Middle Schoolers Celebrate Killing Baby

On Friday, a middle school class at Churchville-Chili Middle School in Churchville, NY had a class assignment about Shaken Baby Syndrome. In the class students were asked to shake a baby until it stopped crying, i.e. it was dead. Below is the story of one student as relayed to me by their parent: Today my […]

Dr. Duke Pesta Explains Common Core

The Northern Illinois Patriots hosted Dr. Duke Pesta last night in Libertyville to explain who created the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and how it is and was forced into the public schools.  Dr. Pesta’s website is FPEUSA.org. Full Presentation  Q & AOne thing I learned was that Common Core was reviewed by a panel […]

CA School Assignment: Was the Holocaust Real?

In a Common Core aligned assignment 8th grade students in Rialto, CA were asked to write a paper confirming or denying the Holocaust was a real event.  Yes, you read that correctly.  The assignment allows the students to give credibility to the Holocaust deniers. “When tragic events occur in history, there is often debate about […]

Dad Arrested at School Board Meeting Talking About Sexually Explicit Book

A New Hampshire father, William Baer, was arrested at the Gilford High School School Board meeting Monday night. His crime, asking questions and exceeding his 2 minute allotted time about the book “Nineteen Minutes,” by Jodi Picoult. The book was given to his daughter to read (age 14) without the parents knowledge or ability to […]

California Mom “Suspended” From Son’s School Over Testing Opt-Out Forms

Katherine Duran is a concerned mom whose 12-year-old son attends Mark Twain Elementary School in the Sacramento City Unified School District in California. She is concerned about the Common Core State Standards and the assessments that go along with it and co-founded Concerned Parents of Elk Grove an advocacy group dedicated to informing families about […]

Thorner/O'Neil: Agenda 21 ties directly to Obama's controversial Common Core standards

The United Nations Agenda 21 has quietly changed the makeup of our cities and rural areas through highly questionable tactics, clothed in lofty adjectives such as “smart growth” and “sustainability,” as we’ve written previously. Agenda 21 activists have quietly initiated laws that allowed the government to confiscate our land, water, private property, and wilderness areas. Their ultimate goal is to strip Americans of […]

Building the Machine – The Common Core Documentary

Via CommonCoreMovie.com

Indiana first state to drop Common Core

Indiana on Monday became the first state to withdraw from the Common Core math and reading standards that outline what students should be learning, capitalizing on a conservative backlash but leaving some critics wondering whether the state is leaving the program in name only. Indiana was among 45 states that adopted Common Core in the […]

Common Core: Friendly Number Math

The image below is from a Common Core Aligned assignment. The assignment is to subtract 3 digit numbers and then also to use addition to check the results. The student appears to show the correct answers and how he got them.  The problem the teacher had was he did not use the “friendly number” technique […]

School Districts: Separate But Equal?

In 1954, in Brown vs Board of Education, schools were force to be integrated with the ruling that government sanctioned segregation by race was unconstitutional.  [Emphasis mine] Summary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483, 74 S. Ct. 686, 98 L. Ed. 873 (1954). Issue Is the race-based segregation of children into […]