When a concerned parent dared attend a school board meeting last week to express his concerns about Common Core, he was carried away in handcuffs.
Arriving at Regional Public Forum on the Common Core State Standards ‚Äď Central Maryland Forum held September 19 at the Ridge Ruxton School in the Baltimore suburb of Towson, Maryland, Bob Small was determined to question the wisdom the federal government‚Äôs new standardized curriculum know as Common Core.
"I want to know how many parents here are aware that the goal of Common Core standards isn't to prepare our children for full-fledged universities, it's to prepare them for community college,‚ÄĚ Small said, to applause.
‚ÄúMy question is, how does lowering America's educational standards prepare kids for community college?" asked Small, before a police officer moonlighting as a security guard forced Small out of the auditorium. ...