Common Core is curriculum, contrary to advocates’ claims

By The Cardinal Newman Society on Friday, November 29th, 2013 in Common Core No Comments

MANASSAS, Va. – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has made grants totaling more than $10.5 million to develop Common Core-compliant curricula—including by the non-profit group Common Core, Inc.—demonstrating the foundation’s intent to reach far beyond broad educational standards with its Common Core initiative to remake America’s schools.

Common Core ‘architect’ David Coleman’s history with Bill Ayers and Barack Obama

By Danette Clark on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 in Common Core No Comments

CHICAGO – Referred to as ‘Common Core lead standards authors’ by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), David Coleman and Jason Zimba are just two in a long list of Common Core creators whose academic roots are with the education-for-a-revolution machine borne by Annenberg Institute, Carnegie Corporation, Bill Gates, et al.

Education students say prof’s grammar and spelling corrections a sign of racial hostility

By Ben Velderman on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 in Outrages No Comments

LOS ANGELES – A group of 25 University of California at Los Angeles students – who are studying to be future teachers, school leaders and university professors – recently staged a sit-in to protest one professor’s acts of “micro-aggression” against minority students, which include correcting grammar, spelling and documentation mistakes on writing assignments.

3rd grade lesson plan presents messianic view of Obama – literally

By Kyle Olson on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 in Common Core, Outrages No Comments

MUSKEGON, Mich. – On the heels of a controversial children’s book about Barack Obama – which stated “white voters would never vote for a black president” and that “Barack’s former pastor” said “God would damn the United States for mistreating its black citizens” – comes a new lesson that casts America’s 44th president in a […]