New Fed School Meddling: Bypass the States and Go Direct to the Superintendents

New Fed School Meddling: Bypass the States and Go Direct to the Superintendents

19 September 2014

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org Even though a recent Gallup poll shows 60% of Americans disapprove of Common Core, the US Department of Education is determined to ram it down our throat. The latest from Arne Duncan et al continues the tradition of the federal government inserting its nose into local school district decisions which the constitution does […]

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New College Board US History Framework Defames America

New College Board US History Framework Defames America

18 September 2014

“Concerned citizens cannot allow the unelected, unaccountable College Board to force a biased course with a clear political agenda into American classrooms.”   By Larry Krieger and Jane Robbins September 17, 2014   In an effort to prop up its anti-American history curriculum rewrite, the College Board has started a proxy war. Its staff have […]

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Charlie Crist Flip-Flops on School Choice in Florida

Charlie Crist Flip-Flops on School Choice in Florida

16 September 2014

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org School choice: vouchers, charter schools, tax credit scholarships are all ways that kids can leave poorly performing public schools with their unions and educrats, and find a school that works for them. Former Gov. Bush developed the tax credit scholarships in 2001 to get around union attacks on school vouchers. When Crist was […]

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FL Amendment 2: Morgan & Morgan, “For the Pot People”

FL Amendment 2: Morgan & Morgan, “For the Pot People”

15 September 2014

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org   John Morgan, the silvery haired head of Morgan and Morgan, whose slogan is “For the People,”  is the major spokesman and backer  for Amendment 2 that would essentially legalize marijuana for everyone of all ages in Florida. Morgan is selling the Amendment as legalizing marijuana for medical reasons, But the […]

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Florida Amendment 2: Not Medical Pot, Legal Pot for Kids

Florida Amendment 2: Not Medical Pot, Legal Pot for Kids

12 September 2014

  By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org Amendment 2, legalization of marijuana for medical purposes is on the November ballot. Every responsible citizen eligible to vote should oppose this cynical and deceptive initiative. Quinnipiac polling data suggests an 80% approval for Amendment 2, but most people think that medical marijuana will be tightly controlled and restricted to […]

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How to Tell a Good Math Textbook

How to Tell a Good Math Textbook

11 September 2014

By Niki Hayes There’s an interesting new concern being voiced by Common Core leaders: “What does a quality textbook look like?” Here’s a non-nuanced, concrete answer, especially for mathematics textbooks: “It gets results and doesn’t chase kids out of math.” And, yes, such textbooks do exist. It’s not surprising that the issue of quality textbooks […]

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Brain Dead DC Educrats Expel Child Prodigy for Truancy

Brain Dead DC Educrats Expel Child Prodigy for Truancy

10 September 2014

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org  Avery Gagliano, an eighth grade A student at the Alice Deal Middle School, and piano prodigy was expelled for truancy. Where was she? Avery was performing at concerts all across America. Washington, DC schools spend $30,000 per student, more than any district in America and have some of the worst academic results. Yet, […]

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Educational Standards: How About Tried & True The Concord Review?

Educational Standards: How About Tried & True The Concord Review?

09 September 2014

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org My friend Will Fitzhugh had a simple yet profound idea: recognize outstanding high school writing by setting the bar high. In 1987, Mr. Fitzhugh, a Harvard man of the old school, started publishing the best high school papers in America under the banner of The Concord Review. TCR has been universally praised […]

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I Ghostwrite Chinese Students’ Ivy League Admissions Essays

I Ghostwrite Chinese Students’ Ivy League Admissions Essays

08 September 2014

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Not all Chinese students are hard working. Eunice Park is a ghostwriter secretly employed by wealthy Chinese to provide Ivy League quality essays. Here is Ms. Park’s tell-all story). By Eunice Park August 30, 2014   Hey China, you’re welcome. When you think about your future multi-million dollar shipping moguls, innovative tech […]

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New Book “Academically Adrift:” Students Not Career Ready

New Book “Academically Adrift:” Students Not Career Ready

05 September 2014

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org The Chamber of Commerce reports that business spent $3 Billion in 2012 on remedial education for new employees. ACT says only 25% of high school graduated are college ready. The National Association of Scholars cites Bowdoin College’s panoply of nonsense courses related to race, class gender grievances as examples of studies that […]

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