Common Core Curricula

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Building The Machine

http://www.commoncoremovie.com/?src=hslda-cc2

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Is Common Core the Obamacare of Education?

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2015/02/15/is-common-core-the-obamacare-of-education/?print=1

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National Consequences:

The Road to a National Curriculum

The Legal Aspects of the Common Core Standards, Race to the Top, and Conditional Waivers

http://www.pioneerinstitute.org/pdf/120208_RoadNationalCurriculum.pdf

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… the Obama administration is imposing a national school curriculum, even though the law doesn’t allow it, by making trades with districts seeking waivers from other program requirements.

http://www.wnd.com/2012/02/obama-imposing-national-school-curriculum/print/

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Obama’s Education Takeover

http://heartland.org/podcasts/2012/02/16/lance-izumi-obamas-education-takeover

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What Obama Wants for Your Children and Grandchildren

http://blog.heritage.org/2013/08/14/back-to-school-states-pushing-back-on-common-core-national-standards/print/

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ObamaCore Public Education

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/12/obamacore_public_education.html

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these efforts will necessarily result in a de facto national curriculum and instructional materials effectively supervised, directed, or controlled by the Department through the NCLB waiver process.”

http://links.heritage.org/ct/7915791:11224327614:m:1:169871849:0ADFDF0AB8494915DAAB76F553181BA8:r

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That Duncan has chosen to issue a public statement on South Carolina’s uneasiness about the Common Core push is an indication of just how heavily involved with the effort the federal government is—and the amount of control it stands to gain once states surrender standard-setting authority to Washington.

http://links.heritage.org/hostedemail/email.htm?CID=11279236069&ch=7956D8FC0B7BE6CAFCFA1890F83A8C25&h=9fadc50642db733362a017d6dad4face&ei=WXSvLY8Nn

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A Monstrous Story for a Monstrous Curriculum: The Ugly Heart of Common Core

http://dcclothesline.com/2013/08/25/a-monstrous-story-for-a-monstrous-curriculum-the-ugly-heart-of-common-core/

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Over a typical standards time horizon of seven (7) years, we project Common Core implementation costs will total approximately $15.8 billion across participating states.

http://www.pioneerinstitute.org/pdf/120222_CCSSICost.pdf

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Common Core Standards Flunk Logic 101

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/09/common_core_standards_flunk_logic_101.html

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http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/10/common_core_standards_flunk_logic_101_again.html

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A study released this year by a researcher at the Brookings Institution think tank projected Common Core will have no effect on student achievement.  The study said states with high standards improved their national math and reading scores at the same rate as states with low standards from 2003 to 2009.”

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303630404577390431072241906.html

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Classroom chaos?  Critics blast new Common Core education standards

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/03/critics-claim-common-core-brings-chaos-not-acountability-to-classroom/

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…  the push for national education standards has quickly become a major focus of the Obama Administration’s agenda.

http://blog.heritage.org/2012/08/03/indiana-superintendent-obama-administration-nationalized-common-core-standards/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email;utm=EducationReview

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The effort to turn public school classrooms into laboratories for government propaganda has reached a new milestone.

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/arnold-ahlert/indoctrination-sold-as-education/print/

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Expert Explores Link Between Federal Data Mining and Common Core

http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/16647-expert-explores-link-between-federal-data-mining-and-common-core

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Common Core lessons blasted for sneaking [leftist] politics into elementary classrooms

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/11/06/common-core-lessons-blasted-for-sneaking-politics-into-elementary-classrooms/

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The Common Core Rabbit Hole

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/11/the_common_core_rabbit_hole.html

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The hard won fight for reducing the influence of unions on public schools and the relief of poor parents in acquiring a decent education for their kids [will] go by the wayside…

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/12/will_common_core_eclipse_school_choice.html

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What the Common Core Will Do to Colleges

http://www.mindingthecampus.com/originals/2014/03/what_the_common_core_will_do_t.html

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The Common Core – Mediocrity Replacing Educational Excellence

http://www.printfriendly.com/print?url=http://christianobserver.org/the-common-core-mediocrity-replacing-educational-excellence/

