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You Don't Know Jack: The Markell Edition

Governor Markell, the biggest name in Delaware.  We hear him all the time talking about education in our state.  Why?  What is his agenda?  Is he in it for the children, or does he have other ulterior motives?  84 more words

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What To Expect At The Parent Press Conference

If you are coming to the Parent Press Conference on Wednesday, April 1st, outside Legislative Hall in Dover at 5pm, this is what you can expect: 170 more words

Smarter Balanced Assessment

PARCC Tests in Louisiana: No Seals, No Security

This is very puzzling. Standardized tests usually arrive with seals or stickers so that no one can read them without authorization. In the case of the PARCC test administered in Louisiana… 207 more words


Ideas About Common Core

To launch the Bloomin’ Genius Tutoring blog, I thought I would write a little bit about the Common Core Standards. It’s a touchy topic, and I believe that while it is new and strange, it is for the most part a positive step forward. 420 more words


Watch The University of Delaware Common Core Town Hall Debate

This video needs to be watched by every parent in Delaware.  If you think you know what is really going on with Common Core, you have no idea.  60 more words

Common Core

No PARCC-ing Zone

I don’t believe myself to be much different than other parents in my wishes of the education of my kids. We all expect our kids to learn age-appropriate subject matter and grow their social skills. 529 more words


It's a work of heART!

On Tuesday evening, Lyndonville School hosted many special events for community members to attend. These events included a Common Core Night, a Walk-A-Thon, a special presentation and panel discussion with the Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse and a student art show. 179 more words