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

Moonbat Exterminator Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 10:34 AM
It wa qute a whileago when readin, 'ritin, and 'rithmetic were supplanted as the 3 rs by radicalism, revolution, and revisionist history. Mth classes have morphed into tutotials for using the latest alculator app for the smartphone.For years, we've seen clerks who can't make change and managers who can't compose a coherent sentence, le alone a paragraph. It was about 25 years ago I think when the College Board lowered ths scoring standards on the SAT because combined results had dropped to almost 600. It may not get that bad, but we're definitely n a trajectory toward Idiocracy.

(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...