Teachers group promotes BDS lessons for elementary schools

By Victor Skinner on Monday, April 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Left-wing educators in Wisconsin are pushing to recruit teachers into the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction” Israel movement, and are offering up lessons they can use in elementary classrooms. Rethinking Schools, a Bill Ayers-inspired non-profit that promotes leftist causes, is “an activist publication with articles written by and for teachers, parents, and students,” […]

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 No Comments

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.