Parents: Know Your 14th Amendment Rights

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia recently asserted “There are ramifications that can occur,” for parents who opt out of Common Core. “I’m not saying what will occur, I’m just saying there are.” She’s also assembled a legal team and is providing information for school superintendents to use when talking to parents in local communities aboutRead moreRead more

Parents vs. Unelected Education Bureaucrats: Who Wins?

With ongoing controversy surrounding Common Core teaching Islam, soft porn, non-math, collecting behavioral aptitude data, poor standardized testing, education designed solely correlated to test scores, and non-transparency, and increasing national failing test scores, parents are demanding that Common Core be abolished. From organizing state coalitions, to active social media, online petitions, and public protest campaigns that urge parents to opting out their childrenRead moreRead more

Melissa Harris Perry: “Children Don’t Belong to their Parents” [video]

Melissa Harris Perry, a professor, television host, and political commentator clarifies the mindset behind Common Core: children do not belong to their parents. They are “valuable data” to be used by and for the state. Contrary to biology, Natural Law, and the U.S. Constitution, she argues: We haven’t had a very collective notion of ‘these are ourRead moreRead more