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The Truth About Common Core

The Truth About Common Core

The topic of Common Core standards has been a prominent issue in schools all across America since it was introduced. Many students, no matter how young they may be, have had to use this approach to solving...

Catastrophic Consequences of Common Core by James Reilly

Catastrophic Consequences of Common Core by James Reilly

James Reilly February 9, 2016
Allow me to remind you of a familiar experience to many in classrooms today: As the experienced, loved teacher greets his class, he is required to issue a special Common Core workbook. This workbook is filled with questions of a caliber that he and his colleagues, three PhDs and one master’s degree among them, could not fathom. Having to teach the content in this new curriculum is a burden on the teacher. Struggling to understand the content is death to the student.
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Is Common Core On Its Last Leg?

Tim Jobson, Lifestyle Writer February 8, 2016

Do you live in the world of Common Core? If so, then you probably understand the anger and frustration that comes with it. But why is it so bad? Well, the system is very new and unproven and, according...

Common Core: “Divergent Thinking” Through Subtle Brainwash

Common Core: “Divergent Thinking” Through Subtle Brainwash

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer October 22, 2015

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have already adopted and integrated Common Core standards into their main curriculum. Common Core, the new educational “standard” has been under fire...

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