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Ken Previti: Same Poo-Poo in Different Bags?

Ken Previti explains Governor Rick Scott’s Dilemma: he wants to denounce Obama and disassociate from the Common Core, but he wants to keep everything about the Common Core because his mento Jeb Bush loves it. 46 more words

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The Case Against Notre Dame Trustee Cathie Black

“For we let our young men and women go out unarmed, in a day when armor was never so necessary.  By teaching them all to read, we have left them at the mercy of the printed word.  

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Mercedes Schneider Debates Common Core with Two Advocates

Mercedes Schneider, high school teacher, debates Common Core with a state representative and a representative of the pro-voucher group Black Alliance for Educational Options. Mercedes explains who BAEO is, then engages in 6 minutes of debate in which the two men were pro-Common Core and Mercedes was critical. 70 more words

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Dear PTA,

Dear ___________________ (Insert District/School PTA President’s name),

Please accept my donation of $_____  to our school Parent Teacher Association.  I/We truly appreciate the dedication and time that our local PTA devotes to enhancing the educational and social opportunities for our children and their school. 278 more words

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Common Core Bait and Switch

“Selling” the Common Core State Standards to students, parents, and employers with promotional slogans such as  “college and career readiness”, “critical thinking”, “constructivist  learning”, “technology integration”, and   982 more words

China tells journalists to learn 'Marxist news values'

Source: Reuters, Aug 30, 2014

BEIJING – China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn “Marxist news values” and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, the latest step in President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on the media. 160 more words


Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

State Control and the power to do what ever they want is what the politicians here in the US want for themselves.