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Texas SBOE To Dump Common Core-Aligned Freakish Math

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 11:30 am   /   by

By Donna Garner

http://www.educationviews.org/sboe-dump-common-core-aligned-freakish-math/

Glory, hallelujah! The Texas State Board of Education has heard the outcries from thousands of Texas parents who are outraged over the Common Core-aligned way math is being taught to their children. The SBOE is to vote on an amendment at its April 18 meeting “to remove references to mathematical process skills [i.e., Common Core-aligned methodology] from knowledge and skills statements in the mathematics Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).”

Now is the time for Texas parents to contact the SBOE and ask them to vote “yes” on this amendment —http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Leadership/State_Board_of_Education/Board_Members/SBOE_Members/  – Donna Garner]

April 2017 Committee of the Full Board Tuesday

Public Testimony – Individual testimony will be taken at the time the related item comes up for committee discussion or action. The procedures for registering and taking public testimony at State Board of Education committee meetings and general board meetings are provided online. [read more. . .]

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