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Parents threatened when opting out of Common Core

12/3/13. Parents threatened when opting out of Common Core. Karen Schroeder, dailycaller.com Parents hate to see their kids treated like robots, forced to fit into the government’s definition of equal and successful. Surprise, surprise; they want their kids to develop as … Continue reading

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Common Core-aligned lesson plan for third-graders casts Obama as modern messiah

11/28/13. Common Core-aligned lesson plan for third-graders casts Obama as modern messiah. Eric Owens, dailycaller.com Another biography of President Barack Obama is making waves. This one is entitled “Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope.” The author, Nikki Grimes, … Continue reading

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Sixth Graders Polled On Gay Marriage, Abortion And Gun Control

11/26/13. Sixth Graders Polled On Gay Marriage, Abortion And Gun Control. Mikael Thalen, storyleak.com Parents of a sixth grade student at the Milam Elementary School in Tupelo, Mississippi were shocked when their daughter brought home a political beliefs worksheet that … Continue reading

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Common Core 4th grade reading: Obama biography portrays whites as racist

11/22/13. Common Core 4th grade reading: Obama biography portrays whites as racist. Cheryl Carpenter Klimek, bizpacreview.com Parents in Duplo, Ill., are up in arms over a book portraying white Americans as racist – required reading for their fourth-graders under the … Continue reading

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School quizzed seventh graders over their political views

11/18/13. School interrogates seventh graders over their political views. Robby Soave, dailycaller.com A Colorado school gave an extremely leading political quiz to seventh graders that asked them to describe their views on a host of issues—from abortion to healthcare—and implied … Continue reading

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Parents Against Student Data-Mining Notch Victory in Colorado

11/15/13. Parents Against Student Data-Mining Notch Victory in Colorado. Liz Klimas, theblaze.com Parents in a Colorado school district rejoiced last week when they learned that the pilot version of a controversial student data collection program would be stopped. Now, the … Continue reading

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Student draws massive applause for his passionate speech against Common Core standards

11/11/13. Student draws massive applause for his passionate speech against Common Core standards. Ben Velderman, eagnews.org High school senior Ethan Young delighted a capacity audience at last week’s meeting of the Knox County school board with a crash course on … Continue reading

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