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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Why are Kids Failing?

Are Teachers at Fault? I received the following comment from Scott, who identifies himself  as a teacher. ———————————— “I think you are under the false assumption that all teachers are as enthusiastic about teaching as you! There must be a … Continue reading

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Teachers Hate CSCOPE

CSCOPE is being used but parents don't know it.

The 20 Texas Education Service Centers Hide the Truth Don’t let your local so called education service center deceive you. The 20 ESCs are still promoting the CSCOPE instruction material. They have just hidden the flawed CSCOPE material by changing … Continue reading

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CSCOPE Is Not Gone

Shilouette of Woman with Her Hands Over Her Mouth

Yes! TESCCC promised to remove the CSCOPE lessons by August, 2013. But, the TESCCC has promised to do lots of things and as yet few promises have been kept. TESCCC is requesting that superintendents have teachers copy the CSCOPE lessons. … Continue reading

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Teacher Speaks Out

A silhouette of a teacher announcing through a megaphone a Warning that CSCOPE is a failure.

 Re: CSCOPE curriculum by admin » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:17 am Posted anonymously by an East Texas teacher after she read , “Most Amazing Senate Ed Hearing Ever”: I would like to say how much I deeply appreciate that … Continue reading

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Proof: CSCOPE Not Aligned

A ship with a CSCOPE flag is sinking, person on board is inviting others to jump on board.

CSCOPE is A Sinking Ship! Don’t Let It Take Your Child’s Education Down With It. The following is written by a teacher…. This makes the amazing point that the whole point of purchasing CSCOPE is to have alignment, and since … Continue reading

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Teacher Pleads For Help

Silhouette of Woman Sitting and looking furlong represents teachers thinking of how it was before CSCOPE.

Please, someone, please send me a CSCOPE advocate to show me the way to attain 100% mastery of all grade level TEKS by all 70+ of my fifth grade students (including the modified and accommodated)! NO!  NOT 70% of my … Continue reading

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2.1.13 – Written by a Texas teacher — how she really feels about CSCOPE: We’re going to be gifted with a transformed educational system (CSCOPE) that we are forced to accept without review, and demonized if we ask questions, which … Continue reading

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CSCOPE Slithered In the Backdoor

CSCOPE slithered in the backdoor of schools much like a snake would.

My name is ??? and I am a teacher in the Texas public school system. As an employee of the public school system I have always been careful to express to people who ask me that choosing private school was … Continue reading

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Teacher Socks It to Superintendent

Two boxers represent volley of comments about CSCOPE with teacher socking it to the goals of the superintendent.

Superintendent Perry, Malakoff I.S.D.  defends CSCOPE  Here. Following is one of Superintendent Perry’s Goals for his school district: Data driven decisions based on the needs of the individual student. This is where DMAC, color coding, meetings with colleagues, vertical teaming, the … Continue reading

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