Category Archives: Type #1 and Type #2 Education

0206_Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Implies Common Core Are ‘High Standards’ — she is wrong — by Dr. Susan Berry (May 6, 2017)_Dr. Sandra Stotsky_ Mike Pence_Dr. Jason Zimba_Dr. James Milgrim_Ze’ev Wurman

Donna Jack
May 13, 2017/update 12:52 p.m./updated 2017-05-15

THIS IS A FOLLOW-UP ON BLOG 0205–Go to Blog 0205 for background information connected with this article.

Comments about:   Common Core and ESSA – and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Common Core was coercively pushed on school districts and states across our country,  (using force and threats in addition to bribery) — it was deceptively implemented, keeps growing in its scope, and has not gone away.

Common Core was officially made federal law (ESSA) in December 2015.  If Betsy DeVos does not know that, or if she does and is hiding it, she should not be our Education Secretary.  We need someone who will honestly and thoroughly champion for local control of education — not just in words, and not just in little parts – but have local control truly be the top priority.

Go to the end of Blog 0205, for some links to other blogs on this website that deal with Common Core.  They contain information that will be helpful to people who know nothing about Common Core, and they are also excellent resources for people who have studied Common Core for years.

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5.6.17 – Breitbart

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/05/06/education-secretary-devos-implies-common-core-high-standards/

www.breitbart.com
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says though Common Core no longer exists – itself a controversial statement – she hopes states will still “shoot high.”

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0200_JeffCo Truth website_14 video links and articles_showing corruption connected with November 2015 Jefferson County school board recall

Donna Jack
April 28, 2017

See Blog 0031 — 0031_Bullying 101 YouTube of PTA president_audio and transcript of union supporters’ lack of respect at a Jeffco BOE meeting_One interview about union bullying in hallway outside the same meeting | Gramma Griizzly’s Corner  

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A friend just sent me a link to a site with YouTube videos of corruption connected with the 2014 Jefferson County school board election.  There are also several articles on that site as well.  Below you can link to them all.

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JeffCo Truth website ( http://www.jeffcotruth.org/home )

Go to http://www.jeffcotruth.org/home for several informative video clips about corruption in Jefferson County School District.

                                                                    List of videos:

— HOW DO COP’S AFFECT YOU? – What do COPs have to do with debt? —
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGVxHNt08P4


— RECALL IS BASED ON LIES –

video not available but this link to an article about funding of the recall is:
http://completecolorado.com/pagetwo/2015/12/23/national-education-association-source-of-150000-of-jeffco-uniteds-recall-funds/

— WHO IS REALLY IN CHARGE? – Who is controlling Jeffco Education?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhMHhj0WQAY


— PROTECT STUDENT DATA PRIVACY – A vote for the recall is a vote for In-Bloom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1weSCbS70TI

Bullying 101 A Lesson in Civics This New PTA Pres & Recall Supporter want to
control DAC appointments? — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnHnBdaBKYQ

Who Wants Control of Jeffco Education? – Trick or treat:  Don’t be fooled!  Say No to the
Status Quo.  Vote NO ON THE RECALL –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChiVqbr2Vys  

— Because they can get away with it – Amy Weber, Executive Director, Jeffco Human
Services – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMV01YTJLZU

The truth about Jeffco teacher turnover –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL42EAy-qNI

Does Jill Fellman support charter students? –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MPRPR3lA-o

Jeffco School Board Vote on the Wheat Ridge plan –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBecKr2DR_A

Who is breaking promises?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKW21Pk8CB4

Did Ms. Dahlkemper really just ask that?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joR40aLmYBs

— Union Organized recall last summer –
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgWGqEkCEi8

What students are sayinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0lAX5OuIoo

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0173_UN has never been our friend_The UN-American United Nations by Steve Farrell_Charlotte Iserbyt (“Soviets in the Classroom”)

Donna Jack
February 9, 2017

The push for a Communist United States continues.
Ignore the laughter — this is real.

The United Nations was never a friend of the United States of America

Note:  See below the overwhelming Communist and Socialist membership of those who started the United Nations, and will see the continued Communist control
of the United Nations.

Note:  Alger Hiss is instrumental in the forming of the UN, and is its first Secretary General.  In previous and forthcoming blog pieces you will read of Alger Hiss in connection with Whittaker Chambers.  They were Soviet espionage agents (spies) who regularly transferred US secrets to Moscow.  They worked together, and they (and their wives) became close friends.

The following is taken from:
“The UN-American United Nations”
by Steve Farrell
http://www.sweetliberty.org/issues/un/unamerican.htm#.WJpqlPJauSp

Truth 1: The UN is no friend to American ideals.

