Currently there is a campaign called #CanISee being promoted by a few organizations including WomenOnTheWall.org.
Can I see the curriculum, the teacher instructions, videos, books, etc.? So, below is a list I developed, based on what I know is happening in my school district which, by the way, is touted as one of the best in the state. Parents can use this as a guideline when they go ask their child’s school the question “Can I see…?”
COMMON CORE MATH & ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
My school district, just like school districts all across America, is teaching these critical subjects based on the Common Core national standards. The math has been proven to put our children two years behind where they need to be to enter schools of higher education such as Georgia Tech. The Common Core English Language Arts is described by experts as having “empty skill sets” and requires discarding the classics of literature and replacing with “informational text.”
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