A Mississippi state senator talks about how he, a member of the Education Committee, knew nothing about the adoption of the Common Core State Standards by the Mississippi State Board of Education in June 2010. State legislatures were circumvented so exactly how are the standards “state led”? Senator Michael Watson talks about the adoption of Common Core on this youtube clip:
From the youtube description:
Shocking Scandal Exposed! Nine unelected Mississippi Department of Education individuals adopted Common Core State (Nationalized) Standards in secret without the knowledge, understanding, nor input from the Senate Education Committee. The Mississippi Dept. of Education and the overall talking point for Common Core is always that it is “State Led.” This confession is evidence that the “state” was not a participant in the decision to adopt CC and it was most definitely NOT “STATE LED.”
Senator Michael Watson on the Education Committee, at the time of adoption, confesses knowing nothing about Mississippi’s adoption of the highly contested and questionable Common Core standards. The Mississippi Department of Education continues to lie and deceive the public. We need officials who truly care about Mississippi children and their education. We need a MS Department of Education Board that Respects citizens. Stop Common Core in Mississippi before it’s too late! Call today! http://www.scribd.com/doc/182870071/M…
Mississippi State Senator Michael Watson, exposes that our Common Core State Standards were not “state led” as MDE.suggests over and over again. We have been deceived again.
Missouri has been provided the opportunity to review and respond to confidential early drafts of the reading, writing, and mathematics K-12 standards in November, January, and February.