Pimps and 'mobstaz' in public schools

If you've relaxed your spelling standards because of the spell check feature on your computer, consider this: Schools are now teaching students how to spell words incorrectly - and inappropriate words, at that. If you're wondering if this has anything to do with Common Core, which reeks of the inappropriate, it does. Fourth grade students in Vermilion Parish, La. were given a homework assignment that included words like "Po Pimp" and "mobstaz," but school officials said the worksheet was age appropriate based on an education website affiliated with Common Core education standards. This latest issue with common core curriculum came to light when parent Brittney Badeaux overheard her son saying words while doing his homework that shocked her. "I try to instill values in my son," parent Brittney Badeaux told Fox News. "My goal is for him to ultimately to become a great man, a family man, a well-rounded man. And now my son wants to know what a pimp is." Badeaux was helping...(Read Full Post)