Feb. 5 Common Core at the Capital

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DONT FORGET OUR PRESENTATION AND SMARTER  HEARINGS WEDNESDAY FEB 5th

TESTING = CONTROL OF CURRICULUM and DATA COLLECTION

What is tested is what is taught. What is taught is what is thought.

Keep watching Stop Common Core in Michigan facebook in case of weather changes to the below hearings.

Along with the hearing we have invited several great speakers, including Dr. Terrence Moore of Hilsdale.
Dr. Moore’s latest article on SMARTER testing  is found here.

And
Michelle Malkin  mentioned Karen Braun , of Stop Common Core in Michigan in her article about how CC and School Choice do not work together

Kentucky, just today pulled out of their federal Common Core testing, Michigan must do the same.   But Lansing needs to hear from YOU to make that happen.  Come ot Lansing February 5 and make your voice heard.

Stop Common Core Smarter Testing

Our Goal: CREATE MICHIGAN TESTS

UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE LEGISLATURE AND SCHOOL BOARD

PRESENTATION AND HEARING DATE: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

PRESENTATION   12 Noon, (Senate Bldg) 810 Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan, Lansing

FEATURING: Prof. Terence Moore, Hillsdale and Mike Donnelly Esq. International Director and Staff Attorney with Homeschool Legal Defense Association

HEARINGS      2:30 PM

PLACE: Senate Hearing Room, Ground Floor, Boji Tower, 124 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI
AGENDA: Public Testimony on the Report on Options for Assessment Aligned with CC
jointly with K-12, School Aid, Education subcom.  Standing Comm. Senate Approp.

ALSO, CALL YOUR STATE SENATOR AND REP TO OPPOSE SMARTER AND ALL COMMON CORE TESTING

WE LOSE FREEDOM with COMMON CORE TESTS!

1.      9 states, including our competitor Indiana, have pulled out of Common Core testing

2.      There was no public or legislative input.   Our legislature did not vote on CC Testing.

3.   MICHIGAN legislature and school board lost control of testing and standards, when the State Board contracted testing to SMARTER, a federally funded testing consortium with a federally appointed question validation committee. We will have only a 1 of 24 votes on cutoff scores, questions and more.  Links here and here.

4.      Our student’s academic and psychometric data will be collected and made accessible to many due to CC testing and data requirements, circumventing privacy.

It is Unconstitutional and dangerous for the Federal Government to Control Education

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