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Flag Day

The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes) as ‘Flag Birthday’. In numerous magazines and newspaper articles and public addresses over the following years, Cigrand continued to enthusiastically advocate the observance of June 14 as ‘Flag Birthday’, or ‘Flag Day’. (Continue reading the History of Flag Day.)

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Family Research Councils hosts webcast regarding common core

Common Core: The Government’s Classroom

On Tuesday, September 9th from 8 to 9pm EST, the Family Research Council will host a webcast to inform parents, teachers, and officials on the coming overhaul in testing and curriculum that is part of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.  In preparation for the coming school year, FRC has assembled guests including Dr. Sandra Stotsky of the University of Arkansas; Jane Robbins, Esq. of the American Principles Project; Dr. Neal McCluskey of the CATO Institute; and Will Estrada, Esq. of the Home School Legal Defense Association to examine the Initiative in depth, and provide background on its origin and aims.  Host and FRC President Tony Perkins, together with Senior Fellow Sarah Perry will discuss the Initiative’s implications of federalism, privacy, and academic performance, and address efforts to reverse the Common Core state-by-state.

Register at http://www.frc.org/events/common-core-the-governments-classroom

04.2014 SVC Q&A – Lt Gov Cawley – Common Core

What is common core: 101

http://whatiscommoncore.wordpress.com/2014/02/15/what-is-common-core-101/

Help Republican Women Stop Common Core

Are you aware of Common Core?  Do you know what our children today, leaders of tomorrow, are being taught?  What have YOU done to stop this nonsense of “common core?”

Republican Women clubs on a national, state, and local level are concerned about the future of our children and country.  Why not visit a meeting and see how you can be involved and make a difference?

National Federation of Republican Women’s Common Core Resolution – http://www.nfrw.org/documents/resolutions/20111002_national_standards.pdf

SUN Area Council of Republican Women’s Common Core Resolution – http://sunacrw.com/2013/08/20/sunacrw-formally-opposes-common-core-state-standards/

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Common Core, being implented in states under a different name

Are you aware of Common Core?  Do you know what our children today, leaders of tomorrow, are being taught?  What have YOU done to stop this nonsense of “common core?”

What is Pennsylvania doing with Common Core?  Changing the name to PA Core which is the exact same standards.

Arizona changed Common Core to Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards –

http://www.gilbertwatch.com/gilbertwatch/index.cfm/blog/response-to-john-huppenthals-common-core-name-change/

“You can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pig.”

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‘Who’s The Daddy?’ Homework

Are you aware of Common Core?  Do you know what our children today, leaders of tomorrow, are being taught?  What have YOU done to stop this nonsense of “common core?”

http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2014/02/12/whos-the-daddy-homework-assignment-prompts-parent-complaint/