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Ideology and Common Core Informational Texts

Is there an ideological bent embedded within the Common Core State Standards?  Take a few minutes to watch this video which demonstrates the focus found in the English/Language Arts Informational Texts for elementary school children.  “Voices” is the title and series of the recommended Common Core ELA textbooks and Informational Texts.  The series appears to focus on “social justice” themes and includes a “call to action” in every text.