Fighting Common Core! A live panel

by | Jun 21, 2013 | Education, Podcast

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Dr. Duke Pesta

Dr. Duke Pesta is Academic Director of FreedomProject Academy, a Live Online School that is Faithfully Educating America. FPA is Common Core Free, offering individual classes and complete curricula for students in Kindergarten through High School. Dr. Pesta is also tenured university professor and author.
He received his Masters degree in Renaissance literature from John Carroll University, and his Ph.D. in Shakespeare and
Renaissance literature from Purdue University. Dr. Pesta has spent the last few years delivering more than 500 talks around the country, discussing educational reform and Common Core.
He is one of the nation’s foremost experts on the federal take over of public education, testifying before a number of state legislatures. Dr. Pesta’s collective videos and presentations top more than a million views online.
Do you know much about “Common Core,” the part of the government’s economic stimulus program will poke, prod and train your children? This is a two-pronged beast: The Common Core Standards, and the Common Core Curriculum. Elements of this system are already datamining your children through many different measuring tools including wireless skin sensors, facial expression cameras and even MRIs.
Where does Common Core come from, and what is its end game?We have a panel of experts in studio today, including the Freedom Project’s academic director Dr. Duke Pesta, and student development director Mary Black. We also have with us Mr. Colin Gunn, filmmaker and creator of the hit, Indoctrination, as well as his newest project, Wait Til It’s Free.
The speakers will be part of a Freedom Project Education event this weekend. We want to provide you with as many resources as we can about this topic. If you would like to explore homeschooling for your children, there are many great curricula available including one we highly recommend: Freedom Education Project.