it has NO constitutionally to do so!
HR 3102 also will use PLUS loans and federal direct consolidation loans. HELLO?!Doesn’t Congress remember education funding is a part of federal control and by the US federal law, below, prohibited!!
Warriors, a reoccurring theme was present in HR 3102. Options to switch up repayment programs and/or to completely opt-out. Who, my fellow Anti Fed Ed Warriors, will pick up the slack? According to other parts of the language, if you have defaulted on student loans, while you can may be pay it back or not (per the language), any collection agency fees, would be on your shoulders. Again, nothing in clear print about the balance of the loan.
Warriors, we really need to watch out for this bill’s passage. It is still very possible to totally block it. We must contact our DC officials.
President Trump’s Newest EO:
Warriors, the most recent EO (Executive Order) made by President Trump also concerns student loan. This one, however is for our disabled veterans. Now, let me stop right here and state for the record that I am NOT anti-veteran. I support our veterans. I have US veterans in my family. I honor and respect US service men and women. However, as in other articles where our veterans are concerned, I have raised the point about what a disservice our US government is to them.
Especially in education! In the past, I’ve shown you bills where the US Congress is using STEM to retrain veterans. So, in essence, the very globalism and tyranny our US military is fighting, they come home, only to have it thrust upon them in order to get a job!
Does this sound very constitutional? Does this truly honor their fight to keep us free? No, it globalizes our nation just a bit more each time a bill like this is created or passed.
HOWEVER, there’s a BIG difference between a Congressional bill and an Executive Order. The Congressional bill at least goes through channels with opportunities for We the People to weigh in. EOs, totally bypass the will of the citizens and promotes the President’s agenda (regardless of issue). There’s been much debate about the constitutionality of EOs, not only under Trump, but in previous administrations.
What does Pres. Trump’s vet debt forgiveness EO say? Look below:
Warriors, what current legal vet debt loan forgiveness is available? Stateside Legal (for the US Military members) states that a) you must be the one to request debt forgiveness not only in certain situations, but it only applies to certain loans. If you’re a vet with a private student loan, no EO in the world will help.
Since many States have been begging DeVos to address this problem, this EO handed her the opportunity to ‘fix it’ on a silver platter. During campaign season. Using unconstitutional laws and programs to boot. Warriors, do you see the total lack of local control in education being played out, yet again?!
What happens to any disabled vet with student loans now? Will DeVos manipulate it so that the ‘minimal burden’ will be zero? (It’s zero in HR 3102 for some students) What happens when the ‘minimal’ is still too pricey? What is a vet or their family to do, then? Where is the accountability so that this new policy and system won’t allow for abuse or fraud?
Not that we need the feds to be THAT controlling, but still, where’s the protection for the citizens involved or the citizens left paying for this debt?
Also, Warriors, let’s remember another key point, in my Prudence Files series on 2020 Presidential candidates, several are touting total student debt forgiveness. So why are these people’s plans being spun as socialism and the President’s is being spun as a heroic move? Is not socialism present in this EO? Certainly illegal activity, if nothing else?
Warriors, we MUST take back our education. The government will NOT help us one bit.
Since DC remains a murky swamp, we must not get in the muddy waters with DC. We must stand on the solid ground and march on.
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, while the main stream news tries to overload us with ‘squirrels’, the U.S. Dept. of Education is carrying on the status quo.
Should THIS be main stream information? I believe so. Why? Because everyday the status quo in ‘education’ is carried out, millions of lives are being harmed.
THAT, my fellow Warriors, should be OUR only news!
I believe if it were our only news, we’d be more inclined to jump in and save our nation’s citizens.
Think of it this way. Potpourri is used to help rooms smell good. Some potpourri mixes are pleasing to our noses, while others assault our noses with a bad smell. Not everyone can be around potpourri, if it contains something they are allergic to.
When the CCSS Machine rolled into America, it replaced the good, quality education (pleasing potpourri) with a stench SO bad, it’s smelled world-wide. The abysmal education we see trotted out isn’t for everyone, either, however, it is all we’re getting.
For the remainder of this article, I’ll share with you some of the latest news from the U.S. Dept. of Education. I warn you, the ‘smell’ is vile.
Ed’s “Smell” in Transmedia circa 2015 To Present:
In an email from the U.S. Dept. of Ed, sent last week (Aug.2019), several items were brought up.
While a new TV ‘transmedia’ (short for “transmitted media”) was released, the link used in the email took you to what you see below. There was no press release date, so it wasn’t until you began to read the information about ‘transmedia’ that the 2015 date shows up as ‘new’.
