Tag Archives: Common Core State Standards

Fla. shooting survivor: Cops don’t want to face down AR-15s


“The first priority on an active school shooting is to stop the killing. You don’t wait for the SWAT team, you don’t hide behind a car. If you’re armed, whether as a school resource officer or first patrol officer, you … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned: Signs of a Potential School Shooter ?


Signs of a potential school shooter: 1) Tells people online that he’s going to be a school shooter 2) Messages classmates with death threats 3) Parents report that he has “put a gun to others’ heads in past.” 4) Authorities … Continue reading

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Suicide Risk Amongst Children and Youths on the Autism Spectrum


Research has examined the frequency of suicide ideation and attempts, as well as risk factors in children and teens with autism. The percentage of children with autism who had suicidal ideation or attempts was found to be significantly greater than … Continue reading

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Our Congress hard at work….


Our Congress hard at work….

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Leyden High Schools Implements An E-Learning Day In Lieu of A Traditional Snow Day


Leyden High School District 212 is implementing the E-Learning Day program tomorrow, Friday, February 9, that allows the District to provide electronic instruction for students when Illinois schools are closed because of inclement weather such as snow tomorrow. The e-learning … Continue reading

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RJ and Brody Just Being Pals


RJ and Brody being pals. And thank you RJ for producing this video

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Diane Ravitch and the Angry Rebellion against Common Core


http://www.governing.com/gov-institute/funkhouser/col-diane-ravitch-rebellion-common-core-state-standards-education.html

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Will the Common Core Backlash Return in 2014?


http://www.governing.com/topics/education/gov-common-core-backlash-comeback.html

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A Battle Over School Reform: Michelle Rhee vs. Diane Ravitch


http://www.governing.com/topics/education/gov-michelle-rhee-versus-diane-ravitch.html

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Joanne Yatvin: The Common Core Standards May Be Harmful to Children


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