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Education That You Know Is Sick

http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/05/education_that_you_know_is_sick.html

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Doubts over Common Core

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-doubts-over-common-core-wont-be-easily-dismissed/2014/01/15/68cecb88-7df3-11e3-93c1-0e888170b723_print.html

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Parents revolt against ‘ObamaCore’

http://www.wnd.com/2014/03/you-cant-do-this-parents-revolt-against-obamacore/print/

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Poll: Rising Opposition to Common Core Everywhere

http://reason.com/blog/2014/08/19/poll-rising-opposition-to-common-core-ev

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10 Signs Common Core Has Gone from Fringe Issue to Mainstream

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2014/11/03/10-signs-common-core-has-gone-from-fringe-issue-to-mainstream/?print=1

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How the Common Core Went Wrong

http://www.nationalaffairs.com/doclib/20140918_Hess.pdf

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Common Core and Unionitis

http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/02/common_core_and_unionitis.html

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A Cruel Obama Hoax: “Improve Education at All Levels”

http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/02/a_cruel_obama_hoax_improve_education_at_all_levels.html

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Common Core Backers: Your Children ‘Belong To All Of Us’

http://www.westernjournalism.com/common-core-supporter-kids-belong-us/

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Chinese-American Mom Says Common Core Is Just Like Education in Communist China

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2014/11/30/chinese-american-mom-says-common-core-is-just-like-education-in-communist-china/?print=1

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Common Core’s Little Green Soldiers

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/mary-grabar/common-cores-little-green-soldiers/print/

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Standards:

Common Core National Standards and Tests:

Empty Promises and Increased Federal Overreach Into Education

thf_media.s3.amazonaws.com/2013/pdf/SR141.pdf

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If you want to take calculus your freshman year in college, you will need to take more mathematics than is in the Common Core.

Jason Zimba, Common Core’s leading mathematics standards writer, March, 2010

http://blog.heritage.org/2014/01/04/common-core-leaving-students-unprepared-math-science/print/

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Subject Consequences:

Top Five Worst Common Core Lessons Exposed in 2013

http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/15677/

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      English / Literature

… educators are waving red flags about the Common Core’s literature requirements — or lack thereof.

http://blog.heritage.org/2012/12/15/national-education-standards-trade-literature-for-reading-government-documents/

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Common Core standards… [are] pulling the rug out from under classic literature         [in Obamaschools].

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/12/27/why-all-cool-kids-are-reading-executive-order-13423/?intcmp=obnetwork

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Common Core Killing Nation’s Great Literature, Scholar Argues

http://www.christianpost.com/news/common-core-killing-nations-great-literature-scholar-argues-112435/print.html

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10th grade class reads erotic novel recommended by Common Core proponents

http://eagnews.org/10th-grade-class-reads-erotic-novel-recommended-by-common-core-proponents/

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Common Core Approved Child Pornography

http://politichicks.tv/column/warning-graphic-common-core-approved-child-pornography/

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Common Core Pornography

http://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2014/02/21/common-core-pornography/?print=1

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Common Core’s Substandard Writing Standards

http://www.crisismagazine.com/2013/common-cores-substandard-writing-standards

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      Math

Did You Learn Math This Way?

http://stopcommoncorenc.org/2013/07/09/did-you-learn-math-this-way/

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Common Core critics warn of fuzzy math and less fiction

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/30/new-age-education-fuzzy-math-and-less-fiction/

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EPIC FAIL: Parents reveal insane Common Core worksheets

http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/22/epic-fail-parents-reveal-insane-common-core-worksheets/?print=1

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Common Core Redoes the Math
New standards bring hard questions, daunting instructional adjustments

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/11/12/12cc-overview.h34.html

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Math is on life support. Can we save it?

http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/10/math_is_on_life_support_can_we_save_it.html

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      Science

Nationalized Science Education, Privately Funded and Formulated in Secret:

“Next Generation Science Standards” Are Ripe for Criticism

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2013/09/nationalized_sc077161.html

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New Science Standards Put Global Warming at Core of Curriculum

http://www.nationalreview.com/node/345318/print

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      Social Studies

Common Core Book Teaches Children White Voters Rejected Obama Because of Race

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/11/outrageous-common-core-book-teaches-children-white-voters-rejected-obama-because-of-race/