By the way, the RtL (Ready to Learn) TV can be seen on PBS (already a CCSS Machine member group). To see the entire page (be sure to read the ‘about RtL’ portion at the bottom of the page. You’ll spot the source of the ‘smell’: school readiness.)
Ready to Learn TV got its start based off money and policy. It also gears itself around the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) mandate for 365, 24/7 access to educational media. This ‘access’ is to encompass EVERY school choice, even homeschools.
Warriors, let’s also see if we can spot the agenda’s smell by the term ‘transmedia’. With all the confusion surrounding ‘trans’ in other education subjects, won’t a move like this help further the confusion?
Warriors, this absolutely smells of treason!! How? First, ESSA is a K-12th grade law which codified WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act). WIOA had Opportunity Zones already in place! ESSA also mandated regionalized education. Regionalism is 100% United Nations. As far as education goes, across our nation, the regionalism is well entrenched through College and Career Readiness hubs. Secondly, this move to align education to job opportunities supports the G20ed/labor document DeVos signed on behalf of our nation.
Warriors, we have an opportunity to weigh in on DeVos’s desires, but we MUST act by August 28th!! As of this article, only 3 other citizens have spoken out. Two of those 3 are citing corruption. Mine cited the uniting of education and labor is treasonous and illegal. You’ll find the Federal Registry link above (opportunity zone initiative is highlighted for you).
Ed’s Update To Data Mining:
Warriors, we know the ‘smell’ of data mining well. Of all the rotten potpourri scents, this one is the stinker of them all!
When you visit the embedding link (above), be sure to listen to the Secretary of the State’s video message. In it, he claims international education will help promote American values all over the world.
I ask you, Warriors, how is this possible when our very values are being thrown away and replaced with the United Nations’?
The, if you can actually stand listening to Sec. DeVos, you need to. Her fragrance of globalism almost wafts off the screen! Listen for ‘lifelong learning’ and being career ready. DeVos’s direction in education is steering right into the global workforce. (Note: Below, OECD is the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development)
Warriors, if your nose if full of bad smells by now, I’d like to invite you to refresh your sense of smell with some truth.
1) We the People are more in number than the US federal government; we need to act on this.
2) Everything the U.S. Dept. of Education is doing, has done, and is planning is illegal. Everything they are doing spills over into every other federal agency.
We should revolt against this.
3) We are governed by the U.S. Declaration of Independence, NOT the United Nations declarations of conformity. We need to be persistent with this message in reaching our officials.
4) We should no longer call any educrat, regardless of office status, a ‘leader’. Where they are leading is NOT where we should go.
Leaders should be honest and respecting of their followers.
No one in the CCSS Machine is a leader to us. No one in the CCSS Machine respects us.
They are underminers of our nation and destroyers of our future as free citizens. They are our enemies. We need to act like it.
We will change nothing in this War Vs the Core by playing nice.
5) We are the protectors of our children, we cannot allow them to suffer under this educratic takeover anymore.
*Join me on 8/14, at 3:15 pm (EDT) on Facebook Live! Just go to my Common Core Diva page. We’ll be discussing how the CCSS Machine see your child. It’s an interactive discussion. We’ll use this worksheet, so print it out and let’s gather together to fight back.
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, it’s hard to believe, but school is officially in session, at least, in some States. It’s the first part of August, Warriors. Kids should still be on vacation! Teachers should be able to relish the last few days of personal time before heading back to the classrooms. Parents should be able to make some last of the summer memories which are rushed before the class bells ring.
However, as the CCSS Machine grinds on, we find that schools are beginning earlier and earlier. Some States even had ‘year ’round’ schools. I know one former city I lived in, here in NC, had schools which operated 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off. That was for an entire year’s calendar. I need to point out, this was BEFORE the (ESSA)Every Student Succeeds Act was passed. It was also the years just before Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were unleashed on our nation.
What’s the point in all this? It’s simply another way for the ‘birth to death’ or ‘cradle to grave’ workforce education system to survive. By schools starting earlier and earlier, we’ve seeing children robbed of their childhood; parents beaten down that somehow (and at any cost) their child MUST get ahead and beat everyone else’s to that job or career; and, we’re seeing teachers undermined at every step to let ‘kids just be kids’. What’s at the bottom of this?!
The UN/UNESCO and CCSS Machine’s alignment to the OECD’s ‘lifelong learning’so you can ‘learn to earn’. All of this has been openly embraced by the US, current Administration included.
(*Note: UN is the United Nations; UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization; OECD is the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.)
In other words, Warriors, your child, and mine, are money makers, not for themselves, but for their masters. The horror is, this system is not only after our young age students, it’s after our older age students, and, our adults. Quite plainly, the workforce shift in education will either train or re-train each and every one of us. A great way to achieve this, align secondary education to post-secondary education. (After all, page 17 of ESSA final law version. Page 33 of the ESSA Final Conference Report) plain stated that.
