Why are Kids Failing Math?

The main reason that Texas elementary children are failing math is that many do not read at grade level.… [more]

Why are Kids Failing Math? Why are Kids Failing Math?

Cloning of Teachers

Texas is Cloning Teachers The Texas' education system is made up of different groups that are suppose… [more]

Cloning of Teachers Cloning of Teachers

No New TESTS!

Parents, The Texas education officials with Commissioner Williams as their leader are robbing us.… [more]

No New TESTS! No New TESTS!

Parent Exposes Convoluted Math

Parents Fed Up with TEKS and STAAR Comment from a parent of a 3rd grader My daughter started school… [more]

Parent Exposes Convoluted Math Parent Exposes Convoluted Math

Opt Out of STAAR/EOC Now

Do you remember when children had fun at school? Schools in Texas are all about passing the STAAR. Even… [more]

Opt Out of STAAR/EOC Now Opt Out of STAAR/EOC Now

Parents Take Charge of Grade Placement

  Parent’s Grade Placement Committee Meeting Guide If your child fails the STAAR three times,… [more]

Parents Take Charge of Grade Placement Parents Take Charge of Grade Placement

The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has the… [more]

The TEKS SCAM The TEKS SCAM

Math TEKS-More DATA Mining?

Has Texas Opened Pandora's Box? The Texas Commissioner of Educator and the Texas State Board of Education… [more]

Math TEKS-More DATA Mining? Math TEKS-More DATA Mining?

Out of Reach Texas Math TEKS

Texas Commissioner of Education Raises the Math Standards The Commissioner of Education recently said, "Texas… [more]

Out of Reach Texas Math TEKS Out of Reach Texas Math TEKS

STOP the STAAR/EOC TESTs

Texas Education was Better Before STAAR/EOC Children enjoyed school and were better educated before… [more]

STOP the STAAR/EOC TESTs STOP the STAAR/EOC TESTs

Janice’s Blog

Cloning of Teachers

Texas is Cloning Teachers The Texas’ education system is made up of different groups that are suppose to work together. If they actually did work together, Texas would be providing the  the best education in the world. One reason the … Continue reading

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CSCOPE Strikes Again

Written by Donna Garner [10.7.14 — I wonder when reporters such as Terrence Stutz are going to try to investigate exactly why Texas’ public school students have lost ground on the SAT.  Could it be (duh?)  that leading up to … Continue reading

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STAAR TEST Errors

3rd Grade Evolution of TAKS to TEKS

The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has … [Read More...]

5th grade 2014 Science STAAR question #16 is incorrect.

Back To Learning About STAAR

Texas Schools Teach to the STAAR TESTs I am questioning sending kids to public school when most … [Read More...]

Janice Responds to Comments

The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has the same math TEKS. Are Texans being scammed by the Texas Education Agency, the SBOE, the Commissioner of Education and every legislature who has … Continue reading

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Traditional Teaching Has Best Results

Does Your School Need a Danger Sign? Some Texas schools need to post warning signs to alert parents that 21st Century Progressive Education is being used. The following comment from Scott gives one view of progressive education, which promotes that … Continue reading

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Thomas Ratliff: State Board of Education

The following is a volley of comments between Thomas Ratliff,  the Vice-Chair of the Texas State Board of Education, and concerned Texas Citizens. These comments followed an article about CSCOPE in the Texas Tribune. I have added comments in red … Continue reading

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Parents Said to Be Ignorant

Comment from Someone Who Supports CSCOPE The following comment attacks parents as well as me. I’ll list the two attacks separately. Attack on Parent The problem with Texas schools is the involvement of uneducated, ignorant parents – not any curriculum … Continue reading

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A Teacher Would Not Say This

Attacking Comment The following comments were sent as if from a teacher, but I think it comes from a CSCOPE director or school administrator. I base my hypothesis on my trust that teachers are smarter than  CSCOPE directors or school … Continue reading

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Replacing CSCOPE

Golden Apple Award

Traditional vs. CSCOPE Progressive ED.

The TEKS SCAM

Donna Garner’s Newsletter

The TEKS SCAM

5th Science STAAR Questions

The TEKS SCAM

Flawed CSCOPE & Flawed STAAR

OPT Out of STAAR

Group of Kids

Opt Out of STAAR/EOC Now

Do you remember when children had fun at school? Schools in Texas are all about passing the STAAR. … [Read More...]

3rd Grade Evolution of TAKS to TEKS

The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has … [Read More...]

Happy Children Opted Out of STAAR

STOP the STAAR/EOC TESTs

Texas Education was Better Before STAAR/EOC Children enjoyed school and were better educated … [Read More...]

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Student Lab Rats

  Improve Texas Education by Opting Out of STAAR Texas students are little more than lab … [Read More...]

Women On the Wall

3rd Grade Evolution of TAKS to TEKS

The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has … [Read More...]

Help Stop Common Core

#CANiSEE hits Austin~  Can you help me push this article out far and wide. Texas parents lead the … [Read More...]

Stop Common Core Conference

MEDIA CONTACT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alice … [Read More...]

Q & As: Find Out About CSCOPE

The TEKS SCAM

CSCOPE Was Never Needed

TASA’s Transformed School Districts

The TEKS SCAM

CSCOPE Anti-Christian Lessons

Is Texas CSCOPE Curriculum Pro-Islamic?

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The TEKS SCAM