VIDEO - D.C. schools are mass producing illiterates thanks to teaching methods in reading that have been exposed as damaging for over 150 years. But instead of serious solutions, top officials in the district visited the communist dictatorship in Cuba for help.
VIDEO - Obama’s Education Secretary Arne Duncan is pushing a plan to create government boarding schools because, he claims, there are just certain children that government should “have” 24 hours a day, seven days a week. He also wants to turn all other schools into “community centers.” In reality, he wants more time to indoctrinate American children, as his own remarks make clear.
VIDEO - Dr. Kirsten Lombard talks about her experiences editing "Common Ground on Common Core", the writers, and how she hopes it will get the everyday person to think of how Common Core will affect their lives.
VIDEO - Dr. Kirsten Lombard - Editor of Common Ground on Common Core - talks about Common Core, and what's coming down the road on a national level.
VIDEO - In this short video produced by The New American, veteran educator Mary Black addresses the commonly held myth that the Obama administration-pushed plot to nationalize education through Common Core is somehow a "state-led" effort, rather than a scheme concocted by Big Government, Big Business, and billionaires like Bill Gates.
VIDEO - In this video about the Obama administration-backed Common Core education standards, veteran educator Mary Black highlights troubling elements including the teaching styles and the standards, saying they could lead to potentially disastrous effects for future generations of Americans and the nation itself.
VIDEO - Veteran educator Mary Black explains how, contrary to establishment claims, Common Core and the federal government's broader education "reform" agenda will indeed vacuum up huge amounts of information on American children for data-mining and other purposes.
VIDEO - Dr. Duke Pesta, academic director at Freedom Project Education, discusses the dangers of the new Common Core national education standards. He highlights the particular concerns parents should have about the upcoming health, sexuality, science, and history standards that will soon be used in our nation's public schools. Are parents aware of these pending dangers?
VIDEO - In an exclusive in-studio video produced by The New American magazine, veteran educator Mary Black, who testified against Common Core October 3 at a Wisconsin hearing, speaks with fellow educational expert Dr. Duke Pesta about what happened and why the nationalization of education is a bad idea.
VIDEO - Joy Pullmann, an education research fellow at the Heartland Institute, discusses Common Core data mining and testing consortiums with Duke Pesta. She describes how one set of standards provides opportunity for the federal government to collect information such as student behavior, attitude, persistence, and other nonacademic data in order to change how the students think and act.