(*Note: this image, above, cited HR 5 and S 1177, both of these were combined into one bill and would be renamed Every Student Succeeds Act. The HEA, Higher Education Act, is in the process of being re-written to be re-authorized by 2020.)
A Local Push And Shove:
Warriors, to give you an idea of the alignment between secondary education and higher education, this made the local news.
Warriors, do you see the ‘early college’ above? That’s also called ‘dual enrollment’ or DE. DE is accessible to not only public school students, but ALL education choices, including homeschooling. Dual enrollment also got the ESSA push/shove to blend workforce education in. Especially through community colleges. ALL community colleges in the US are part ofthe CCSS Machine.
Now, since I showed you the Iredell-Statesville news, the Mooresville schools are in a separate system called the Mooresville Graded School District. However, MGSD is also served by the Mitchell Community College. There are 2 campuses for Mitchell, one in Mooresville (within walking distance of my home) and one in Statesville, about 15 miles away. So, all MSGD schools are also starting early. Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 6th, in fact.
Is there a partnership between your State’s Dept. of Public Instruction (aka: State Dept. of Education) and the Community Colleges? There is in NC. Here’s a screen shot from a 2014 presentation for CCP (Career and College Promise) and the CTE (Career Tech Education) showing the push and shove for workforce education:
Both CCP and CTE are available and being pushed and shoved on all education choices, especially homeschoolers.
Parents from all educational choices are flocking to these programs. Why? It must the be ‘My child’s got to get ahead of everyone else NOW!’ or “It’s an opportunity I never had.” If it isn’t either of those, the biggest CCSS Machine hype being fed to parents is,“It’s FREE or low-cost!” As I’ve said before, who doesn’t love a coupon to ‘save money’?!
Warriors, what has happened to us? That we’d be so willing to seek a government directed ‘security’ and lose our freedoms in the process?! Are we truly seeing what the education/workforce shift is turning us into?! I pray eyes are opened soon!
The one thing President Eisenhower didn’t state, that we can add, is education! In fact, part of the CCSS Machine’s rhetoric included in ESSA is for students who have been in jail or, are ‘at-risk’!
How Is Your State Spinning the Push?
Below, is the supposed helpful results of a bond for NC’s state-wide use. When the ConnectNC Bond was being trotted out as a great economic move for NC, as well as updating vital infrastructure, it was uncovered that the citizens of NC had been lied to. Much of the money went to community colleges.
Why would NC be so willing to do all this? Sure, the almighty dollar is pushing our leaders, but the more underlying agenda is pointing us to what we’re seeing in other States, education/workforce community alignment. Also, seen as a mandate in ESSA.
Another reason NC’s shoving our students of all ages into the workforce? Economy and a better ‘bottom line’ for those who employ you. ESSA has it embedded in its ‘regionalism’ for educated workforce. Of course, ‘regionalism’ is another tie to the UN/UNESCO/OECD set-up for Americans. Shoving students into work too early, is also a danger. It’s the age old, too much, too soon.
Part of the shift toward workforce education also impacts where we live. Just last week, I showed you how Mooresville is using an inclusionary zoning law to set up workforce housing within a mile of a post-secondary, for profit skill based educational institution. These zones and others like them absolutely embed UN led mandates (aka: directives) into our lives.
Again, you may not live in NC, but use this information as an example to look in your State! What’s happening in your town? Your county?
Warriors, I hope you will think hard and long about the sheer proportions of freedoms we are losing. Sure, we don’t want our students indoctrinated with political views we don’t support. We don’t wish to have our students over-sexualized before they can understand.
So WHY are we NOT stopping to pause and look at the workforce preparation or indentured servitude?The seamless transition from education to workforce is 100% in place. By starting school years early, we are seeing this play out in a ‘new’ way.
This, too, is indoctrination! I would also ask you to consider yourselves. How would you be re-trained to fit within the CCSS Machine’s ‘birth to death’ workforce system? Would you go quietly into this type of conformity or would you fight kicking and screaming?
IF we’re serious about being against Fed Led Education, then we must fight ALL its angles, resist ALL its tools, and, save our nation!
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, with the dedicated shift in American education AWAY from academics and TOWARD workforce alignment, have you ever wondered about all those plentiful jobs out there? Where IS‘there’, anyway? What proof do we have that there truly are so many more jobs than people? Why aren’t we seeing these jobs in our backyards?
