June 6th, 2015
Though supporters of Common Core are gaining traction in California, Orange County residents have an opportunity this week to stop their momentum.
- This Wednesday the 17th at 11AM, the Orange County Board of Education will be holding another hearing on Common featuring both supporters as well as detractors of this controversial program answering your questions about it.
Robert Hammond, incoming President of the Orange County Board of Education (and Common Core opponent) will be joining me in studio to talk about Wednesday's meeting
Contact Robert at 714-478-5520 or Email Him
March 27th, 2015
Yet another anti-Common Core amendment passed in the U.S. Senate yesterday. Is the end of this controversial program in sight?
Dr. Duke Pesta, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Academic Director of the Freedom Project Education, is an outspoken critic of Common Core. He is in town to speak at several anti-CC events in Southern California this weekend and with Roger in studio to discuss the progress being made in dismantling CC once and for all!
Is Common Core confusing to you?
Imagine how confusing it is for your children and the teachers trying to implement it. Roger Marsh invited these experts on the show to educate you just how Common Core isn't good for your children and what you as parents and citizens can do about it. Learn what you can from these 4 interviews from November 2014 and make sure to share this with everyone you know so we can stop Common Core!
Dr. Karen Effrem is a pediatrician, researcher, and conference speaker. Dr. Effrem's medical degree is from Johns Hopkins University and her pediatric training from the University of Minnesota. She has provided testimony for Congress, as well as in-depth analysis of numerous pieces of major federal education, health, and early childhood legislation for congressional staff, state legislatures, and many organizations. Dr. Effrem serves on the boards of two national organizations: Education Liberty Watch and the Alliance for Human Research Protection. She is a former board member of The International Society for Ethical Psychiatry and Psychology.
Dr. R. James Milgram, professor of mathematics at Stanford University, received his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Chicago, and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has given lectures around the world and has been a member of numerous boards and committees, including the National Board of Education Sciences, a body created by the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 “to advise and consult with the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) on agency policies.”
Ze'ev Wurman has over 30 years of experience in developing algorithms, CAD software, and hardware and software architectures. Before MonolithIC 3D Inc., he led the software development groups in DynaChip, an FPGA startup later acquired by Xilinx, and eASIC, a programmable logic company. Prior to that Wurman was the architect for hardware simulation accelerator at Amdahl, the largest and fastest hardware accelerator at the time. He designed and managed CAD software for Silvar-Lisco, and spent three years with IBM Research in Haifa, Israel, working on algorithms for design verification, databases, and cryptography. Between 2007 and 2009 Wurman served as senior policy adviser in the office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, in the U.S. Department of Education. Wurman holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa, Israel. He has published technical papers in professional and trade journals and holds seven patents.
Sandra Stotsky is credited with developing one of the country’s strongest sets of academic standards for K-12 students as well as the strongest academic standards and licensure tests for prospective teachers while serving as Senior Associate Commissioner in the Massachusetts Department of Education from 1999-2003. She is also known nation-wide for her in-depth analyses of the problems in Common Core’s English language arts standards. Her current research ranges from the deficiencies in teacher preparation programs and teacher licensure tests to the deficiencies in the K-12 reading curriculum and the question of gender bias in the curriculum.