A little-known but key element of Common Core is the collection of personally identifiable data on students — including affective data — for a State Longitudinal Database System (SLDS).
We are importing many foreigners who stay foreign, if not hostile. Blithely turning them into citizens by fiat, rather than because they have committed to the American way of life, is an irreversible decision that can easily turn out to be a dangerous gamble with the future of the whole society.
Philanthropist Thomas Klingenstein voiced disapproval to Bowdoin College president Barry Mills of campus celebration of diversity and ethnic differences while there's "not enough celebration of our common American identity."
There is increasing alarm over the Obama administration-backed set of national education standards known as “Common Core” which is being forced on state governments and local schools.
Former Rep. Ron Paul recently announced the Ron Paul Curriculum, a new homeschooling program designed to turn out future generations of liberty-minded activists and entrepreneurs.
Weather Underground terrorist Kathy Boudin, convicted in the murder of two police officers and a security guard, now teaches at Columbia University, and has been honored at another university.
Unfortunately, we are at a stage where the interests of race hustlers is to cry "unfair" at the tests — and they have a lot more political clout than black Tiger Moms have. So long as the rest of us are silenced by political correctness, racial progress on that front is unlikely.
Predictably, the usual anti-gun suspects have attacked the NRA's proposal to put more armed personnel in our nation's schools, but NRA members may want to challenge the program's promotion of unconstitutional federal involvement in local law enforcement and education, and its dangerous positions and omissions on "mental health."
In his new book Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Students, Professor Craig Frisby uses the name "quack multiculturalism" to describe the vision of multiculturalism that promotes the falsehoods and distortions that dominate today's college agenda.
Atlanta's former school superintendent has been indicted in connection with a cheating scandal that financially profited school officials while falsely showing a dramatic academic improvement among the district's 52,000 mostly poor, black students.