Monday, August 19, 2013

Common Core Crush: Missouri Education Watchdog’s Conversation w Phyllis Schiafly

Gretchen Logue, Missouri Education Watchdog
Missouri Education Watchdog
I was invited to speak with Phyllis Schlafly on her radio show yesterday and we had a great conversation.  Many thanks to Phyllis for her invitation to talk about Common Core.  Thanks to the listeners for their call in questions, particularly the teacher who questioned the need for standards for music instruction!  He believes music is a creative process and I agree.
I hope you enjoy the interview and listen for Anne's interview with Phyllis scheduled for September 7.
You can listen here.


Common Core: Mandated Not Law, Not Funded, Not Evidence-Based, Not Field-Tested, No Pilot Program (Re-blogged from Maggie’s Notebook)
Common Core Initiative Standards (CCIS) is not an act of Congress. Venture Capitalists are behind program development. Some of the materials refer to your children as 'human capital.' That’s for starters. Gretchen Logue at Missouri Education Watchdog has been tracking CCIS for over two years. She is the go-to expert online in Missouri. About 45 states have adopted this disaster.  In the video below (transcript also), Gretchen is speaking in Quincy, Illinois. What you’ll read is the nuts and bolts of Common Core....
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Concerned individuals like Gretchen Logue of Missouri Education Watchdog are working hard to get the word out about the perils of Common Core, a program as pointed out above that remains untested.

New York adopted Common Core, the results of which are students test scores plummeting throughout New York’s public school system directly due to the state’s adoption of Common Core standards.

Common Core is about profit and our children, the sacrificial lambs. There is not one of us in this country whose children, grandchildren or great grandchildren will not be affected by the travesty aka Common Core.  Please share this information.


Source:  Missouri Education Watchdog
Maggie’s Notebook
Eagle Forum Blog - Schiafly
Diane Ravitch’s Blog



LINKS:
http://blog.eagleforum.org/2013/08/interview-gretchen-logue-big-brother.html
http://www.missourieducationwatchdog.com/2013/08/my-common-core-conversation-with.html
http://www.maggiesnotebook.com/2013/08/common-core-your-child-is-common-it-is-mandated-not-law-not-funded-not-evidence-based-not-congressionally-approved/
http://www.maggiesnotebook.com/
http://www.missourieducationwatchdog.com/2013/08/the-epa-and-its-supportdevelopmentdirec.html
http://pumabydesign001.com/2013/08/10/test-scores-plummet-after-new-york-adopts-common-core-standards/
http://dianeravitch.net/2013/08/19/paul-thomas-common-core-and-the-gravy-train/

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