Tag: Common Core

Betsy DeVos Scolds

Trump Administration Proposes Merging Education and Labor Departments

“Rather than equip an individual to pursue whatever goal he sets for himself as part of his God-given freedom, this is, instead, the German model being pushed by misguided business interests and some state interests,” she explained. “As a result, the type of education an individual would receive would be influenced by crony corporations dictating to schools the skills needed for future workers.”

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Like Common Core, Obama’s School Leniency Policy for Minorities Has Backfired

“What stands out in the report is the appalling level of violence in schools: 789,000 physical attacks, 2,200 attacks with firearms or explosives, 10,000 sexual assaults, etc.,” Kirsanow notes. “The galactically misguided Obama guidance needs to be rescinded immediately before the violence increases even more.”

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DeVos to Striking Teachers: ‘Serve the Students’

“I think about the kids,” the secretary said, reports the Dallas News. “I think we need to stay focused on what’s right for kids. And I hope that adults would keep adult disagreements and disputes in a separate place, and serve the students that are there to be served.”

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Teacher Who Claimed Common Core Necessary Because of ‘White Privilege’ Arrested

As Breitbart News reported in 2014, during a debate about the Common Core standards education reform at St. Anselm’s College in Manchester, New Hampshire, Pook claimed to have “helped write the standards,” and said that, as a white male, he has been given “a lot of privilege” that he never earned.

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5 Times Paul Singer Funded Globalist Nonsense Before the Anti-Trump Dossier

Paul Singer, who through his Washington Free Beacon news outlet, appears to be the Republican behind what eventually became Fusion GPS’s now-infamous “Pee Pee Dossier” on President Donald Trump. It was hardly the first time the Wall Street Billionaire bankrolled anti-populist causes. Here of five of Singer’s worst globalist endeavors.

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Luther Strange Supports Federal Government’s Role in Education

Luther Strange – like many establishment Republicans – supports the most recent federal education law called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – which still requires the U.S. Education Department to approve of the education plans of every state.

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Rep. Thomas Massie Endorses Judge Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race

Kentucky Republican Rep. Thomas Massie is endorsing former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is running against appointed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama’s U.S. Senate primary runoff for the seat vacated by now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions.