Common Core got the process wrong

Richard Innes has posted a video on the Bluegrass Institute website.  Based on his experience, he shows how a quality standards based education program differs from the approached used by the folks behind the Common Core.  The video is called High Quality Standards Based Education Programs.  You can watch the video below.

Directions in Education?

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President Elect Donald Trump has appointed Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. A lot was said on the campaign trail. With a Trump-DeVos administration what direction will they take education? Trigger warning: be aware that the following is … Continue reading

Appoint An Education Secretary With Integrity

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A collaborative effort has resulted in a letter/petition Joy Pullmann has posted.  You are encouraged to go to the Appoint An Education Secretary With Integrity and sign the petition.  The content of the letter/petition is included below along with the … Continue reading

He Just Sued the School System

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This video is very well done and makes great points.  It highlights problems in our public school system, especially the current one-size fits all approach.  A lot of points, issues, and possible solutions are touched on in this video and … Continue reading

The Hell of Rigor and Critical Thinking in the Age of College and Career Readiness

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This article was published on the Contemporary Insurgent website on September 29, 2016 and is reposted here with the permission of the author. The Hell of Rigor and Critical Thinking in the Age of College and Career Readiness: Administrators of … Continue reading

A Heartfelt Expression of Concerns

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Last fall a mother shared some information with me in an email she had sent. I recently saw this mother. I asked and received permission to post the text of a letter. SB 6030 and SB 6122 are mentioned. Even … Continue reading