Letter to the Reader, December 13, 2012

Chapter 7 of Stanley Kurtz’s book, Spreading the Wealth: How Obama Is Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities, is entitled “Fooled, Ruled, and Schooled.” Here it is noted that there is an Obama goal of nationalizing the curriculum of the nation’s schools.

A Common Core of standards would be associated with a national curriculum. Complying with this would be required for obtaining Race to the Top grants.

The reaction of Jane Robbins to this in “’Incentives’ should not be used to advance national curriculumThe Hill, May 5, 2011, is mentioned in Spreading the Wealth, Chapter 7.

There is additional commentary by Kurtz in “Obama and Your Child’s MindNational Review Online, December 5, 2012.


Obama’s Next Scheme: A National Curriculum” Illinois Review, October 11, 2012.


Building One America


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: