Veteran OK Educator Blasts the Common Core

Linda Murphy, a former candidate for Oklahoma State Superintendent of Education and a veteran educator, blasted the Common Core saying the state has bought into the Common Core deception.

Here are her primary points about implementing the Common Core:

  • Losing state and local control.
  • Extensively and frequently testing students.
  • Collecting extensive personal student data stored in data banks without parental consent.
  • Dropping superior state academic standards.
  • Adopting inferior untested national standards.
  • Committing states to multimillion dollar additional expenses.
Be sure to read the whole thing.