The State Chamber supports the efficient and productive implementation of every segment of education, all of which are considered workforce development.
get this straight; our children are to be educated to perform jobs
to create aworkforce for businesses coming to Oklahoma?
I don’t want my children to grow up to be
worker bees. I want my children to have a well-rounded education allowing them to tackle ANY
profession they desire. That’s not going to happen with th
e Common Core State Standards.
How many times have we heard that these standards are not “a mile wide and an inch deep”like our ‘old’ PASS standards? How many times have you flipped that statement over and
thought of its negative? So our kids are going to be learning standards an inch wide and a miledeep? How does that create a student with well-rounded knowledge the kind ThomasJefferson espoused
the kind that provides truly endless possibilities for a child’s life?
Then again, what do I know really
"Two moms from Indianapolis, a handful of their friends and a couple dozen small but vocal Tea Party groups. That's the entire Indiana movement that is advocating for a halt to the Common Core State Standards. No educational backgrounds. No track record of supporting education reforms or any other past education issues. And worst of all: Ademonstrated willingness to say just about anything, no matter how unsubstantiated or blatantly false, to advocate their cause."
Yes, I’m just a stay
-at-home mom, but one with an education background and a track record of
researching and writing about other past education issues (I seem to remember the StateChamber and ROPE being on the same page when it came to State Question 744!) and we back
up what we say with legitimate citations for anyone to research our thoughts and ideas forthemselves.