God is not allowed in Texas Schools

America was founded on the Christian faith–believing in Jesus Christ as Lord. President Obama announced that America is not a Christian nation.This statement indicates that people of all faiths can freely worship in the United States. But this is not … Continue reading

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Common Core Math in Texas

Common core math becomes a campaign issue in Georgia. Why are our Texas legislatures not listen! Why are our Texas legislatures continuing to pour money into the twenty Texas Sink Holes called Education Service Centers, ESCs? Texas legislatures are deceiving … Continue reading

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Correction: Test Scoring not TEKS to be Changed

PHASE -2 SCORING FOR 2016 STAAR TESTS

Correction: It is not the TEKS that will be more rigorous in 2015-2016, instead it will be the scoring of the 2016 STAAR tests. “The Commissioner of Education announced in August 2014, that a new second phase-in performance standards will … Continue reading

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Part 7: ESCs are Weak Links

Texas ESCs are the weak link in Texas education.

Texas ESCs are the Weak Link in Texas Education Texas has 20 Regional Educational Service Centers (ESCs). Each ESC is to provide service to public school districts in their region. The Texas legislature has over time increase the ESCs until … Continue reading

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ESCs Exposed: Part 6 Systemic Neglect

Systemic Neglect Systemic –Refers to an entire system. Systemic Neglect in reference to the Texas Education Service Centers (ESCs) means no one is monitoring the 20 ESCs and there are no real monitors over the individual ESCs. Q. Who is suppose … Continue reading

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Program

When I first heard about the IB program I thought it was an acronym for  Irritable Bowel. But alas IB is another type of CSCOPE scam being sold to  school administrators and school boards who know very little about educating … Continue reading

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Save $$ by Opting Out of STAAR/EOC

Texas, like the entire United States is allowing for-profit corporations, such as Pearson Publishing, to control not only what is being taught, but when it is taught. In Texas schools, the  entire school year is focused on preparing for the … Continue reading

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ESC’s Exposed-Part 5: Negative Effects

Yearly Schedule of 5th grade TEKS determined by ESC

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), only 14 percent of fourth-graders knew that it is easier to stay afloat in salt water than in fresh water and could explain why. Q. Why are Texas students less educated … Continue reading

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HB 3571 and SB 1711are Useless

Below is a copy of HB 3571 and SB 1711. The objective of these bills, which are carbon copies of each other, is for Texas public schools to purchase instructional materials that if reviewed by the State Board of Education would … Continue reading

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Pearson Spying on Students

School superintendent reveals that Test Publisher is spying on student social media.

A brave NJ school superintendent reveals that Pearson Publishing is a spy A student in NJ tweets about a test and the NJ state Department of Education contacts the school. Elizabeth C. Jewett, a school superintendent in New Jersey, deserve … Continue reading

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