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Governor Kasich, Get A Clue

Governor Kasich, Get A Clue

| September 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s hard to determine which of Governor’s Kasich’s remarks that appeared in the 9/9/14 Columbus Dispatch article, “Common Core repealed in Ohio? Kasich doubts it“, are the most concerning. Running the gambit from insinuating Ohio’s legislature is playing lip service on the issue of Common Core to his flippant remark, “Is the test good? Well, I don’t […]

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Pioneer Institute ~ Ohio’s HB597 Smart Exit Strategy

Pioneer Institute ~ Ohio’s HB597 Smart Exit Strategy

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core Pioneer Institute, an independent think tank from Boston, has lead the charge on research related to Common Core and its progeny. Their research is impeccable, resulting in numerous articles and White Papers that serve as highly respected reference sources for state level repeal efforts and […]

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The Cronies and Corporatists to Testify this Week

The Cronies and Corporatists to Testify this Week

HB597 Hearings – Round 2 Tuesday, August 26th – 9:00 to 11:00 am with afternoon session if needed – Statehouse, Room 313 Wednesday, August 27th – 9:00 to 11:00 am – Statehouse, Room 313  Updates available here This week’s hearings will include Proponent, Opponent and Interested Party testimony. Every parent and taxpayer should be aware […]

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BIG NEWS-Ohio Forges A New Path Towards Repeal!

BIG NEWS-Ohio Forges A New Path Towards Repeal!

Today, Speaker Pro Tempore, Matt Huffman outlined a path to prioritize legislation he has jointly sponsored with Representative Andy Thompson that will advance and expedite Ohio’s Common Core repeal effort. Representative Huffman described a course of action in the next few weeks that will include: Introduction of new repeal legislation that builds upon Sub HB237 and incorporates solutions to […]

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OHIO, WE WERE #1…Rebroadcast July 29th!

OHIO, WE WERE #1…Rebroadcast July 29th!

REBROADCAST – Tuesday, July 29th at select theaters. View locations here. OHIO – You did it!! The only states with higher attendance and tweets, California, Texas and Florida had nearly two to three times as many theaters! So based on population… WE WERE #1!  Hey Columbus, can you hear us now? WE WILL NOT CONFORM! Rescue your children […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OHIO APPLAUDS OKLAHOMA’S REPEAL!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OHIO APPLAUDS OKLAHOMA’S REPEAL!

Press Release – Ohioans Against Common Core Contact – Heidi Huber info@ohioansagainstcommoncore.com For Immediate Release June 5, 2014 Ohioans Against Common Core applaud Oklahoma’s Successful Repeal of the Common Core Standards Today, Ohioans leading the fight against Common Core and its federal takeover of Ohio’s education system gained new momentum when Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin […]

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Common Core 101 – Full Presentations Now Available, Please SHARE!

Common Core 101 – Full Presentations Now Available, Please SHARE!

Dear Friends – It is critical that you watch and share these videos. We are so fortunate to have had the privilege of hosting presenters of such caliber with hearts for our shared cause. We must use these truth to power presentations to END COMMON CORE. There is no excuse for this to be inflicted […]

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Forward Event Video to Your Legislators & Meet to Discuss

Forward Event Video to Your Legislators & Meet to Discuss

“Bring Your Legislator to Class Day – Common Core 101″ – A great success thanks to you! Unfortunately, the large majority of our elected representatives continue to ignore and dismiss concerned constituents. There is a remedy though. To quote Dr. Terrence Moore “I want to give you real evidence so you can go out and […]

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Common Core 101 – Breitbart Article Recaps Event

Common Core 101 – Breitbart Article Recaps Event

A group of Ohio grassroots activists who want the Common Core standards repealed in their state is taking the issue to their legislators and letting them know that if they want to be re-elected, they must commit to repealing the centralized education standards. A Columbus auditorium packed in 600 Ohioans on April 9 as parents, […]

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Local Control? ODE Warns Districts Against Opting Out

Local Control? ODE Warns Districts Against Opting Out

We’ve been told ad nauseam that Ohio is a local control state and that we are nothing more than Common Core Chicken Littles donning tin foil hats. This false pretense is confirmed in a letter received from the Ohio Department of Education. Seems opting for local control is not only impractical but fiscally and operationally prohibitive. The Ontario Public School District […]

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The False Claim of Sub Bill 181 – House Votes to Perpetuate Ruse

The False Claim of Sub Bill 181 – House Votes to Perpetuate Ruse

| December 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

On December 11th, the Ohio House voted to advance Rep. Brenner’s Sub Bill 181 and send it over to the Senate. Rep. Brenner along with every member of the House Education Committee received a copy of the testimony linked below along with a highlighted copy of Ohio’s MOU with PARCC and PARCC’s Cooperative Agreement with […]

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600+ Ohioans Refuse To Be Dissuaded! – Corrected 11/25*

600+ Ohioans Refuse To Be Dissuaded! – Corrected 11/25*

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stebelton’s behavior is nothing new…and nothing we won’t overcome 1) The Common Core Train has left the station – March 2) Three state-wide forums draw 1,000+ concerned Ohioans – April 3) Budget vote on House floor – PARCC reference removed – May 4) Rep. Stebelton insults our concerns with a “dog & pony show” hearing […]

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Connecting the Common Core Dots

Connecting the Common Core Dots

George Will Connects the Dots… Originally Posted at Education Freedom Ohio  November 11, 2013 Compartmentalization can be an extremely useful, and even necessary skill in certain situations.  That said, one can compartmentalize to a fault…especially in the political realm, and when compartmentalization becomes a standard practice vs. a strategic one, it leads to tunnel vision […]

