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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Professional Educator Gets Standing Ovation Standing Up Against Common Core

OH MY.....The MOMMIES are AWAKE!! Children affected negatively by Common Core style teaching are now being diagnosed with CC syndrome in the state of New York. Thank God for the parents and teachers in New York. 

Several hundred people packed an auditorium at Port Chester Middle School on Monday in a continuation of the wave of criticism and concern about the state’s new Common Core learning standards and the pace at which they’ve been implemented.The three-plus-hour event was the second stop of state Education Commissioner John King’s “listening tour,” which was scheduled after King was roundly criticized for abruptly canceling a series of forums planned by the New York State Parent Teacher Association after a raucous Oct. 10 forum in Poughkeepsie.

A week later, King announced 16 forums across the state, with Port Chester being the only local stop.Common Core is a state-led effort that seeks to provide consistent standards and appropriate benchmarks for all students, regardless of where they live, and prepare them for college and the workforce. It is a product of bipartisan effort by the National Governors and the Council of Chief State School Officers and was developed in collaboration with teachers, school administrators and experts. It has been adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia.

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