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Myth

Common Core Is “Creating Millions of Slaves”

What do you think Common Core math is about? If you can no longer think critically, then they can do whatever they want. This is slavery. They are breeding an entire new generation of slaves. And I don’t mean that as just the Obama Administration…These guys who are involved in Common Core are enslaving you to giant corporations and the state. Glenn Beck on The Sean Hannity Show, July 21, 2014

Fact

Beck’s contention is as puzzling as it is inappropriate. To compare education reform to the injustice suffered by millions of Americans under slavery is in poor taste, to say the least. The national conversation about our children’s future deserves better.

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