members, click to sign in..

5,324 active users!!Bandwidth
MONDAY
SEP 1, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff PicksNew Stuff!
CommentsALL -50 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  9/1/2014
THURSDAY, SEP 5, 2013  |  7 comments  |  1 commentary
Classroom chaos? Critics blast new Common Core education standards

A full year before students around the nation submit to the new Common Core standardized tests, the federally-backed program is already causing chaos and confusion at local school board meetings, in the classroom and at the dinner table.

As critics fear Washington is poised to take control of what and how local districts teach kids, school administrators are adopting new curriculum in an effort to ensure their students outperform their peers and parents worry that their children are being used as academic guinea pigs. As the program gets closer to full implementation, a full-blown backlash is developing despite assurances from supporters that it is merely a test aimed at establishing a national standard. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.foxnews.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Data Collection & Common Core • 160+
Kevin Boling | Knowing The Truth Radio
Play! | RSS

|  START  |  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Radio Debate: Child Discipline • Rev. Ivan Foster | 12/3/2000
•  Keeping Education In Check • Dr. Bob Jones Sr. | 11/4/2000

   08/21/14  |  A bad week for Common Core • 21 comments
   08/21/14  |  High School Student Claims She Was Suspended For Saying ‚ÄėBless... • 3 comments
   08/13/14  |  'LGBT Bingo' Homework Part of Radical Campaign to Indoctrinate... • 2 comments
   08/10/14  |  White students no longer to be majority in school • 9 comments
   08/04/14  |  U.S. history takes drastic left turn this fall • 4 comments
MORE RELATED ( EDUCATION ) NEWS | MORE..
   08/31/14  |  Captured ISIS Laptop Contains Bubonic Plague, WMD Information • 9 comments
   08/29/14  |  Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History Death Toll Climbs Over 1,500
   08/29/14  |  Federal judge decrminalizes polygamy • 2 comments
   08/20/14  |  Legal-Courts Same-sex 'marriage' freight train derailed in Tenn. • 2 comments
   08/18/14  |  Former FBI says only way to defeat Islam is to crush it • 40 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   09/01/14  |  Joel Osteen's wife accused of 'blasphemous' remarks • 9 comments
   09/01/14  |  Hawaii gov. blames political loss on gay marriage • 1 comments
   09/01/14  |  California Sets Stage for First Groundwater Regulations
   09/01/14  |  Judge Blocks Texas' Abortion Regs • 2 comments
   08/31/14  |  LABOR DAY: R.G. Lee steeled by Panama Canal 'rugged toil'
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 7 user comment(s)
News Item2/17/14 5:10 AM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Apparently in New York state there is!

"In Albany, leaders of both houses of the Legislature called this month for a two-year moratorium on the use of Common Core test scores in teacher evaluations and in decisions about student promotions or admissions. The state teachers’ union has asked for a three-year pause. The state Board of Regents, which oversees education policy and is appointed by the Legislature, has already voted to delay by five years the date by which all high school graduates must pass Common Core-aligned Regents exams." excerpt from Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left.

7

News Item9/7/13 3:54 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Like many things defense, roads, healthcare, perhaps this "Common Core," needs a push from the Federal government. If you read the article that I had about Nebraska and Common Core,
Nebraska passes on Common Core State Standards wrote:
Scottsbluff Public Schools Director of Curriculum Mike Mason said he would be in favor of the state adopting the Common Core.

‚ÄúWith our mobility rate in the district, it would definitely be helpful as it would provide consistency in education,‚ÄĚ he said.

As it stands now, a student moving into the Scottsbluff School District from another state could be either ahead or behind in classes. While most students in Nebraska are learning much of the same subjects at around the same time, that is not the case on a national level.

.

I guess Mike of N.Y., you're just going have to become Mike of Nebr.

