Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:

These days, parents and educators often feel powerless in the face of the powerful forces that are steamrolling them.

In Indiana, two moms started a campaign against he Common Core standards. They started with small groups, then organized large ones, and eventually made their voices heard in the state legislature.

The battle is far from over, but hey made an important point. This is still a democracy. Two informed citizens can make a difference.

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