When the radicals start defending “standards,” that’s when you have to become suspicious—of the standards.
That is the case with Obama’s federalized education plan called Common Core.
Perhaps there is no clearer sign than when Mother Jones mocks alarms raised about Common Core’s national tests and student data tracking that will eliminate local control, and effectively, private and home schooling. When Linda Darling-Hammond, close pal of Bill Ayers, is in charge of developing tests, beware!
As I noted in my “Dissident Prof” post, the defenders of Common Core need to look at the reality, look at the money trail, look at...