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This Is What Chairman Stebelton and Team Are Afraid Of – WATCH NOW

This Is What Chairman Stebelton and Team Are Afraid Of – WATCH NOW

| October 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

“The purpose of these standards is that children K-12 be college and career ready. That is it. Nothing more. How shallow. How dehumanizing for our children. How pernicious to our Republic.” Five minutes. That’s all it takes for Dr. Bonnie Fisher – English and Latin teacher, university supervisor, MAT in classical studies and PhD secondary […]

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Stebelton Jumps the Shark and Leaves Town

Stebelton Jumps the Shark and Leaves Town

So after six months of pressuring Chairman Stebelton to allow our side a hearing on Common Core and Rep. Thompson introducing a Repeal Bill, the Chairman hosted a briefing for reporters to go on record against the bill PRECEDING THE SPONSOR TESTIMONY! This is not just void of protocol, it is void of character. (H/T […]

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Why Was This Anti-CC Dad Arrested? Better Question…Why Was He The Only One?

Why Was This Anti-CC Dad Arrested? Better Question…Why Was He The Only One?

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

May your chains rest lightly upon you and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen ~ Samuel Adams While witnessing the use of the Delphi technique to polarize a fellow concerned parent, citizen and taxpayer is disturbing, the more alarming issue was the stark absence of anyone, short of the woman midway thorough, who […]

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Classical Education – Ohio’s Standards Answer

| September 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

America led the world in education and innovation prior to federal influence in education. First they drove God, the Bible and prayer from the classroom. Next, Classical Education was abandoned and replaced with achievement standards driven Outcome Based Education in America’s public schools.  We have watched this incrementalism erode our parental authority, local control, community values and American heritage. The […]

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IT’S OFFICIAL! REPEAL BILL HB237

IT’S OFFICIAL! REPEAL BILL HB237

It’s official! Rep. Andy Thompson introduced the Common Core Repeal Bill today, HB 237.  The bill would halt implementation of Common Core academic standards in the state of Ohio and prohibit the state from using the PARRC assessments or any other assessments connected with Common Core.  Additionally, the bill prohibits the sharing of private student […]

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What Is Really Behind the Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative?

What Is Really Behind the Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative?

Truth in American Education – NCEA Promoting Controversial Common Core Standards Across the Country Pittsburgh, PA – The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), the largest private professional education organization in the world (according to their website), had its first national conference on June 30, 2013 in Nashville, TN in support of the very controversial Common […]

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Common Core + Math = Risky Experiment

Common Core + Math = Risky Experiment

Re-posted with permission of Education Freedom Ohio  July 31, 2013 Highlights from the OpEd by Jim Milgram and Emmett McGroarty: If you’re not familiar with Dr. Milgram… “Dr. James Milgram, Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University, has extensive experience developing mathematics standards throughout the nation and served on the Validation Committee for the Common Core […]

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Rep. Stebelton hearts Arne Duncan’s RttT$

Rep. Stebelton hearts Arne Duncan’s RttT$

Rep. Stebelton Et. Al. Re-posted with permission of Education Freedom OhioPosted on July 29, 2013 Many readers have inquired about Education Committee Chair Gerald Stebelton’s visceral reaction and refusal to hear opposing views about Race to the Top, the program under which Common Core Standards, Assessments & Data Mining were adopted. This was evident to […]

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Common Core Textbooks-Agenda Revealed

Common Core Textbooks-Agenda Revealed

Common Core aligned textbooks will be hitting classrooms this fall and the videos below give you a disturbing taste of the overt subversion of parental authority and statist indoctrination…and it begins the first day of 1st Grade. Keep in mind, this is what the Columbus gang is trying to sell us as local control education. […]

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Love Child of Ohio Educrats and Big Biz…Common Core $tandards

That headline may be satirical but make no mistake, it is very analogous of the public-private partnership behind a brain child that goes by the name Common Core Standards. The agenda-driven policy makers have aligned with crony capitalists to exploit the legal monopoly that is government education. Under the guise of “education reform,” the social engineers are hard at work violating […]

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Common Core: The Worst of Both Parties

Re-posted with permission of Education Freedom Ohio   Posted on April 29, 2013 | 2 Comments (The following is a rebuttal to Jeb Bush’s Op-Ed about Common Core, Columbus Dispatch 4/27/13) Unfortunately, Jeb Bush’s recent OpEd only parroted false talking points about national Common Core standards, especially given the failure to disclose the millions that his […]

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Stopping Common Core: A Common Cause UPDATE

Re-posted with permission of Education Freedom Ohio Another weekly recap…so much happened that it was hard to keep up! The truth about the perilous nature of Common Core would not be spreading were it not for all of you seeking the truth about yet another illegal, substandard, unfunded mandate, and passing it onto your family, […]

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Just Standards…Yeah Right

Just Standards…Yeah Right

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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REVISED HEARING SCHEDULE! WE NEED YOU THERE!

REVISED HEARING SCHEDULE! WE NEED YOU THERE!

THIS IS WHAT WE HAVE FOUGHT FOR – NOW WE NEED TO TURN OUT! MONDAY, AUGUST 18TH – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm* – Ohio Statehouse, Rm 313  Hearing will begin with Rep. Thompson’s Sponsor Testimony which will be followed by supporting testimony of Ohio students, parents, teachers and local school board members. *Hearing will […]

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