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Oklahoma ditches common core
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Oklahoma ditches common core

I'm going to post multiple articles of the same topic (due to lack of knowledge about the bias of these sites)

I will just say these things:
I hope this will spread around to the other states, (especially to a high pop state like CA, TX or NY)

The dept. of education needs to be abolished

No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top need to be abolished. (I'm glad my state hasn't accepted race to the top)

Wake up people, and look at life around you

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08-30-2014 10:39 AM
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wtf is Race to the Top

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(08-30-2014 12:20 PM)Alistoriv Wrote:  wtf is Race to the Top

No Child Left Behind Part II.

In short, it was a monetary reward offered by the federal government to states that complied to their draconian education measures and ridiculous performance standards, and announced by none other than Fearless Leader Barack Obama.

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I misread as Obama.

I support State's Rights when it comes to education. Federal govt just better cough up the cash, and make sure state isn't using education money for campaigning, roads or some other non-educational crap. Let the residents of a state decide on their state assembly, and thus decide how they want the education system handled.

We don't need the aliens from Planet D.C telling us how to teach kids.

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The education industry claims to be responsible for the learning children do. They make a tremendous amount of money for it.

Performance standards are an attempt to measure what is being claimed. What the education industry fears is that their fraud will be exposed.

Basically bright children learn more and dim ones learn less. It really has nothing to do with the teacher. Since teachers claim credit for what children do, some tax payers occasionally tell them to prove it with things like performance standards.

Teachers hate this more than students because they know their fraud will be exposed. They worry that they will get a class of dim children and the test results will be lower. Since they claim credit for teaching, it really should not depend on the type of students they get.

It is an irony of the teaching profession that if a student learns the teacher gets the credit and if a student fails it is the student that is a failure.

Give more money to teachers and do not ask for results - Democrats
We will give more money but we want measurable results - Republicans
If you want good performance, pay the students and not the teachers - A yet unnamed political party
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(08-30-2014 09:56 PM)timf Wrote:  If you want good performance, pay the students and not the teachers - A yet unnamed political party

This will never happen on full scale. Given the large number of students each and every year, we'll deplete our budget, and very quickly.

I do remember though around the mid 20th century of programs that did assist older students and did pay them (part of FDR's reforms).... wonder if we could lobby something like that. Then again, given the budget, I highly doubt it would be conceivable.


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By the way, Common Core is fucking ridiculous!!
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