For decades, the liberals have tried to take total control of public school curriculum so they can mold the minds of our youngsters into activists for leftwing causes. Obama's famous "pen" can now achieve that goal. Don't look to the regular courts for a remedy. The federal Ninth Circuit ruled that parents' rights do "not extend beyond the threshold of the school door" and that public schools have the right to provide students with "whatever information it wishes to provide, sexual or otherwise." Obama's pen is now forcing schools to use the Common Core standards, and parents are up in arms nationwide about what they see as bad choices of readings, obnoxious federal control, and the computerizing of very private information on all students.
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