The National Education Association, the nation's largest teachers union and ardent supporter of the Common Core academic standards, has now called the nationwide implementation of the standards "completely botched."
Recent trends in movie and television viewership reveal that Americans are drawn to the Bible. It began with the History Channel's The Bible, the most watched television cable TV show of 2013, which paved the way for three biblical movies set to be released in theaters this year.
Movie audiences are paying to see wholesome excellence, but the Academy Awards (aka “the Oscars”) are celebrating banal, sleazy, R-rated, politically correct tripe.
The deeply controversial nationalized education scheme known as “Common Core,” pushed by the Obama administration and billionaire Bill Gates, is under major pressure in the establishment-stronghold state of New York. With parents, teachers, unions, and political leaders from across the political spectrum in open revolt, some analysts even say that the widely criticized school standards may be on the verge of being scrapped — a development that would represent a massive blow to the ongoing imposition of Common Core nationwide.