Posts Tagged ‘Department of Education’

Louisiana Gov. Jindal’s lawsuit against the Feds on Common Core draws on Pioneer Institute’s research

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BOSTON – The legal complaint issued by Governor Jindal’s office clearly builds off Pioneer Institute’s white paper “The Road to a National Curriculum,” co-authored by former U.S. Department of Education General Counsel Kent Talbert, Deputy General Counsel Robert Eitel, as well as Bill Evers of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
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Hawaii rep.: Students were used as guinea pigs in sex instruction program

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HONOLULU – Led by state representative Bob McDermott, outraged parents in Hawaii continue to fight valiantly to get an explicit sex instruction program coauthored by Planned Parenthood out of their middle schools. Rep. McDermott has just released his second meticulously researched report detailing the impropriety of the curriculum and violations of state and federal law regarding the testing and implementation of the program.
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Yes, Common Core is a national program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – What is Common Core? Many parents are asking this question as they recently become aware of the program. Common Core is nationalized education – one-size-fits-all learning standards imposed on all states and school districts by the federal government.
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Thorner: Chilling truth behind Common Core

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LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – On Tuesday, May 13, the Northern Illinois Patriots , President Greg Clements, sponsored Dr.  Duke PestaFreedom Project Education Academy Director — an online school offering a complete classical education for students from Kindergarten through High School, free from public school spin and Common Core indoctrination — as its featured speaker at Austin’s Saloon and Eatery, 481 Peterson Road in Libertyville. Dr. Pesta’s topic:  “Common Core:  Dangers and Threats.”
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Feds recommend reform group created by terrorist Bill Ayers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Describing it as a “highly regarded organization”, Obama’s Education Department recommends the Bill Ayers-founded Small Schools Workshop for use in creating “learning environments that are supportive of perseverance”.
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