AP Propaganda

From Deutsch29 Associated Press Propaganda: What the AP Survey Really Shows August 18, 2013 On August 17, 2013, the Associated Press (AP) announced that a survey they conducted in June and July 2013 found that not only do parents really like standardized tests– they approve of the high-stakes usage of such tests and believe that the number of…

Life Lessons and the Common Core

            From StopCommonCoreNC        Ashton Kutcher’s Life Lessons Contradict Common                Core         By  Nina Rizzo in Blog on August 18, 2013 Ashton Kutcher’s thank you speech at the Teen’s Choice Awards went viral.  Kutcher shared three life lessons for achieving success in today’s world.  The first lesson…

KELOLAND.com | South Dakota Educators Prepare For New Standards

KELO reported this story on Friday, 8/16/13 Highlights from the story: ABERDEEN, SD – …The standards specify what students are expected to know at each grade level. Several states across the country have adopted the standards. The South Dakota Board of Education did so November 2010.The state plans to assess students using the Common Core Standards…

Common Core Information Meeting

What is Common Core? Thursday, August 22, 20137:00-8:30 pmDowntown Sioux Falls Library Meeting Room200 N. Dakota Ave.Sioux Falls, SD We urge your attendance at this important meeting. Where did the Common Core Standards come from? Will the Common Core Standards and the accompanying National Assessments make your child College and Career Ready? Are the standards Internationally…

Implementation of Common Core is a Recipe for Disaster

This is the article from the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Sunday 8/11/13.From AEI Even if you believe that the Common Core standards are high-quality, internationally benchmarked and would provide a solid foundation for the American education system, you should be worried about how they are being implemented.If the Common Core standards – which are meant…