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Barber Takes Occupy Monday To New York

Reverend Barber’s Moral Monday Roadshow hits New York:

@RevDrBarber is coming to #MoralMonday #Albany in 3 days! Buses coming from around NY: http://t.co/3N4iZZKrtK #WeCantWait

— LRC of NYS (@LaborReligion) January 9, 2015

The event is January 12th and this is how the Facebook page associated with it labels and describes it – complete with busing schedule:

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NY Ed Officials Used Common Core Math To Tally Opt Outs?

Some education officials in New York are blaming a ‘coding error’ in their database for the reason why they only reported that 1,925 students opted out of Common Core tied Math and English language exams this past Spring.

The real numbers? 26,949 skipped the Math. 22,656 skipped the English. That’s one heck of database coding error. Continue reading

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Common Core Still Tanking in NY

Via Neal McCluskey on Twitter:

In NY poll, #CommonCore taking a beating among registered voters (see Q35) http://t.co/P1xlwo8Tm3

— Neal McCluskey (@NealMcCluskey) July 21, 2014 Continue reading

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Common Core Aligned: NY Dumping GED For “TASC”

New York, embroiled in Common Core and high stakes testing protests, is making plans to dump the GED (General Education Development) test in favor of a Common Core aligned one. The powers that be are trying to force keeping Common Core using the testing. In essence, forcing students depending on tests like the GED to comply with Common Core and creating a funnel-like monopoly. One has to realize the impact on Homeschoolers or online learners with this move.

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Occupy Monday FL Featuring Rev. Al

The Reverend Al is jumping on the Moral Monday bandwagon in Florida. Circus nearly complete – we’re just missing Jesse Jackson now. See below, emphasis is mine.

The Rev. Al Sharpton led a crowd of about 1,000 people to the Florida Capitol on Monday, demanding that Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature fix or repeal the “stand your ground” self-defense law.

Sharpton marched alongside the parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, two teens the marchers said were wrongly killed under Florida’s first-in-the-nation law, which allows people to use deadly force when they feel their lives are in danger and provides immunity from prosecution.

‘Wicked law’
“Florida is ground zero for a sick and wicked law that has now spread through 23 other states,” Sharpton told the crowd on the Capitol steps. Continue reading

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