Washington, D.C. – As Politico reported yesterday, the Trump Administration has reversed plans to nominate Hanna Skandera to a key position in the Department of Education after hearing concerns from several Republican Senators about Skandera’s support for the low-quality Common Core standards. … [Read more...]
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PRESS RELEASE: APP Praises Senate GOP, Trump Administration for Scuttling Pro-Common Core USED Nominee
Via American Spectator: By Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins A recent op-ed at FoxNews.com illustrates the philosophical problem with Common Core and other progressive education schemes: the schemes are misguided because the goal is wrong. Vince Bertram, president and CEO of an organization … [Read more...]
The Trump Administration Must Recommit to Ending the Common Core and Making Education Local Again Washington, D.C. – CNN has published an interactive tool tracking how the Trump Administration has fared so far at honoring President Trump’s campaign promises. Under “Get Rid of Common Core”, CNN … [Read more...]
Via TheDailyCaller: As I wrote recently, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is shaping up to be somewhat of a renegade in the Trump administration. In addition to her reported disagreement with the President and Attorney General Jeff Sessions on rescinding Obama’s legally questionable transgender … [Read more...]
Trump Administration must recommit to ending the Common Core and returning control over education to the local level Washington, D.C. – A staple in his campaign speeches in 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump frequently promised to get rid of Common Core: “I always say, ‘thumbs up for the Second … [Read more...]
Via Breitbart: By Dr. Susan Berry During every campaign stop he made last year, now-President Donald Trump assured parents he knew the education reform known as “Common Core” was a “disaster,” and that, if elected, he would help to get rid of it. Trump was especially fond of throwing Common … [Read more...]
Via TownHall: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is exhibiting some noteworthy resistance to the education agenda of President Trump. One indication of this disposition is her insistence that the Every Student Succeeds Act did away with Common Core over a year ago, and her declaration that the … [Read more...]
Via The Federalist: Directly after the Senate narrowly confirmed Betsy DeVos as education secretary last week, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway spoke with Jake Tapper on CNN. DeVos “will get on with the business of executing on the president’s vision for education,” Conway said. “He’s made very … [Read more...]
Breitbart: Six Things Betsy DeVos Can Do to Show States She Is ‘Certainly Not a Supporter’ of Common Core
Via Breitbart: Betsy DeVos announced upon her nomination as U.S. education secretary that she is “certainly not a supporter” of Common Core, even though the organizations she funded and supported through her service are avid proponents of the controversial education reform. Now that she is sworn … [Read more...]