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February 2013 Blog Posts (59)

TEX. BUSINESS LEADERS ALARMED - DUMBING DOWN OF SCHOOLS -- 2.28.13

TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: Bill Hammond

Feb. 28, 2013                                                                                             Phone: (512) 637-7701

 

Business leaders alarmed by new effort to abandon Texas learning standards

 

Anti-testing group makes…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 28, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Avoid the Fiscal Cliff - Economic Freedom Speech - Pierre Poilievre

Added by mel moss on February 28, 2013 at 8:45am — No Comments

CALL YOUR SENATOR -- INCLUDING MCCONNEL

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/senate-gop-ponders-shifting-power-to-obama-88149.html

Senate GOP ponders ceding power to President Obama

Mitch McConnell is pictured. | John Shinkle/POLITICO

Mitch McConnell is trying to unite his conference behind an idea. |…

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Added by Meg F on February 27, 2013 at 9:06pm — 1 Comment

Battleground Texas - News From The Other Side

by: Michael Hurta

Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 09:30 AM CST

Reinforcements have arrived in the form of cavalry. Battleground Texas is here.

For years and years, Texas Democrats have been holding down the fort without much help. Texas Democrats have…

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Added by Gun Barrel City News on February 27, 2013 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

IMPORTANT: MAP OF STATES THAT ARE PULLING BACK FROM COMMON CORE STANDARDS -- 2.27.13

IMPORTANT MAP:  PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH YOUR STATES’ LEGISLATORS AND POLICYMAKERS

 

This map dated 2.26.13 shows the many states that are pulling back from the Common Core Standards.

 

Legislators in Alabama today are holding a public hearing on HB 254 (companion bill SB 190) that would repeal Alabama’s commitment to the Common Core Standards.

 

Some of the Alabama legislators are using scare tactics to say…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 27, 2013 at 9:48am — No Comments

STUDENTS TOLD TO CALL 9-11 HIJACKERS "FREEDOM FIGHTERS" -- BY TODD STARNES -- FOXNEWS -- 2.23.13

[Please go to the FoxNews link to see the photos.]

 

Students Told to Call 9-11 Hijackers “Freedom Fighters”

 

 

Feb 26, 2013

 

By Todd Starnes

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Added by Donna Garner on February 26, 2013 at 6:25pm — No Comments

LISTEN ON COMPUTER OR PODCAST: DONNA GARNER INTERVIEW -- CITY ON A HILL -- 2.26.13

“Interview with Donna Garner -- CSCOPE Tied to Common Core Standards”

2.26.13

 

I was interviewed by Diana Crews on City on a Hill Radio Show yesterday (2.25.13).  We discussed CSCOPE and its ties to Common Core Standards, the deliberate dumbing down of America’s public schools, and the negative impact of Common Core Standards on private schools and homeschoolers.

 

TO LISTEN BY…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 26, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

More Racial Divide: La Raza Leading Creation of Latino Political Party

Folks, this is going on right in our own backyard!  We need to take action NOW!!!

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UC Riverside political…

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Added by Katie Baker on February 26, 2013 at 10:54am — No Comments

Ten shocking lessons a huge Texas conglomerate CSCOPE has foisted on public school students

  

CSCOPE is the acronym-sounding name — that is not actually an acronym — for the oft-criticized, all-embracing K-12 educational curriculum that is used in 80 percent of the …

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Added by mel moss on February 26, 2013 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

STUDENTS MADE TO WEAR BURQAS IN TEXAS -- CSCOPE -- BY JOHN GRIFFING -- 2.24.13

2.24.13 – World Net daily

 

STUDENTS MADE TO WEAR BURQAS IN U.S. STATE

Muslim garb taught as alternative dress – not oppressive to women

Published: 2.24.13 – four hours ago

by JOHN GRIFFING Email | …

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Added by Donna Garner on February 24, 2013 at 11:29pm — No Comments

GLOBAL WARMING: AN EXPENSIVE MYTH -- PT. 2 OF 2 -- BY HENRY W. BURKE -- 2.24.13

 

[To read Part 1 of 2 --  “Global Warming,” please go to this link:  http://educationviews.org/global-warming-a-two-part-series/ ]

 

 

Part 2 of a Two-Part Series

 

 

Global Warming Is an Expensive Myth

 

by Henry W.…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 24, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

GLOBAL WARMING: A TWO-PART SERIES -- BY HENRY W. BURKE -- 2.23.13

 

 

 

Global Warming: A Two-Part Series

by Henry W. Burke

 

 

 

Part 1 is "Global Warming Skeptics."  This report describes the skepticism that surrounds global warming.  Despite the claims of global warming proponents, there is not a strong consensus in favor of human-caused global warming.

