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TT December 10, 2013 at 07:22 am
The bottom line is that you'll do better in school if the teacher likes you. Accept the liberalRead More indoctrination, and things will go better. Cite Karl Marx at every opportunity, and you'll be tops.
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Leah Blackley November 14, 2013 at 10:45 am
Absolutely it should be still taught. I write in cursive everday and will be teaching my childrenRead More regardless of whether it is taught in school or not. It not only teaches children to read it, but it builds fine motor skills, improves penmanship, and has anyone considered how many neuropathways the children are building when learning this new skill? It will also serve them later on in life when they encounter jobs that will need those skills and attention to detail.
Dick Williams November 14, 2013 at 11:55 am
The major danger in common core is its potential to become an indoctrination tool under the controlRead More of some unaccountable faceless committee somewhere. Our kids are already bombarded by liberal personal philosophies from individual teachers, but if the textbook questions have slanted wording, and there is no hard copy for the parents to check, just e-readers, they could get by with massive abuse. We should not surrender local control.
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Dick Williams November 11, 2013 at 07:44 am
The common core central system has massive potential for abuse as an indoctrination tool. AlreadyRead More there are examples of slanted wording in some of the materials. We should not surrender local control.
Denise Soto February 20, 2014 at 09:12 pm
Please go to www.cuacc.org to learn more. The curriculum will have every child read the same books,Read More and learn at the same rate. The federal government should not control state education, and that it is academically substandard. States will have a difficult time paying the cost of implementing and maintaining Common Core State Standards.
Mark February 4, 2014 at 07:00 pm
I take my aluminum cans back for recycling, clip coupons, drive old cars, and the school board wantsRead More to TRIPLE my parcel tax? I feel their scorn and contempt for me, and I can't WAIT to return the favor on March 4th.
Denise Soto February 20, 2014 at 09:21 pm
Proposition 30 passed in November 2012 and taxed high income earners and raised sales tax. ThisRead More money was suppose to go to our schools, but instead billions went to fund the California teacher's pension. Now Common Core State Standards are being implemented in our public schools is at an additional cost. Vote NO on parcel tax.
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