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The New Grassroots Surge

By Levi B Cavener

Levi B CavenerIdaho is fired up. Lawmakers need to take note; Idahoans kind of have a record of banding together and overruling their state leaders when they are angry (Luna Laws anyone?), and it seems that of late there are some really angry folks.  Pitchforks are in high demand at local hardware stores.

So what’s heating up this storm? Opposition to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)and its partner the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) has lawmakers on edge, and it should. Continue reading