Category Archives: New York

Corporate America Might Need Common Core, But Our “Outputs” Don’t

“Kill poverty not human beings.  Stop putting the value of money over the value of lives.” – Mahatma Gandhi December 8, 2013 Dear Allan Golston, This is in response to your editorial America’s Businesses Need the Common Core, which was posted … Continue reading

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Bill Gates, Commish King, PTA and Special Interests: Follow the Money

Dear Bill and Melinda, Commish King has a big PR problem in New York where your Common Core tests didn’t go down so well. Clearly this video below shows that middle class white, black, and brown families in New York … Continue reading

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