Monday, August 25, 2014

House study committee devolves into presentation about Common Core, 'The Marxist Brainwashing of American Children'

Posted By on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 5:21 PM

A picture is worth a thousand words. And in this case, we're talking about a picture of a slide from a presentation made this afternoon during the Georgia House of Representatives Education Study Committee. Its title read: "Common Core: The Marxist Brainwashing of American Children."

We're told the presentation came courtesy of Hall County resident Dorothy Kitching, who was listed on the committee's agenda as a grandmother and Tea Party member. Michael O'Sullivan, ‎state outreach director with Students First, a public education non-profit organization, tweeted out the following photo of the slide:

  • Michael O'Sullivan

Here's another account from Lawrenceville resident Mere Jones that includes mentions of Al Gore, pornography, and adult novelty items:

In response, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute Senior Education Policy Analyst Claire Suggs simply tweeted: "Sigh."

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