An international assessment has confirmed what American parents have been protesting for years about Common Core -- students are being dumbed down.
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Carole Hornsby Haynes
Dr. Carole Hornsby Haynes earned her doctorate in Professional Education with a minor in history from the University of Memphis.
At the undergraduate and graduate levels, Dr. Haynes majored in music with advanced classical piano studies at the University of Memphis and Rhodes College with Artur Schnabel’s protege.
Carole has taught at both the secondary and university levels and served in administration at the junior college level.
She serves on textbook committees and as expert reviewer for the Texas State Board of Education Fine Arts Curriculum.
An acclaimed expert on American education, Dr. Haynes is a consultant, commentator, and writer about education and cultural policy.
Her commentaries can be found at National Center for Policy Analysis, Education Views, Texas Insider, and American Thinker, among others as well as at her website, www.drcarolehhaynes.com.
One of the greatest challenges for dictators has been obtaining detailed personal information about residents so they can be tracked anywhere, any time. This is especially daunting for large countries such as China and the former Soviet Union. Now, with advanced technology, that totalitarian goal is possible.
Promising that apprenticeships are going to be a “major factor in our country,” President Trump is leading the charge to reform the failed federally funded job-training and workforce development programs.
We have national healthcare and national curriculum standards. If our Republican-led Congress has its way, we will soon have another unconstitutional national program – a federal student database.
On the evening of July 7 following the Black Lives Matter rally in Dallas, Texas, a coordinated attack killed five police officers and wounded seven others. The gunman, Micah Johnson, was a black military veteran with radical left leanings who said his goal was to kill white officers.
Congress replaced No Child Left Behind with Every Student Succeeds Act, promising to return control to the states. However, with the federal government loath to give up power over telling states and districts what they must do, there are signals that we can expect a showdown as states begin the implementation of ESSA.
Texas is leading the charge against the Obama administration’s May 13th directive that transgender students must be allowed to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice or face the loss of federal funding under Title IX. Put simply, the federal government will withhold funding for breakfast and lunch programs for poor children if this directive is not followed.
Recently the U.S. Congress, aided by the GOP, replaced the despised No Child Left Behind law with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Rather than reducing federal control, the legislation embeds Common Core and intertwines federal tentacles even further.