A conscientious father in Nevada received shocking news when he asked to see the permanent records of his four children from state education officials: He was told that his request would cost $10,194.
Those who are whipping up the lynch mob mentality have shown far less interest in stopping rape than in politicizing it.
It began as a quiet plot by at least one North Dakota education official to personally attack and defame an expert on Common Core, Dr. Duke Pesta, who was set to give public speeches and briefings to lawmakers exposing the dangers of the Obama administration-pushed nationalization of schooling. The plan, however, backfired — big time.
The powerful Chicago Teachers Union this week joined the bipartisan war on Common Core.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, in a paranoid report released this week, hysterically attacks critics of Common Core.
A Gilford, New Hampshire, man was arrested at a school board meeting Monday night after vigorously objecting to a sexually graphic novel his 14-year-old daughter and her 9th grade classmates were assigned to read without parental notification.
First Amendment rights remained intact at the East Carolina University, much to the delight of religious graduates.
To squander the time of poor kids, for whom education is often their only hope of escaping poverty, is truly an irresponsible self-indulgence by adults who should know better, and it is one more sign of the moral bankruptcy of too many people in our schools.
Despite billions of dollars spent to prop up the Obama administration-pushed national education standards known as Common Core with deceptive propaganda, the scheme is quickly becoming a punchline and a toxic liability for politicians.