Florida, by all accounts, is one of the most politically corrupt states in the U.S. One honest democratically elected school board in one of the 67 Florida school districts wants to throw out the Common Core. I think they better arm themselves for the brutal attack of the Carpetbaggers profiting off the Common Core assessments, because they are about to be attacked with millions in PR funded spin and cherry-picked facts twisted into lies.
The Lee School Board in Florida wants to opt out of all standardized testing. They have listened to parents. They are tired of enriching Pearson.
“FCAT. Florida Standards. Common core.
“No matter what you call it, the school board wants it gone.
“Board members unanimously expressed their disdain for standardized testing at the school board meeting Tuesday, pledging to research the possibility of “opting out” the entire district from standardized testing.
“There needs to be a come-to-Jesus meeting … to talk about these issues point blank,” Chairman Tom Scott said.
Board member Don Armstrong said the district cannot afford to continue testing at the current rate.
“A lot of our money is being poured out of this county to go to one company, I won’t say names,” he said. “But on this board or not on this board, I won’t stand for it anymore.”
Dozier asked the board to…
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