Vote out Common Core

Re: 2014 election

If you do not like the Common Core education curriculum (basically the 1, 2, 3, 4 grading system rather than A, B, C, D, F) please keep reading.

The Common Core curriculum gives the federal government more control of our education system and takes our control as parents and states away. It has changed the way teachers grade as well as other issues. The first state in the U.S. to adopt this curriculum has already gotten rid of it. It does not work.

We have an opportunity to take a big step in getting rid of the 1, 2, 3, 4 grading system (Common Core) through voting in this next election. One of the first things Gov. Matt Mead did after being elected as governor was to sign in the Common Core curriculum. I think it is fair to say that most of us knew nothing about it, then he himself replaced one of our elected education leaders with someone of his own choosing. The courts have helped us by letting Gov. Mead know that he had no right to do that and they have taken steps to fix what he did.

However, we as parents and educators have the opportunity during this next governor election to vote out the Common Core program by choosing wisely who we vote for.

Please educate yourself on each candidate running for governor; it is so important. You will learn that Gov. Mead is the one who signed the Common Core curriculum in and is in strong support of it. You will also learn that there are several other candidates who are against the Common Core curriculum that you can choose from in your voting.

Please get involved and help us vote out the Common Core curriculum.

 

Jodi Palmer

Sheridan


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