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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to repeal Common Core standards in the state on Thursday, saying Oklahomans are “capable of developing our own academic standards that will be better than Common Core.”

Oklahoma governor dumps Common Core

Oklahoma has officially dropped the polarizing Common Core academic standards — marking a major shift by former supporter Gov. Mary Fallin. In a much-anticipated decision Thursday, Fallin, a Republican, signed legislation repealing the standards Thursday afternoon. She said Oklahoma has the ability to develop superior standards and federal meddling in advocating for the standards drove her decision. […]

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Common Core embedded in Christian homeschool studies– and Bibles!

What in the world would man-made Common Core education standards be doing in a children’s Bible, or any other Christian student material for that matter? Just ask Thomas Nelson, Harper Collins and Zondervan, the biggest names in Christian publishing. Common Core requires new and revised materials in today’s classroom and home schools, so now books […]

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Parent: Transsexual teacher in Appleton, Wis., Pre-K class causes concern

Should parents be informed  that their four- and five-year-olds will be taught by a transsexual preschool teacher? An Appleton, Wis., mother says yes, and has contacted the Appleton Area School District about its new 4K program, after her young daughter told her she was confused about why a girl teacher is a boy. Elisha Perez, […]

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Fellowship: A “filler” or a feast?

Today we’re taking a little poll on fellowship and communion in the church: is it a “filler” or a feast?  How often does your church celebrate communion? What would your preference be? We’ll share your comments in the 2nd segment today. One of the issues we cover here is the National Education Association’s attempt to secularize […]

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Parents, Teachers and Common Core: the train is gaining speed

Today we are talking about education and Common Core. There are many new development we need to cover today, and we also want to hear from you, if you are a parent whose student has experienced the Common Core standards and curriculum. You’ll need to understand this system that will push parents out of the […]

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Keeping our eyes (and Bibles) open

Today it’s the full gamut: We’re talking government education, and later some face-to-face experiences – with “Jesus?” Joining us for this discussion is someone who has been sounding the alarm about national Common Core standards and curriculum. Kyle Olson is publisher and founder of EAGnews.org dedicated to education reform. Kyle is a contributor to TownHall.Com and has written a book titled,Indoctrination: […]

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Hour of Code at Hale Kula Elementary School

Common Core and the pressure to conform

Today we are diving into several controversial topics. In our second half, we’re discussion some theological perspectives on prayer, and how without a biblical understanding, we can make prayer about doing all sorts of things that the Bible says we ought not to do. In our first segment today, another controversial topic we cover here […]

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Common Core lessons reducing teachers to "robots"

A large number of teachers are discovering that the Common Core curriculum is leaving them with less control in the classroom. Many have said this forced education program is robbing them of their creativity and threatening to reduce them to mere “robots” that deliver pre-packaged lessons “word for word.” “I’m unable to do projects anymore […]

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Common Core and you

You won’t hear the Common Core happenings in mainstream media – but we cover it quite a bit and we’ve ammassed quite a few programs, guests, articles and resources on our website to try to help people make sense out of a curriculum and standards that seemingly don’t make a lot of sense, especially when […]

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Keeping our youth from "evolving" their truth

We know that one of the most worrying statistics for Christian parents is what happens to their children when they graduate high school and go to college. The latest statistics tell us a huge majority of college students fall away from their beliefs, thanks in part to professors who aren’t shy about their agenda to […]

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Colorado mom shares frustration over child’s "Lefty/Righty" assignment

Today on Stand Up For The Truth’s program we heard from the Aurora School District parent in Colorado who told her son’s 7th grade Social Studies teacher that her family’s political leanings were none of the school’s business. Andrea joined us on our program to explain why she took a bold stand against an agenda […]

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Colorado 7th Graders, Parents, Required To Take "Righty/Lefty" Survey

From bereanresearch.org I recently received an email from a listener about a very disturbing assignment given in the Aurora Public School District in Colorado: “Attached is an assignment given to my 12-year-old great-nephew in his 7th grade social studies class. It is an outrage, and I’m so proud of my niece (his mom) who was […]

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Common Core: What will your students learn?

Today, we’re talking about Common Core. Many parents are worried whether their students are being instructed or indoctrinated. While we have no doubt there are many dedicated and loving teachers in our public schools, we know they face growing challenges in educating our children in the secular humanist environment created and promoted by the National […]

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Middle School Teacher Suspended for Showing Students Music Video Promoting Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Talk about indoctrination. Not only into homosexual marriage, but away from Biblical truth. The teacher who showed this music video got a slap on the wrist and is now back in the classroom teaching young, impressionable teens again. Here is the video, shown to 13-year-olds: Here are the lyrics the students heard: “The right wing […]

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