Parents, teachers, taxpayers, preachers. Two short movie trailers might freeze your blood.
The video below is not a parody. It shows Chicago Public School teachers (home of Education Czar Arne Duncan) in a “professional development” session. This should help you understand why teachers are going out of their minds and to what extent administrators have infantilized [to treat as a child or in a way that denies their maturity in age or experience] teachers. This presenter was one of several consultants flown in from California and the United Kingdom for the Chicago Public Schools’ Office of Strategic School Support Services’ special network.
Bill Whittle brilliantly summarizes the Common Core philosophy.