A recent news article from the liberal Washington Post accidentally spilled the beans: Common Core was bankrolled by billionaire Bill Gates. Gates and his foundation put in $200 million to grease the skids to formulate and implement Common Core in almost every state in the nation.
Shamefully, Obama's Department of Education was complicit in the whole scheme, consistently advocating for Common Core and tying $4 billion in federal funds for the states to implementing new academic standards via the "Race to the Top" program.
Americans deserve answers. Sign the petition to tell Congress to hold hearings on Common Core today!
I, the undersigned, am opposed to the Common Core State Standards and federal involvement in education. Decisions on what schools teach are best made at the state and local level, not by federal government bureaucrats.
I urge Congress to investigate the Obama Administration’s $4 billion push for “common standards” at the same time billionaire Bill Gates spent $200 million “persuading” state election officials to adopt Common Core. The American people deserve answers on the obvious collusion and coordination.