Michelle Malkin | October 10, 2014 |

adorable-20374_640Attention, parents: Have your little ones been subjected to “TS Gold” in school yet? If you care about student privacy, data mining and classroom intrusions, you might want to start asking questions and protecting your children now before it’s too late.

What’s happening here in Colorado with this onerous testing regime is happening everywhere. Informed families and teachers from all parts of the political spectrum agree: It’s a Big Government/Big Business “gold” rush you don’t want to join.

“TS Gold” stands for Teaching Strategies Gold. This “school readiness assessment system” was mandated in our state several years ago. It has already permeated private day-care centers and preschools; pilot testing in publicly funded preschools and kindergartens is currently taking place. More than 42,000 kids in Colorado alone have been subjected to the assessments.

Most parents have no idea the scheme is on track for full implementation by the 2015-2016 school year. The company already plans to expand assessments to cover children from birth through third grade. Competitors include California’s “Desired Results Developmental Profile” system and the “HighScope Child Observation Record.”

TS Gold’s creators describe the testing vehicle as “an early childhood assessment system” that purportedly measures the “whole child.” What that means is that the tests are not only for “literacy, mathematics, science and technology, social studies and the arts,” but also for “developmental domains including social emotional, physical, language and cognitive development.”

Aligned to the federal Common Core standards, which were designed and copyrighted by a small cadre of Beltway educrats, TS Gold received $30 million in federal Race to the Top subsidies in 2012. The assessors have 38 “objectives” arranged under nine topics of academic learning, psychomotor data and social-emotional development. Students are rated and recorded on their ability to do things like “respond to emotional cues,” “interact cooperatively” and “cooperate and share ideas and materials in socially acceptable ways.”

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  2. bart etwarts - smith October 11, 2014 at 1:41 pm

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  3. kas October 11, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    What was the original worldwide mass spy program? The catholic confessional. Who runs all education systems worldwide? The Jesuits. Who is common core’s biggest cheerleader? Knight of Columbus Jeb Bush.–All roads lead to Rome and the Jesuits are in ALL driver’s seats.

  4. Mad mama October 11, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    Dave,

    I have been wanting to let you know that I am a preschool teacher and the job I recently left participates in data mining from the day they get your children. I personally had to LOG EVERY SINGLE MILESTONE each child made, no matter how minute. When they crawled, walked, said a word and how they played. It is broken down to every category and you rate their mastery level. We would document what activities we would do with each child and log their progress. Our facility would have mandatory trainings for this and we would receive money for the facility as well as individual bonuses. It is all under the guise of “for the children” but we entered this information into a data base. I always knew the truth. That is why I no longer work there. If you want to look into it, it is Kentucky’s STARS program. They are watching our babies…I mean “their babies”.

  5. Mad mama October 11, 2014 at 9:42 pm

    I Forgot to mention….Teaching Strategies Gold is where we logged all of this info. It is even available as an app on your phone so that these teachers can take pictures of your kids and log their info instantly while your kids play. How wonderful is that?

  6. Mad mama October 11, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Dave,

    I have been wanting to let you know that I am a preschool teacher and the job I recently left participates in data mining from the day they get your children. I personally had to LOG EVERY SINGLE MILESTONE each child made, no matter how minute. When they crawled, wralked, said a word and how they played. It is broken down to every category and you rate their mastery level. We would document what activities we would do with each child and log their progress. Our facility would have mandatory trainings for this and we would receive money for the facility as well as individual bonuses. It is all under the guise of “for the children” but we entered this information into a data base. I always knew the truth. That is why I no longer work there. If you want to look into it, it is Kentucky’s STARS program. They are watching our babies…I mean “their babies”.

  7. pants up, don't loot October 12, 2014 at 7:22 am

    Good, may they track them forever so whoever is doing the tracking can come and get the sniveling ugimme kids out of the checkout line when mom’s ebt card won’t get them the specific candy bar they want.

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