Newark’s Misdirected Civil Rights ComplaintJuly 24, 2014
Sunday LeftoversJuly 27, 2014
It starts here:
What a week for adversaries of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)! On Wednesday Glenn Beck, famous radio and TV personality, hosted “a live national night of action against the Common Core” called WE WILL NOT CONFORM and told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that the Common Core was “creating millions of slaves.”
Not to be outmatched, this Monday the Badass Teachers Association, a radical segment of the national teacher unions, will hold a rally in Washington, D.C. to “end all federal support for the Common Core.”
Common Core-haters unite! From union queen Diane Ravitch to the racist John Birch Society, from Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, contemplating a run against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, to anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafy, founder of the Eagle Forum, the Common Core is everyone’s favorite whipping-boy.
Maybe it’s time to step back a bit and review the Common Core, especially in light of the recent Fairleigh Dickinson poll that found that a sizable portion of New Jerseyans “know nothing” about it.
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