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04-13-2013, 09:24 PM
Alabama adopts Common Core testing for students (http://www.wsfa.com/story/21966169/alabama-adopts-common-core-testing-for-students)

Apr 12, 2013

Alabama is the first state to adopt a standardized testing system for the Common Core standards, a controversial national school program. An effort to repeal Common Core was killed in a state senate committee last month, but opponents aren't giving up.


Ben Swann: The Truth Behind "Common Core" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrpjiywhSQU)
Reality Check - Apr 03, 2013


It is called 'Common Core' and the idea behind it is reasonable.

States working together to create national standards for education.

Standards that are 'designed to be robust and relevant to the real world'.

Sounds good, so why is there growing opposition in Ohio and around the country to Common Core?

Ben has the Reality Check you won't see anywhere else.


Background on Common Core:

Opposition to Obama-backed National Education Scheme Grows (http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/14756-opposition-to-obama-backed-national-education-scheme-grows)

Obama Bribes States to Adopt National Education Curriculum (http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/14036-obama-bribes-states-to-adopt-national-education-curriculum)

Obama's "Common Core of Standards": Final Step in Phony School Reform (http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/330-obamas-common-core-of-standards-final-step-in-phony-school-reform)

Who's Behind the Common Core Curriculum? (http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/13412-whos-behind-the-common-core-curriculum)

Will Common Core Standards Solve the Reading Problem? (http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/13077-will-common-core-standards-solve-the-reading-problem)

CFR Task Force Calls for Education Reform (http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/12235-cfr-task-force-calls-for-education-reform)

Federalized Progressive Education Marches On (http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/13044-federalized-progressive-education-marches-on)

The Race to 
Centralize Education (http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/224-the-race-to-centralize-education)

Government Schools Are Bad for Your Kids (http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/books/item/6405-government-schools-are-bad-for-your-kids)

A Short History of Government Education (http://www.thenewamerican.com/reviews/opinion/item/10753-a-short-history-of-government-education)

06-11-2013, 07:55 AM
It seems like private school or home school are the only options left unless you move to a state that doesn't use this.