(Hour 2a) Ann Marie Banfield Guest host Ann Marie Banfield of Cornerstone Policy Research continued with the topic of student privacy after the departure of Jon DiPietro.  She talked about the dumbing down of workforce training.  She spoke of the Smarter Balanced Assessments and the PACE assessments and pointed out to the listeners that these are data collectors, which are mining information from your children.  She told us about what Bedford is doing to combat this system.

Ann Marie then talked to us about Common Core issues.  She talked about math standards and told us about Common Core’s Chief Architect’s statements about parents not helping their kids.  Tune in to hear more.

Click here for the mentioned article about Common Core.