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Anti-Common Core Forums and Town Halls Feed John White a Healthy Helping of Crow

October 28, 2014

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Despite what John White claimed a few weeks ago in the American Press newspaper, a local paper serving the Lake Charles area, opposition to Common Core and Eureka is not confined to a few isolated communities that only appear numerous because they take photographs from small rooms. It is a vast, broad and growing coalition […]

Today’s radio show on WBOK covers latest release of SPS scores

October 27, 2014

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Michael Deshotels will be on the New Orleans Imperative WBOK  AM1230 show on Monday October 27, 2014 at 10 am to discuss the recently released SPS scores.  Below is a description of the program:  http://theneworleansimperative.org/2013/03/12/the-new-orleans-imperative-next-show-march-18-2012/ You can also go to their website to listen to the live program online. Www.wbok1230am.com

Defenders of Public Education Recommends Candidates for the City of Baker School Board

October 22, 2014

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Contact: Michael Deshotels Defenders of Public Education Phone 225-235-1632 mikedeshot@aol.com 22505 Fairway View Dr. Zachary, LA,  70791 Defenders of Public Education Press Release Defenders of Public Education Announce Their Support for City of Baker School Board Candidates Defenders of Public Education Finalize Their Selections for the November 4th City of Baker School Board Elections Baker, LA, […]

Defenders of Public Education Release Recommendations for East Baton Rouge School Board Races

October 22, 2014

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Defenders of Public Education Press Release Defenders of Public Education Announce Their Support for East Baton Rouge School Board Candidates Defenders of Public Education Finalize Their Selections for the November 4th East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Elections Baton Rouge, LA, October 21, 2014:  The Defenders of Public Education (DPE) have announced their candidate selections for the […]

Is Opposition to Eureka Math and Common Core really limited to a few isolated troublemakers, like John White told the American Press?

October 18, 2014

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Recently John White made the claim that only a few isolated pockets of parents in a few parishes are upset about Common Core and Eureka Math. Small groups of people in several isolated areas of Louisiana, including Calcasieu Parish, are voicing loud opposition to Common Core State Standards, said state Superintendent of Education John White. […]

The Louisiana Eureka Rebellion

October 8, 2014

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Across the state parents and teachers are confronting their school boards and curriculum leaders with the same universal complaint. Eureka Math sucks. (That seems to be a nearly universally agreed upon fact by most parents not paid by LDOE or financially biased Common Core proponents.) Now however, complaints have shifted from the blindly adopted Common […]

Local School Board Races

October 1, 2014

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I just realized I’ve been neglecting what I have been telling others to do, get involved in local school board races. I’m not a walking sack of money, like Lane Grigsby, but I can do my part to make candidates that actually support public schools and democracy more visible to voters. (Grigsby wants candidates that […]

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