  1. The UN’s Founders were known Communists

“If it’s true that the personality, purpose, and accomplishments of an organization are highly affected by its leadership, then membership in the United Nations spelled trouble from the start. Of the 17 individuals identified by the US State Department as having helped shape US policy leading to the creation of the United Nations, all but one were later identified as secret members of the Communist Party USA (3). Continue reading

0159_Caught on Tape_Your vote was cancelled_Project Veritas videos_October 11, 2016, etc._Mass Voter Fraud_stop withholding truth from students and citizens_Missouri election fraud_threats, destruction of ballots, wrong recording of electronic voting, etc.

Donna Jack
Nov. 30, 2016/updated 10:08 PM – updated December 24, 2016

NOTE:  Democrats led the recounts – only to find there were more popular votes for Donald Trump.  But the real substantial voter fraud is in the democrat precincts where there are more votes than people registered — where dead people vote — where illegals vote (encouraged by President Obama to vote, and not fear getting caught, because there will be no prosecution if they vote illegally) — where voter machines reverse votes of republicans (I have witnessed this in past elections) — where republican ballots are pitched in the inner cities (a man told me of this when he voted several elections ago in an inner city – his ballot was put in the trash can before his very eyes) — where people are threatened with violence, if they vote “wrong”, etc.

Voter Fraud and campaign rigging videos

Website for Project Veritashttp://projectveritas.com/       See their undercover videos.

Watch Project Veritas’ interview concerning voter fraud in New Yorkwatch the video

Rigging the Elections – Video I: Clinton Campaign and DNC Incite Violence at Trump Rallies — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IuJGHuIkzY
Rigging the Election – Video II: Mass Voter Fraud —
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDc8PVCvfKs

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This is one of several of Project Veritas’ interviews concerning voter fraud.
This one is in  New York:  watch the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUDTcxIqqM0

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“In a video released by Project Veritas, James O’Keefe exposes what everyone except the Democrats have known to be true; there is a lot of voter fraud. In the video, NYC Democratic Commissioner of the Board of Elections Alan Schulkin is caught on hidden camera at a United Federation of Teachers holiday party admitting that … Continue reading HIDDEN CAMERA: NYC Democratic Election Commissioner “I Think There Is A lot of Voter Fraud”

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0140_Why to vote no on 3A and 3B_2016-08-8 –“The Latest Big Education Fad, Social-Emotional Learning [SEL], Is As Bad As It Sounds” By Jane Robbins–Townhall.com

Donna Jack
September 30, 2016/October 4, 2016 version

At this moment, in Jefferson County Colorado, the school district administration, superintendent, all 5 current school board members (who are all union-supported), the education unions, and “education experts”, are pushing for us to cough up more money in November.  They are mistaken to think that this will help or fix declining education.  3A and 3B ask us to finance their failing policies — and to expand them.

On this November’s ballot, VOTE NO ON 3A AND 3B.
— More money to the schools will only make worse
the serious problems we have in education.
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[See post 0139 of this blog for an introduction to SEL (Social-Emotional Learning)
and other information.]

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For Jane Robbins’ Aug. 8, 2016 article on SEL– look later in this blog or go directly to it here:

“The Latest Big Education Fad, Social-Emotional Learning, Is As Bad As It Sounds”
By Jane Robbins —
U.S. Department of Education (USED), longs to plumb the psyches of our children

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From Donna Jack:

Everyone who pays taxes is paying for SEL, which is a bad NEW WAY to “eliminate the emotional suffering” that students are mysteriously plagued with these days.  To find one of the biggest causes of the mysterious increase in emotional suffering among people in schools. click here.

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0127_”The Purpose of Education” by Dave Miller, Ph.D_original declarations and purposes of ivy league colleges/universities_Without religion there can’t be virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty.

Donna Jack
August 25, 2016   4:32 PM

The previous blog (Blog 0126) is an introduction to Dave Miller’s article,
The Purpose of Education.

Dave’s article below, presents early declarations and statements connected with the beginnings of six of our ivy league colleges.  The article explains, among other things, that the purpose of education in America was to train students to follow God’s instruction in the Bible — “the only foundation of all sound knowledge and learning,” — in order to live right, and to maintain our “republican form of government.”  See near the end of Blog 0126 for a discussion of what is meant by “republican form of government.”  “Republican” in this context, and in this article, DOES NOT refer to a political party!

