New York City Major Bill de Blasio announced that the city's public schools will be closed for two Muslim holy days, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion, now wants to "save" children from what he sees as their parents' religious delusions.
Conservative critics say these new standards have an overall theme that America's history is simply that of one oppression after another.
In a development with massive implications for the Obama administration’s ongoing attempt at nationalizing education with Common Core, a Missouri judge ruled this week that the federally funded testing regime for the controversial standards was unconstitutional. The ruling means that the state of Missouri is officially prohibited from participating in the “Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium” (SBAC), a key element of Common Core enforcement, because it's an “unconstitutional interstate compact.”
Today there are about 150 college centers or institutions devoted to promoting conservative or free market ideas to America’s undergraduates.