Stand for Children

Type: Organization
Name: Stand for Children
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Advocacy Groups

Published in Print: August 27, 2014, as Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Advocacy GroupsMichelle Rhee's departure as the leader of StudentsFirst—the combative national K-12 advocacy organization she started less than four years ago—could represent a ... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rise & Shine: First racetrack casino ads focus on education

through the loopholeA struggling rural district nearing the end of the state's accountability clock is righting its status and getting more funding through a little known change in state finance law. ( Chalkbeat Colorado )more from manualThe ousted ... [Published Education News Colorado - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core not panacea for education woes

6:03 21, 2014Vincent P. BarrasOn Aug. 12, Lafayette Parish students attended their local schools, and two startling things happened: Teachers taught and students learned.Despite the battles raging between Gov. Bobby Jindal and the tag team of Education ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Stand for Children makes 2014 endorsements

The education advocacy group Stand for Children-Colorado has announced its endorsements in 18 races on the November ballot. The list is primarily Democratic, but the group did endorse three Republican legislative candidates.The group endorsed 17 legislative ... [Published Education News Colorado - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Megan Irwin, former journalist and school advocate, named head of early childhood programs in Oregon

Megan Irwin, a former journalist who was serving as Oregon's early childhood policy director, was promoted Tuesday to become Oregon's interim director of early learning.Irwin, 30, was chosen by Gov. John Kitzhaber to succeed Jada Rupley, who retired Friday ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Orleans Parish School Board back to the beginning with superintendent search; rejects both finalists

And the School Board neither discussed next steps with its search consultant nor officially asked for more candidates. President Nolan Marshall Jr. said Seth Bloom, Cynthia Cade, Leslie Ellison and Ira Thomas left after the board entered an executive ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

HELP! It's Back to School Time

If you are a parent, the dash back to school has begun. You're off on a mission of collecting school supplies, clothes, schedules, doctors appointments, physicals and any last minute job you can anticipate. The promise of tomorrow awaits. Some kids look ... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

For kids’ sake, for future of city, support early childhood education

Paints, an easel and canvas at St. Mary's Child Center, Indianapolis, Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Robert Scheer/The Star (Photo:Star File Photo)“I am the face of this issue.”That mother’s introduction to members of the Indianapolis City-County Council ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

School salary data still unavailable in state reports

The 2013 state education reports required to be completed last October still aren't finished, and they aren't expected to be finalized until the new reports are released in roughly two months.That's because school district teacher and administrator salary ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Anne Grubbs Passes Away

Anne was instrumental in conducting Spell-A-Bration, Stand for Children Day, and many more programs.Former Hometown Hero, Anne Grubbs, has passed away. She died Friday afternoon, after a long battle with cancer.Anne worked for Community Education in Bowling ... [Published WBKO - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Jindal’s opposition to Common Core part of political battle

6:16 8, 2014Rayne MartinI’m sure you remember “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Three Little Pigs,” right? Great stories your mom or dad told you at bedtime to lull you to sleep.While these well-loved stories were undoubtedly a core part of your early ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Stand for Children Springfield celebrates North End community leaders

SPRINGFIELD — Armando Perez does not have any children in the school system, but he still wanted to be a part of Stand for Children's Springfield chapter.Perez joined seven other community leaders Tuesday in completing a six-week training course with ... [Published MassLive - Jul 29 2014]

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The district believes testing is foundational to measuring learning but wants to use results to help individual students — "to focus onon the whole child and not worry so much about what the state is going to do or not do" said interim spokeswoman Mary Crimmins
"It helps," Daley said. "But Bruce Rauner will suddenly be sitting there as a politician and not a CEO, and that changes things."
"That grass-roots resistance is very well-informed," Ms. Hiller said. Opponents "are bringing these things up in state legislatures. They're saying ... 'this bill won't help children.' " Ms. Hiller said

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Common Core, PARCC tests in Colorado reveal une... [Published Denver Post - Aug 31 2014]
State to lose NCLB waiver [Published Examiner Enterprise - Aug 29 2014]
Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Ad... [Published Education Week - Aug 25 2014]
Common Core not panacea for education woes [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Aug 22 2014]
Rise & Shine: First racetrack casino ads focus ... [Published Education News Colorado - Aug 21 2014]
Stand for Children makes 2014 endorsements [Published Education News Colorado - Aug 21 2014]
Orleans Parish School Board back to the beginni... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 20 2014]
Megan Irwin, former journalist and school advoc... [Published Oregonian - Aug 19 2014]
Gov. Rauner and Mayor Lewis — a fifth dimension... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 19 2014]
HELP! It's Back to School Time [Published Chicago Now - Aug 16 2014]
A Letter of Thanks to Michelle Rhee [Published Daily Beast - Aug 16 2014]
For kids’ sake, for future of city, support ear... [Published Indianapolis Star - Aug 16 2014]
School salary data still unavailable in state r... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 12 2014]
Grubbs leaves legacy in Bowling Green [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 09 2014]
Anne Grubbs Passes Away [Published WBKO - Aug 09 2014]
Jindal’s opposition to Common Core part of poli... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Aug 09 2014]
Charter school group expands to Boston [Published Boston Globe - Aug 04 2014]
Common Core’s foes misinform voters [Published Tennessean - Jul 31 2014]
Education reform from the grassroots: How and w... [Published American Enterprise Institute - Jul 31 2014]
INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Big-name builder acquired [Published NWI Times - Jul 29 2014]
Stand for Children Springfield celebrates North... [Published MassLive - Jul 29 2014]
Child Advocacy Group Receives Lilly Grant [Published Inside INdiana Business - Jul 29 2014]
Intermittent Fireworks Enliven Lengthy NAACP Forum [Published Memphis Flyer - Jul 28 2014]
Help For Parents At Memphis Education Meeting T... [Published MyFox Memphis - Jul 28 2014]
Governor’s fairy tales create student nightmares [Published The Advocate - Jul 26 2014]
Emma Bloomberg and Roland G. Fryer, Jr. Elected... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 25 2014]
Louisiana Parents Report Ridicule By Pro-Common... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
HD 34: A primary with a serious choice [Published BlueOregon - May 08 2014]
Is Oklahoma backing off accountability push in ... [Published McAlester News-Capital - Apr 24 2014]
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Louisiana Parents Report Ridicule By Pro-Common... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 30 2014]
Members of grassroots parent groups fighting to defeat the Common Core standards in Louisiana knew they were up against tough and well-funded competition in the form of special interest groups lobbying for the nationalized education standards. What ...
HD 34: A primary with a serious choice [Published BlueOregon - May 08 2014]
In Oregon, politicians are free to sell themselves to whoever wants to pay. Loren Parks wants to give you $40,000? Hey, no problem. Just one catch: you have to enter that fact into ORESTAR, and anyone, anywhere, can then see who your buyers are. Our ...
Oklahoma State House Passes Common Core Repeal,... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
Though the Oklahoma state House passed a bill Wednesday to repeal Common Core standards by a vote of 78 to 12, the bill was derailed in the Senate. The bill, HB3399 , which was introduced by Speaker of the House Jeff Hickman, would repeal the Common ...
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