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Are the Common Core State Standards failing our kids? Written by Geralyn McLaughlin, Diane Levin & Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Are the Common Core State Standards failing our kids? Written by Geralyn McLaughlin, Diane Levin & Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Eight problems with Common Core Standards

Eight problems with Common Core Standards

A veteran educator lists eight things about the Common Core State Standards that he thinks will damage public education.

Common Core:Citizens Speak Out Against Vile Literature/ Loss Of Local Control AT GUSD (GPS) - YouTube

Common Core:Citizens Speak Out Against Vile Literature/ Loss Of Local Control AT GUSD (GPS) - YouTube

This is HUGE! Exclusive: Former Pearson Exec Reveals Anti-American Agenda in Common Core

Why I once liked Common Core but changed my mind — one principal’s view - The Washington Post

Early Childhood Common Core Concerns Addressed by Early Childhood Experts

Early Childhood Activist Toolkit to help you advocate in schools, communities and nationwide for more child-directed, play-based learning

The growing, nation-wide parent-educator resistance to Common Core centers on a few key points that are entirely nonpartisan. 1. CC perpetuates the misuse and overuse of forced, standardized testing. This weakens learning and turns schools into testing centers. 2. CC imposes unhealthy levels of regimentation upon the youngest students. This weakens motivation. 3. CC comes with unethical data-mining designed to benefit corporate interests. This monetizes children. 4. CC...

The growing, nation-wide parent-educator resistance to Common Core centers on a few key points that are entirely nonpartisan. 1. CC perpetuates the misuse and overuse of forced, standardized testing. This weakens learning and turns schools into testing centers. 2. CC imposes unhealthy levels of regimentation upon the youngest students. This weakens motivation. 3. CC comes with unethical data-mining designed to benefit corporate interests. This monetizes children. 4. CC...

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NC Education bill will ditch CC: Forest's office found that the Common Core State Standards are not internationally benchmarked and not state-led – and they weren't piloted. Describing the standards as “more rigorous” is vague... especially when “rigor” was defined by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction as teaching skills previously taught at one grade level at lower grade levels.

NC Education bill will ditch CC: Forest's office found that the Common Core State Standards are not internationally benchmarked and not state-led – and they weren't piloted. Describing the standards as “more rigorous” is vague... especially when “rigor” was defined by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction as teaching skills previously taught at one grade level at lower grade levels.

Learn more about how classic literature doesn't fit into the new Common Core education standards in under 35 seconds. Utahn's Against Common Core

Common Core seeks to replace classic literature with informational text. << utahans against common core

This latest corporate reform plan, the Common Core State (sic) Standards (CCSS), eliminates community-based planning, destroys personal response to literature, and, instead of fostering education for individual need and the common good, puts children on a treadmill to becoming scared, obedient workers for the global economy. The constant exhortation to teachers and students is: "You're not good enough for the market economy!"

Frankenstein Fears His Monster: The Gates Foundation Wants You To Boycott High-Stakes Tests

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