As the grassroots uprising against the Obama administration-pushed nationalization of schools continues to grow, public sentiment is quickly turning against the widely criticized Common Core standards — especially among parents with school-age children. Indeed, since just November of last year, the shallow “support” that did exist for the controversial education scheme has plunged dramatically, a new survey showed. Other polls found similar results.
The agenda of the liberal reformers is to reform, not to replace, or to eliminate public schools that are doing a very poor job of teaching our children.
A school in Connecticut was found to be blocking conservative and Christian websites — but not corresponding liberal and non-Christian ones. And despite being notified, officials have thus far done nothing about the censorship.
The government of the U.K. has issued regulations prohibiting the teaching of creationism as on par with evolution, even in religious academies.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal issued executive orders aiming to remove the Obama administration-pushed Common Core education standards from the state’s government schools, drawing widespread applause from teachers, parents, taxpayers, and activists across the political spectrum. The order seeks to kill the school nationalization scheme by withdrawing Louisiana from the federally funded national testing regime aligned with Common Core, a deeply controversial and expensive assessment that the Republican governor said was adopted in violation of state law. Education bureaucrats, though, are fighting back.