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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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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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SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY BY MONDAY AT 5:00PM!

SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY BY MONDAY AT 5:00PM!

| November 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

-If the Columbus cronies have their way, this may be your only chance to have your voice heard- CALLING ALL CONCERNED OHIO PARENTS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS, GRANDPARENTS & CITIZENS! PLEASE SUBMIT WRITTEN TESTIMONY IN SUPPORT OF HB237 – HELP REPEAL COMMON CORE IN OHIO! The notice below was released yesterday, yes on a Saturday, in response […]

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SECOND HEARING FOR HB237 SET!

SECOND HEARING FOR HB237 SET!

| November 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

SECOND HEARING TO REPEAL COMMON CORE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH – 5:00PM STATEHOUSE-ROOM 313 (same room as first hearing) Atrium with video has been requested for overflow Representative Thompson believes the primary reason HB237 is receiving a second hearing is the overwhelming support and turnout at the sponsor testimony. Our record turnout put an end to […]

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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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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

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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