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- May 29, 2015
- Why is Common Core a Problem? Diane Douglas Town Hall in Globe: June 4
Diane Douglas has been hosting Town Hall "listening" events all over Arizona, giving the public a chance to come to the microphone and speak on whatever public school concern they have. The hot topic is Common Core. The event covering Payson will be held in Globe on June 4. Click HERE to read the flyer for details. If you can't attend, you can send an email to Ms. Douglas at HearingEveryVoice@azed.gov.
Please note some points on the Flyer: 1) High Stakes Testing/AzMERIT. 2) Stop Collecting and Distributing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on our children!
High Stakes Testing/AzMERIT
Here are just a few reasons to oppose AzMERIT and any "High Stakes Test" that is being given to Arizona's kids:Click here to read more
- May 28, 2015
- When you Refuse the Test (AzMERIT = Standardized Test = High Stakes Test)
This woman is talking about the New York high stakes test. AzMERIT is no different. Your child's teachers walk in fear of speaking out against Common Core or AzMERIT. Remember, their jobs depend on supporting this entire Common Core System. You need to judge for yourself what you see--or DON'T see. Here are some articles: AZMerit and the Arizona Bar Exam, $100,000 Reward for Common Core Test Validity Reports, High Stakes Testing, Common Core Opt Out Movement Accelerates, Arizona Revised Statutes 1-601 and 1-602 Explicitly Protect Parental Rights,, Opt Out AZ! Empowering Parents to Opt Out of the AZMerit, Why Parents are Opting Their Children out of the AZMerit Exam, Parent's Right to Control the Education of their Children: AZ Merit Opt-Out Sample LetterClick here to read more
- May 25, 2015
- The Story of Desmond Doss
The only conscientious objector awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.Click here to read more
- May 19, 2015
- Gina Ray to Speak 5/23 at Prescott Country Club: AzMERIT and Common Core
Please attend this very important seminar featuring Gina Ray, a Gilbert mom who started "Opt Out Arizona." She will be speaking on the inferior Common Core standards and inappropriate high stakes testing (AzMERIT). The mother of four children, Ms. Ray had never been involved in politics before. After seeing her children experience the negative effects of Common Core, she began reading and researching the entire nationalized system. She has been lobbying against it ever since and has made a huge impression!Click here to read more