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Common Core Repeal Bill Advances in Arizona

A bill that would ban Common Core Standards in Arizona has passed through two house committee votes as of February 23. SB 2190 passed through Arizona's House Education Committee on February 18 by a 5-2 vote, and then passed the House Rules Committee by a 6-1 vote on February 23. The bill would not only remove any prior implementations of Common Core, but also prevent the state from adopting the standards in the future.  Heartland Institute Research Fellow Heather Kays testified before the...

Neal McCluskey: Reviving the Spirit of Inquiry in Higher Education

Heartland's Heather Kays speaks with Associate Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute Neal McCluskey about a recent Cato forum, which focused on limited political ideologies presented in U.S. Colleges. Their conversation questions if and how academic centers can introduce additional perspectives to academia.  The event discussed by Kays and McCluskey was held February 5 and included: C. Bradley Thompson, executive director for the Study of Capitalism at...

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