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MI Charter School Prez Resigns Over Common Core

A Charter school president in Michigan has resigned and he cites Common Core as the reason in a rather harsh letter. It truly holds no punches. BRAVO! Brian Polet calls out the Common Core AND the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) as his reason for leaving.

North Carolina is still tied to the SBAC and we need to withdraw post-haste. While the funding for the big tests were put on hold by the General Assembly, Pilot tests for the SBAC went on in NC this Spring in a lot of schools anyway.

Related Reads:

North Carolina Must Withdraw from SBAC Part 1
North Carolina Must Withdraw from SBAC Part 2

Hat tip to a reader for this link over at RedState: Continue reading

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Occupy NatGat 2013 – Kalamazoo Day Two

Yesterday I noted the kick off of NatGat 2013. Today, one of the two news outlets I found in Kalamazoo ran some photos and a feature video of one of the protesters. Michigan Live has a photo gallery with about 25 photos in it. Also, check out Occupy activists take over Kalamazoo park for national gathering | Michigan Radio.

Just a sample: Continue reading

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Occupy NatGat 2013 Starts Today

Hey, it’s that time of year again! Occupy is getting the band back together for their annual gathering! Last year, it was in Philadelphia. This year it’s in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Gosh, I wonder if they’ll have that fun kids game again — Pin the molotov on the cop car! Continue reading

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