Common Core’s Chicago connections: Initiative has its roots in the Obama/Ayers world

By Brad McQueen on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 in Common Core

CHICAGO – The cult of Common Core had its crude beginnings in Chicago. The central players shaping the cult of Common Core, President Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, David Coleman, and Jason Zimba all burnished their “education reform” credentials in Chicago before inflicting this failed model upon the rest of the nation.