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Common Core assignment: Remove two amendments from ‘outdated’ Bill of Rights

A mother in the Bryant School District in Arkansas — a district using the controversial Common Corecurriculum — was surprised to learn her sixth-grade daughter was given a team assignment to revise the Bill of Rights, pruning two amendments from the Constitution while adding two others, Twitchy reported Monday, citing a report at the Digital Journal.

The assignment made the assumption that the United States government has determined that the Bill of Rights “is outdated and may not remain in its current form any longer.”

The children were to assume the persona of “experts on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights” in their aim to ensure that “the pursuit of happiness remains guarded in the 21st century,” despite the fact that the phrase “pursuit of happiness” exists in the Declaration of Independence, not the Constitution.

Twitchy also hoped that one of these “experts” would realize the Constitution isn’t amended by a “special committee.”

Lela Spears, the girl’s mother, told the Digital Journal her daughter has not received any training in civics or government.

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