As the Common Core nationalized education plan comes to fruition, it’s not just teachers (it’s rifled with unpopular testing), but states that are finding the results poisonous. Tempted by early stimulus dollars, many states bought and sold the narrative that the Core standards emanated from them, when in reality big businesses and the UN were behind the movement. Now states like New York are finding out that the goal is anything but “raising standards for children.” The goal is to provide more and more poorly educated, complacent citizens to fill menial jobs. Period. Unfortunately, Illinois educators (maybe because they are part of the Edublob that is the Illinois Combine Way) remain under the illusion that they can control this behemoth. Read all about it here.