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 […]
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 […]
Texas Governor Rick Perry was in North Carolina stumping for North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis the Republican running against U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC). The News Observer reports: Perry also had high praise for Tillis, the marquee candidate at the rally. “He will go to Washington, D.C., and do everything he can to dismantle […]
Conservative leaders who work with groups like BATS & AACTE would be able to gain support from a broad base of liberals & conservatives to curtail the DoED.
I spoke with Texas Governor Rick Perry when he was at a business roundtable in Altoona, IA on Monday. I asked him about Common Core and Race to the Top. Perry was one of only two governors at the time to reject Race the Top funds (former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was the other). “It’s […]
The U.S. Department of Education has pushed for more and more centralization of education, they’ve injected their influence into educational standards through Race to the Top. They have bypassed states through their District Race to the Top program. They are not reaching out to school principals through the Principal Ambassador Fellowship program that has been […]