Supposedly, America’s doing SO well economically and labor wise. The CCSS Machine has worked overtime to strike a tone of ‘freedom’ and ‘booming bank accounts’. Trouble is, those bank accounts are NOT yours and mine. They aren’t even our children’s, neighbor’s, or, friends. Those booming bank accounts are the CCSS Machine’s corporate minions. From DC, you’ll hear the strike of ‘freedom’ described as a ‘vibrant economy’. Again, the vibrancy ISN’T for us, it’s for ‘the greater good’ and unimportant national standings.
Why would I say ‘unimportant’? Because when it comes to importance, people; their lives, liberty, and freedoms are FAR more important than how fantastic your nation looks on paper.
For the rest of today’s article, we’ll see if we can find some answers to all these questions.
Below is an older visual I created to show that no matter what ‘freedom’ and ‘economic greatness’ is being reported/promoted, this is the reality striking us all:
“Outsource, Insource; Upwork, Downwork”:
Warriors, recently I was made aware of an on-line company (Onlinejobs.ph)
offering cheap labor.
The slick and quick ad stated that if you’re too busy but have lots of stuff to do, simply hire an on-line PA (personal assistant). Sounds great, right?! I mean, c’mon, how many times have you or I felt we were too busy and needed extra help?! There are some catches, however. First, the pay mentioned in the ad. A measly $3.00 per hour. Secondly, the extra help is located in the Philippines. So, naturally, whatever ‘stuff’ you have which requires extra help will need to be digital. This means data trails. Trails which can be hacked and tracked. (*Note: to see all the facts you see called out in the visual above, click on each of the tabs when visiting the main website.)
Is this type of virtual employment new? Hardly. Called “Upwork” back in the 1990s, it’s been re-branded ‘virtual assistant’. To be even more insulting, try the ‘personal virtual assistant’ or ‘outsourced employment’.
How does all this play into the ESSA mandates for education? The CTE (Career Tech Education), STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and, Math), and, CBE (Competency Based Education, also known as Outcome Based Education).
If you’ve heard of ‘coding’ in education, you’ve hit the nail on the head. This direct assault on our classrooms is grooming our kids to be poorly paid minions for others, not free thinking, independent Americans!Cybersecurity is also a ‘coding’ job many are being groomed for, both in public K-12 systems, as well as community college courses, dual enrollment, and hybrid classes.
The bottom line is that all this type of outsourcing, on-line virtual garbage is this: We ARE Human Capital, not respected human beings!!
1) To see the ‘comprehensive’ pay scale for the Philippines and virtual assisting jobs, go here.
2) To see a comparison chart for Upwork vs Onlinejobs.ph, visit this site.
3) The IRS isn’t happy about tax-free employment, virtual assisting.
4) On-line jobs in the US, look here.
5) The Philippines is a UN (United Nations) member-state nation. As such, all the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) will be in place. Just like in America. SDG #8 is ‘Decent Work for All’. If you go back and look at the Onlinejobs.ph site, under the “education” tab, look at the way the Filipino citizens are described. Will our citizens be described like this in the future?!
Warriors, how do we fight back? We must repeal ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act)! We must repeal WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act)! We must halt the re-authorization of the HEA (Higher Education Act).
How do we do that? Remembering We the People far outnumber our DC Administration. As that reality is brought out, use it to protest, petition, and, revolt against this overreach which not only is conditioning us to be totally government dependent, but pin our kids down to mindless jobs.
We need to follow full repeals with carefully planned extractions of ALL unconstitutional agencies in DC. The U.S. Dept. of Education is only ONEof them, not the ONLY one. The others INCLUDE the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services as well as the U.S. Dept. of Labor!
(*Note: no mergers have taken place, officially, but by merging and not extracting unconstitutional agencies will only extend the overreaches.)
Warriors, all 3 of these (Ed, HHS, Labor) were given HUGE power increases in ESSA for one reason: grooming students for human capital. A commodity to be bought and sold; controlled and dependent. This is NOT the future we want for our children, or our nation!
Very recently, the US federal government (based out of the U.S. Dept. of HHS, Health and Human Services) announced an increased effort to data track and mine all the States when it comes to Behavior Health programs. Housed within U.S. Dept. of HHS is the CMS Office (Centers for Medicare/Medicaid).
Below is a screen shot of the news.
How does this US effort play into the UN effort? Government controlled health care!
First off, the alignment between federal and State levels, who is enrolled in behavior health programs (BH), and, lastly who is overseeing the BH programs.
Warriors, you’ll also see the rhetoric that the States can set up their own BH programs, but HOW is that really possible with federal-to-State alignment?!
Contained within the State Health Performance Points aka: State Health mandated parameters are items like immunization and making healthcare more affordable. Warriors, where have we heard/seen these before, from the federal government?
