Category Archives : Education


The Myth of the “Good School District” 1

By Brian Wilson   On ZeroHedge recently, the discussion focused on “things the middle class can’t afford anymore”. In the Comment Section –where one can learn a lot of scary stuff about the views, priorities and prejudices of their fellow travelers – one pseudonym posted: “Vacations don’t define middle class. Plenty of workaholics in upper class. […]

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Tuition Pays for This

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams August 19, 2014 Tuition Pays for This   According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents. Many schools, such as Columbia University and George Washington University, charge […]

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Common Core on Our Children?

By Susanne Posel Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent   What Are the Long-Term Effects of Common Core on Our Children?   Diane Ravitch, educational expert, has been vocal about the fact that “there is no empirically reliable information on how [CCSS] … project will affect our children.” According to Jeff Bearden, superintendent […]


This Teachers Union President Will ‘PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE’ If You Don’t Like Common Core [VIDEO]

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   This Teachers Union President Will ‘PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE’ If You Don’t Like Common Core   This is a fun little rant from the head of the American Federation of Teachers. This is what people mean I guess when they use the term “union thug.” Nice to see […]

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Common Core is Crony Capitalism

Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Common Core is Crony Capitalism   From Reason.com: “…the billionaire philanthropist [Bill Gates] has spent hundreds of millions of dollars promoting Common Core through the advocacy efforts of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. But wait a minute—doesn’t Gates work for a pretty big computer company, or something? Oh, and doesn’t the testing component […]

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Maryland student test scores drop significantly as state shifts to Common Core

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Maryland student test scores drop significantly as state shifts to Common Core   The spin is that the test scores actually reflect tougher testing. I am all for challenging students more than they have been historically in the USA but the trend line above is yet another reason we […]


New Jersey Threatens to Take 13-Year-Old Student From His Father Due to “Non-Conforming Behavior”

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger New Jersey Threatens to Take 13-Year-Old Student From His Father Due to “Non-Conforming Behavior”   While this story is not new, I must have missed it back in April when it first broke and it is absolutely incredible. The reason I am posting on it today is because we […]