Archives for January 27, 2015

Teachers Refuse The Test

Parents, in growing numbers, have been refusing the Common Core aligned test for their children. Over 50% (see correction) of the students in New York City refused the test last year. Yesterday I wrote about Jia Lee who said she found it unconscionable to give the new Common Core aligned tests to her students. Another […]

In Response to EFF Lawsuit, Government Ordered to Release Secret Surveillance Court Documents Today

Update: The government released two new FISC opinions this evening, both of which concern the transition of NSA surveillance to the oversight of the FISC in 2007. Neither of the two documents, available here and here, is the Raw Take order or the 2008 FAA order. The government has one additional production deadline in this […]

Education Reform Explained in 8 Minutes

The background of the Reauthorization of the ESEA This 8-minute YouTube video is gaining traction. Watch it here: . Please keep it moving. Please forward to your media contacts. Published on Jan 24, 2015, Angela Alef and Karen Champagne gave their presentation in Memphis, TN on 10/29/2014. Charlotte Iserbyt of The Deliberate Dumbing Down of […]