Common Core Architect in Concord Part 2

On November 10, 2015 one of the biggest names in Common Core (aka College and Career Readiness Standards) gave a special presentation to the New Hampshire legislature. Marc Tucker was invited by members of the House Education Committee: Rep. Rick Continue reading Common Core Architect in Concord Part 2

Injunction Hearing for Croydon vs the NH DOE

Monday, November 30th was the injunction hearing for Croydon versus the NH Department of Education in the Strafford Superior Court in Dover. We live-blogged the hearing on Facebook.  The post include real-time comments as well as questions and remarks from Continue reading Injunction Hearing for Croydon vs the NH DOE

Common Core Architect in Concord

Dr. Marc Tucker, one of the chief  “architects” of Common Core State Standards, gave a special presentation to New Hampshire legislators on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. He was invited by leading members of the House Education Committee: Rep. Rick Ladd Continue reading Common Core Architect in Concord

Talking About HB 323, the NCLB Waiver Bill on Local Radio

On Monday, Doris Hohensee of NH Families for Education joined me on the Girard at Large radio show to talk about HB 323, the No Child Left Behind waiver bill. The host, Richard Girard, gave a nice intro in segment Continue reading Talking About HB 323, the NCLB Waiver Bill on Local Radio

Press Conference on HB 323, the NCLB Waiver Bill

Earlier today we co-hosted a press conference at the Legislative Office Building lobby with NH Families for Education. The video is posted here, and below are my remarks. Call every senator and tell them only the Hoell/Avard amendment is acceptable, Continue reading Press Conference on HB 323, the NCLB Waiver Bill

Movie Screening about Educational Options

We are delighted to announce that School Choice for New Hampshire and Citrus Groups Homeschool Network are hosting a FREE screening of the new educational documentary, Class Dismissed. It is about alternatives to the traditional classroom learning environment. The movie Continue reading Movie Screening about Educational Options