Gee, we wonder why?
Could it possibly be because Bill Gates and his Foundation have been one of, if not the largest supporters and funders of Common Core? They have given millions in Tennessee to outfits such as S.C.O.R.E. – the main Common Core propaganda machine in the state – in order to shove this Obama-backed boondoggle down the throats of Tennessee taxpayers.
But somehow, the Tennessean forgot to mention, much less highlight, that awkward little truth. No, instead, the Tennessean set the stage for even more biased, under-the-table-funded “reporting,” informing its rapidly-dwindling readership that it intends to double down on the sleazy arrangement: “In the coming months, look for a series of stories [from The Hechinger Report].”
As for the accuracy and bias of the story itself, we refer you to one key passage:
“A 2013 survey of 28,000 teachers by…Vanderbilt University… found that teachers generally believed that…Common Core was going well…”
The “reporter” conveniently left out the fact this year Vanderbilt updated its study with a new one that showed support for Common Core hemorrhaging among teachers – completely refuting the central premise of the so-called news article:
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