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Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion Gilbert Public Schools board votes down letter aligning with Common Core standards in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"This ought to be titled:  "Gilbert School District throws out the wheat and eats the chaff."  They throw out the conservative college and career ready standards, but meanwhile, they keep the English language arts…"
Dec 5, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion Huppenthal Has Perfected Pontification in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"Harry, You are a good man and have done a lot to advance the conservative cause.  But, these are very good standards and completely conservative standards.  The shrillness of this column, the personal, Saul Alinsky,  style of the…"
Nov 12, 2013
Thucydides commented on Harry Mathews's blog post Standing Up for Real Reform in Colorado
"Liz Fagan, their Superintendent, was the Superintendent at Tucson Unified School district prior to John Pedicone. John Huppenthal  "
Nov 7, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion Preparing For The Coming Battle: A Time to Stand in the group Christian Persecution
"Excellent article."
Apr 25, 2013
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Christian Persecution

This group is dedicated to educating the public about the domestic and international persecution of ChristiansSee More
Apr 25, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion Common Core Standard: Solution to Education or Just another Big Government Program. in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"Seriously, you are going to replace one set of standards that were developed and created by people from Arizona with ones that were completely written by someone from Harvard?  How was he funded?  Bet he, personally, has a big federal…"
Apr 17, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion It's Official: The Feds Control Common Core in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"Excellent analysis."
Apr 16, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion Common Core Math Problems in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"These are the ways that real people add numbers in their mind.  Very few people stop to use an algorithm.  Student confusion over place value and reliance on an algorithm is the main reason we have such low math proficiency.  They…"
Apr 16, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion ‘DO NOT PICK UP THE PENCIL’: NEW YORK PARENTS COACH KIDS TO REFUSE COMMON CORE TESTS in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"Are we speaking out of both sides?  Malkin criticizes the standards as being dumbed down when they require all students to know algebra as high school freshman instead of 8th grade (only 29% of our students currently take algebra by 8th grade…"
Apr 15, 2013
Thucydides commented on Harry Mathews's video
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Public "Education" has become indoctrination and distraction

"Well, you can't have it both ways.  Publishing one video that bemoans students not spending the hours required to learn critical algorithms and another video that would have throw off all rules and proven systems. …"
Apr 4, 2013
Thucydides commented on Harry Mathews's video
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Math Education: An Inconvenient Truth

"Where did you find the Math Expression Books?  I have never seen one but have been curious."
Apr 4, 2013
Thucydides commented on Harry Mathews's video
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Math Education: An Inconvenient Truth

"New York City adopted Everyday Mathematics a decade ago.  They have no results to show for it. The U.S. Department of Education did a massive research project on textbooks to determine whether a text book could improve outcomes.  They…"
Apr 4, 2013
Thucydides replied to Harry Mathews's discussion Another Disenchanted Teacher on Common Core in the group The Coalition Against Common Core
"Are you upset about allowing third graders to read a patriotic book that requires a vocabulary of about 20,000 words because it might be too hard for them?"
Apr 1, 2013
Thucydides joined Harry Mathews's group
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The Coalition Against Common Core

This group is dedicated to fighting Common Core and educating others about it's dangers to our kids and to the health of our nationCommon Core Watch:http://eagnews.org/commoncore/See More
Apr 1, 2013
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"Welcome to the Education Action Network where we take back our country by taking back our schools! ~For Liberty~ Harry Mathews - admin. Education Action Network"
Jan 18, 2013
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Jan 18, 2013

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