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With 2600, MACC Ready to Exercise Some Muscle

Your Kids

What is more precious in life than our very own, dearly beloved children?  August 12th, the Minnesota primary elections rise up before us.  Moms, dads, grandparents and citizens have become single-issue voters on the Common Core issue.  It’s time to stand behind those candidates who will help repeal the Common Core Standards / College and Career Ready Standards / World’s Best Workforce in Minnesota.

Here’s our survey of all in-state representatives, US senate and house and governor.

MACC Constituent Bulletin

Be sure to vote anti-Common Core candidates, Tuesday, August 12th!!

MACC Constituent Survey Bulletin

MACC is pleased to present its first Constituent Survey Bulletin.

Common Core has become a serious hot-button topic among parents, grandparents and citizens.   As citizens, we organized this survey in an attempt to understand a candidates’ position and knowledge of Common Core in Minnesota.   Some candidates have not been forthcoming on their position.  This bulletin covers all primary candidates for next week’s primary election on August 12th.  33% of candidates responded. Candidates were e-mailed twice and called at least twice.

We encourage everyone to read the links and survey questions first.  Then scroll down to the candidate responses.  MACC has responded first at the beginning.  You may compare our responses to the candidates.

Thank you, primary candidates, for your responses to THE most important matter to our families, schools and communities!

MACC Constituent Bulletin

Nisswa Tonight! Make a Note…


It may be summer, but with Common Core full implementation complete this school year, Minnesotans Against Common Core (MACC) is not slowing down at all!!!  We have a number of important events coming up!

We ask everyone to attend the closest event to your area and school district. Community leaders such as city council, county commissioners, police and firefighters, mayors, business leaders are individuals we want to inform. Many have been invited and are accepting invitations. State legislators and candidates are also encouraged to attend. Please note that all superintendents and school board members are always invited to our presentations. As non-partisans, we are attempting to engage the full spectrum of political parties.

MACC has now started LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT GROUPS!  Join your school district group and offer your help.  Come to learn and connect with others from your area.  We look forward to meeting you!!!

Wednesday, July 23rd: Nisswa Community Center at 7:00pm (full presentation and Q&A); 5442 City Hall, Nisswa, MN

Thursday, July 24th: Coon Rapids Evangelical Free Church at 7:00pm (full presentation and Q&A); 2650 128th Ave NW, Coon Rapids, MN

Thursday, July 31st:  Alexander’s Supper Club, Faribault at 7:00pm (full presentation and Q&A) 31 3rd St NW, Faribault, MN   55021   507-334-5868

Monday, August 11th:  Peace Lutheran Church, Hutchinson at 7:00pm (full presentation and Q&A); 400 Franklin St SW, Hutchinson, MN   55350 (Cross streets between 5th Ave SW and 4th Ave SW)

Monday, August 18th: Stillwater / Hudson Event:  Stillwater Library at 6:00pm (Karen Schroeder, speaker); 224 Third St N, Stillwater, MN  55082  Presentation for Minnesota and Wisconsin

We Will Not Conform Movie – July 22nd

Glenn Beck’s, We Will Not Conform is playing in movie theaters on Tuesday, July 22nd at 7:00pm! Theaters are asking viewers to arrive 30 minutes early. Tickets may be purchased online (posted in the article below). Glenn Beck has designed this event to be interactive — bring your phones. Our understanding is that we will be discussing take action items and determining next step in taking our schools back.. Some of our theaters will offer an after-the-movie social to connect with others. MACC will have representatives of our Board at each of the locations handing out flyers, sharing our petition and sign ups to get involved at the local level..

Minnesotans Against Common Core’s mission is to inform the people of Minnesota about Common Core and related initiatives (College & Career Ready Standards and the Minnesota World’s Best Workforce). We oppose any and all governmental or corporate take-over of our schools, which includes Common Core Standards, No Child Left Behind Waiver, Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge as well as the corporate privatization or “choice” movement. Choice and Charters remove duly elected school boards and always align with the Common Core reform.

Please get engaged on this issue and be a part of the conversation!

Here are the theaters showing We Will Not Conform in Minnesota.

Brooklyn Center 20, 6420 Camden Ave N, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Duluth: Lakes 10, 4351 Stebner Rd, Hermantown, MN 55811
Eagan: Eagan 16, 2055 Cliff Rd, Eagan, MN 55122
Eden Prairie: Eden Prairie 18, 8251 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Elk River: Elk River 17, 570 Freeport Ave NW, Elk River, 55330
Maple Grove: Arbor Lakes Megastar 16, 12575 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove 55369
Mankato: Cinemark Rier Hills Movies 8, 1850 Adams St, Mankato 56001
Oakdale: Oakdale Cinema, 5677 Hadley Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55128
Rochester: Hollywood 12, 2171 Superior Dr NW, Rochester 55901
Roseville: Rosedale 14, 850 Rosedale Ctr, Roseville, M 55113
St. Louis Park: West End Showplace ICON, 1625 West End Blvd, St. Louis Park, 55416
Waite Park: Parkwood 18, 1533 Frontage Rd N, Waite Park, MN 56387

See you there!

We Will Not Conform website article — Look for the link to purchase online tickets.