(Editor: www.thereportcard.org In his powerful fact-packed video “The Assessment Landscape,” Dr. Christopher Tienken, attacks the notion that an unproven battery of tests as imposed by the Common Core Standard will serve the goal of educating America’s children on what matters. Dr. Tienken says that one-size-fits all testing in a country of 300 Millions only serves the narrow interest of politicians and their corporate cronies. Dr. Tienken warns that the nationalized approach to education will rob parents, children and taxpayers of their right to participate in the process of education. He says: “Parents and taxpayers will be powerless to stop the centralized train wreck that is the Common Core.”)
Dr. Christopher Tienken, an assistant professor of Education Administration at Seton Hall University in the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Education Management, Policy, and Leadership. Dr. Tienken has been outspoken in his opposition to Common Core because its methods are unproven and its estimated incremental costs are $15 Billion, but likely to be much higher than that. Even worse, Dr. Tienken says that that Common Core eliminate most great works of fiction, and robs our children of their culture and heritage.