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  • ObamaCore Emerges As a Major Issue As Education Takes An Orwellian Turn

    06/10/2014 8:32:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    New York Sun ^ | 6/10/14 | BETSY McCAUGHEY
    In the past week, Governors Haley of South Carolina and Fallin of Oklahoma evicted Common Core from public schools, even at the risk of losing hundreds of millions of federal dollars promised to states adopting it. Mmes. Haley and Fallin initially supported Common Core. But public outrage is forcing them to reverse course, and more states will follow. In New York, the Republican-Conservative challenger to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Robert Astorino, vows to topple Common Core if he wins in November. Move over Obamacare. Mid-term elections will also be referendums on ObamaCore. Contrary to what the public is told, Common Core...
  • Chicago Teachers Union Joins War on Common Core

    05/09/2014 3:42:25 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 16 replies
    The New American ^ | 09 May 2014 | Alex Newman
    Chicago Teachers Union Joins War on Common Core 09 May 2014 The powerful Chicago Teachers Union joined the bipartisan war on Common Core, the controversial Obama administration-pushed national education standards.... Related Articles: Common Core: A Scheme to Rewrite Education Orwellian Nightmare: Data-mining Your Kids New York Revolts Against Common Core SPLC Launches Hysterical Attack on Common Core Critics As Common Core Becomes Punchline, Critics Win Battles Nationwide Pro-Common Core Deception Falling Apart Indiana Replaces Common Core ... With Common Core Common Core Architect Now Dumbing Down SAT Common Core: People vs. Big Government, Big Business, and Billionaires
  • Brilliant anti-Common Core Speech by Dr. Duke Pesta

    04/25/2014 6:18:22 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 7 replies
    Youtube Video ^ | Apr 24, 2014 | Dr. Duke Pesta Have you heard about Common Core? The chilling truth behind these new national educational "standards" will terrify you. Common Core represents the latest and most comprehensive step in the drive toward complete government control of our children's education. Join us for a special presentation exposing the truth about Common Core and the ongoing struggle to roll back its implementation. Our speaker will provide examples of how Common Core threatens to further undermine, weaken, and centralize public and private education in our country. Speaker Bio -- Dr. Duke Pesta Dr. Duke Pesta received his M.A. in Renaissance literature from John...
  • Big Business Launches Pro-Common Core Propaganda Blitz

    03/24/2014 5:10:21 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 6 replies
    The New American ^ | 24 March 2014 | Alex Newman
    Big Business Launches Pro-Common Core Propaganda Blitz 24 March 2014 Big Business and powerful corporate lobbyists are dropping millions of dollars on a massive propaganda campaign aimed at defending Common Core from the intensifying public uproar.... Full Story: Related Articles:Common Core: A Scheme to Rewrite EducationOrwellian Nightmare: Data-mining Your KidsGOP Blasts Obama-backed National Education StandardsEducators Expose Dangers of Common Core National Education
  • Wisconsin Republicans Accused of Sabotaging Common Core Bill

    03/13/2014 4:01:54 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 8 replies
    The New American ^ | 13 March 2014 | Alex Newman
    Wisconsin Republicans Accused of Sabotaging Common Core Bill 13 March 2014 Even though the national Republican Party has officially rejected the Obama administration-pushed Common Core nationalization of education, a handful of GOP figures in Wisconsin are being accused of sabotaging legislation that would have created a panel to review the controversial standards — and potentially kill them. As the national and statewide uprising against the dubious new federally backed education regime grows, however, lawmakers and activists in Wisconsin told The New American that the fight is far from finished. Due to alleged obstruction by some powerful Republican lawmakers —...
  • Common Core Architect Now Dumbing Down SAT

    03/10/2014 3:57:15 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 11 replies
    The New American ^ | 10 March 2014 | Alex Newman
    Common Core Architect Now Dumbing Down SAT 10 March 2014 One of the key “architects” of the controversial Common Core national standards announced an overhaul of the SAT that has critics up in arms.... Related articles: Common Core: A Scheme to Rewrite Education Orwellian Nightmare: Data-mining Your Kids Debunking Myth of Common Core Education as “State Led”
  • [Video] Common Core: Dangers And Threats To American Liberty And Education

    10/15/2013 4:48:54 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | Sept. 23, 2013 | FreedomProject Education
    Common Core: Dangers And Threats To American Liberty And Education Get the DVD: Defeating Common Core: FreedomProject Education presents "Common Core: Dangers And Threats To American Liberty And Education" This hour long presentation explores the new government mandated Common Core standards being implemented in public schools, private schools and homeschool curriculum. Dr. Pesta and Mrs. Black offer an in-depth look at Common Core, its long-term impact, and why American's should be concerned about these standards. ==== What is Common Core? The answer to this question has been a carefully guarded secret by those who created the Common Core Standards. The...
  • Obama’s Federal School Curriculum

    09/28/2012 7:29:24 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 13 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | September 27, 2012 | Mary Grabar
    Three years after the Department of Education announced a contest called Race-to-the-Top for $4.35 billion in stimulus funds, some parents, teachers, governors, and citizen and public policy groups are coming to an awful realization about the likely outcomes: • A national curriculum called Common Core; • Regionalism, or the replacement of local governments by federally appointed bureaucrats; • A leveling of all schools to one, low national standard, and a redistribution of education funds among school districts; • An effective federal tracking of all students; • The loss of the option of avoiding the national curriculum and tests through private...
  • Obamacore: The substitution of propaganda for great literature in our schools

    12/06/2012 9:57:12 AM PST · by mojito · 31 replies
    Powerline ^ | 12/6/2012 | Paul Mirengoff
    Controversy is brewing over new Common Core State Standards in English that call on public schools to emphasize the reading of “information text” instead of fictional literature. According to the Washington Post, English teachers across the country are upset by what they consider the government’s effort “to drive literature out of the classroom.” English teachers are right to be upset, but they shouldn’t take it personally. The government has nothing much against literature, per se. Rather, this initiative is driven in large part by the desire to promote political propaganda in the classroom. The study of literature is being downgraded...
  • Like Obamacare, Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

    10/09/2012 1:38:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | October 9, 2012 | Phyllis Schlafly
    When we list the areas that Barack Obama wants to "fundamentally transform," as he promised before his 2008 election, let's not overlook his plans for education. They are as fundamentally transformational, costly and dictatorial as Obamacare. It's well-known that public schools are not graduating students as well-educated as before, that Americans score poorly on international tests, and that billions of federal dollars showered on public schools have not achieved any of the designated goals, which were to raise test scores and to eliminate the gap between higher income and lower income students. The Obama progressives want us to believe that...