http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/arne-duncan-wants-discard-nclb-start-scratch-421375966 Education Secretary Arne Duncan plans to exchange No Child Left Behind for a new bill that focuses on creating a better foundation in preschool, making more resources availible to K-12 schools and reduces the emphasis on standardized testing. Read more below.
A post on a National Rifle Association website Friday indicated it is opening an ethics investigation into whether prominent conservative activist and NRA board member Grover Norquist holds sympathies for the Muslim Broth
Teacher's Union President Threatens To Punch You In The Face If You Oppose Common Core -- Video surfaced on Thursday showing Michael Mulgrew, president of New York’s United Federation of Teachers, as he unloaded a hateful rant against critics of the Common Core Standards Initiative. “If someone takes something from me, I’m going to grab it right back out of their cold, twisted, sick hands and say it is mine!” Mulgrew bellowed clownishly. “You do not take what is mine!” [...] 08/08
A Wisconsin middle school has been forced to apologize after showing students a video produced after Barack Obama's 2008 election that included celebrities pledging to 'be a servant to the President.' Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore say: 'I pledge to be a servant to our President and all mankind'. 'It looks like1940s Germany,' said one parent. The video, produced by Oprah Winfrey's production company, includes celebrities like Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher, Cameron Diaz and Eva Longoria.
Liberal Education Shocker: "The Children Belong to All of Us" - Government has the Constitutional mandate to protect the 1) Life, 2) Liberty and 3) Property of every US citizen, from conception to natural death. Only two institutions have the mandate to educate people: 1) the Church and 2) the family.