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Common Core foes make pitch

Address concerns about educational standards to chamber

June 18, 2013

PARKERSBURG — Hoping to facilitate discussion and expose a different viewpoint, members of the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley and several educators took part in a presentation on......

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Jun-18-13 6:56 PM

Robert Hull, Gayle Manchin, Wayne Linger, et al., are all vested in seeing their "standards" which comply in all respects with Common Core continue to penetrate our school system. When we attack such things, it is important to have the ammunition to answer their claims that all is well and there is nothing to worry about. No progress will be made on this effort to stop Common Core until people are willing to make waves, speak truth to power, and have all their ducks in a row to answer their defenses point-for-point until they are proven to be the liars that they are. Robert Hull was proven to have given incorrect information on Common Core to the legislature and later admitted that he didn't know what he was talking about on some issues connected to the subject. The problem is that too many people are intimidated by those holding positions in the government and are afraid to tell them they are wrong. That results in losing battles every time.

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