Those ‘well child visits’ will include how successful a parent you are during the first 15 months of your child’s life. What two CCSS Machine groups determined this? The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) and Bright Futures (BF is an arm of the AAP and designed for well being from birth to age 21).
Among the BF Adivors and Steering Committee, you’ll see CCSS Machine member group Kaiser Permanente (also a big pusher of the ‘resilience’ movement to control community wide mental health ‘outcomes’.) and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
********************** Warriors, did you see the shift from government determined to private entity determined? This would point to a P3 (Public/Private Parternship). ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act also mandated an increase in P3s for ‘student success’ and ‘whole family engagement’.
If you look below all the Bright Futures advisors and steering members, you’ll see that Bright Futures works WITH Head Start. Head Start will also include Early Head Start. BOTH “Starts” are CCSS Machine dictated and government funded.
From the “Fact Sheet” for the ‘new’ data from CMS/CHIP, you’ll also see ‘managed care contracts’. This will mean the data tracking net will be spread even wider than before. (*Note: the ‘fact sheet’ is embedded in this paragraph’s title.)
Below, is a screen shot from the “Core Set” of new BH (Behavior Health) data tracking points Medicaid and CHIP will be using. Note that some items will require bodily fluids. Is that REALLY within the jurisdiction of a school?! Biometrics is part of the CCSS Machine grab for all of us, but it starts with students from all education choices!
Seen below is from the ‘guidance’ section for technical support in the new data tracking for Medicaid/CHIP.
If you wish to see the other quality control measures the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services has to use with the new Medicaid/CHIP data tracking, go here.
If you missed my recent article about U.S. Dept. of Ed’s Secretary DeVos misusing Title One funds for similar tracking of our kids/misusing our schools, go here.
If you’re not sure how specialized support for behavior health is being aligned to federal mandates in ESSA and supporting ESSA, I urge you to read this!
I’ve given you access to all the archives I have on this topic. Many of these articles include other anti CCSS Warriors/anti Fed Ed Warriors’ research, too. Especially Anita Hoge’s.
I urge you to take a look. You’ll be able to trace the overreaching patterns through the years.
Warriors, I cannot stress enough how serious it is we STOP all federal overreaches into our behavior and mental health overreaches in education.
1) Warriors, I have 3 pages of behavioral health/CCSS Machine articles.
2) On the topic of mental health, my blog has 12 pages of archived articles. Many of these articles center on how mental health/education overreaches will be used against EACH and EVERY American, not just students in public schools.
3) If you’ve not seen all my SEL articles, there are 13 pages. Many of these will also be found in the ‘mental health’ category.
4) From around the nation, what some States are already facing in BH programming to fit the CCSS Machine’s‘tune’ for our youngest learners.
5) How intrusive will all the data mining/tracking be? Massive!
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, would you wait 4 or 5 years to enact your household budget or a family emergency plan? No! You’d make sure once you set a budget you’d immediately begin going by it.
Not so with our federal government’s involvement with education. Nope, ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) was passed in Dec. 2015, we’re not far from its 5th anniversary. As federal laws go, especially for education, ESSA’s set to be re-authorized and funding extended in 2020.
One huge bone of contention about ESSA was the phrase ‘supplement not supplant’. (This was also in ESEA, Elementary and Secondary Education Act. ESSA is the re-authorized version of ESEA.)
Supplement Vs Supplant:
Why do I bring this up, Warriors?
Because Sec. DeVos has recently completed a new non-regulatory ‘Supplement, not Supplant’ guidebookfor SEAs and LEAs (State Education Agencies, usually your State Dept. of Education) and Local Education Agencies).
The bottom line: While the document is supposedly a guideline, the language in ESSA is more of a mandate. Where will we most likely see ‘supplements’ in education? Title One funding, my Warrior friends. Title One, as we know, via ESSA, was made over to cover EVERY student, not those in the most need, as Title One was originally to cover. Title One funds, via ESSA, are to be used to label and categorize mental and behavioral health of EVERY student in the community, not simply the public school system.
Warriors, this new guidebook is the result of the federal government wanting to appear ‘flexible’ to each State. We’ve seen the ‘flexibility’ of the federally run education. There isn’t any. Especially when you consider that Page 17 of ESSA clearly states how ALL education is to be:
Supposedly, the public was allowed time to give their feedback about how federally led education was to help supplement local education, not supplant it. Yet, when you look at the guidelines (which coach SEAs and LEAs on HOW to use federal funds in ADDITION to Title One), you don’t see the public’s desire to END federal control of education, you see the CCSS Machine’s grasp tighten the funding streams, just a wee bit more.
Two questions: How does this type of ‘guidance’ even begin to appear like local control in education? How does this further illustrate our example of sticking to a family budget instead of waiting 5 years to enact it?
