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Some Fundamental Problems With Common Core

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Common Core State Standards for education were advanced as a holistic reform intended to raise academic performance based on standardized achievement results. When reading the standards themselves, and the stated objectives, it’s inconceivable that anyone would take exception to them. Indeed, the education reform language sounds as idealistic and pertinent as any could. They were superbly crafted. Regrettably, in application, ...

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The Real-Time Evolution of ‘Soft Despotism’

Today, many who consider themselves “visionaries” are sounding the alarm about the size and scope of government. From Obamacare to the Right to Bear Arms they decry government over-reach and the bureaucratization of our government. But those who truly understand the agenda of the Progressive Movement in the United States have been sounding this warning for years, explaining that for ...

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Yes, AL, It’s All About the Color!

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For AL Sharpton, it’s all about color, not reality, just color. Al Sharpton commented on his show this week that there are no black people on the board of Apple, and that 30% of the largest corporations in America have no black people on their boards. He and the guest on his show went on to state that these corporations ...

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Obama Calls For End To Catholic Schools—“Too Divisive”

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The “Scottish Observer” reports while Obama is in Northern Ireland he addressed a group: President Barack Obama (above), repeated the oft disproved claim that Catholic education increases division in front of an audience of 2000 young people, including many Catholics, at Belfast’s Waterfront hall when he arrived in the country this morning. “If towns remain divided—if Catholics have their schools ...

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Progressive Hypocrisy to Make You Sick

To say that there are items that present in the news each day that make me roll my eyes would be to under-state the fact in a dramatic way. But every now and again — and it is beginning to happen with more frequency, much to the detriment of the forces lending themselves to common sense — there presents a ...

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Where Are We Going and Why Are We in this Hand Basket?

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I’m so old I remember the times where a man who expressed a desire to chop off his penis was something that invoked a mixture of sympathy and horror, for only a misfire in the brain could cause such a desire to manifest. I remember when we would have reached out to such a person and offered him the help ...

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Confederate Corner with George Neat – Leftist war on everything

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When: Tuesday, May 7th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Confederate Corner with George Neat on Blog Talk Radio What: Yes there are Confederates north of the Mason-Dixon line, and George Neat is one of them. And we’re happy to bring his views to you in the “Confederate Corner” radio show. For more information on George and his political views, please drop by ...

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The Assault on Education!

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I am coming up on my 500th radio show. Go Figure! I was looking back on the titles and content of the shows, I realized that one of the topics most discussed is education, not necessarily how good it is, but how our children are being taught contrary to the many of our basic beliefs and facts. DISCLAMER! Read carefully ...

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Student claims forced participation in anti-gun propaganda

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Student claims forced participation in anti-gun propaganda America’s college campuses are notoriously hostile toward traditional values and conservative students, fairly frequently, are faced with the proposition of publicly denouncing their own views or possibly failing a class. Such was the case in the classroom of Midwestern State University at Provost professor Jennifer Yucus, according to a complaint filed by one ...

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Liberals Won’t be Happy until all talk of Special Creation in Classrooms is Dead

by Jeremy Griffith crossposted from AmericanMillenniumOnline.com Glenn Beck and Company have been talking at length recently about the dangerous takeover of our education system by Progressive educators, specifically through the programs C-Scope and Common Core. But the Progressives have been slowly taking over the education system for years and their main weapon in this takeover has always been to teach ...

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Gotta Know When to Fold ‘Em

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Lately, my 7-year old boy has been a bit obsessed with paper – folding it into jets, airplanes, and ninja stars, mostly – so obsessed that we had to create a “hangar” at home to house all the flying objects. He’s been begging for a book on the art of origami, and partly because of his commitment to the craft, ...

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Core Standards: States Put Fed Dollars Ahead of Students

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Sneaking under the media radar (or perhaps with their blessing) 45 of the 50 states have approved the federal program called Common Core Standards. Common Core is a requirement to participate in the Race to the Top federal grant program; many states signed on without knowing what Common Core was. The federal government offered money to states who dropped the ...

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Trashing School Lunch

Another unintended consequence of the new school lunch mandates from the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act is emerging. Schools are opting out of the federal school lunch program altogether. Fox News’ Rick Leventhal reported on a New York school that has decided to forego participating in the federal school lunch program which provides funding to districts that follow certain guidelines ...

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