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We Must Adopt the Best Academic Standards

GUEST COLUMNIST: We must adopt the best academic standards By Eunie Smith Published: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3:30 a.m. Under Common Core, Alabama is progressing downward to a woefully inferior academic education under this one-size-fits-all national mandate. The first assessment results show that only 62 percent are proficient in English and only a pitiful […]

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The End of History, Part II

The End of History, Part II The new Advanced Placement U.S. history exam focuses on oppression, group identity and Reagan the warmonger. President Reagan speaking in West Berlin near the Brandenburg Gate, June 12, 1987. PHOTO: AFP/GETTY IMAGES By LYNNE V. CHENEY April 1, 2015 7:07 p.m. ET 799 COMMENTS If you seek peace, if you seek […]

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Hearing in Montgomery on Monday

Dear Eagles, We need your help! You have a great opportunity to fight Common Core and Plan 2020 in Alabama. The ALSDE has proposed a Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Model (CCGM) which is a major part of the intrusive data collection of the Common Core Initiative.A public hearing before State Department personnel will be held this […]

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Alabama Teachers Speak In Spite of Threats

COURAGEOUS ALABAMA TEACHERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST COMMON CORE  Current Alabama teacher who must remain anonymous to keep her job: “My husband said to me, ‘You’re like an artist who has been placed on an assembly line, and those children are products going across that line’.  Yes; we’re cookie cutter teachers producing cookie cutter children…” SEE TEACHER INTERVIEWS It […]

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Act NOW to Stop Common Core

Dear Friend,            If we are to stop the distress, the dumbing down, and the indoctrination of all our children through common core; if we are to restore state control over education policy in Alabama; if we are to replace common core with the best of the best standards in the nation that reflect Alabama […]

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Feds in Alabama’s Classrooms: How Common Core will Impact all of Alabama’s Students

Join us and bring your legislators to hear William Estrada, Counsel with Homeschool Legal Defense Association and Stephanie Bell, Member of the Alabama State Board of Education, Dictrict 3 as they discuss:        

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Organizations Opposed to Common Core

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Alabama Baptist Convention Passes Resolution on Science Curriculum in Alabama

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Alabama Baptist Convention Passes Resolution Against Common Core

The following documentation appeared on the resolution that was submitted to the Resolutions Committee. [1] http://web.alsde.edu/home/general/plan_2020_esea.aspx [2] Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Model for Alabama Public Schools http://eboardsolutions.com/Meetings/ViewMeetingOrder.aspx?S=70577&MID=1610 [3] http://alabamaeagle.org/2014/04/01/revisionist-history-smut-in-al-common-core-text [4] http://www.talladegacountygop.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Appendix-24-BCA-Praises-AlaStandards.pdf http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/12/questionable-quality-of-the-common-core-english-language-arts-standards; http://pioneerinstitute.org/download/lowering-the-bar-how-common-core-math-fails-to-prepare-high-school-students-for-stem/   [5] https://eboard.eboardsolutions.com/Meetings/Attachment.aspx?S=70577&AID=37912&MID=1610

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The Case Against Common Core

Mark your calendar for the event closest to you!  Hear Dr. Duke Pesta as he discusses the current state of the fight against Common Core and identifies NEW THREATS, such as the coming Science and History Standards.  You will not want to miss this important meeting.    

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