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Historic win for school choice in Oklahoma

Mike Turner  Secretary of Education Arne Duncan can threaten us all he wants; we’re finished with Common Core in Oklahoma. Last week Governor Mary Fallin made it official, signing into law legislation repealing the law’s impact on our state’s education standards. As a state representative, I was proud to have voted to stop Common Core.

Feds Threaten the Entire State of Oklahoma

 The federally-backed educational standards known as Common Core are a bad idea, as evidenced by the overly confusing method of solving math problems and the overtly progressive socialist liberal bias in the history and social studies curriculum. Common Core is making kids cry, making parents angry, and frustrating some teachers so much they are quitting

Throwing the Book at Bad Teachers

 A final lecture for the 2013-2014 school year was delivered yesterday by a California state judge, and it was a tough one: Teacher tenure, and other state laws that provide job protections to “grossly ineffective” instructors, deprive students of their right to a decent education.  It’s a lesson that should have been clear to California’s

Obama to take executive steps on student loans

 President Barack Obama is prepping new executive steps to help Americans struggling to pay off their student debt, and throwing his support behind Senate Democratic legislation with a similar goal but potentially a much more profound impact. Obama on Monday will announce he’s expanding his “Pay As You Earn” program that lets borrowers pay no

Malkin Shreds Jeb Bush, Common Core and ˜John Dewey/Saul Alinsky-Marinated Progressives’

Kyle Olson Conservative author and Common Core critic Michelle Malkin is Jeb Bush’s worst nightmare. She never misses an opportunity to skewer the former Florida governor for his enthusiastic support of Common Core. “And you know as well as I do that before it was Common Core, it was No Child Left Behind. And before

Arne Duncan’s War on Women and Children

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Michelle Malkin, Just when you thought the Obama administration couldn’t antagonize America any further, along comes Education Secretary Arne Duncan. He didn’t just attack “white suburban moms” and children over their criticism of the Common Core “standards”/testing/data-mining program. The feds’ top educrat also managed to insult every one of the nation’s minority families and educators

Arne Duncan's War on Women and Children

Arneduncan

Michelle Malkin, Just when you thought the Obama administration couldn’t antagonize America any further, along comes Education Secretary Arne Duncan. He didn’t just attack “white suburban moms” and children over their criticism of the Common Core “standards”/testing/data-mining program. The feds’ top educrat also managed to insult every one of the nation’s minority families and educators