OBAMA SNEAKILY ADDS RUNNING TO COMMON CORE

BY EMMA NEHMS, DC BUREAU CHIEF

Washington, D.C. – The Obama administration quietly announced this weekend that it is expanding the much-maligned Common Core program in our nation’s public schools, now to include running instruction.

US Secretary of Education, Jim Deacher,  says it is intended to help our kids better compete with high-performing countries like Jamaica and Kenya:  “We are sending our kids off to college, unprepared for track and trail. As a result, our kids are falling behind other nations.  Literally – they are falling into the water-pit, behind the guys from Kenya and Tanzania in the steeple-chase event. Not always, but once is enough for us to over-react and completely go off the deep end changing things all around.”

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