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Common Core Co-Author Admits He Wrote Curriculum to End “White Privilege”

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Nov 24, 2014.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2006
    According to Onan Coca, "Dr. David Pook is a professor at Granite State College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He's also the chair of the History Department and one of the authors of the Common Core standards. He was a guest at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics when he opened up on his reasons for participating in the creation of the Common Core standards."
    So what were his reasons? You are about to learn the motivation behind Common Core through one of its authors.
    The truth is, not surprisingly to some, that Common Core is very racist and very political.
    According to Dr. Pook, he helped write it to balance the scales because he, and many others, are benefiting from some mythical 'white privilege' that was not earned.
    No, it's not about uniform and effective educational standards that benefit our children.
    This is about a leftist agenda and yet another shining example of the trainwreck called political correctness.
    Dr. Pook's startling admission is contained within the video below:

    "The reason why I helped write the standards and the reason why I am here today is that as a white male in society I am given a lot of privilege that I didn't earn."

    Read more at http://freedomoutpost.com/2014/11/c...ulum-end-white-privilege/#5SmpoQ7FbE3mdbZA.99
  2. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member

    Oct 14, 2007
    Personally, I used to detest "new math" but now I'd love to see it come back. Common core is a problem and it adds to academic confusion among the kids.

    We need to return to the four "R's" and phonics as the base to build reading and spelling around. As for p Pook, it sounds like "kook" and you all know what society once thought of kooks?
  3. matt wade

    matt wade Well-Known Member

    Jan 6, 2009
    If you listen to his comments in context (and without preconceptions), he is saying that as a white person he was given opportunity that many black students didn't have. He had access to better schools and better education.

    I agree with him on those ideas.

    I don't think common core is a good idea. I believe that the reason that black students (on a whole) have worse education opportunities is because their culture values education less and is less involved in their student's progress and welfare.
  4. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Oct 14, 2004

    So the way common core tries to correct that is to start from scratch and make sure all students are equally confused. They may all learn less, but by golly they'll all have the same opportunities.

    Horse radish!!

    As you noted, they can't seem to fix the real problem, so they want to make sure whites, hispanics, and orientals get an inferior education in an effort to
    keep the playing field level.

    Sounds like a perfect education system for a socialist eutopia to me. Equal misery for all. Equal ignorance for all.