Complaints about testing are a direct consequence of three decades of Republican-driven emphasis on using tests as a centralized mechanism for controlling schools.
The Trump administration can better its odds of ending the monopolies at the root of widespread public dissatisfaction with schools and their indoctrination of American kids.
Once again, the party of limited government helps expand it, this time in a new law that supposedly replaces No Child Left Behind and Common Core.
Congress will get two days to see what’s inside a 400-page bill remaking the nation’s largest education law.
Bills to rewrite No Child Left Behind put Republicans in a bad political position and expand the federal role in education.
Incidents like testing opt-outs and parent fury in Fairfax show people get Charles Murray’s point about refusing to comply with stupid regulations.
Education reform debates such as the pending No Child Left Behind update are boring because the Right’s politicos accept the premise that government knows best.
Ted Cruz is basically right: The feds force-fed everyone Common Core.
Republicans in Congress can unify their conference by showing the American people a bold agenda aimed at providing opportunity for all Americans, and favoritism to none.
Here’s the fundamental paradox of libertarian populism: the more libertarian it becomes, the less populist it is.
House leaders abruptly pulled a rewrite of No Child Left Behind after grassroots pressure peeled away enough conservative votes to deny it passage Friday.
High-profile Republicans are embracing school choice, notably in the current fast-tracked No Child Left Behind rewrite, but in such a way as to anger their most politically effective constituents.
Republicans should not squander two years they could have used to set up a contrast between themselves and Democrats for 2016.
GOP 2016 hopefuls rush to pretend they’re both for and against Common Core at the same time.
Gov. Bobby Jindal has gone to war to oust the Common Core tests that extend the hand of the federal government directly into classrooms
Mike Pence’s Medicaid expansion plan would devastate Indiana’s economy by shrinking the private sector and, in turn, eliminating jobs and lowering income.
As governor of Indiana, Mike Pence has switched his leadership style and political philosophy from government skeptic to technocratic Progressive.
Michael Petrilli of the Fordham Institute and Joy Pullmann of the Heartland Institute debate Common Core.
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