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Tag: Common Core

Why the Opt-Out Movement Is Crucial for the Future of Public Education

Communities have seen their schools labeled “failing,” based on standardized test scores, and taken over by the state or national corporate charter chains. The most powerful tool that parents have to stop this madness is to refuse to allow their children to take the tests.

Posted on Jul 11, 2016 READ MORE


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Common Core

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 ENLARGE

VIDEO: John Oliver: How Standardized Tests Enrich Companies, Sicken Students and Get Teachers Fired

The “Last Week Tonight” host dedicated the longest section of his HBO show Sunday to discussing the one thing teachers, students and parents all despise: standardized testing.

Posted on May 4, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN

Worms in the Common Core

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 ENLARGE


Posted on Jun 1, 2014 ENLARGE

Parent Arrested After Asking Questions at School Meeting

A Baltimore father was forced out of a public meeting between parents and leaders of his child’s school district Thursday and faces a possible 10½ years in jail on charges of assaulting a police officer after being removed when he dared to ask an unscripted question, reports an article on “Activist Post.”

Posted on Sep 22, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN

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