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

Gestapo Thought Police

Texas Education Service Centers (ESCs): Over Funded Education Agencies. Millions of unregulated dollars… [more]

Gestapo Thought Police Gestapo Thought Police

Clueless Texas Legislatures

In her blog, Diane Ravitch said, "Over the past 20-30 years, Texas became drunk on testing." "The… [more]

Clueless Texas Legislatures Clueless Texas Legislatures

Student Lab Rats

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

Student Lab Rats Student Lab Rats

The Siesta is Over!

Texas has 20 Over-Funded Education Service Centers (ESCs). Texas Education Commissioner, Michael… [more]

The Siesta is Over! The Siesta is Over!

Commissioner Williams Blamed

Texas Commissioner of Education, Michael Williams has done little...... --to nothing different than… [more]

Commissioner Williams Blamed Commissioner Williams Blamed

CSCOPE Blamed for STAAR Scores

To the Texas Commissioner of Education, Michael Williams Commissioner Williams, You have not responded… [more]

CSCOPE Blamed for STAAR Scores CSCOPE Blamed for STAAR Scores

STAAR Questions For BP/FP of Water

STAAR Test Questions about the Boiling and Freezing Points of Water are shown on this page. Please… [more]

STAAR Questions For BP/FP of Water STAAR Questions For BP/FP of Water

Janice’s Blog

Out of Reach Texas Math TEKS

Texas Commissioner of Education Raises the Math Standards The Commissioner of Education recently said, “Texas students are not ready to be graded by higher standards because the instruction they are receiving in core subjects is not up to the rigorous … Continue reading

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Vision Rebranded Socialism

Written by a Concerned Texas Educator The comments in black are from Janice VanCleave Texas Schools are using the same basic principles as Common Core. They just give it another name, such as DRIVE. Data-Driven:  Means we will collect information … Continue reading

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STAAR TEST Errors

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...]

Stop STAAR and START Educating

Texas Schools are Teaching to the STAAR Test Even though the entire school year is spent preparing … [Read More...]

Janice Responds to Comments

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.

CSCOPE: Social Constructivism

Donna Garner’s Newsletter

Less Money for Education

OPT Out of STAAR

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...]

Mouse Carrying Bag

Student Lab Rats

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

Do Not Take STAAR TESTS

STAAR TESTs Used TO FAIL STUDENTS The STAAR Tests given in Texas have absolutely no educational … [Read More...]

Stop STAAR and START Educating

Texas Schools are Teaching to the STAAR Test Even though the entire school year is spent preparing … [Read More...]

Women On the Wall

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

CSCOPE Was Never Needed

CSCOPE FAQs

TASA’s Transformed School Districts

TASA Discredits the Declaration of Independence

CSCOPE Anti-Christian Lessons

Cscope, Islam, Women and Sex

Glenn Beck/The Blaze

How to Stop CSCOPE

CSCOPE Video

CSCOPE Exposed