Proponents of evolution and manmade climate change are ecstatic about the new science standards. Education Week reports: "The standards make clear that evolution is fundamental to understanding the life sciences.
It is misleading to claim that CC standards will make students “college-ready.” They will not be ready to major in STEM subjects at a four-year university.
Always a friend of parents' rights, Senator Chuck Grassley is leading an effort to persuade Senate appropriators to restore state-level decision-making about academic content in public schools in order to counter the way federal incentives have forced states to adopt the Common Core standards. He wants the Senate "to restore state decision-making and accountability with respect to academic content standards" because "parents ought to have a straight line of accountability to those who are making such decisions."
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