August 1, 2015


Did you ever think there would come a day in America, supposedly, arguably, the freest country on the planet, when we would need to fight for something as organic as parental rights?


Sadly, that day has come.  As you read this, parents’ rights across the country are b...

July 23, 2015


Pat Hickey needs to apologize to each and every parent of a public school child in the state of Nevada.  


On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, Mr. Hickey posted the following tweet:


Mr. Hickey’s remark is in response to the not surprising ACT results of Nevada’s Juniors...

July 10, 2015

On July 8, 2015 The Courier-Journal ran this article:  Vacation Bible Schools align with Common Core.


As I was reading this article I couldn’t help but think of the line from Bruce Springteen’s song, “One step up and two steps back.”  Parents (and some leaders) across...

June 29, 2015

In case you are thinking Social and Emotional (SEL) is a harmless morning ritual of, “How do you feel today class?”  -think again.  SEL is not about instructing little Johnny to sit up straight, fold his hands, and act respectfully toward his teacher.  SEL is about tra...

June 22, 2015

My husband and I recently celebrated the high school graduation of our oldest daughter.  In thinking about her years of accomplishments I couldn’t help but be relieved that she was out from under the Common Core State Standards Initiative and given the impeded implemen...

May 5, 2015


  • Personal data is being collected on public/private school children and families daily.

  • The Secretary of Education continues to bully states.

  • School leaders cut physical education from curriculum and then send home "fat" letters to parents.

  • Amer...

April 27, 2015


It has taken me the better part of the month to end the pity party I threw for myself once I realized Senator Becky Harris had no intention of bringing SB290 to the Senate Education Committee for a hearing.  She has also given no reason for her stand-alone decision th...

March 17, 2015

Parents and other taxpayers, who may have thought they were long forgotten by their legislator, now have hope.


SB290 - Senator Hammond's bill to repeal Common Core and it's aligned testing is nothing short of freedom from educational oppression.


We don't need to get l...

March 4, 2015

On  March 3, 2015 Truth in American Education published an article on the meltdown of Karen Nussle, the executive director of the Collaborative of Student Success, in which she exposed her outrage at the state of West Virginia’s House passing a bill that will repe...

February 26, 2015


Missouri Education Watchdog (MEW) celebrated yesterday - in a big way – when it announced that the state of Missouri is no longer a member of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).  Why?  It’s  UNCONSTITUTIONAL!  Something many people have been pointing ou...

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About the Author 

Christina Leventis is a Nevada mother of two who believes that children are the greatest of all gifts.  Upon educating herself on Common Core State Standards she began writing and speaking on the subject.  Christina also believes it is important for parents to exercise their fundamental rights as the first and final authority in the upbringing of one's own children and that includes educational decisions.

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