“No more Common Core” Symposium this Saturday in Vineland!
September 21, 2014

Over the years, constitutional conservatives like us and public school teachers disagreed on many issues. But today, we agree that the proposed Common Core curriculum being shoved down our throats by billionaires like Bill Gates, and “pay-to-play” politicians like Governor Christie is bad. Bad for our children. Bad for teachers. And very bad for America. Teachers are no longer allowed to inspire individual students to make the most of their talent. They are only permitted to program students to obey instructions and repeat what they are told. Teacher pay and promotions will soon depend on how well students do on standardized tests that measure how much of a national agenda they have absorbed. Every year, there is less time, less place, and less money to teach history, literature, mathematics, science, creativity, invention, or most importantly, independent critical thinking. This is happening now and will continue—unless we act now to stop it. Continue reading...

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