Wednesday, December 4, 2013

IL Common Core School Assignment Requires Parents to Self-Identify as Conservative or Liberal

A recent Common Core assignment sent home from an Oak Forest, Illinois high school requires parents to self-identify as conservative or liberal.

An assignment sent home from an Oak Forest, IL high school government class is raising eyebrows among parents who are shocked by the questionnaire they and their children are required to fill out. The questionnaire (below) has the parents identify their positions on a number of highly-charged issues, and then places them on a “political spectrum.”
The survey is part of Oak Forest High School’s Common Core curriculum, which according is to …”provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them.”



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