Student Guinea Pigs

guinea pig

In the following article, Cathy Wells gives information about terms used in education today. Most of the terms are meant to confuse parents so they do not know what is going on. Cathy describes how the new progressive/social constructivism education … Continue reading

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Why Students Need Textbooks

CSCOPE Shelves Textbooks

Dust Off Stored Textbooks and Let Students Use Them Why Students Need Books With textbooks, students as well as parents know what is to be learned. The internet is being touted as the ultimate source of current information. I don’t … Continue reading

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Secret Student Data Collected

Student DATA

Following is a video describing how wonderful it will be for educators to have personal information about your child. PHOOEY! At one time such information was considered harmful because it labels children. What information is being collected? The videos show … Continue reading

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Another Joke: Senate Bill 1474

Senate Bill 1474 Joke

Texans, we must study bills our state legislatures are writing. I have never been politically involved, and truthfully have found the politics of Texas education very corrupt. New legislatures are needed. Mr. or Mrs. Smith goes to Austin type people. … Continue reading

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More Texans Homeschool

Why are many Texas parents choosing to homeschool their children?  One of many reasons is that Texas elementary schools are failing to teach children reading, writing and math. The results of the Texas State Tests confirm this. Just in case … Continue reading

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Texas Parent Trigger Laws

Texas Parent Trigger Laws

Parent Trigger Laws Texas and several other states have in effect Parent Trigger Laws that allow parents to do something about low performing schools. In Texas, parents can convert their local school district to a charter school, replace administrative management, … Continue reading

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CSCOPE’s New Deal

A Slide from a CSCOPE administration training that vilifies veteran teachers.

Despite protests, Hays CISD keeps CSCOPE Parents of Hays ISD–Your school administrators and school board are not concerned about the education of your children. They have voted to pay for CSCOPE even though lessons are no longer provided. But this … Continue reading

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ESCs Tricked Senator Patrick

CSCOPE WEBSITE TABS

Everything about the CSCOPE Lessons has been hidden and guarded from the public. Now the public has been led to believe that the CSCOPE lesson are gone–deleted–   NOT SO!   It appears that there has been another slight of … Continue reading

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Kids Don’t Need Facts

Stop Progressive Education

 Hello, Where Did Knowledge Go? http://www.publiceddread.com/2009/05/hello-where-did-knowledge-go.html It is not necessary to know facts in order to reason about those facts. So say the progressive education movers and shakers who continue to implement bad ideas and a few good ideas badly. They … Continue reading

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Don’t Trust Educators

Weekly Reader Statue of Liberty

Parents, you cannot trust educators to teach your children: Christian Values When I started teaching at Lamar H.S. in Houston, Texas (1966) the school secretary ask me to raise my right hand and pledge that I believed in God (understood … Continue reading

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