Two answers: Guidance, via our federal government, is a dressed up mandate to conform. In education, conformity equals the ‘privilege’ of receiving federal funds.
As far as our example, with 5 years between making plans and enacting them, doesn’t do anything to achieve your goals. It’s a moot point. You’d have been better off to not make a budget if you won’t work to make it happen.
If any State TRULY wanted to be free of the federal intrusion in education at ALL age levels for ALL choices, the answer is a plain as day: DON’T take the money! It violates our Tenth Amendment!!
When you read the Supplement Not Supplant Guidelines, look at the language..’May a State do x,y, and z’? If the States weren’t addicted to the federal funds, no State leader would EVER need to ask the government, “Mother, May I?!”
Higher Education’s Accrediting Updates:
As if we’ve not been insulted enough by the DeVos leadership, we also have the President’s EO (Executive Order from 2017) about reforming accrediting bodies when it comes to higher education. DeVos, at her ‘boss’s’ beck and call, has also updated (aka: reformed) higher education. Warriors, again, it’s taken 2 years for this ‘reform’ to hit the States. The U.S. Dept. of Education’s Press Release was even more insulting. DeVos has been ‘rethinking’ higher education reform. Really, this woman with ZERO educational background?
To access the 28 Page document full of DeVos’s ‘thoughts’, go here. Below is a screen shot of the front page with added emphasis.
While I do recognize we need to rein in predatory accrediting and higher education schools, it should be a locally led charge, not a federally run dictated system.
This Accrediting document even has the same “States must report to the federal government”, as we’ve seen in ESSA. Let’s also take into account that EOs bypass Congress, therefore, bypassing “We the People”. With education, NO federal official, President Trump included, should have power to interfere.
With the HEA (Higher Education Act) currently under re-writing for re-authorization, we know more mandates and compliance will be forced upon the States.
Below, is a graphic image I made back when DeVos had just been confirmed as Secretary of Education. As you’ll see, Dr. King was still around. I left his name so Warriors could see the status quo in the CCSS Machine would live on.
Warriors, we MUST Repeal ESSA, HEA, and even, WIOA as soon as possible. If we don’t more DeVos (or whomever’s appointed to take federal education to the next level) reforms will be visited upon us. (*Note: ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act; HEA: Higher Education Act); WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act))
Do you think our budgets can withstand this type of tyranny? I don’t!
*Two personal notes:
a) While I will continue to do my best to keep you up to date on the overreaches of the CCSS Machine, I also am having to divide my time between education and a recent nasty turn of events concerning my neighborhood. Homes on my block are being targeted to be impacted by a road widening project involving a P3 (public private partnership) contract. We are facing a long and uphill battle to save our homes. As America marches more toward the UN’s (United Nations) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we’ll ALL see this happen more and more.
b) Breaking News Journal has honored me with taking all my Common Core Diva visual content and placing in on their Roku channel. BNJ is a Christian based national network and survives on view funding (much like PBSwithout the agenda). If you’d like to donate to BJN, go here. BJN is also on Facebook. BJN has also partnered with Bears and Lord Network. B & L has a phone app where you can find out the latest anti Fed Ed News, too! B & L has graciously added my content (from Twitter) there. To access the app, go here.
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Anti Fed Ed Warriors, don’t you just ‘love’ it when the U.S. Dept. of Education dreams up more ways in which to abuse our tax payer dollars?
Would you believe Sec. DeVos has announced new rounds of competitive grants (those are your taxpayer dollars, by the way) for supposedly making schools safer?!
Warriors, I’m not saying we shouldn’t have ‘safe’ schools, but you have to consider that what we think when we hear ‘safe’ is NOT what the CCSS Machine means when it uses that word.
The Latest Round of Grants:
You can find the press release here. Look below, Warriors, and see the screen shot. For a mere $65 million dollars, our students and school staff will be aligned to the Every Student Succeeds Act, ESSA mandates (as laid out by the CCSS Machine) for ‘school safety’. Look at the fast approaching deadlines, too. So much for a summer break, huh?
Warriors, let’s consider that since all this ‘school safety’ business is part of ESSA’s mandates, that our LEAs (local education agencies) have had school safety plans all along. They HAD to, in order to have all ESSA State Plans approved in the first place! If you read the ESSA law (or Final Conference Report version), you saw States HAD to comply with national/federal provisions or at least show evidence of compliance!
In other words, Warriors, the set-up for mental health (aka “safe schools” measures) is going exactly as planned. These grants may be new, but the agenda behind them is NOT. The deck has been stacked against We the People since the CCSS Machine rolled into our lives. What’s the worst, is our children and school staff members are being used as the bait and switch.
