Source Quotes for Data Collection Blog Video

bBasic sites and information to begin research

“The man who cannot listen to an argument which opposes his views either has a weak position or is a weak defender of it. No opinion that cannot stand discussion or criticism is worth holding.”

James E Talmage

How to navigate the Utah State Legislature website
“Student Achievement Backpack” SB82
Data Collection on Student/Staff
HB 15 Behavioral Data Collection mandate: 
Sponsor- Greg Hughes, 2012 (Line 59)
State Longitudinal Grant:
signed by Judy Park, Project Director, USOE
Federal Ferpa Law
Complete text of Law
Overview of Education Reform with references, including FERPA
Four Pillars of Reform/State Stabilization Fund/Redistribution of Teachers
High-stakes Testing and Teacher Evaluations
Prosperity 2020: 
Children are “Human Capital” (connected to STEM)
Human Capital models:
Click Educator effectiveness model and project
Truth in American Education
State Longitudinal Data Systems across the U.S. Research:
Click on: A Study of Elementary and Secondary School State Reporting Systems
Common Core articles and research: 
New York public school site: Well-documented Articles
High-stakes Testing and Teacher Evaluations
Legal issues surrounding Common Core State Initiative
Utahans Against Common Core: 
Documentation on Local & National Education

“Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty.” 

Thomas Jefferson



  1. Pamela
    Mar 5, 2014

    Here are a few more places to verify. Trying to share the information from the websites of those who are implementing them, not just from organizations who are writing about what they found on the sites. There are plenty of those to read if you want clarification.

    • Tonya
      Jul 3, 2014

      My Dad, who has been an educator all his life, commented on the email I sent him on Common Core. I also feel the same way, so I am sharing his comments.
      “I found this very informative on Common Core and mass Data Collection, which requires understanding and positive action from parents and teachers and citizens of Utah and the U.S.. I suggest you will want also to share with your families and friends for freedom’s sake and the protection of our children’s education.”

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    Jun 2, 2014

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