Stop STAAR Madness


Will Someone Please Listen!   The STAAR tests start March 30 and continues through April. During the weeks of testing, regular school schedules are not followed. Thus, teachers have to make sure that all the TEKS for the school years … Continue reading

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Why are Kids Failing Math?


The main reason that Texas elementary children are failing math is that many do not read at grade level. This is not a new problem for lower grades. Some kids are “late bloomers.”  Reading well has not in the past … Continue reading

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Cloning of Teachers

The Texas Education Service Centers are Cloning 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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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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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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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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