I've been putting up a lot about Common Core, which is basically a Trojan Horse. This is the program that says that the right answer in math is not important. Some helpful links on Common Core:
There's a lot on it out there. It's so indefensible that Arne Duncan has to express racist sentiments to shut up concerned and frustrated parents:
UNREAL: Obama Education Secretary Arne Duncan Says “White Suburban Moms” Upset That Common Core Shows Their Kids Aren’t “Brilliant”…
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of state schools superintendents Friday that he found it “fascinating” that some of the opposition to the Common Core State Standards has come from “white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn’t quite as good as they thought they were.”
Yes, he really said that. But he has said similar things before. What, exactly, is he talking about?
In his cheerleading for the controversial Common Core State Standards — which were approved by 45 states and the District of Columbia and are now being implemented across the country (though some states are reconsidering) — Duncan has repeatedly noted that the standards and the standardized testing that goes along with them are more difficult than students in most states have confronted.
The Common Core was designed to elevate teaching and learning. Supporters say it does that; critics say it doesn’t and that some of the standards, especially for young children, are not developmentally appropriate....