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Rotten to the Core: The Feds' Invasive Student Tracking Database

Ken1984 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 6:41 AM
I still like the idea of a uniform test for every child in the country to determine proficiency. But all the rest of this nonsense should go. Today's Drudge: 80 percent of N.Y. high-school grads lack reading proficiency. KenC
(This is the fourth installment of a continuing series on nationalized academic standards known as the "Common Core.")

While many Americans worry about government drones in the sky spying on our private lives, Washington meddlers are already on the ground and in our schools gathering intimate data on children and families.

Say goodbye to your children's privacy. Say hello to an unprecedented nationwide student tracking system, whose data will apparently be sold by government officials to the highest bidders. It's yet another encroachment of centralized education bureaucrats on local control and parental rights under the banner of "Common Core."

As the American Principles Project,...