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PARCC Pause Bill Filed – HB138

PARCC Pause Bill Filed – HB138

The unanimous passage of HB7 confirmed that the legislature is hearing the concerns of Ohio parents, teachers and administrators regarding PARCC’s validity and reliability. The high level of opt outs within many districts also draws into question the use of these compromised scores as a factor for any component of a district’s report card or as a […]

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Does the OSBA Represent Local Boards or Special Interests?

Does the OSBA Represent Local Boards or Special Interests?

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) has made no secret of their opposition to HB597, the Common Core Repeal and Replace bill, a bill that would begin to restore local control. This comes as no surprise given the money funneled from the national association via the Gates Foundation, which no doubt inspired their testimony before the […]

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Just Standards…Yeah Right

Just Standards…Yeah Right

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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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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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Common Core 101 – Full Presentations

Common Core 101 – Full Presentations

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. Please share and help educate fellow Ohioans on the dangers inherent to an education system that serves bureaucrats and cronies, not […]

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Bring Your Legislator to Class Day

Bring Your Legislator to Class Day

COMMON CORE FORUM Bring Your Legislator to Class Day Common Core 101 Wednesday – APRIL 9th – 6:00 to 9:00 pm Capitol Theatre – 77 S. High Street – Directions  Common Core is a fundamental change in education for every child in Ohio, yet it was never put through the legislative process. Why are legislators […]

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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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