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The U.S. Education System: What Went Wrong? Part I
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The U.S. Education System: What Went Wrong? Part I

Something is seriously wrong with our education system. But before we can prescribe any cures we must understand the ailment. Our education problems are too big for sound bites. The system’s faults are too complex for mere political rhetoric.As such, I will be writing a few different blog posts to explain what exactly went wrong with our education system.

09/11/2013
High Priced CEOs Continue Promotional Campaign For Common Core And Special Interests
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High Priced CEOs Continue Promotional Campaign For Common Core And Special Interests

In an op/ed piece in the Wall Street Journal on Friday, the CEO of Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson, lauded the educational standards being implemented under Common Core.

09/09/2013
Common Core Craziness
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Common Core Craziness

Common Core just keeps getting weirder. Today, we have two juxtaposed pieces of information. One that shows students being indoctrinated into praising Common Core, the other showing how clearly Common Core fails to educate children.

08/14/2013
Testimony by Karin Piper, Colorado
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Testimony by Karin Piper, Colorado

BY Karin Piper

Parent Led Reform is a non-profit organization that projects parental power into education reform. Founded by parents and led by parents, Parent Led Reform is not a think tank, it is an action tank.

08/12/2013
Testimony by Stacie Clarke, Florida
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Testimony by Stacie Clarke, Florida

BY Stacie Clarke

I was living blissfully in ignorance of Common Core until March 16, 2013. I saw a post on a homeschooling website and someone mentioned Common Core State Standards. Fervently I began to do research on the pros and cons of Common Core. It quickly became apparent that I needed to do something to stop it.

08/06/2013
Anti Common Core activism begins in Idaho
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Anti Common Core activism begins in Idaho

On July 27, in Boise, Idaho common core opponents will hold a conference. The conference will be led by two different groups, which include Idahoans for Local Education and 912 Project Idaho.http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/07/18/2658782/common-core-opponents-plan-boise.html

07/19/2013
States Pushing Back Against Common Core
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States Pushing Back Against Common Core

Great article from the Daily Callerhttp://dailycaller.com/2013/07/17/states-push-back-against-common-core-standards/

07/18/2013
Common Core Battle Flares in Michigan
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Common Core Battle Flares in Michigan

Today, the fight on Common Core heated up with the first hearing on the topic in Michigan. On one hand is the more liberal wing of the legislature which feels that the Common Core standards would set a high bar for academic achievement across the country.

07/16/2013
Dumb, Dumb and Dumber with Common Core
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Dumb, Dumb and Dumber with Common Core

Great Op-Ed by conservative Phyllis Schlafly.http://townhall.com/columnists/phyllisschlafly/2013/07/16/common-core-wont-make-kids-smarter-n1641250

07/16/2013
Great Op-Ed from the Baltimore Sun on Common Core
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Great Op-Ed from the Baltimore Sun on Common Core

Good op-ed on Common Core in regards to the state of Maryland.http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-common-core-20130714,0,4082798.story

07/15/2013

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