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Common Core third grade book goes full Dear Leader on Obama

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/11/common_core_third_grade_book_goes_full_dear_leader_on_obama.html

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Common Core’s Anti-Gun Lessons on Sandy Hook

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2013/mary-grabar/common-cores-anti-gun-lessons-on-sandy-hook/print/

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

http://www.redflagnews.com/headlines/bombshell-common-core-teaching-4th-graders-white-voters-are-against-black-barack-obama

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Teacher says he helped write Common Core to end white privilege

http://www.campusreform.org/?ID=5632

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    Physical Education

Is Common Core Ruining Gym Class?

http://www.slate.com/blogs/schooled/2014/11/11/common_core_comes_to_gym_class_worksheets_and_word_walls_in_pe.html

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Teachers:

Now teachers revolt over Common Core tests
‘Our professional judgment dictates that we cannot participate in this assessment’

http://www.wnd.com/2014/05/teachers-refuse-to-do-standardized-tests/print/

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Teachers complain Common Core-linked lessons little more than scripts to read

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/12/08/teachers-complain-common-core-linked-lessons-little-more-than-scripts-to-read/

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Gasps of Disbelief as ‘Live with Kelly and Michael’ Top Teacher Winner Resigns Over Common Core Testing

http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2015/02/10/gasps-of-disbelief-as-live-with-kelly-and-michael-top-teacher-winner-resigns-over-common-core-testing/?print=1

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Common Core Drives out Teachers, Hurts Student

http://punchingbagpost.com/common-core-drives-out-teachers-hurts-student

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A scathing interview with a 5th grade teacher who was in the room when Common Core was being created

http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2014/05/22/a-scathing-interview-with-a-5th-grade-teacher-who-was-in-the-room-when-common-core-was-being-created/

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[Teacher] Jennifer Rickert called the testing requirements ‘cruel and harmful’ and her speech was met with a standing ovation by parents and teachers in the audience.

http://www.mrctv.org/blog/watch-teacher-leave-her-post-over-common-core?n_play=54c29074e4b0f49e149cc0a6

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AFT’s Weingarten: Common Core Implementation Will Be Worse Than Obamacare

http://blog.heritage.org/2013/12/10/afts-weingarten-common-core-implementation-will-worse-obamacare/print/

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… teachers are increasingly skeptical of the initiative…

http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=45995941-55A6-4B18-AA3A-DE1FA6FC425D

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NEA President Dennis Van Roekel issued a sharp critique of Common Core

http://blog.heritage.org/2014/02/19/common-cores-surprise-critic-nations-largest-teachers-union-calls-standards-completely-botched/

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States Seeking to Opt Out:

High cost of Common Core has states rethinking the national education standards

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/02/05/number-states-backing-out-common-core-testing-maryland-schools-low-on-funding/

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States Reconsider Common Core Tests

http://www.pewstates.org/projects/stateline/headlines/states-reconsider-common-core-tests-85899535255

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The Educational Tech Scam

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/01/the_educational_tech_scam.html

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Supporters of the Common Core would do better to learn from the CEOs about how to create excellence in a given field.  Most recognize that choice and innovation — not centralization — is the key to improvement.

http://blog.heritage.org/2013/09/22/common-core-lacks-common-business-sense/print/

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Common Core: People vs. Big Government, Big Business, and Billionaires

http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/16862-common-core-people-vs-big-government-big-business-billionaires?tmpl=component&print=1

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The Impact of Common Core Standards on Homeschoolers

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/01/10/How-Will-Homeschoolers-Be-Affected-By-the-Common-Core-Standards

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Common Core anger triggers homeschooling surge in North Carolina

http://eagnews.org/homeschooling-surges-in-north-carolina-as-public-schools-founder/

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Common Core and UN Agenda 21: Mass Producing Green Global Serfs

http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/17930-common-core-and-un-agenda-21-mass-producing-green-global-serfs

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Critics say Common Core includes collecting psych data on kids

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/12/03/womb-to-workforce-anti-common-core-advocates-allege-data-mining-on-students/

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