Dr. Piper – Academic Freedom

Restore Oklahoma Public Education

Published on Jul 15, 2013

Speaking at a Common Core forum in Edmond, Oklahoma, Dr. Everett Piper makes the case that Common Core State Standards are indeed ‘common’ and that a true liberal arts education has no place for ‘common’. Ideas have consequences. Ideas matter. Every human and every human institution is blessed or cursed by their guiding principals – by the importance they place on their ideas. In many ways, we inevitably do practice what we preach.

Dr. Piper is the author of “Why I’m A Liberal and other Conservative Ideas”.

You can find the transcript of Dr. Piper’s speech here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/148841066/C…

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