Gov. Huckabee said curriculum standards should be comparable between states, and Olson said while that may have been the originators' goal, under the Obama Administration the direction has dramatically diverted towards privacy intrusion and data mining.
Illinois received $100 million in the Obama Administration's stimulus package, but implementing Common Core in Illinois will cost the state and local schools at least another $700 million more. Parents are upset about curriculum standards being lowered, math concepts muddled, politically-correct texts imposed and literature with sexual topics exposed to their middle schoolers. The interview: