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As former Florida governor Jeb Bush has been anointed king of kings on education policy and is now doing TV spots to save Rick Scott’s reelection bid, its only fair to include his name in such headlines. But the well-financed … Continue reading
I guess he really means it. From CNN reporter Dana Davidsen: Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday he’s against Common Core, the academic standards that have many conservatives decrying the program as an overreach of the federal government “I’m … Continue reading
In 2007, federal prosecutors named the Council on Islamic American Relations (CAIR) an unindicted co-conspirator in an alleged criminal conspiracy to support a Palestinian Arab terrorist group, Hamas. Undeterred and unfiltered largely due to western cultures political correctness, CAIR has become the … Continue reading
From conservative columnist Michelle Malkin: This week’s award for Biggest Common Core Jerk goes to Missouri GOP state legislator Mike Lair. Parents, teachers and administrators who object to the government education “standards” racket — which usurps local control, impedes academic … Continue reading
The mostly conservative Florida opponents of Common Core didn’t like the brush-off they received from Board of Education commissioner Gary Chartrand at last week’s public hearing. Chris Quakenbush, a Florida Patriot member and co-founder of Stop Common Core FL writes: About … Continue reading
From Peter Schorsch’s ever useful Sunburn morning mail comes this William March story in the Tampa Tribune which revealed that Florida leads the nation in Tea Party membership: A study by a liberal advocacy group says Florida leads the nation … Continue reading
It was easy for everyone to dismiss the early opposition to Common Core Standards as crack-pot tea party stuff when it came from Michelle Malkin and Glenn Beck. To be sure, the references to communism were over-the-top, but the arguments … Continue reading
Few dispute that most of the professional journalists who staff the state’s top newspapers lean democrat and leftward. It often becomes obvious in their reporting on Common Core. Consider this from the editors of the Miami Herald: In January, the … Continue reading
Imagine for a minute that the opposite is true and that the United States abruptly switched from a flat tax to the federal tax code we have now? Frightening huh? Yet this is essentially what the nation’s two top education policy-makers … Continue reading
Sun Sentinel reporter Anthony Man was in attendance when Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett made a speech to Broward Workshop’s State of Our County forum on April 12. Bennett focused his speech on the sudden and unexpected debate that’s emerged … Continue reading