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Building the Machine - The Common Core Documentary. Hard-Hitting Video Reveals How Common Core Was Rammed Through as America’s Education Standards

CCSS government is family??

‘What is Government?’ Elementary Students Taught It’s Your ‘Family’ - Fourth-grade students in Illinois are learning that “government is like a nation’s family” because it sets rules and takes care of needs such as health care and education.

“Hopefully, some day, we can track children from preschool to high school and from high school to college and college to career. We must track high growth children in classrooms to their great teachers and great teachers to their schools of education.”

Top Ten Scariest People in Education Reform: #8 – Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education

of Education Arne Duncan recently appeared on the Charlie Rose show. He discusses the impact of community schools on children, families and neighborhoods.

Dr. Megan Koschnick discusses the inappropriateness of the Common Core Standards for K-3.

Who’s Protecting Children from the Unintended Damages of Common Core?

Published on Sep 2013 Child clinical psychologist presents on how the Common Core Standards are developmentally inappropriate for young students at a conference held at Notre Dame. The event was sponsored by American Principles Project.

How’s this for cynical? From the Answer Sheet - A proposal here in Illinois to eliminate class size protections for students with disabilities.   A lot of mumbo jumbo from reformers to justify this...hard to even believe the kinds of things CPS is saying to justify this proposal....

How’s this for cynical?

Everything you need to know about Common Core — Ravitch / Valerie Strauss + Washington Post

Test-or-not-to-Test. It's time to take a time out from standardized tests.

Since No Child Left Behind in standardized testing has become increasingly excessive in our school system.

United Opt Out National: Teachers/Parents/Students opting out of high stakes testing!!! Join Them!!!

United Opt Out National. We opt out of high stakes testing and resist all market-based reforms seeking to privatize and destroy public education.