Sen. Mike Lee: ‘Common Core standards will be the ObamaCare of education’

Victor Skinner EAGnews.org 9/2/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Mike Lee and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal have a message for Big Government: stop meddling in local education decisions.

“As a U.S. Senator, I’ve seen the federal government make a mess of everything it touches,” Lee, a Republican from Utah, wrote in a recent email sent […]

Jindal Sues Obama Admin Over Common Core

Maria Santos The Washington Free Beacon 8/27/2014

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R.) filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over Common Core Wednesday, arguing that the government’s role in pushing the standards on states threatened states’ rights and abused federal funds.

Although proponents of the standards depict them as “a state-led effort,” states adopted the […]

30 States Wage War on 'ObamaCore'

‘They thought people would be sheep and roll over, but it hasn’t turned out that way’

 

New York City families protest Common Core (Photo: WNYC)

 

 

Karen VanTil Gushta WorldNetDaily 3/2/2014

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories about Common Core, the controversial new educational agenda aimed […]

Panelist at Podesta Think Tank on Common Core: 'The Children Belong to All of Us'

Penny Starr CNSNews 2/3/2014

In addressing criticism of the Common Core national education standards, a panelist at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal think tank, said critics were a “tiny minority” who opposed standards altogether, which was unfair because “the children belong to all of us.”

The CAP was founded by John Podesta, […]

Louisiana lawmaker plans Common Core repeal bill for 2014 legislative session

Ben Velderman EAGnews.org 9/24/2013

It looks like Louisiana lawmakers will get another chance early next year to withdraw the Pelican State from the latest education fad, known as Common Core.

State Rep. Cameron Henry, a Republican, announced Monday “he will file legislation before the 2014 legislative session urging Gov. Bobby Jindal to halt implementation (of […]

Obama Bypasses Congress Again to Fund Universal Preschool

Dr. Susan Berry Breitbart.com Big Government 14 Aug 2013

States are receiving hundreds of millions of dollars in “discretionary spending,” to fund universal preschool, Barack Obama’s new pet project. Caitlin Emma at Politico writes that the states are receiving the cash even though “Congress hasn’t seriously considered paying for President Barack Obama’s universal preschool proposal.”

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