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

renny4 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:45 AM
50% of all students entering the pub. college/university system in NJ require some form or remediation, costing tax payers in 2005, a BILLION a year, in NJ alone, for students who are supposedly passed the state High School Proficiency Assessment that includes a five-para. personal essay.

(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...