Tag Archives: GOP12

“Testing Fan” Mitt Romney Serves Up Anti-Teacher Union Red Meat on FOX News Sunday

James Kitfield writing in the National Journal takes this snippet from Mitt Romney’s interview with Bret Baier:  Romney reiterated his support for the testing requirements in the 2001 “No Child Left Behind Act,” but promised as president to push back against … Continue reading

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Herman Cain’s Naive Education Platform of Flawed Assumptions

Herman Cain’s ascendency to the top-tier of Republican presidential candidates occurred last week with his surprising victory in Florida’s straw poll. It’s understandable that Americans might find an impressive man of accomplishment like Cain a desirable alternative to professional politicians. The idea that Washington … Continue reading

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Herman Cain says the “Federal Government Shouldn’t be in the Business of Micromanaging Education”

Add businessman and GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain to the list of influential republican opponents of the federal control of education policy. Writes Shane Vander Hart: I thought I’d give Herman Cain some props for a state he made in the … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the SOS March by Recognizing the Politics Involved in the Way Forward

A teaching colleague from Washington mentioned in one of the FB pages I help administrate – Save Our Schools Florida – that she admired the activity on our page. When she told us about what they were beginning to do … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann: “I am not a fan of No Child Left Behind”

In a March 24 interview, GOP presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann told blogger Shane Vander Hart this in response to a query about No Child Left Behind and the role of the federal government in education:  “I am not a fan … Continue reading

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