The arguments made by establishment proponents of Race to the Top and Common Core, including some presidential candidates continue to implode.
In Joanne Weiss’ recent essay we finally have a USDED official admit the truth about the federal role in foisting Common Core on to the states.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush pushes high standards, but says the federal government should have no part in setting them. He also promotes school choice.
Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) was questioned by radio talk show personality, Steve Deace, on his past record on the Common Core State Standards.
The Advertiser reports that a Federal judge is allowing Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s Common Core lawsuit to proceed. A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out Gov. Bobby Jindal’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s administration over the Common Core education standards. U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick rejected Obama administration arguments that Jindal didn’t have the […]
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) said the Race to the Top application was submitted to get funds to help state through difficult fiscal time.
GOP Senate Aides are working on a Education and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill that would eliminate mandatory testing.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has blocked Senator David Vitter’s (R-LA) Common Core legislation from being attached to the CRomnibus bill.
Personally I’m not a fan of huge spending bills of any type. That said, Valarie Strauss pointed out the silver lining for me, when she reported that Race to the Top lost all its funding in 2015. In fiscal year 2014, Race to the Top was given $250 million, according to this legislation summary, for […]
When the new majority Republican Congress gavels in this January will they work to scale back Federal involvement in education that has grown under Obama?