Thursday, October 19, 2017

Common Core Is Awful

Obama's complete and embarrassing failed overhaul of our education system, called Common Core, is a painful ridiculous excuse to burn our tax dollars and control our society. It is also yet another example of Government overreaching. The program is so bad that homeschooling numbers are up all over the country, many parents citing Common Core as a common cause. Bill...

South Carolina School Has A ‘No Zero Policy’

Students who cheat, plagiarize or just don't even turn in their homework at Greenville Co. middle schools will no longer receive a 0 grade. Instead, according to Fox Carolina, they will receive a 61. School officials feel this leaves a greater possibility for the student to come back from bad grades. The 61 is still a fail, but by not...

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Police Officer Body Slams 12 Year Old

A San Antonio school police officer has been placed on administrative leave after a student's camera phone caught him "body slamming" a 12-year-old student. Officer Joshua Kehm appears to struggle to maintain control of the young girl at Rhodes Middle School. She appears to have been potentially knocked out momentarily. Appearing dazed from the contact with the floor, the girl...

North Carolina Homeschool Mother Arrested

A North Carolina mother of three was arrested after police have said, Jennifer Smith Elam, kept her 13, 15 and 16-year-old students out of the public school system. Elam had previously been approved for homeschooling. She is being charged with three misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Police are accusing the mother of not having schooled...

When I Saw What Common Core Cost Schools, My Heart Sank.

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Common Core is a fine example of Government overreach, overtly illogical solutions to simple mathematical problems, and generally a complete waste of money. The Wall Street Journal estimates that Common Core has cost (or earmarked money) by schools, more than $7 billion dollars. Not too mention that many schools have claimed the implementations along with deadlines for those implementations...

Massachusetts Dumps Common Core.

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Massachusetts has rejected the test based on Common Core standards. This is a huge blow to Common Core proponents who remain vigilant that the ridiculous standard which commonly irritates parents, teachers and students alike, is good for national education standards. The state will now develop its own exams to measure student acumen and progress. The specific test rejected by...

Video: COMMON CORE Official 3 x 4 = 11

School official Amanda August explains that under the new Common Core standards, students can get simple arithmetic wrong and still receive credit. Transcript: Amanda August: "But even under the new common core if even if they said 3 * 4 was 11, if they were able to explain their reasoning and explain how they came up with their answer. Really in...
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