Dr. Duke Pesta received his M.A. in Renaissance literature from John Carroll University and his Ph.D. in Shakespeare and Renaissance literature from Purdue University. He is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and the Academic Director of Freedom Education Project. As an English professor who is concerned about students’ K-12 backgrounds, Dr. Pesta has also gone through over 100 English Language Arts Common Core textbooks. Dr. Pesta gives hundreds of seminars around the country presenting information about Common Core and how it has and will affect our national education system. Here’s a short video of him summarizing the problems with Common Core.