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We can restore our Republic, beginning at the local level.  First, learn all you can about the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence.  Study the Founders themselves, and the Founders’ Principles that guided them in creating those documents.  Go to the experts for this information:  Shane Krauser, the National Center for Constitutional Studies, and The Jefferson Center.   Also, learn how to exert your Civic Authority.  Go to the Center for Self-Governance to find out when the 5 classes are available near you.   "Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead.


January 20, 2015
Is the Use of "Beyond Textbooks" Violating Arizona Law? You Be the Judge

As of this writing, over 90 Arizona schools and school districts have adopted a K-12 educational program called Beyond Textbooks (BT).  BT was designed by the Vail School District in Tucson, Arizona, and they have had great success using it in that district.  The instructional program at Vail is considered a model of student achievement

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Tags: Common Core
January 17, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey's State of the State Address, and his Executive Budget

You can read and watch the media spin about what Governor Ducey said, or you can read what the Governor actually said and judge for yourself.

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Tags: Common Core
January 17, 2015
The American Civics Bill: Signed by Gov. Doug Ducey on Jan. 16, 2015

On January 16, 2015, Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law the American Civics Act.   HB2064 passed both the House and Senate with bipartisan support.  Beginning in the 2016-17 school year, in order to graduate, high school students will be required to pass a "test identical to the civics component of the naturalization test used by USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Service)."  

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Gov. Doug Ducey's Comments on Civics during his State of the State address 2015

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Tags: Common Core
January 13, 2015
News Flash: Oppose Common Core? Join Rep. Kelli Ward at the Capitol Thursday, Jan. 15!
Tags: Common Core
December 16, 2014
How Much Gruesome, Depraved "Truth" is Appropriate in Gilbert Schools?

By the time you read this, the Gilbert School Board may have already voted on whether or not to include certain books on the reading list for K-12.  However, if you missed weighing in this time, there will be many more opportunities.  Issues relating to the deterioration of virtue and morality in the public schools crop up on a regular basis.   

 
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Tags: School Board, Common Core
November 27, 2014
As God is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly
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