6

News Item9/6/13 2:49 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
Jim Lincoln wrote:
UPS, probably a great number of states adopted the
excerpt from, I wouldn't be surprised if some homeschooling parents didn't at least look it over and see if any of it would be of benefit to them, and it probably would.
Interstate educational standards have been around longer than the Obama administration. I suppose some backward states don't want to be seen how poorly they are doing, so may not have adopted it. As far as Nebr. is concerned, Nebraska passes on Common Core State Standards...There are good reasons why Nebraska should align its standards with Common Core.
First, let us know how Washington being involved improves things. No, I take that back. Let us know the reason Washington should be involved in my kids' education in the first place. Make it constitutional, if you can. Or, keep on promoting teaching to the test nonsense.
5

News Item9/6/13 2:30 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
UPS, probably a great number of states adopted the
Mission Statement wrote:
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.
excerpt from, Common Core State Standards Initiative I wouldn't be surprised if some homeschooling parents didn't at least look it over and see if any of it would be of benefit to them, and it probably would.

Interstate educational standards have been around longer than the Obama administration. I suppose some backward states don't want to be seen how poorly they are doing, so may not have adopted it. As far as Nebr. is concerned, Nebraska passes on Common Core State Standards. There are good reasons why Nebraska should align its standards with Common Core.

4

News Item9/5/13 3:50 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Anytime we are talking about government run education, there is going to be a problem. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that colleges are having to run remedial programs just to get students able to take college courses. It has a proven track record of failure. Common core is more of the same.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/06/18/the-common-cores-fundamental-trouble/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/eight-problems-with-common-core-standards/2012/08/21/821b300a-e4e7-11e1-8f62-58260e3940a0_blog.html

http://www.christianpost.com/news/common-core-cirriculum-a-look-behind-the-curtain-of-hidden-language-92070/

3

News Item9/5/13 1:24 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
George Bernard Shaw: "Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve"

Many parents are afraid that Common Core will point out how ignorant their children are.

2

News Item9/5/13 10:46 AM
Trubridge  Find all comments by Trubridge
"Just 31 percent of New York students in the third through eighth grades were deemed proficient in math and English on the new tests, down about 50 percent"

Politicians and bureaucrats ruining something else they have put their minds too. Political leadership is out of step with the reality which is going on in the communities. National management is what is needed however the 'managers' we keep getting in these times seem to be incompetent as well as morally corrupt. Democracy needs to be redefined and brought to be more practical in todays world.

1
There are a total of 7 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Michael Brown confessed Jesus as his Saviour in weeks before...
stever from mt zion: "james, thank you for attempting to understand my point of..."
-47 min 225 
Captured ISIS Laptop Contains Bubonic Plague, WMD Information
pursuitoftruth: "p.s. the president did actualy compare isis to a varsity league...."
-2 hrs 
Devil Worshipers Confident Black Mass in Oklahoma Will Happen...
fg from usa: " christopher000 stever write: 'im glad that the rcc still reads..."
-2 hrs 17 


Our Tongue
St. George, Ontario, Canada
Providence Free Reformed Church

Play! | More



Store Item
Hurting in Hope Audio Book

Alan Lester
Product: Audio Download
Free!

E. A. Johnston
America Revival Or Ruin

Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Teaching
Staff Pick!Play! | MP3

Scott T. Brown
Cure for a Heart Far from Him

Isaiah
Hope Baptist Church
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Rev. Brent Bergman
3 The Hope of Election

TULIP Driven Parenting
Grace Community Church
Play! | MP3

Blog 8/29/14
God Be With You ‚ÄėTil We Meet Again...

New York Gospel Mission
for the past sev­eral weeks, many people have expr­ess­ed...

Sponsor:
Voddie Baucham on Puritan Hard Drive

"Simply ast­on­ish­ing. Amaz­ing tool. I have enj­oyed my Pur­itan Hard Drive imm­ens­ely."
www.puritandownloads.com/dr..

Event: 2015 Ligonier National Conference
Ligonier Ministries






                   
The road is not to be complained of, as it leads to such a home. ... John Newton

Las Vegas, NV
  43   DAYS LEFT
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.