Common Core Is Propaganda

“We must make these changes to our educational system because the  jobs of the future will be competed for globally. ” Jack Markell

Really where do we stand?  From the PISA scores of 2009, broken down by elements and compared internationally…. we can see we are already globally superior in educating our children…..

Average score, reading literacy, PISA, 2009:
[United States, Asian students 541]
Korea 539
Finland 536
[United States, white students 525]
Canada 524
New Zealand 521
Japan 520
Australia 515
Netherlands 508
Belgium 506
Norway 503
Estonia 501
Switzerland 501
Poland 500
Iceland 500
United States (overall) 500
Sweden 497
Germany 497
Ireland 496
France 496
Denmark 495
United Kingdom 494
Hungary 494
OECD average 493
Portugal 489
Italy 486
Slovenia 483
Greece 483
Spain 481
Czech Republic 478
Slovak Republic 477
Israel 474
Luxembourg 472
Austria 470
[United States, Hispanic students 466]
Turkey 464
Chile 449
[United States, black students 441]
Mexico 425

Apparently he got tripped up.  He meant to say, ” We must make these changes so the investors who put large amounts of money into owning educational companies, get a decent return on their investments…”

Yeah.  That is what he meant to say….

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