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  •  The standards themselves are flawed. They had (4+ / 0-)
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    quill, worldlotus, annieli, bluedust

    NO, repeat NO educator input whatsoever. They were written by lawyers and businesspeople in a locked room in COMPLETE SECRECY.  To the extent that teachers "participated", they were given the chance to "review" and to "provide input".  Some minor language may have been changed, but basically all teacher input was ignored. This was a done deal.

    Of the corporations, by the corporations, and for the corporations with one purpose in mind:

    To take the money.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 09:27:44 PM PST

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