STICKS OR CARROTS? COMMON CORE SHOWING TRUE INTENTIONS IN INDIANA

STICKS OR CARROTS? COMMON CORE SHOWING TRUE INTENTIONS IN INDIANA

There is little mistaking that the recent move by the Department of Education to threaten education funds in Indiana is nothing short of Federal control of education policy. All the mantras about States having the ultimate power and it being driven by the States is becoming more and more unbelievable. From the article in “The Enterprise.”

Indiana, which recently became the first state to withdraw from the new Common Core standards and just last week adopted its own testing standards, is apparently facing possible suspension …

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SCHOOL BOARD REP SUPPORTS ELIMINATION OF DEPT. OF ED

SCHOOL BOARD REP SUPPORTS ELIMINATION OF DEPT. OF ED

The Leesburg representative to the Loudoun County School Board in a letter endorsing Bob Marshall for Congress, agrees with Marshall on the elimination of the U.S. Dept of Education. The Department of Education (from the Loudoun Times Mirror article):

“…which operates on a $67 billion budget, establishes educational policy and administers and coordinates most federal assistance to education. According to the department’s website, its elementary and secondary programs serve nearly 16,900 school districts and approximately 50 million students attending more than 98,000 public schools and …

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