Category Archives: Arkansas

Congratulations to The Education Alliance’s Class of 2013!

Here they are in alphabetical order:

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Common Core State Standards Initiative: Too Close to a National Curriculum

In 2010, the National Governors Association published their “Common Core State Standards” (CCSS). These were meant as voluntary math and English guidelines which individual states could adopt. Numerous organizations grew concerned about this push to standardize what public school students … Continue reading

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Mountain View Home Schooler Catches Fish, Loses Bicycle

When 12-year-old Garrett Stephens reeled in a 26.5 inch catfish, he was thrilled at the prospect of winning first place in the Hooked on Fishing competition sponsored by Mountain View Middle School. Garrett’s hopes were dashed, however, when school principal … Continue reading

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