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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...

Indiana's New Standards, New SAT Questions, and More: Thursday's' Ed News

Thursday's ed news INDIANA: An early analysis of the state's new standards reveals "an echo of Common Core," and besides that, low quality.  COLLEGE ENTRANCE: The College Board has released sample questions for the new SAT, which they're redesigning to fit Common Core.  KENTUCKY: This school district lets high school students come and go as they please, with personal learning plans and internships.  SEGREGATION: A new paper says Brown v. Board of Education, on its 60th anniversay...

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