IT’S A MACC DOUBLE-HEADER!!! This week we feature a state-wide conference call and an education forum. Be sure to attend!
Listen in from the comfort of your own home! Minnesotans Against Common Core (MACC) will be hosting its’ first State-Wide Conference Call to better help inform the public about the implementation of a new educational system called Common Core Standards. The first call is set for September 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. There will be a question/answer period near the end of the call.
We are reaching out to a number of national and state experts, who are directly involved in teaching or in research regarding Common Core. Our first two experts are Emmett McGroarty from the American Principles Project and Joy Pullman of the Heartland Institute. We hope you find these informational calls beneficial and will invite others to listen in, as well as, ask questions.
Please join us at:
Enter the Conference Code when directed to do so: 362722
Mark your calendars for this Thursday’s educational forum, Stealing Our Schools! The event is located at Bethesda Church in Prior Lake at 6:30 p.m. John Daley, College Professor and Representative Sondra Erickson, Education Finance and Republican-Lead on the Education Policy/Reform Committee, will speak on the state of education in Minnesota. Representative Pam Myhra, Education Finance and Republican-Lead on the Early Children and Youth Development Policy Committee, will speak about education and her experiences in home schooling. Constitutional attorney, Marjorie Holsten will give a brief history of education in the United States as well as information on the Common Core Standards. Public school teacher and homeschooler, Linda Bell, will talk about the effects of Common Core on private schools and home schooling.
Here’s the link to the flyer (address included).