Category Archives: politics

Open letter from “BESE 4″ in response to recent Common Core events.

I am publishing an open letter from 4 BESE members in response to recent actions of John White and recent editorials from 4 confused legislators that support Common Core, but don’t understand that even if they “review” it, it cannot … Continue reading

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The View from Japan: Common Core is a Disaster in the Making

Originally posted on Creative by Nature:
 “What many supporters of Common Core ignore is that the “rigorous” high-stakes testing approach that they wish to impose on our children has been experimented with in many other nations, and has been a complete failure.…

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

Originally posted on VPBarras:
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…

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Keeping it in Perspective.

Originally posted on Dad Gone Wild:
This week Metro Nashville School Board Member Jill Speering wrote a Facebook post that started with the following question: At last week’s meeting, an MNPS Board member suggested that there are 35,00o seats in…

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Our 2015 BESE Campaign for District 6 Is Really Underway

I’m really doing this folks. I apologize for not writing more on this sooner, but I have been very busy: meeting with folks raising money doing radio interviews seeking endorsements joining political parties writing magazine articles writing blog posts meeting … Continue reading

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To PARCC or Move On

This editorial appeared in the Lake Charles American Press today: To PARCC Or Move On?   Not all tests are bad for you or your children.  Vision tests can help doctors discover if your children need eye glasses.  Requiring driving tests help … Continue reading

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The Recovery School District Is Ripping Off America

The Recovery School District is arguably the most corrupt, wasteful and unnecessary state department in all of Louisiana. Over the next several weeks I will explain exactly what they have lost, how much they waste, why they are unnecessary and … Continue reading

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