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

samplin Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:25 AM
A little more than 20 years ago, I remember a Black colleague ranting about the "white supremicst (sic?)" textbook that was the approved text for his class. He spent more time teaching and preaching against the content than he did teaching anything he should have been.

(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...