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CC Algebra - Fewer Strong Scores - Part II - Untethering

A: When you are in New York State.
Q: When is your score not your score?

(Previous post is here)

There’s something that anyone working with New York State Regents Examinations knows, that no one outside of education would assume. 488 more words

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Transatlantic Translations for Teachers

A.B.2.5.H

Do you know what that means? Me neither. Often times, that’s what it feels like when looking at educational content labeled online.

What if I gave you this code: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.2? 410 more words

Call Your Senators Today: "No" on Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (ECAA)

“No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”
― Mark Twain

And neither are our children.

Following hard on the heels of Independence Day, Congress is once more intent on denying Americans their liberty.

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Common Core Math Writer: "Too Busy with K-8" to Adequately Develop High School Math Standards

On July 06, 2015, Andrew Ujifusa of EdWeek posted a piece entitled, “Are Test Scores Proving Fears About Common-Core High School Math Correct?”

In his post, Ujifusa writes about the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) high school math scores from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington State. 840 more words

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US Senate Bill 1177 - A bad idea

If you thought you didn’t like No Child Left Behind (NCLB) or the ESEA then you’ll really NOT like SB-1177. Here are a couple of more links that walk you through the issues and challenges if 1177 makes it through the system: 20 more words

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Multiculturalism is a cancer, our enemy is the savage cultures that exist domestically and come from other countries

There are, unfortunately, some cultures that cannot contribute to the progress of civilization.

We need to stop pretending otherwise. This open borders stuff is suicidal. We are getting everything we don’t want in this new wave of 3rd world immigration that started with the Teddy Kennedy immigration bill of the 70s and continued with Reagan amnesty in the 80s–we are getting the dregs from 3rd world countries with only a few exceptions. 951 more words

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Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

It's simple if you believe in multiculturalism then what you end up with is the lowest common denominator, at best At worst you end up with Islam.

Delaware Passes Bill Allowing Parents to Opt Their Child Out of Common Core Tests

This just in:

The Delaware Legislature passed a strong Opt Out bill.

The legislation — House Bill 50 — was introduced in March by state Representative John Kowalko, a Democrat, and state Senator David Lawson, a Republican. 516 more words

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