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

Rock Strongo Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:30 AM
As a coach and substitute teacher in several public school districts, I tell you this: However bad you imagine the public school system to be, it's worse. I weep for the future.

(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...