STOP Illegally Funded -Federal Common Core Curriculum

Originally posted on Linda Murphy:
President Obama and his Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have used excessive amounts of “stimulus” money to push the biggest ever Federal advancement of control over the classrooms across America and even over what our children will learn. The Federal control has advanced into curriculum and that is now documented…

U S SENATE -Controversial SB-1177 Education Act passes by 81 VOTES -What’s Next?

Originally posted on Linda Murphy:
The U.S. Senate has ended the consideration of their legislation to rewrite the mammoth Elementary and Secondary Education Act -ESEA by passing SB-1177 named the “Every Child Achieves Act” -ECAA. The Act includes the highly controversial NCLB -No Child Left Behind and the widely supported Title 1 through Title 10 programs– containing Reading programs, Indian Tribal aid and Military Base Impact aid…

REPUBLICAN SENATORS TRY… BUT FAIL TO LET STATES OPT OUT OF FEDERAL “ACCOUNTABILITY” CONTROLS

Originally posted on Linda Murphy:
In a vote of 44 to 54, the U.S. Senate failed to pass an amendment that would have given state legislators the ability to opt their states out of the federal controls of SB-1177 ECAA -Every Child Achieves Act, the current Senate version of the reauthorization of ESEA -Elementary and Secondary Education Act,…

“WASHINGTON HAS PROVEN TIME AND AGAIN THAT IT DOESN’T KNOW BEST” – PASSAGE OF HR-5 EDUCATION BILL

Originally posted on Linda Murphy:
“Washington has proven time and again that it doesn’t know best.” –quote from House Majority Leader McCarthy on passage of HR-5 -ESEA/NCLB reauthorization (Elementary and Secondary Education Act including No Child Left Behind). I heard this from several congressmen during HR-5 passage.  I believe many of them mean it but…

********** U.S. Senate — July 7th ********** STOP FEDERAL EDUCATION TESTING NOW

Originally posted on Linda Murphy:
HELP STOP Federal Education Testing!  Celebrate the 4th of July by Fighting for Freedom! Please Call, Write, Email and Tweet  #StopFedEdTesting – Contact Senators and Congressmen The bill for ESEA and NCLB (Elementary and Secondary Education Act / No Child Left Behind act) is scheduled for a VOTE on July 7th in the U.S. Senate and…

Should the federal or state government determine your child’s MENTAL HEALTH? Alabamans say NO!

Originally posted on Linda Murphy:
The Federal Government and some state governments are working on plans being promoted as needed solutions to solve ALL problems with children.  This is a rapidly growing movement fueled by more and more sophisticated technology being used to gather more and more data on children in K-12 public schools. These kids are a captive audience because…