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Sunday Matinee: Stanley Kurtz on the College Board Monopoly and Common Core

Sunday Matinee: Video of Stanley Kurtz at Civitas CLC 2016.
“Common Core is just the beginning. What most people still don’t understand is that the College Board, the non-profit company that creates the SAT test and all of the many Advanced Placement exams, poses an even greater threat to local control, state authority, and traditional American values than does Common Core.” – Stanley Kurtz, CLC 2016
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A Couple of Education Notes In the Proposed #NCGA Budget

There are a few interesting education related nuggets from the proposed NCGA House Committee budget report.
Everything from Teacher pay to supporting the College Board’s monopoly on testing and curriculum through ‘bonuses’ to teachers. Continue reading

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Fed Lawsuit: Yes, ACT and College Board Can Sell Your Child’s Data

Yesterday, the news broke that the ACT and College Board had won a federal suit filed against them.

Yes, we can sell you kid’s data to third parties.. @michellemalkin @instapundit @manateespirit https://t.co/kUxYFB4W5I

— A.P. Dillon – LL1885 (@LadyLiberty1885) November 20, 2015

ACT and the College Board won. The kids and parents of America lost. Continue reading

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Gates Funded and CCSS Tied ETS Study: American Kids Are Dumb

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) has a new report out. In a nutshell, one blog summarizes the findings as ‘American kids are dumb’.

The Economic Collapse Blog reported:

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REMINDER: Public Comment Deadline on APUSH is Feb. 28

Just a reminder, the deadline is approaching for sending public comments on the controversial new AP U.S. History framework:

U.S. History Curriculum Framework Public Comment Form

If you wish to propose evidence-based changes to the AP US History Curriculum Framework, please do so from October 1, 2014 through February 28, 2015. After that time, all collected feedback will be reviewed and considered by the AP U.S. History Course and Exam Development Committee. If you have any additional questions, please email apcourses@collegeboard.org. Continue reading

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College Board Sends Letter To NC State Board Of Ed On #APUSH

The College Board has sent a warning ‘touch-base’ letter to the NC State Board of Education, because clearly the NC State Board of Education must be confused if they are questioning APUSH. Right?

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Have You Heard Of APUSH?

Have you heard of APUSH?

APUSH stands for Advanced Placement United States History.

Many may recall having taken AP History, AP English or others when they were in High School. The AP courses have been around for decades, yet now are being changed in a radical manner.

The changes to APUSH are being handed down by Common Core Architect, David Coleman. scG-coleman-unqualifiedYes, the same David Coleman who was part of the collection of ‘unqualified’ people to write and develop education standards.


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