In this photo taken Feb. 12, 2015, sixth grade teacher Carrie Young guides her students through an exercise on their laptops as practice for the the Common Core State Standards Test in her classroom at Morgan Elementary School South in Stockport, Ohio. On Tuesday, Ohio becomes the first state to …

DeVos Education Department ‘Strongarms’ Utah Parents

A grassroots parent organizer in Utah says her state is a good example of how Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education is still forcing states to comply with federal mandates that go against the wishes of parents and elected officials.

medicare FILE - In this July 12, 2008 file photo, a gavel rests on the table of a model court room at Mexico's National Institute of Penal Sciences in Mexico City. The model courtroom has been used by students to prepare for the new legal system that will replace its …

Senate Committee Moves 4 More Judicial Nominees, Plans at Least 8 in February

Chairman Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) sent four more judicial nominees to the Senate floor and plans to pass another four at its next business meeting, advancing President Trump’s persistent march to keep his campaign promise of reshaping the federal judiciary.

FILE - In this June 8, 2012 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, right, laughs walking side-by-side with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who met him on the tarmac at Salt Lake International Airport, in Salt Lake City. Local television stations recorded the moment, reminding the state’s …

Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch announced in a video message on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of his current term — after serving four decades in the U.S. Sena