This article was first published by Apologetics press.
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THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATION
by Dave Miller, Ph. D


The present period of American history surely will be shown to be a tragic time for education. Sinister forces essentially have hijacked American schools in order to make converts to their immoral, anti-Christian ideologies. They wish to convince young minds to accept their agenda and embrace their values. For example, homosexual activists wish to persuade young people that homosexuality ought to be accepted as legitimate sexual behavior—and even something that the student ought to try (e.g., Kertscher, 2006). The atheistic evolutionists seek to promote the theory of evolution as the correct view of origins, thereby dispelling belief in God and the Creation account of the Bible (Lyons and Butt, 2007). A host of additional advocates are working actively to articulate their own reasons for education.

In contrast to this subversion, most parents see education simply as part of the process that will prepare their children for adulthood. Typically, that preparation consists primarily of a “good education.” But why do parents want their children to go to school and get a “good” education? Most would answer: “so my child will be able to make a good living.” In other words, parents want their children to be able to secure a suitable job that will, in turn, secure their financial future. They want their children to be able to support themselves and their families. No doubt you have seen the commercials that correlate number of years of education with annual income.

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0126_Introduction to “The Purpose of Education” by Dave Miller, Ph.D_original declarations and purposes of ivy league colleges/universities_what is “secular”? – what is “republican” government?

Donna Jack
August 25, 2016

Monday through Friday last week I was watching three of our grandchildren and then went to a church camp out over the weekend.  Great experiences!   So I’m late on this blog.  Sorry.

[You can easily return to this post, or any other post on this site,
through this website’s Table of Contents, that links to all the blogs.]

FOUNDING DECLARATIONS/PURPOSES OF AMERICAN COLLEGES (Yale, etc.)

“The Purpose of Education, linked here, and which you can read in blog 0127, presents some history of America that students in our public schools never hear (or if ever, possibly in some classical education schools).

Below you will read declarations and purposes published from the beginnings of Harvard, William and Mary, Yale, Princeton, and Dartmouth.  The author of the article states that  “this listing could be significantly expanded.”

Education in this country did not begin as secular/humanist.  It did not begin without any  regard for God, or denial of His existence.  Did you have a knee-jerk reaction reading those statements?  Have you been thoroughly “conditioned” in school?

Schooling today in our country, and in recent history, has increasingly taught that America was never founded on Christian principles, and that those people who recognized God were very few in number, if they existed at all. Continue reading

0120_Summary of education issues in the 2016-2017 school year_Bond and Mill Levy Override (taxes) to be on November ballot__Data-gathering video and transcript_PERA — by Donna Jack

Donna Jack
July 26, 2016/edited July 27, 2016 10:30 PM

THIS IS A SUMMARY BLOG OF MANY EDUCATION ISSUES.

School Board meeting Thursday, July 28, 2016.

July 22nd, Helen Neal sent out a notice of the first 2016-2017 school year Jefferson County Colorado School Board (Jeffco BOE) special meeting – study/dialogue session.  Helen is Chief of Staff Superintendent/Board of Education.  Near the end of this blog is a link with more information and information about the meeting.  There you will find information telling you how to get on the notification email list concerning all school board meetings (three or more a month).
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Because of what public schools have become, I am sad

to see the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year in Jefferson County, Colorado.  I have witnessed this mess progressively developing since I became aware of the problems in the 1960s.

Some of you may not be aware that schools are not what the taxpayer thinks they are paying for.

Some things that sadden me:

Parents, once again, will be told how great their children are doing (or how miserable they are doing, and that they need to be put on drugs, and fixed by the system).  Parents  will be told how wonderful the schools are, and how excellent their school district is, compared to other school districts (but not told that all school districts keep declining every year).

Most students will be stressed because of all the pressure to “perform” — caused by the lack of tools they have been given to succeed in school (like reading!).  A huge percentage of students are put on mind-control drugs to make them more docile/compliant.  Most kids don’t want to  hurt their teachers and their school, so their own failures to perform will put more pressure on them — they will miss the chance to experience excitement in learning and the adventure of exploring and discovering — they will not enjoy school — they will be dumbed down.

Teachers will be overburdened and discouraged by the controls and requirements that will be forced on them.  They will use their teaching skills less this year,  and they will increasingly be relegated to being “room monitors” while “experts” and computers will individually “school each student.”   They will continue gathering every bit of information they possibly can, on each of their students, and coordinating with every person who has contact with each student.  All the information on a child will continue to be gathered and placed on a dashboard, to make it easier for each child to be analyzed by more people.

The public will be told that the schools must have more money, in order to better teach students.  It is not true.  Increased amounts of money keep being poured into the schools — and the results are:  more social experiments and social engineering — less education — less morality — and more poorly-educated people.

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