Video: Homeschooling Advocate Warns Common Core Abandon Classics

Will Estrada, the Director of Federal Relations with HSLDA (Homeschool Legal Defense Association was interviewed by Ginni Thomas of The Daily Caller about the Common Core State Standards.


An excerpt from the article:

Will Estrada, the director of federal relations for the Home School Legal Defense Association, says classics are being abandoned in the standards of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

“We’ve started seeing what is in this Common Core curriculum, and it’s not good, Ginni,” the 29-year-old told The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas.

“I mean, you have the classics being abandoned for instead reading executive orders from President Obama. What is up with this? Why are we leaving ‘Grapes of Wrath’ and, you know, ’1984′ to instead read executive orders from the president.”

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