Political Correctness Fits the Leftist Narrative in Arizona's Schools
When many Arizona-educated children finally learn that they have been lied to by those in charge of their Schools, who will they blame? It is imperative that parents find out what is being taught to their children. Parents should be exremely careful about turning their children over to the schools at earlier and earlier ages. Unless your child is being taught by a teacher who knows how to, on his or her own, ignore and replace the "suggested" texts that are embedded in Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards (aka Common Core State Standards), your child is learning the Leftist narrative described by Bill Whittle in the following video. Many of America's schools have become institutions of educational malpractice.
Shouldn't Arizona's children be getting an education that builds strong character, which comes from studying the ideals and values of the great men and women of history, including those who founded the American nation? Shouldn't they be learning about the lives, beliefs and accomplishments of the heroes of America – Our founding fathers and mothers – and to better understand the values and principles which governed their lives and upon which they built the American nation, thus preserving our free nation in return?
"I am working really hard to be an optimist in this situation, but I am having a hard time seeing how these suggested texts benefit, protect, and preserve our country. Are these texts going to be the required texts? Do I have to use these exact excerpts? Every document that I viewed pulls down America’s foundation." Cara Palmer, American History Teacher in How the Two Align: Common Core State Standards and Heritage Academy's American History Curriculum.
"What are the messages that emerge from the two different objectives of the Common Core State Standards and Heritage Academy? Do these objectives align themselves? The answer, after looking at all the details, is no. They do not align. Is it not ironic that a school that teaches principles of liberty, meant to sustain and preserve our nation, is now being forced to accept and implement standards with an opposing objective and purpose? Does this seem right? Why is focusing on the founding fathers and principles of America not the focus of the Common Core Standards"? Cara Palmer, American History Teacher in How the Two Align: Common Core State Standards and Heritage Academy's American History Curriculum
See also: Student Kenneth Ye Farragut takes down Common Core in Tennessee; Common Core Math: Let's Confuse Everybody, Building the Machine: Common Core; Every Parent Needs to Watch this! You Need to find out what your child is learning at school; Common Core: The Cookie Cutter Curriculum, Video: 10/30/2013 Common Core State Standards Symposium; Response to John Huppenthal's Common Core Name Change; Showdown in Show Low: Common Core State Standards; Common Core Math: Ugh!; Heber-Overgaard Schools Governing Board votes NO to Signing the Common Core Declaration; Have Arizona Teachers received Gag Orders to not Oppose Common Core? ; Arizonans Against Common Core; Stop Common Core in Arizona; Mohave County Against Common Core