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Fairfield school official to discuss Common Core at NAACP meet

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From page A6 | January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

FAIRFIELD — Malcolm Butler, assistant superintendent of educational services for the Fairfield-Suisun School District, will give a presentation Saturday on the new California Common Core State Standards at the next meeting of the Tri-City NAACP.

The group will also discuss setting up computer workshops for parents where demonstrations of the key components of Common Core and the related testing materials will be given. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

The meeting will take place from 11 a.m. to noon in the Zoe Building, Room V115, at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1745 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield.

For more information on the meeting and other activities of the Tri-City NAACP, please contact Frederick B. Young Jr. at 218-3910 or by email at tricitynaacp@comcast.net.

Reach Susan Hiland at 427-6981 or shiland@dailyrepublic.net.

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Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Wausa, Nebraska. She lives in Vacaville with her husband and dog.
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  • The MisterJanuary 15, 2014 - 6:34 am

    Did you know that Common Core is a privately-held, copyrighted program owned by a private lobbying organization in Washington DC? This group is the National Governors Association (NGA)... a private lobbying group only open to governors. The NGA is currently waiving the license fees for Common Core. The NGA (remember, they are a lobbyist group) has worked with the US Senate and there is a bill ready to become law once all 50 states have voluntarily accepted Common Core that MANDATES ALL states must use Common Core... and pay whatever licensing fee the NGA sets. Do you see what's happened here? Jerry Brown, and his fellow crooks, has got a Federal law ready to pass that requires your local school district pay money, forever, to Jerry Brown's elite lobbying group... to the tune of millions and millions of dollars. Why... just why would you want your cash-strapped school district, with underpaid teachers, to give a boat-load of cash, year after year, to elite lobbyists for a program that doesn't work? When you find the answer to that, you'll find the conspirators in this nasty game that victimizes your kids.

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