Charlotte was not like the other bureaucrats. She was only supposed to be a place-holder in President Reagan's US Dept. of Education until the department would be eliminated -- which never happened. While there she was shocked to find documents detailing federal plans to control the hearts and minds of our school children, leading to the ultimate goal of a planned economy. She went public years ago with her findings, but received scant attention.
Implementation of the Common Core, which appears to be the culmination of 40 years of planning, brings new immediacy to Charlotte's discovery.
I found the interview below compelling, and well worth the 1 1/4 hr spent watching it.
Charlotte Iserbyt Interview - The Secret History of Western Education (1 1/4 hr)
For more information:
Charlotte's Book: The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America