NOTE: In some instances "Common Core" promoters realize that it's starting to take a beating from the public so it has changed its language to ones such as, "Next Generation Science Scores" and to "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.
Pulling back the curtain to what is happening to public education in the U.S.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, a Core supporter, recently compared it to another particularly troubled rollout:
"You think the Obamacare implementation is bad? The implementation of the Common Core is far worse." (Read article)
Is Common Core the takeover of education and indoctrination? How did it get here? Who’s behind it? Where is it going? Well, it’s been going on for a long time. "Common Core Standards" is more than just a "Standard". There's an Agenda - ... & these "Standards" are driving curriculum. Read on ... it becomes clear.
We've been duped by the proponents of Common Core and we'd do well to get this disastrous thing stopped. Our children are dependent on us to receive better. It's up to us to keep a check on matters of education.
There's a lot of information here in the pages linked from the "TABLE of CONTENTS" in the left hand column but, if you at lease browse the pages I believe you'll start to see the truth behind "Common Core" in our schools. You'll see:
1. The indoctrination and "dumbing down" our kids are facing every day in our public schools.
2. The agenda behind this indoctrination
3. The people who stand to get rich off the backs of our kids.
Ask yourself ...
Do I have a heavy, sinking feeling that something's not totally out in the open, ... not right?
Why didn't I hear about "Common Core" until it was (or was being) fully implemented?
Why didn't they offer an open forum where we, as parents, could have an open debate? See this forum.
Have I done my homework, have an open mind, am willing and ready to act?
Did I know that Common Core "College Ready" is referring to "Jr. College", and not "Major College"?
How are we going to answer our kids when they ask where we were when all this started?
Can we still stop this thing before it railroads out of complete control?
“All that is necessary
for the triumph of evil
is that good men do nothing.”
These are OUR kids and not to be used as a subject of the government's experiment. I've tried to take a lot of legwork out of the research for you but, do your own research. Keep an open mind ... seek the truth and decide for yourself if you need to TAKE ACTION.
"Generally, more highly educated people who have higher incomes, consume more resources that poorly educated people, who tend to have lower incomes. In this case, more education increases the threat of sustainability."
You've heard the phrase "Think Globally, Act Locally", right? You have to ask "Is Agenda 21 / Sustainable Development the Rear Driver for Common Core / Education?" Read on and decide for yourself. (More)
*** Reason 2: Make global citizens out of them for control:
"The evidence shows that powerful and influential people and organizations have collaborated to create a global education system that will track our children and move them toward a global perspective that seek to erase state and individual sovereignty." Utahns Against Common Core
"No longer are American children learning about the structure of a federal republic compared to a parliamentary democracy. No longer are children learning the difference between capitalism and socialism. No longer are children being taught why the United States became the most powerful economic engine the world has ever known." (U.N. influence in U.S. Schools)
Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently told an audience of state superintendents (November 17, 2013) that the Education Department and other Common Core supporters didn’t fully anticipate the effect the standards would have once implemented.
“It’s fascinating to me that some of the pushback is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were and their school isn’t quite as good as they thought they were, and that’s pretty scary,” ...
“You’ve bet your house and where you live and everything on, ‘My child’s going to be prepared.’ That can be a punch in the gut.”
Looking back - in the 1960s, Dr. Robert Muller, U.N. Deputy Secretary-General, prepared a "World Core Curriculum."
Its first goal:
"Assisting the child in becoming an integrated individual who can deal with personal experience while seeing himself as a part of 'the greater whole.' In other words, promote growth of the group idea, so that group good, group understanding, group interrelations and group goodwill replace all limited, self-centered objectives, leading to group consciousness."
Interesting look at Education ...
Out of one of the main organizations behind Common Core curriculum's main education manuals it is stated,
"Generally, more highly educated people who have higher incomes, consume more resources than poorly educated people, who tend to have lower incomes. In this case, more education increases the threat of sustainability."
Does "Sustainable Development" sound like one you'd want refering to the education of your children?
In one of its first efforts in 1949, the UNESCO textbook (used to instruct educators what to teach), titled “Toward World Understanding,” said:
“As long as the child breathes the poisoned air of nationalism, education in the world-mindedness can produce only rather precarious results. As we have pointed out, it is frequently the family that infects the child with extreme nationalism.”
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free,"
~Ronald Reagan. ~
Abraham Lincoln's hero, spoke the words,
"A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important?
And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?"
~ George Washington ~
*** Reason 3. Some, such as Bill Gates and numerous others, will gain much control and/or great amounts of money off the backs of our kids ... Read on ...
We hope this information [17 pages linked in the "Table of Contents"] helps educate the parents, teachers, and activists in America. We hope you become enlightened in the truth of CC and see reason for concern for the future of our children and our country.
Lest anyone think that opposition to Common Core is strictly a conservative or Republican issue, there is ample evidence that opposition is growing from both the left and the right side of the political spectrum. Video and site here.
Please visit frequently as we'll post additional videos, news updates, a growing list of other great websites/resources, and PDF handouts to help inform yourselves and others about Common Core.