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Another Day, Another Misrepresentation of Opposition to Vouchers

The institutional straw man defense of taxpayer-funded school vouchers continues. In an opinion piece Don’t Blame Vouchers for Poor Science Instruction another American Enterprise Institute scholar takes the plunge. Writes Michael Q. McShane in the Tallahassee Democrat: Re: “Science has … Continue reading

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Common Core’s “Dishonest Debate” and Its “Convoluted and Frustrating Curricula”

The efforts of republican governors and state policymakers to advance and implement Common Core is becoming more arduous by the day. Especially when they are receiving fire from their own side and in traditionally friendly publications. Consider this penned by … Continue reading

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Arne Duncan’s “Backdoor Blueprint Strategy” based on “Behavior Bucks” is “Coerced Voluntarism”

SOS March Organizer Anthony Cody takes issue with Arne Duncan’s brazen takeover of the nation’s schools in a clever, poignant way: Our Department of Education is still making rookie mistakes by trying to drive reform with Behavior Bucks. Perhaps they should … Continue reading

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Is it a Good Thing that Rick Hess is So Mad at Arne Duncan?

Wow. The American Enterprise Institute’s  Rick Hess has  dropped the Constitution bomb on Arne Duncan: Our earnest Secretary of Education, who famously (and bizarrely) promised Congress a billion-dollar edu-bonus if it reauthorized NCLB by the administration’s deadline and to the President’s … Continue reading

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