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Moore Oklahoma

Today the truck is being loaded for Moore OK. Last Tuesday we set in motion a disaster relief effort among our churches and MOV community to deliver supplies to the families in Oklahoma. Marietta Transfer Company has supplied a truck…

Disaster Relief for Oklahoma

Tuesday we set in motion a disaster relief effort among our churches and MOV community to deliver supplies to the families in Oklahoma. Marietta Transfer Company has supplied a truck and driver and fuel for this trip. Solvay is providing…

Marietta School Issue

As you read the following letter that was sent to the Marietta City School Board concerning an issue that occurred recently, please put yourself in the “shoes” of this parent. The real question here is if this happened to your…

What is Common Core? Part Deux…….

by Kevin Ritter In a recent issue of the Pirate, I described Edmund Burke’s notion of Moral Imagination and how that attribute was shared by many of the great minds of the western tradition. I described Burke’s belief that student’s…

Common Core Standards; federal government tyranny

By Jim Mullen Despite its lack of constitutional authority, the federal government relentlessly treads on the educational system with one giant bureaucratic boot after another. The very essence of every federal program is to encourage dependency, dissuade initiative, stifle competition,…

Ohio House Ed Committee Chair Says….

Ohio House Ed Committee Chair Says He’ll Fight for the Common Core “Kicking and Screaming” Some schools are already teaching the Common Core curriculum, and using Common Core text books like this one. The chair of the Ohio House Education…