The Common Core State Standards Initiative is an educational initiative in the United State The initiative is sponsored by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO).
Five People Wrote State-Led Common Core – David Coleman and Susan Pimentel in English, and Jason Zimba, Phil Daro, William McCallum in math and funded by The Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation.
Common Core represents the latest and most comprehensive step in the move toward governmental control and management of our children’s education. Common Core is a non-partisan issue that affects all Americans, even those without children.
Join us for an April 2014 presentation examining Common Core and the ongoing struggle to roll back its implementation. Our speaker will provide examples of how Common Core threatens to further undermine, weaken, and centralize public and private education in our country.
Speaker Bio–Dr.Duke Pesta received his M.A. in Renaissance literature from John Carroll University and his Ph.D. in Shakespeare and Renaissance literature from Purdue University. He is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and the Academic Director of FreedomProject Education. – https://www.fpeusa.org/