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The Claims of Advocates of Common Core Standards are Bunk

Susan Notes:

We are people who've always worked within the system, educators just trying to do our job. But when outside interest try to destroy the very fabric of the system, we need to do something about it, not just passively accept the dirt dumped on us. Maybe the leaders of our professional organizations and unions have forgotten who pays for their operation. Maybe they've forgotten how many of us there are. Time to remind them.

Noted scholar Stephen Krashen has posted evidence on the NCTE ning about the Common Core Standards. He rebuts false claims of the corporate interests claiming we need national standards because public schools are failing.

Join this conversation. There is strength in numbers. If even 100 people joined this conversation, NCTE leaders would have to listen. There are two critical NCTE nings. This one and the one started by Don Perl, role of NCTE as activist. Join both! Right now, NCTE, like all other unions and professional organizations, has taken on role of apologist and collaborationist. YOU can change this. Act now.

Join two conversations:

The role of NCTE as Activist


Formulations of the New Common Core Standards

Then get over to Stop National Standards and check out what's happening there.

— Stephen Krashen research
NCTE ning


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