Posts Tagged ‘EAG’

Common Core about settling scores for race, class and gender victimhood

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SARASOTA, Fla. – The uproar over Common Core has created misinformation and serious concerns as to its efficacy. To clear up the confusion, once and for all, we must look at the birth of Common Core to see the vision guiding its mission. However noble Common Core may sound, it is but a host carrier for a radical disease that must be exposed.
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Minnesota students pressured over opting out of assessments

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DES MOINES, Iowa – A principal and science teacher in a southern Minnesota middle school tried to convince students who opted out of taking the NWEA MAP test last week that their parents misunderstood the assessments and were conveying false information to them about the nature of the assessments.
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Michigan district drops union-affiliated health insurance, saves $737k

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DANSVILLE, Mich. – In the three years since Dansville Schools dropped Michigan Education Special Services Association insurance for a different high-deductible plan, it has saved $736,873.87 and its employees haven’t had to pay for any health insurance premiums in that time, according to the superintendent.
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Loyola Marymount employees file complaint against California abortion mandate

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LOS ANGELES – Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) filed a complaint on Friday with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of seven Loyola Marymount University employees who argue that California’s Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has violated federal law by mandating insurance coverage of elective abortions.
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Obama admin targets more than 400 Catholic organizations for HHS mandate

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama administration’s court filing this week, indicating that it will continue its fight for enforcement of its “HHS mandate” against religious nonprofits, could immediately affect more than 400 Catholic organizations participating in the Christian Brothers Employee Benefit Trust, including The Cardinal Newman Society.
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Governor Brown – the bailout king

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – “What a salesman,” he said, mockingly. “I guess that’s what you learned … selling that stock that went south.” – California Governor Brown, to challenger Kashkari, during televised debate Sept. 4th, 2014 (ref. SF Gate)
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Catholic classical schools quickly growing in demand

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MANASSAS, Va. – Nationwide, classical schools, both diocesan and independent, are springing up and eliciting interest from other schools and groups. Efforts to revitalize classical Catholic education have garnered interest from parents, teachers, and many others who want to copy the model, according to the National Catholic Register.
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Study finds Common Core math standards will dumb down college STEM curriculum

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BOSTON – Common Core math standards (CCMS) end after just a partial Algebra II course.  This weak Algebra II course will result in fewer high school students able to study higher-level math and science courses and an increase in credit-bearing college courses that are at the level of seventh and eighth grade material in high-achieving countries, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.
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