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Common Core Forum Continues Free Educational Seminar Series

Citizen Group Welcomes Dr. Peg Luksik to Shrewsbury on September 17th SHREWSBURY, MA – Massachusetts parents, grandparents, activists as well as former and current educators recently formed Common Core Forum (CCF) – a grassroots organization dedicated to enlightening the public about the proposed Common Core States Standards, usually referred to as Common Core (CC). Common Core Forum is a statewide…

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Release: Common Core Forum (CCF) Declares Victory over Imploding PARCC Exam

Citizen Group instrumental in putting brakes on new high stakes test for students

WORCESTER, MA – Massachusetts parents, activists and former educators have formed Common Core Forum (CCF) – an organization dedicated to informing Moms and Dads and other stakeholders about the proposed PARCC exam and related Common Core State Standards.   In a few short months, CCF has worked…

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Common Core Forum Emails MA School Committee Members

Dear Massachusetts School Committee Member:   MASC’s legal counsel Stephen J. Finnegan has determined that It is the right and responsibility of elected School Committees to decide whether to use MCAS or PARCC for the next school year. Contrary to what we have heard from state officials, superintendents and proponents of PARCC and Common Core, it is NOT the State…

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