No New TESTS!

Money Bag Profit

Parents, The Texas education officials with Commissioner Williams as their leader are robbing us. Because the Texas Education System has had no leadership in years, there is no accountability for the billions –yes billions– of dollars provided for different education … Continue reading

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Parent Exposes Convoluted Math

Parents Fed Up with TEKS and STAAR Comment from a parent of a 3rd grader My daughter started school on Aug 2014. She is in the third grade. On the fourth day of school I opted her out of the … Continue reading

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Opt Out of STAAR/EOC Now

Group of Kids

Do you remember when children had fun at school? Schools in Texas are all about passing the STAAR. Even children in kindergarten are prepared and tested to make sure they are being ready for the STAAR. Texas teachers are monitored … Continue reading

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Parents Take Charge of Grade Placement

Commettee Meeting

  Parent’s Grade Placement Committee Meeting Guide If your child fails the STAAR three times, a Grade Placement Committee Meeting is scheduled. Know This: Parents have a say as to who is on this committee. Following contains information about how … Continue reading

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The TEKS SCAM

3rd Grade Evolution of TAKS to TEKS

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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Public School is Child Care

School Building

Most Texas public schools are little more than stressful child care centers for the last 6 + wks of school. All the TEKS have been studied and the STAAR tests taken in April. Only retests are given after the STAAR … Continue reading

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Math TEKS-More DATA Mining?

Kinder Financial Literacy

Has Texas Opened Pandora’s Box? The Texas Commissioner of Educator and the Texas State Board of Education are responsible for all the state content standards. Having “Personal” in the title of the newly added math TEKS about finances is a … Continue reading

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Out of Reach Texas Math TEKS

Books Out of Reach

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

Wiley ISD Guiding Principles

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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STOP the STAAR/EOC TESTs

Happy Children Opted Out of STAAR

Texas Education was Better Before STAAR/EOC Children enjoyed school and were better educated before the STAAR/EOC tests. The Texas Commissioner of Education has no concern for children. It is all about the STATE testing, which have been shown not to … Continue reading

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