The Story-killers

The Story-killers

A Common-sense Case Against the Common Core

Book - 2013
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In this book, school reformer and professor Dr. Terrence Moore carefully examines both the claims made by the architects of the Common Core and the hidden agenda behind the so-called reforms that have been adopted by over forty states in the nation, with very few people understanding what is really going on. Moore not only challenges the illiberal aims of this educational regime, but actually analyzes lessons recommended in the Common Core English Standards and in the new textbooks bearing the Common Core logo. Such a thorough review exposes the absurdity, superficiality, and political bias that can only serve to dumb down the nation's schools. Worse, the means that the Common Core uses is a deliberate undermining of the great stories of our tradition, the stories that in former times trained the minds and ennobled the souls of young people. Those stories are now under attack, and the minds and souls of the nation's children are in peril.
Publisher: [United States] : Terrence O. Moore, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781493623372
1493623370
Characteristics: xiv, 269 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: 379.158 MOO

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