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Rotten to the Core (Part 2): Readin', Writin' and Deconstructionism

jwilliams Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:06 AM
Might want to check the batteries in that detector. If nothing else, it missed the word "mostly." Are you do really think that MOST of what students read in history and science is "fiction"? The only time I ever learned about global warming in my public middle and high schools was when my conservative history teacher criticized it.

(This is the second part of an ongoing series on federal "Common Core" education standards and the corruption of academic excellence.)

The Washington, D.C., board of education earned widespread mockery this week when it proposed allowing high school students -- in the nation's own capital -- to skip a basic U.S. government course to graduate. But this is fiddlesticks compared to what the federal government is doing to eliminate American children's core knowledge base in English, language arts and history.

Thanks to the "Common Core" regime, funded with President Obama's stimulus dollars and bolstered by duped Republican governors and business groups, deconstructionism...