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Offline happyg

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A real grassroots response that will be felt…

Via Fox News:

Parents across the country may hold the key to this year’s mid-term elections as they vent their anger over the implementation of a controversial education achievement measure called the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have adopted the initiative in a bid, they say, to improve education standards in Math and English, and give new life to what many view as a sagging education system. Indiana recently voted to back out of Common Core.

But many parents see the initiative as a bid by the federal government to take over the education system. They are also angry over the “data mining” of students’ personal information, and say the stepped-up standards are not age-appropriate and are leading to anxiety and depression in their children.

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Re: Populist Reaction Against Common Core May Effect Mid-Term Elections
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2014, 07:49:01 AM »
The NC General Assembly had a open forum meeting. There are so many ticked off parents speaking out.
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: Populist Reaction Against Common Core May Effect Mid-Term Elections
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2014, 07:57:31 AM »
Civitas Institute Common Core Forum Videos | Stop Common Core NCStop Common Core NC
http://stopcommoncorenc.org/2013/10/11/civitas-institute-common-core-forum-videos/
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?


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