Joyanna Adams

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Common Core..or…Common Communism?

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Bill Gates and Rupert Murdoch are backing a new thing called “Common Core” to be implemented in every school. Kentucky tried it, and the students report cards fell by 30 percent. Computers will do the grading.Bill Gates and common

Sounds like fun right? Does a parent have any say in this?

(Laugh here.)

“It was well understood by states that they would not be eligible for Race to the Top funding ($4.35 billion) unless they adopted the Common Core standards. Federal law prohibits the U.S. Department of Education from prescribing any curriculum, but in this case the department figured out a clever way to evade the letter of the law.”

Glenn Beck was pointing out that CORE is basically brainwashing kids into the communist system, and downplaying America’s role in history.

Bill Gates make you take an IQ test before you work for him…so, I guess he’s running out of high IQ’s. As usual, he wants a chance to ‘help” our deplorable school system, and while he’s at it, collect some vital information to sell.Common Core

 “Common Core amasses large amounts of personal information about students. Michelle Malkin cites research by Joy Pullmann of the Heartland Institute, who discovered a report by the Department of Education revealing that Common Core’s data mining includes “using cameras to judge facial expressions, an electronic seat that judges posture, a pressure-sensitive computer mouse and a biometric wrap on kids’ wrists.”

I have my own horror stories related to my local school system that I’ll tell on some other blog, but…the main problem, is that the school system has been transformed, not into an efficient way for our kids to learn the basics, but a way for growing union bureaucracy to give jobs to mostly women, who never having the fear of being fired for doing a bad job.jobs for teachers.

And a bad job, they ARE doing: Here’s a few facts from Bill Bennett;

The average salary of U.S. public school teachers rose 45% in real dollars from 1960 to 1995. According to U.S. manufacturers, 40% of all 17-year-olds do not have the math skills and 60% lack the reading skills to hold down a production job at a manufacturing company.

In Florida, it takes six times as many people to administer a federal education dollar as a state dollar: 297 state employees are responsible for $1 billion in federal funds while 374 employees oversee $7 billion in state funds.

40% of public high school science teachers have neither an undergraduate major nor minor in their main teaching field and 34% of public high school math teachers did not major or minor in math or related fields.

Average per-pupil spending in U.S. public schools rose 212% from 1960 to 1995 in real (i.e. inflation-adjusted) dollars.

Currently, average black and Hispanic 17-year-old children have NAEP scores in math, science, reading and writing that are equivalent to average white 13-year-old children.

American 12th graders rank 19th out of 21 industrialized countries in mathematics achievement and 16th out of 21 nations in science. Our advanced physics students rank dead last.

So, is it any wonder that Mitt Romney wants to get people from other nations to come over to the U.S. to work? We are not going to have any kind of educated population, but that’s exactly what the Democrats want, isn’t it? Common Core isn’t going to work any better than Race to the Top or Leave No Child Behind. BUT…the government will know more than you EVER will about your own child.

Unless you start complaining and soon.

 

March 20, 2013 Posted by | American Culture, education | , , , , | 6 Comments

Nobody Knows….Keystone, Syria, Asteroids, Harrison Ford, Israel

Nobody Knows

Here’s some questions that have been on my mind today: Proposed Keystone XL Extension map

The Keystone Pipeline: Call me ancient, but the argument about the Keystone Pipeline from the democrats was that it would be dangerous for the environment to build a pipeline ALL the way down from Canada to Texas right? So why didn’t the Republicans suggest they build a nice big refinery right up near the Canadian border, and go west to the ocean?  Why hasn’t ANYONE from any party suggested this? (Because the Republican’s own more oil fields in Texas?)

Syria: Obama came out and mightily threatened Assad if he used chemical weapons in Syria. So now, chemical weapons have been used but Obama’s spokesmen says, “We don’t know who used them.” Meaning, that either Obama’s word is worthless, or Obama is helping to fund Al-Qaeda (who are the ‘rebels’ and they got hold of some and used them so…Obama is not going to take action because HE would have been the one blamed.Assad

Asteroids: Charles Bolden, the chief of NASA today, said all we could do about asteroids is “pray”…and that’s coming from a scientist. Nobody Wonders why all the liberals who do not believe in “god” are not up in arms about this answer.

Israel: Nobody Knows if Obama’s visit to Israel is going to convince Netanyahu that Obama really is the friend of Israel, and will be there as an ally against Iran.

An Obama administration video highlighting the president’s plans for his Mideast trip depicts Jerusalem, the Golan and the West Bank – also known as Judea and Samaria – as non-Israeli territory

Nobody Remembers how he told all those poor people in New Jersey that he was going to help them, and then disappeared. So, how good is Obama’s word?Obama and Net

Sequester: Harrison Ford is upset and worried about Sequestration…and the layoffs of air traffic controllers. Since Harrison likes to fly his own private plane everywhere, landing in the airports that don’t’ have a lot of traffic, and it’s those that will be cut the most, I can see why he’s upset. Rich and famous people are also going to be hurt along with the normal Joe, because they have been spoiled with having the luxury of flying wherever they want to. Nobody Knows when Hollywood people are going to wise up.

Obama, on the other hand, will NOT be effected will he? He has Air Force One. Harrison, can only go home and play his movie and remember the good old days when he could fly without having to put up with people yelling “The FORCE BE WITH YOU!” at him at the luggage counter. Frankly, I can’t WAIT to see him!

March 20, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

   

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