 

 

Part 2 is entitled "Global Warming Is an Expensive Myth."  This…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 23, 2013 at 10:39pm — No Comments

DO NOT GIVE IN TO COMMON CORE STANDARDS -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 2.20.13

 

PERMISSION GRANTED TO POST THIS ANYWHERE AND EVERYWHERE – DONNA GARNER

 

 

“Do Not Give in to Common Core Standards”

By Donna Garner

2.20.13

 

The public is finally waking up to the dangers of Common Core Standards.  People all over this country are no longer sitting back and blindly allowing the Obama administration to take over their children’s public schools with his social…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 20, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments

HALLELUJAH! BARBARA CARGILL CONFIRMED AS CHAIR OF THE TEX. STATE BD. OF ED. -- 2.20.13

Barbara Cargill has just been confirmed by the full Texas Senate 23 to 0 to be the chair of the Texas State Board of Education to serve until Feb. 1, 2015.  First, we must give God thanks for His favor upon Barbara throughout this arduous process. 

 

This is a tremendous victory for the grassroots citizens who made their voices heard to the Texas Senators, and we thank the 23 Senators who voted for Barbara. I do not know their names right now, but hopefully we…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 20, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Citizen Lobby Day - March 12 - Sponsered By T.U.R.F. and LSTP

*2/15/13   NTTA Seeks Legislation Enforcement. It's time to stop this crap. Stop the Tolls and Public Private Partnerships with special deals that screw the tax payers. Stay Off The Tollways". Call Your Legislator. Quit puting…

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Added by Gun Barrel City News on February 20, 2013 at 10:15am — No Comments

CSCOPE: HOW MUCH HAVE TAXPAYERS PAID? -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 2.19.13

“CSCOPE: How Much Have Taxpayers Paid?”

By Donna Garner

2.19.13

 

Kudos to Tom Fabry, David St. Martin, Ginger Russell, Mary Bowen, Alice Linahan, Stan Hartzler, Ms. Mac, Colleen Vera, Janice Van Cleave, John Griffing, Peggy Venable, and all of the many other people who have helped to track down the financial information on CSCOPE.  

 

Statement from Tom Fabry:

 

These two areas…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 19, 2013 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Medical Financial Evaluation

The wife and I were at the Dr. for her routine check up. The

blood work had been done. She was handed a clipboard with

several forms to be filled out. These weren’t even completed

when we were taken to the exam room. While there Jean noticed

one form that struck her attention. She showed it to me. We…

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Added by Tim Cannon on February 18, 2013 at 7:29pm — No Comments

WONDROUS NEWS: BARBARA CARGILL VOTED UNANIMOUSLY OUT TO FULL SENATE -- 2.18.13

2.18.13

 

Wondrous news!  Barbara Cargill as present chair of the Texas State Board of Education was voted out of the Senate Nominating Committee today on a vote of 5 TO 0.  Now her name will go forward to the full Texas Senate for an up-or-down vote on her final confirmation.  The vote probably will be this coming Wednesday, 2.20.13.  Barbara will not testify before the full Senate.  

 

Here are the individual results…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 18, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments

DR. SANDRA STOTSKY'S GIFT TO AMERICA: AN EDUCATION -- BY DONNA GARNER -- 2.18.13

 

“Dr. Sandra Stotsky’s Gift to America: An Education”

By Donna Garner

2.18.13

 

Dr. Sandra Stotsky, one of the foremost authorities on curriculum standards, has produced a set of English / Language Arts / Reading curriculum standards that she is offering FREE to any state and/or school district to use as an alternative to the nefarious Common Core Standards. 

 

Dr. Stotsky knows what students need…

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Added by Donna Garner on February 18, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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Meeting starts @ 6:30 PM. Pantego Lions Club

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