President Barack Obama’s selection of john B. King to replace Arne Duncan as head of the U.S. Department of Education is not an improvement.
The arguments made by establishment proponents of Race to the Top and Common Core, including some presidential candidates continue to implode.
While in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) made a few comments about the federal governments role in education.
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.
GOP presidential candidate U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on the campaign trail in Nevada: “I honestly think we don’t need a Department of Education.”
The large number of assessment opt-outs puts several schools nominated to become a “Blue Ribbon” school at risk of being deemed ineligible.
The U.S. Department of Education just threatened to pull $140 million from the state of Oregon if a parental opt-out bill passes the state legislature.
The value of effective teaching assessments is being undercut by the problems created by an overbearing federal involvement defining teacher accountability.
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 […]
The South Dakota Senate voted yesterday 19-15 to pass HCR 1003 a resolution that calls on Congress to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.