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

MacWell Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:21 PM
As an x-contractor, I did a lot of work at a few colleges here in NJ. One, which is no longer in existence, that I liked to eat in their cafeteria, was Upsala. I'd sit there and listen to the (students) talk as they ate. Rarely could one of them construct a cogent sentence. One that I remember was always talking, loudly, about what he was going to do after he got his MBA. It was quite amusing at times

(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...