Category Archive: Common Core

Aug 05 2013

*Update * Common Core Committee Meetings

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue. If we suffer …

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May 28 2013

FOLLOW THE MONEY: Common Core, the States and GOP Backers

“This notion that the children belong to the state, that their education must be provided for by the state … is inimical at every step to liberty.” – J. Gresham Machen As the battle against Common Core continues in Michigan this week during the Ominbus budget bill talks, Common Core pusher former Florida Gov. Jeb …

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May 10 2013

* UPDATE * Rally Against Common Core!

Stop Common Core in Michigan Rally Flyer (Click on View Full Post Button)

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May 08 2013

Rally Against Common Core!

RALLY AGAINST COMMON CORE! When Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:30am until 2:00pm Rally near the Capitol against Common Core and for keeping the prohibition in the budget – not one dime to be spent in MI on national standards with Common Core and the Smarter Balance testing. (The budget is about to be approved – …

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Apr 23 2013

Common Core Update & ACTION ITEM

1. Action Item from activist Melanie Kurdys The House will likely vote this week on the state Department of Education’s budget. Please call/email/fax ASAP and inform your Rep to: STOP ALL funding for Common Core’s implementation in Michigan’s Department of Education budget. Last week, Melanie was invited to a debate about common core in Grand …

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Mar 17 2013

Stopping Common Core: What You Can Do NOW!

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty & Learning, each leaning on each on the other for their mutual and surest support? ~ James Madison     Grassroots in Michigan will be bringing you information on education in Michigan and educational topics from grassroots activists and experts nationwide. The …

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