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GOP Chairwoman Explains No Confidence Vote in Lawmakers Due to Common Core

Editor's note: The following open letter from Janet Reabe, chairwoman of the Green Lake County Republicans in Wisconsin, explains why their sixth district GOP caucus recently gave a vote of "no confidence" in the state's Republican lawmakers who chair the state Senate and Assembly education committees. The vote condemned the lawmakers' refusal to support legislation rejecting Common Core national testing and curriculum mandates.  Calling the 6th District resolution of no support for...

NC Voucher Lawusit, Seniority Rules in CA, and More: Wednesday's' Ed News

Wednesday's ed news NORTH CAROLINA: Lawmakers will ask the Supreme Court to let 2,400 poor kids use vouchers while a court case against them pends. CALIFORNIA: A settlement in a lawsuit arguing teachers union seniority rules leave poor kids with worse teachers throws more money at the problem. SOUTH CAROLINA: The state superintendent has announced he will pull the state from national Common Core tests, after the state department of education and board of education bickered over whether to do...

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