An Educational Titanic, A Louisiana Edsel: Stand for Children Defends PARCC

Great explanation from a Lafayette teacher of the absurdity of Stand for Children’s arguments in regards to why all Louisiana children have to take the PARCC test.

If you would like to know more about what Stand really stands for, check this video out.

Watch “The Truth Behind Stand for Children” on YouTube
The Truth Behind Stand for Children: http://youtu.be/4iAjkf99F9c

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A spurious web page is circulating throughout Louisiana from Louisiana branch of the organization Stand For Children. On this page, they warn that some parents are trying to convince other parents to pull their children from the upcoming PARCC tests. They urge parents to ignore these pleas and let the students take the tests because it’s the right thing to do for students.

“Parents with the courage to recognize an educational Titanic when they see one are wisely removing their kids from an untested experiment.”

Stand for Children, you want to do the right thing for students? How’s this for starters?

How about declaring how much money your organization accepted from the Bill Gates Foundation, the financial heart of Common Core and its accompanying tests. Savvy parents don’t accept anything at face value, and parents can’t trust you if they don’t know who paid for you. Transparency is all that they…

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