If you missed the Presidential (Trump) appointed Federal Commission on School Safety, here’s their website. Sec. DeVos was placed as the lead member.
Project Prevent is based off the final 2018 Report the Federal Commission on School Safety (as presented to President Trump), the biggest takeaways are geo-tracking and school shootings (2nd Amendment has long been a back door agenda item from the CCSS Machine.) If you’d like to see what the ‘fine print’ of Project Prevent entail, the Federal Registry has that information.
School Climate Grants will increase the MTS (Multi Tier Supports) used in mental health services in our schools. As you know, Warriors, we’ve been warned MANY times as to the harm poorly trained and/or non medically certified leaders will force upon our students. Here’s what the Federal Registry has in the ‘fine print department’ on these Grants.
The Mental Health Professional Grants will increase the presence of P3s in our schools, in the name of safety AND mental health well-being. These Grants will use medically trained and licensed health care professionals. However, P3s are unconstitutional! You can find the Federal Registry’s details, here. (*Note: P3s are short for Public Private Partnerships. These are unconstitutional in the fact they are a fascist based tool which uses public money without public consent for private agenda.)
Warriors, remember this: Sec. DeVos is THE one who decides which LEAs get these grants! Remember: zero educational, mental health, or, emergency preparedness credentials, degrees, or, diplomas are held by Sec. DeVos.
1) From the 115th Congress session, the mental health and school safety overreaches were gearing up in big ways. Now that we’re in the 116th Session, what’s survived? What’s increasing? Read this and see if you can notice the connections to DeVos’s latest announcement.
2) What can we expect in the Trump/Pence 2020 Campaign on mental health and school safety? Plenty. Note in this article how EVERYTHING Sec. DeVos has done ‘for’ education is being counted as a great American move. What do the other candidates have in store for us as far as education and/or mental health? My 5 part “Prudence Files” series lays it all out.
3) School safety and mental health services will DEMAND massive amounts of data collection, sharing, and tracking. Are you sure the US federal government is concerned about your privacy?
4) From May 2019, my latest on the overreaches of Congress into multi-tier supports in mental health. These overreaches match ESSA and these new Grants.
5) From March 2019, the constant data tracking in the name of safety and mental health. Remember, these services are for all education choices, not simply public schools. Data tracking will also involveSIBs (social impact bonds), as well as ‘gender bonds’ and more. These overlap into ‘safety’ and ‘health’.
6) How does RtI (Response to Intervention) play into the mental health overreaches? RtI is a global tool backed by not only the UN, but Marc Tucker’s educratic plans the CCSS Machine’s been using for years.
7) The Mental Health push is in America, and going at break neck speed due to our involvement with the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), the UN (United Nations), and the World Bank. Mental health, in their ‘eyes’ is called SEL or Social Emotional Learning. If you missed the details to HOW all this fits our Congressional bills we are seeing (not to mention these new Grants DeVos will hand out), read this. Warriors, as we know SEL is embedded in ESSA in several ways.
8) Introduced just one day ahead of the U.S. Dept. of Ed’s announcement for these new grants (which are being rushed out), was the 116th Congressional bill, HR 3539. What does HR 3539 do? Sets up the U.S. Dept of HHS (Health and Human Services) to oversee teams of behavior health teams in our communities, especially our schools! Representative Ferguson (GA) has a press release giving more details.
Warriors, remember that the U.S. Dept. of HHS received the largest power increase/overreach, thanks to ESSA. The U.S. Dept. of Education and Labor also received huge power/overreach increases.
Warriors, I urge you to stop whatever summer vacationing you may be doing. Contact your representatives who are involved with HR 3539 and HALT this bill NOW!
Contact your LEAs and urge them to keep education 100% local by NOT accepting DeVos’s new Grants.
Urge your Senators and other leaders to work with you (and the rest of us Warriors) to REPEAL ESSA and every other federal educratic law. We MUST repeal laws first, then we can have much better success at ending federally run education.
Anti Fed Ed Warriors, as the 2020 election season is gearing up in hype, know that one of the main issues will NOT be education. What’s grabbing the attention of most Americans? Data. However, data comes in several forms and most definitely shows up in education!
If you missed my 5 part series on thestances of all the Presidential candidates (Rs and Ds), I urge you to take the time to read through the articles. You’ll see the technology and innovation platforms (all are ‘code’ for data mining).
(That’s the current federal level candidates, excluding the President. His stances are in Part 3’s article.)
(That’s the State and Local level candidates)
Not ONE candidate, even the current President, is backing off data collection (aka: student data rape).
