‘Awesome’: Louis C.K. smacks Newsweek’s sneering Common Core defender

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/461668344283037696 Comedian and dad Louis C.K. says he’s had enough of seeing his kids in tears over standardized tests and frustrating, nonsensical Common Core “educational standards.” Criticism of Common Core from a parent? Can’t have that! Enter Newsweek writer Alexander Nazaryan: http://twitter.com/#!/alexnazaryan/status/461565419758051328 http://twitter.com/#!/alexnazaryan/status/461571335458934784 Here’s what happens when you snidely dismiss this comedian: http://twitter.com/#!/alexnazaryan/status/461660716270108672 http://twitter.com/#!/alexnazaryan/status/461660963889246208 http://twitter.com/#!/alexnazaryan/status/461662270993739776 […]

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Whoa: Look who’s taking money from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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http://twitter.com/#!/patriotsongbird/status/488283712962830336 Wow. Here’s a link to the Gates-subsidized NBCNews.com article. There is no indication that it’s an advertisement or advertorial. It appears to be a bona fide news story written by a bona fide reporter (Nona Willis Aronowitz). Here it is featured along with NBC News’ other articles on its education page: It’s no secret that the Gates […]

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Tea Party president in Stop Common Core shirt denied access to Kasich event

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Lovely day for a protest @OhioAgainstCCSS Ohio can do better than Common Core. — Ann Becker (@annbecker1999) October 13, 2014 The president of the Cincinnati Tea Party says she was denied admittance to a get-out-the-vote campaign stop by Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich Monday night and threatened with arrest because she intended to ask a question about […]

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Diane Ravitch slams Common Core approach to teaching Gettysburg Address

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Common Core on Teaching the Gettysburg Address: What a Travesty! http://t.co/a61EPfVH8L — Diane Ravitch (@DianeRavitch) November 28, 2013 Education policy analyst Diane Ravitch is no hard-right conservative, but she does deviate from the Obama Administration on certain issues, including the Common Core education standards. This morning, Ravitch tweeted that the Common Core approach  to teaching the Gettysburg Address […]

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