Forum on Common Core set for tonight in Marietta
by MDJ staff
September 04, 2014 04:00 AM | 2429 views | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A public forum is scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. for Cobb residents to sound off on the Common Core education standards.

Georgia Board of Education member Scott Johnson, a former Cobb GOP chairman, will be at the Marietta High School Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Ave., as part of the state board’s formal evaluation of the standards.

According to the Cobb County School District, Johnson hopes to hear from citizens and educators regarding these standards and other education issues.

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West Cobb Mom
September 04, 2014
I cannot go to the forum, but my second grader at a west Cobb elementary school brought home a worksheet about holidays yesterday. You had to put them in order. Christmas and Easter were completely missing, however, the made up holiday of Kwanza was included.

Kwanza started in the US in 1966 as the "social justice" holiday, made up by a Cal State Longbeach professor of African studies (and social activist) who was later convicted in 1971 on felony assault charges for torturing two women.

Why is the made up holiday Kwanza included in my child's worksheet, but not the thousands of years old and longstanding American-recognized holidays of Easter and Christmas? The answer is Common Core and liberal brainwashing of our children.
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