The idea of a standard in education sounds good at first blush. You don’t want to have anyone fall behind. But the problem arises when a few are allowed to dictate what is “Common” and their views are allowed to indoctrinate the children of this country even if those views are contrary to the truth.
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Case in point, the textbooks and teaching materials that are approved by the Common Core Standards have warped interpretations of the 2nd Amendment.
Examples in textbooks on how the 2nd Amendment is taught:
United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination:
The Second Amendment: The people have the right to keep and bear arms in a state militia.
The Americans (history textbook):
The Second and Third Amendments – grant citizens the right to bear arms as members of a militia of citizen-soldiers and prevent the government from housing troops in private homes in peacetime.