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Stop Common Core Forum to take place in Harrison, NY
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Stop Common Core Forum to take place in Harrison, NY

According to Harrison Patch.com an anti-common core forum has been set up in Harrison, NY. At this event there will be several keynote speakers discussing what the effects of common core are. The event will be held on September 21st in Harrison, NY. http://harrison.patch.com/groups/schools/p/stop-common-core-forum-to-take-place-in-harrison_8751a50b

07/01/2013
"Common Core" - Vote gets delayed in Cobb County
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"Common Core" - Vote gets delayed in Cobb County

According to the Associated Press, Cobb County Georgia's school board has "delayed a vote on whether to overturn its decision not to purchase math textbooks aligned with national standards". By delaying the vote Board Chairman Randy Scamihorn said "he wants to give more board members more time to study their options". http://www.gpb.org/news/2013/06/26/cobb-schools-delays-common-core-vote

06/27/2013
FreedomWorks & Florida Parents Against Common Core FOX News Channel 35 Orlando
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FreedomWorks & Florida Parents Against Common Core FOX News Channel 35 Orlando

06/26/2013
"Protesters urge West Haven to resist implementing common core curriculum in schools"
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"Protesters urge West Haven to resist implementing common core curriculum in schools"

On Monday night a group of grassroots activists in West Haven, CT armed with signs and handouts tried to urge City Council to delay the implementation of Common Core. They successfully argued that the new standards would essentially treat every student the same and it collects data. The groups goal, along with Jessica Chiong, who is a Republican school board candidate is to get everyone to come to the next "Board of Education meeting to say no for spending the money next year."

06/26/2013
Another GOP Rep. Comes out against 'Common Core'
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Another GOP Rep. Comes out against 'Common Core'

According to knoxnews.com Representative Scott DesJarlais (R-TN/4) has stated he is opposing the Common Core standards.

06/25/2013
Michigan Education Reform Includes Stopping Common Core
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Michigan Education Reform Includes Stopping Common Core

When we think of states to look to in terms of free markets and the responsibility of personal choices, most of us wouldn’t think of Michigan first, or second. Let’s face it, Michigan wouldn’t crack most peoples’ top ten. However, Michigan is making progress; away from so-called progressivism. Michigan’s shiny new status as a right-to-work state is one of the biggest steps towards this new, freer Michigan.  It is moving away from its union-tied nanny-state history. What should not be overlooked, though, is what Michigan is doing in education. 

06/20/2013
FreedomWorks On Tap "Common Core Fails"
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FreedomWorks On Tap "Common Core Fails"

06/20/2013
Jeb Bush and the Common Core Money Trail
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Jeb Bush and the Common Core Money Trail

Florida is known for having great options when it comes to school choice and, in some ways, that remains true. After all, Florida provides many options for families in public, private, and online education, which is far more than a lot of states provide. However, all is not as it seems in Florida.  

06/19/2013
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“100% Security”: Obama’s Cradle-to-Grave Surveillance

At a congressional hearing in March, Senator Ron Wyden asked the question that a leaked FISC order answered weeks ago. “Does the NSA collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans?” “No sir,” replied James Clapper, the NSA’s Director of National Intelligence. “Not wittingly.”

06/18/2013
Common Core - Resources and Information from the Experts
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Common Core - Resources and Information from the Experts

The state of our nation's education and the standards by which both students and educators are held should be of importance to all of us.  Common Core State Standards are national math and language arts standards that are being implemented across the country despite pushback from legislators, teachers and parents.

06/11/2013

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