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Common Core Architect Brings in OFA Workers to Target 'Low Hanging Fruit'
Breitbart ^ | 3 Feb 2014, 6:48 AM PDT | Dr. Susan Berry

Posted on 02/03/2014 9:46:02 AM PST by SoConPubbie

At a conference of the Annual Strategic Data Project (SDP) last year, Common Core "architect" and current president of the “non-profit” College Board, David Coleman, praised the collection of student data via the Common Core State Standards initiative. 

Furthermore, he welcomed to that effort members of Barack Obama’s re-election campaign who, Coleman said, would be reaching out, as they did for the campaign, to the “low-hanging fruit,” or low-income and Latino students.

In the video below, recorded last May by the Harvard Center for Education Policy Research CEPR, Coleman gave his audience several important pieces of information.

First, Coleman admitted, as former Obama adviser David Axelrod did as well, that the Common Core standards were not “state-led,” as supporters of the initiative still assert.

“When I was involved in convincing governors and others around this country to adopt these standards,” Coleman stated, “it was not ‘Obama likes them’ – do you think that would have gone well with the Republican crowd?”

Second, Coleman welcomed to the Common Core data collection initiative Barack Obama’s re-election team to develop its economic justice project, the Access to Rigor Campaign, aimed at profiling students he referred to as “low-hanging fruit,” or low-income and Latino K-12 students.

Upon the College Board’s announcement of Veronica Conforme, formerly of the New York City Department of Education, as vice president of the organization’s Access to Rigor campaign, Coleman said last May, “We see the millions of students who take part in our programs as within our care, and we feel a deep sense of responsibility to propel them forward. The Access to Rigor campaign is at the heart of our work to deliver opportunity to many more students.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: axelrod; commoncore; datacollection; ofa; spying
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1 posted on 02/03/2014 9:46:02 AM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

A low-hanging fruit could be anybody these days.

2 posted on 02/03/2014 11:37:01 AM PST by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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