[Editor: Perhaps you have noticed how little our college students are learning. Of course you have. We see it on the nightly news routinely. This is the reason!]
Hopefully, you read the letter that educational tutor Barry Jackson sent to Betsy DeVos. In it you can see the damage that is being done to our children by the Arizona State Board of Education when they, along with then Gov... They did this in hopes of "winning" millions of dollars from our federal government via Race to the Top.
Since that time, Common Core has been rebranded, twice. Further, the pro-Common Core State Board has ensured that the damage continues. These people consider themselves "experts," a term that is being met with cynicism by a growing number of critically thinking people.
"Board member Jared Taylor, who has been consistent in his opposition to Common Core, was the lone “no” vote.
“The bottom line is that I am very disappointed that we kicked the parents to the curb and ignored the will of the voters when they elected Diane Douglas. Yet she led the way today; we just renewed Common Core,” stated Taylor. Arizona State Board Of Education Approves Rebrand Of Common Core St...
If you have any doubts about the negative effects of High Stakes Testing, there are many others who agree with Barry Jackson. They also say it is counter-productive, expensive, wasteful, and it is also child abuse.
As you read some of the comments below from the real experts, both local and national,--there are thousands more that I have not quoted--please recall that the Arizona State Board of Education voted in April 2017, to make 90% o....
Jared Taylor stated in a Twitter comment: "AZMerit is expensive and doesn’t provide meaningful feedback to schools. Thousands of duplicate tax money is spent on real tests for schools. Very wasteful."
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[Folks, we have an opportunity to elect a new Superintendent of Public Instruction in November 2018. Do your homework, vote carefully. Remember, it's not what they promise to do, it's about what they actually do. Our children depend on us to get it right!]