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When Accidents Happen

Last month, my Facebook feed was exploding over an incident at a zoo that resulted in the death of a gorilla. If you are still in blessed ignorance, the story is that a 4-year-old boy managed to get into the gorilla exhibit, and one of the gorillas (a male) got hold of the boy. Though […]

Leaked Common Core Questions Stun Parents

By Lauren Mitchell, HSLDA’s Federal Relations Legislative Assistant Recently, an anonymous teacher leaked 4th grade Common Core test questions to the world, setting the internet ablaze with angry comments from parents and educators. The questions feature unreasonably sophisticated language, content that would be more appropriate for 9th to 12th graders, and problems that require students […]

CLOSED | GIVEAWAY – Inside the Common Core: Its Creation and Effects

School Choice Week (SCW), as I’ve mentioned in my previous post, is coming up next week: January 25-31. SCW provides an unprecedented opportunity, every January, to shine a positive spotlight on the need for effective education options for all children.  And in light of this, we’re using the week before it to help promote Building the Machine (a […]