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Support For Common Core Broad

A Spokesman-Review editorial Saturday supports Common Core:

But lately, Common Core has been smeared as a federal effort to ensure that all schools are the same and that the students become indoctrinated with liberal dogma. Back in March, Glenn Beck devoted his radio show to the topic, spreading disinformation with his special blend of ignorance and hyperbole. According to an Idaho Education News article, he ranted: “Progressives have jammed this through in the dead of night. Besides being dumber, our kids are going to be indoctrinated with extreme leftist ideology. We will not save our country unless we save it first from this attack.” The next day, the inbox at the Idaho Department of Education began to fill up with criticisms of Common Core/Spokesman-Review Editorial Board. More here.


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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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