Yesterday I signed a contract with CBS Outdoor advertising for two billboards to go up after the first week of January 2013 and to run for a month. The billboards will once again alert parents that they have the right to exempt their children from the fraud of TCAP testing (formerly CSAP). One of the billboards will be on I-25 between Colorado Springs and Pueblo. The second one will be on the Western slope near Montrose. We have seen a remarkable increase in the number of parents exempting their children. If you look at our website atwww.thecbe.org you will see that in 2010 there were 324 parent refusals while in 2011 there were 1,427. The word is going forth. But here is the hard part: We have an account in Weld Schools Credit Union of $600. The
Why I oppose Common Core standards: Ravitch (click picture)
Education historian Diane Ravitch, the leading voice in the movement opposing corporate-based school reform, has for several years said she has no definitive opinion on the Common Core State Standards. Now she has come out against them, in this post, which appeared today on her blog.
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WE ARE MANY. THERE IS POWER IN OUR NUMBERS. TOGETHER, WE WILL SAVE OUR SCHOOLS. THE NETWORK FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION
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Who Supports democratic, free, Main Stream Public Schools?
A compilation of news articles about charter schools which have been charged with, or are highly suspected of, tampering with admissions, grades, attendance and testing; misuse of funds and embezzlement; engaging in nepotism and conflicts of interest; engaging in complicated and shady real estate deals; and/or have been engaging in other questionable, unethical, borderline-legal, or illegal activities. This is also a record of charter school instability and other unsavory tidbits.
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