Here is an excellent video put together by a grass roots group opposed to the Common Core put together with the help of a professional videographer.
More and more parents are becoming concerned about data collection and sharing of information about their children without parent knowledge or informed consent. For those interested or concerned about data sharing may be interested in watching the video below.
While many may have a love-hate relationship with social media, one thing is certain. It is an incredible tool for connecting with others who are working to stop Common Core.
As you can see from the list below, concern about
Common Core in Washington and across the nation is growing.
Just over a year old, the Facebook group Washington State Against Common Core is the place to get connected, get informed, and get involved in statewide efforts.
Combine statewide efforts and watch for action items here.
Also follow us on Twitter @WaAgainstCCSS.
Find your local subgroup from our growing list below and get to work locally with your neighbors. Click on the title to be linked directly to the group on Facebook.
Spokane, eastern Washington, and northern Idaho.
Connect with other families in Seattle Public Schools.
Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Sammamish, Maple Valley, Snoqualmie
Kent, Auburn, Federal Way, Maple Valley, Covington, Des Moines.
A booming and active group for those in school districts near
Puyallup, Bethel, Tacoma, Bonney Lake/Dieringer, and Olympia.
Tri-Cities and the surrounding areas, south central and southeast counties.
Parents and taxpayers in the Freeman School District, just outside Spokane, connect here.
Other Washington groups fighting Common Core on Facebook:
Washington Badass Teachers
Connect with Washington teachers opposed to Common Core
and corporate education reform.
The Education & Workforce Committee issued the following press release on Aug. 12, 2014. You can click here to go to the actual online press release. You can click here to read the letter. In the letter, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander and … Continue reading
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Standards for Mathematical Practice The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Table of Contents includes two types of standards. First listed are Standards for Mathematical Practice. Second listed are Standards for Mathematical Content. Before we explore the Standards for Mathematical … Continue reading
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Common Core is a set of common educational standards that will create a set of common kids.