Thousands of parents across the country and here in Illinois are concerned about Common Core standards, PARCC testing on those standards, and the accumulation and storage of their children’s personal data. Thorner, as a citizen and taxpayer living in a community in northern Illinois, is represented by Lake Forest-Lake Bluff school Districts 65, 67 and 115. All have embraced Common Core standards with enthusiasm.
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[First published Oct. 3 in the Daily Caller.] Now that Mitt Romney has taken a stand for local and parental control of education and against federalized Common Core standards and[…]
This week, the Department of Education announced the next iteration of Race to the Top, this time with a special focus on preschool and early childhood programs. Called the “Early[…]
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