Again, I would like to thank the St. Tammany Parish School Board for really listening to parents’ concerns and for fighting with us.

I also want to reiterate that parents and teachers NEED to inform themselves about what is going in our education system. We have to stand up and be heard. We cannot just sit by and let this happen. It parallels everything else happening in our country. Do we let them do it?

I will not! I will not be quiet. I will not take what you say at face value. I will not stop informing myself and making my own decisions based on that information. Because if I do, you will have total power over me. I will never let that happen. I am not yours to control.


Maryland Dad Robert Small, the Rosa Parks of 2013.

Maryland Dad, Robert Small, was forcibly removed from a meeting last night, when he stood to ask questions about Common Core that were not being answered in the preferred written format.

The Baltimore Sun, The Blaze, and have all reported on this story.

In the video taken at last night’s event, you hear other parents in the audience pleading with the board to allow this man the dignity to ask his question. But the man was removed by security, and he was then arrested –for “disturbing a school operation” and reportedly for also assaulting an officer. The reports say Small will face jail time and/or hefty fines.

Fines for disturbing a school operation? This was an informational meeting for parents, where information was clearly not being honorably and fully disclosed.

Robert Small refused to be told that he…

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