GLANDORF — Over 250 people attended
Saturday's meeting in Glandorf arranged by local 'Residents and
Teachers Against Common Core.'
Heidi Huber, founder of Ohioans Against
Common Core, was the guest speaker. She is an ardent fighters against
standards she believes are driving a substandard curriculum.
During her presentation Huber said
Common Core Standards (CCS) are being sold as a state led initiate
that will bring quality education standards to our schools.
“Nothing could be further from the
truth” Huber said saying CCS is an illegal outreach by the US
Department of Education into local education. She said the standards
are untested, unproven and unsupported, both academically and
Information provided by Huber indicated
three private organizations in Washington D.C. developed the Common
Core standards including the National Governors Association (NGA),
the Council for Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), and Achieve,
Inc. She said they were all funded by a fourth private organization,
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Read more about this in this week's
Putnam County Sentinel.