What’s noteworthy is the data rape doesn’t stop at the school, it is meant for EVERY American! That’s why the passage of FEPA was so vital. (FEPA is short for “Foundations of Evidence-based Policy-making Act”). I’ve written on FEPA several times, as have other Anti CCSS Warriors. There are other activists from the genres of American liberties, American finance, etc. who have also written about the connections FEPA has to our economy.
Many other Anti Fed Ed Warriors, have focused on the trails between money all everything we do on-line to create social credit. The social data mining helps speed this type of profiling right along.
What’s worse, is the 2020 candidates are riding the coattails of the global data marketing system. After all, that exactly where all this data is ending up.
But WHERE, Warriors, does the social data mining/data rape begin? How about our own back yards.
As, I often do, I’ll be showing you what I have found near me, in NC (where I live). I hope it spurs you to action to looking in your State for where the social data tracking trail is being inserted.
Big Data Just Down The Road:
Warriors, if you didn’t know it, I live in an area of NC where NASCAR racing is ‘king’. So much so, that Mooresville (where I live) is also known as “Race City USA”. Mooresville is just north of Charlotte. One of the biggest data and banking hubs in the nation.
Those of us who live here know that several large buildings sit empty as former headquarters of this team or owner, or another one. We’ve used to seeing new logos go up as old ones come down.
However, when a former racing car facility is re-invented as a mega data center, that’s a whole other issue. I can tell you that I’ve driven by the ‘new’ facility. The entire building and land is surrounded by a tall fence with razor wire in curled ribbons on the top. It’s a bit ironic, Warriors. Howso? When you consider the massive amounts of personal and private data being harvested (unconstitutionally), they have complete access to you, but you are to be kept out by all means.
A few years ago, President Obama made local and national headlines by coming to Mooresville to trot out the (then) latest and greatest student data mining system.(Project RED)was the name. Supposedly streamlined data collection to help students become more accomplished was the hype. (*Note: the article I embedded is from 2016 and will tie ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act to the increases in data collection.)
As Warriors, we know now that the data mining is so NOT about accomplishments, but cradle to grave tracking for workforce aligned education. While it’s true NC has done everything in its power to beef up technology in the classrooms, NC is hardly the sole State where this is happening. We’ll see the efforts grow, Warriors.
Yes, Warriors, we can! (Source) IBM is also a UN (United Nations) Partner for the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG #4 is Quality education for all).
1) Project RED is alive and is in continual data raping increase. If you want to see the latest, go here. (*Note: you’ll see the website isOne-to-One Institute. Be sure to look at the 21st Century ‘learning’, the tools for States to implement data at every turn and more. One-to-One is a international non-profit group. One of the Board members is from KnowledgeWorks, KW. KW is a known ‘cradle to grave’ digital community aligning group very much in the belly of the CCSS Machine. Their ‘cradle to career’ cities are spread all across the US. In NC, you can find one KW community in Winston-Salem. Also considered a big hub in NC. You can also see Winston-Salem in connection to the current NC Superintendent and his CCSS Machine tieshere. )
2) To see the Project RED ‘global toolkit’ Chapter 2, go here. For Chapter 5, go here.
3) The Leadership Team of GIGA is full of CCSS Machine group members (and their ties to Big Data). For example the President and CEO of GIGA also founded DCBlox (cloud based data storage is among their claims to fame).
4) From HPC Newswire, the GIGA/Mooresville News revealed a Cloud based ‘Event’ held earlier this year. (*Note: use the ‘event’ link and look at the right hand side to see the upcoming Cloud based Events to be held. Of special interest is the DC based one on infrastructure changes. Changing data mining infrastructure plays right into the ESSA , Every Student Succeeds Act data mining mandates, as well as HIPAA’s, FERPA’s, and FEPA’s.)
5) From what I could find, on-line, GIGA has been around since the 1990s and was founded by a man named Gartner. He then sold GIGA to Forrest Research (2003). I also found a GIGA pdf document from 2018, where Gartner is still active in Big Data. (*Note: when you access the Forrest website, you will not see ‘education’ as one of the sectors served, but you will see government and health insurance. Both are tied to education, as we know.)
6) Also in the Charlotte area, is the Charlotte Urban Institute. CUI is partnering with Big Government and Big Data to manipulate education via community services. You can find the CUI among the partners of the ISC, Institute for Social Capital. (*Note: manipulation of entire communities in the name of education is spread throughout ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act. Mostly, through data tracking.) UNC-Charlotte also has a Model UN Club. (*Note: Model UN Clubs are in all educational choices and age levels.)
Closing: Warriors, I’ll ask again, do you know what’s in your backyard about Big Data? As you can see, it isn’t hiding. It IS being used to control so much of our lives. Will we wait until in controls US 24/7 before we stop it?!