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November 19, 2013

GLOVERSVILLE — Parents of elementary school children had questions Monday about how to help their children succeed as well as what the district is doing to help with the transition to the new Common......

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Nov-19-13 12:19 PM

Only 50 people showed up ??? Just what the government likes to see. And accepting double talk answers that translate to " we know what is best for your kids" .


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Nov-19-13 1:40 PM

I couldn't attend due to home issues but I am absolutely MAD that my 6 yr. old is going to be learning and reporting on Mesopotamia! What the heck is that all about?! This new teaching is awful, I hope someone can stop it!

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Nov-19-13 1:41 PM

they should learn to read before they learn about Mesopotamia and the farming, civilizations and religions!

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Nov-19-13 3:07 PM

Jessica, they are teaching the kids that collectivism is better than individualism. The government is your friend and you shouldn't question policy makers. It is 1930s Germany all over again.

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Nov-19-13 6:05 PM

Jessica,the 'someone' needs to be you. Start the ball rolling. Express your concerns to other parents. Make anyone who will listen aware. Persistence is key;because, big brother has all the time in the world. Your child, however, is being indoctrinated on a daily basis. It's not only the curriculum that is tainted. Don't leave out all the personal data collection, too.

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Nov-22-13 12:28 PM

Go to the FB site Stop Common Core in New York State. Educate yourself. Common Core is a lie!

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