After recently facing controversy for dumbing down the SAT to better align it with the Obama-backed Common Core national education standards, College Board boss and Common Core architect David Coleman is once again at the center of a political firestorm. This time, the powerful “educrat” and the federally funded outfit he leads are under fire for literally trying to rewrite American history with what critics charge is a wildly slanted “curriculum” that is biased to the point of being detached from reality.
With guidelines setting limits on student food choices and calorie consumption, the federal government is overstepping the limits of its authority, says Marietta, Georgia's Board of Education.
Support for the Common Core national educational standards has plummeted in the past year among Americans who are familiar with the standards, according to two polls released this week.
Since its launch just three years ago, FreedomProject Education, a home education option for liberty-minded families, has exploded in popularity.
Thanks to a 2010 law, the federal government is forcing schools to abide by strict nutritional standards, which will put an end to school bake sales in many states.