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Saturday, May 30, 2015
Irvine, California

Answering Questions About Common Core

Short and Long Term Effects - And What Parents Can Do About It

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Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 5-6:30 pm

"Answering Questions About Common Core"

Short and Long Term Effects - And What Parents Can Do About It

Common Core has been touted as an attempt to standardize education in a manner that provides a mobile populace consistent training throughout the country in public schools.  The reality, though, is that at its best, it is a one-size-fits-all educational model that is imposed throughout the nation.  This model of education does not traditionally work because it neglects the inherent differences in the needs and abilities of students in learning.  More troublesome, however, are the imposed national testing, the psychotropic testing and thought-altering processes built into the derivative curriculum and testing.  Indeed, many teachers report that they have been instructed not to even review what the children are being tested about.  Why?  What don't they want the teachers to see?

This is part two of our discussion on Common Core. In this month's meeting, members of the Faithful Christian Servants ministry will answer pointed questions about the effects of Common Core, both short and long term, on our society as a whole and on individual children. We will also discuss real strategies that can be employed to defeat it.   During this meeting, we will discuss:

  • What are the Common Core standards and why do they want Federal educational control?

  • Where did Common Core come from - who's behind them?

  • Why did the Common Core creaters copyright them so nobody could change them?

  • What was the back story behind the deals and compromises made to get it adopted?

  • Common Core includes psychological testing of our kids every time they're tested. Why? Who is mining the data?
Plan to attend this meeting with your spouse so that you can each gain a clearer understanding of this effort and its impact on your family, homeschooling or not.  Learn just why the standards are flawed, the curriculum is poorly written and incomplete, the testing is intrusive and inappropriate.  Understand why just the fact that data mining is happening represents a subversive and dangerous reality.  Invite a friend to come (with their spouse) - they'll be glad you did!

Faithful Christian Servants is a group of Christian parents, grandparents and concerned citizens, who come from varying backgrounds.  The group is made up teachers, business owners, and medical professionals who were brought together by mutual concerns regarding the educational reform sweeping the nation known as the Common Core State Standards Initiative.  As a group, Faithful Christian Servants has conducted extensive research on the current reform and its implications.  Based on the findings, the group felt moved to educate others about the nature and scope of the changes taking place in our schools

For information call: (714) 686-3353.

Childcare available:

This month, to make it easier for families with little ones and big ones to attend, we have childcare available. Rate: $5 per child or $15 per family with three or more kids.

Meeting Time:

Evening Meeting: 5 pm to 6:30 pm

Enjoy training, fellowship, and an opportunity to meet veteran homeschoolers and other families considering homeschooling after the informative presentation.

Meeting Location:

Irvine Community Church
14804 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine, CA 92618

Simple Directions from North Orange County:

Take 5 South, exit Sand Canyon & turn left, church is on right.

Simple Directions from South Orange County:

Take 5 North, exit Sand Canyon & turn right, make immediate U-turn at light, church is on right.

Simple Directions from 405 and West Orange County:

Take 405 South, exit Sand Canyon & turn left, go two miles and pass under the 5, church is on right.

About Exploring Homeschooling:

The mission of Exploring Homeschooling is to impact the world for Jesus Christ by encouraging Christians to homeschool from a biblical worldview, especially starting when their children are babies, toddlers, preschoolers; and equipping individuals, families, churches, homeschool groups and other organizations to engage in homeschool evangelism.