By Barry Levinson | Again we have another Fullerton City Council meeting coming up Tuesday evening starting at 6:30 pm.
I cannot attend due to an unfortunate conflict in meetings. My son’s elementary school will be having its first forum on “The Common Core State Standards.” I suggest strongly that all parents take an active interest in this vast overhaul of our educational system instigated by our federal government. With this about to begin, we now have federally run health care and federally run education curriculum. What happened to locally run schools?
To learn more about Common Core, its origins and what we can expect once fully implemented go to the Pioneer Institute website and check out their newly released video, entitled, Setting the Record Straight On Common Core – Part 1. As a dad who volunteers at his son’s school, and my wife who is an officer of our local PTA and volunteers every week in my son’s classroom, these developments I believe are leading us in the wrong direction. We need more choice, more local control, not the opposite.
This is a big deal. If we the American people do not wake up very soon, we …read more