Campbell Brown Plans to Explain Common Core

Mercedes Schneider has an excellent post on Campbell Brown’s hypocrisy…and that of the politicians whose own children do not attend schools with Common Core. That should speak volumes on the true educational value of Common Core. The one-percenter version of do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do…

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Campbell Brown is going to help America understand what Common Core really is.

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So she says as part of her July 28, 2015, interview with Jon Ward of Yahoo! Politics:

What we want to do with Common Core is explain it. Just put honesty and truth back into the debate….

I just published a book on the history, development, and promotion of Common Core, Common Core Dilemma: Who Owns Our Schools? (TC Press, June 2015), and I have news for Campbell Brown:

Common Core did not begin in “honesty and truth,” and you cannot “put back” what was not present to begin with.

If Common Core was officially completed in June 2010, why would there be confusion in 2015 over what Common Core actually is?

Simple: Common Core is yet another top-down reform; it started years before it made its 2010 public appearance, and much of the planning…

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