Category Archives: Common Core

Common Core is a Flaw in ERC Economic Development Plan!

I attended the ERC Board Meeting this morning and listened to the discussion on the need to expand educational opportunities in Nevada County and to keep more of our graduates here, working for local tech companies.  Part of that discussion … Continue reading

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Local Schools Under Common Core Teach Anthropogenic Warming as FACT!

According to an article in The Union the local schools have hired a consultant from Sacramento to help them with the Next Generation Science Standards. The NGSS teaches anthropogenic grobal warming, human caused global warming as a fact, when in … Continue reading

Posted in California, Common Core, Education, Human Behavior, Politics

Next Generation of Common Core Science Standards?

Chris Bishop attended the Next Generation of Common Core Science Standards Seminar at the Nevada County Schools Office and writes this on the Purple Man’s blog: Why I was there was, I was taking a two day seminar on the … Continue reading

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Common Core Discontinuity (Updated 04-30-14)

Ellen and I attended the Common Core Town Hall last night, and were surrounded by friends in the audience.  The room was packed and included some families with children in school. Sitting next to us was a father of a … Continue reading

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Common Core Survey – Low Information Voters Liked It?

The Sac Bee has the survey story: The poll [PPIC] found that 69 percent of adults support the Common Score approach to teaching, a system that’s being adopted by a majority of the states as a way of ensuring that … Continue reading

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Common Core Town Hall (Updated 24 Apr)

Town Hall meeting on Common Core will be held on the 29th of April at the Elks Hall in Grass Valley, and I have decided to attend. The subject is “Unveiling Common Core – The Unanswered Questions About Your Child’s … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Climate Change, Common Core, Human Behavior

Nevada County Economic Development Plan— A Reality Check

I am please to hear that the Nevada County Economic Resource Council has an Economic Development Plan, at least according to an article in The Union. I have not had an opportunity to see the final product, which was approved … Continue reading

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