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As schools in 45 states and four U.S. territories implement the standards this fall, some Christians see the heavy hand of government in the state-led goal posts for K-12 students in English and mathematics.
When asked why she would risk her life, she said, "Why should I wait for someone else? Why should I be looking to the government or the army, that they would help us? Why don't I raise my voice? Why don't we speak up for our rights?"
The Next Generation Science Standards being pushed on state education departments as part of the new Common Core Curriculum address religion in two ways, and in both ways they fail Constitutional tests.
For generations America's public schools have indoctrinated our children with the dogma of Darwinism: life arose and developed by chance, no Creator involved. The sad consequences surround us: loss of respect for human life, increasing immorality, and youths abandoning their faith as they enter adulthood.
It's small wonder that Americans are beginning to wonder whether spending four years and a quarter of a million dollars is worth it particularly when so many graduate drowning in debt with an imprimatur that may be nearly worthless.