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‘Workforce Development Week’ Kicks Off at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday kicks off the Trump administration’s “workforce development week” during which senior officials will hold roundtables with government, private industry and American workers while President Donald Trump will announce immediate plans for substantial administrative actions.

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What Parents Should Know About ‘Competency Based Education’

Despite drawing the ire of parents, teachers, and taxpayers for several decades, U.S. students are still being educated for workforce development and training to meet the needs of Big Business and Industry, rather than to become well-rounded citizens of character and substance who can engage in critical thinking.

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Hillary Clinton: ‘Very Painful’ to See Common Core ‘Politicized’

In Iowa Tuesday, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton set out a “new vision” for education in America which includes support for the Common Core standards, a position that puts her at odds with the nation’s teachers’ unions and has her siding with big government establishment Democrats who support teacher evaluations based on student performance on Common Core-aligned tests.