Tag Archives: Common Core

Common Core Hearing Tuesday

Earlier this week, the House and Senate voted on two separate pieces of legislation altering the marijuana ballot question. Both bills had some good points, such as adding consumer protections, ensuring “safety” of products, and further clarifying the law. But there were some bad elements as well, such as the House provision hiking taxes (which may preserve the black market,…

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Rally Against Common Core – Wed, September 17th

On September 17th, there will be a rally at the State House from 11:00am – 1:00pm against Common Core. Come to show your support or come to learn more about Common Core from the guest speakers. The future of education is in your hands. Guest Speakers: Dr. Peg Luksik is a Pennsylvania teacher with over 35 years of experience in…

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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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Boston Tea Party September meeting: The Homeschooling Alternative

Greater Boston Tea Party September 2014 meeting:

The Homeschooling Alternative: Monday September 8, 7:30PM

Lir Restaurant 903 Boylston Street (Back Bay) For most of the last fifty years the ranks of parents who decided to take charge of their children’s education grew slowly. But in the new century this growth has started to snowball. In Massachusetts parents are becoming frustrated,…

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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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New Common Core Forum (CCF) Launches Free Educational Seminar Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Dean Cavaretta

deancavaretta@gmail.com Citizen Group Welcomes Dr. Duke Pesta to Shrewsbury, June 9th



SHREWSBURY, MA (May 27, 2014) – Massachusetts parents, grandparents, activists and former educators have formed Common Core Forum (CCF) – a new organization dedicated to enlightening the public about the proposed Common Core States Standards, usually referred to as Common Core. The Common…

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