Category Archives: U.S. Congress

0321_Dr. Duke Pesta and Dr. Sandra Stotsky Dissect Why Common Core has Failed Every Child — Video/ YouTube_ Jan. 4, 2018_rough notes

Donna Jack
April 7, 2018

From: Donna Garner <wgarner1@hot.rr.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 7:11 AM
Subject: DR. DUKE PESTA AND DR. SANDRA STOTSKY DISSECT WHY COMMON CORE HAS FAILED EVERY CHILD — VIDEO — 1.4.18

1.4.18 – YouTube

 “Dr. Duke Pesta and Dr. Sandra Stotsky Dissect Why Common Core Has Failed Every Child” 

Published on Jan 4, 2018

 FreedomProject’s Academic Director, Dr. Duke Pesta, interviews Dr. Sandra Stotsky on the demonstrable failures of Common Core. According to a new study from the Pioneer Institute, the move to Common Core has decimated academic achievement in Massachusetts. Prior to adopting the Core, Massachusetts schools and educational standards were the finest in the nation, in large part because of the work of Dr. Stotsky. Now, Common Core has relegated Massachusetts to the same underachieving, politicized, centralized mediocrity plaguing the rest of the country’s public schools. Learn more @ http://www.fpeusa.org/commoncore

Some really rough notes (with errors) of the video
taken by Donna Ja
ck:

[Common Core] It is everywhere in our schools, and has evolved beyond English and Math – to become a national way to look at every subject.

It is in the textbooks, and other materials, and in our college readiness tests.  Anything aligned to Common Core is basically Common Core. Continue reading

0216_Hyde Amendment Showdown on Obamacare_by John & Andy Schlafly_June 14, 2017_sign up for facebook, email, etc.

Donna Jack
June 16, 2017

There are people within the republican party seeking to undermine life and family and religion.  This article is about subversion being used to attempt elimination of the Hyde Amendment.

The email below is linked here — and in pdf form here
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From: Phyllis Schlafly Eagles <jordan=phyllisschlafly.com@mail16.suw17.mcsv.net> on behalf of Phyllis Schlafly Eagles <jordan@phyllisschlafly.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:38 PM
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Subject: Phyllis Schlafly News & Notes 6-14-17
http://phyllisschlafly.com/hyde-amendment-showdown-on-obamacare-137

Hyde Amendment Showdown on Obamacare

John and Andy Schlafly
06-14-2017

The Hyde Amendment has long been the single most important pro-life legislation at the federal level, originally enacted in 1976 and upheld on a 5-4 vote by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1980.  The amendment, which is an annual rider to the federal budget, prohibits the use of federal taxpayer dollars to fund abortion.

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