The Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (FEPA) (H.R. 4174) passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a voice vote on Wednesday afternoon.
Urgent action needed to stop Congress from passing what can only be described as an unprecedented assault on student privacy and parental rights.
New York Times: “Silicon Valley is going all out to own America’s school computer-and-software market, projected to reach $21 billion in sales by 2020.”
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and some Illinois Legislative Republicans oppose requiring schools to teach cursive which Common Core virtually eliminated.
Stories like a piece recently published at PJ Media contributes to muddying our opposition to Common Core when it provides false information to readers.
Shane Vander Hart: Both Republicans and Democrats supported Common Core, and there were both Republicans and Democrats in opposition.
“Silicon Valley is going all out to own America’s school computer-and-software market, projected to reach $21 billion in sales by 2020.”
An encounter with Google Pizza provides a great example of why Congress should reject any bill that creates a national data clearinghouse.
The Maryland State Board of Education will not require students to pass PARCC in high school in order to graduate until 2024.
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Foundations for Evidenced-Based Policymaking Act today which will create a national data clearinghouse that includes student data.