It didn't take long for Mississippi State School Superintendent Carey Wright to fall in line like a good bureaucrat.
Several Republican presidential candidates had a great opportunity over the last two weeks to take the lead on an issue critical to millions of conservatives — federal control over public education.
What explains Republican collaboration in these educational travesties? One possibility is simple ignorance. The leftist education establishment, embodied by USED, is masterful at obfuscating what it's really doing.
High-school students in Jefferson County, Colorado, are outraged about censorship of their history curriculum. In a recent protest, one student carried a sign reading, "Teaching Partial History is a lie." One might conclude that these students are upset over the College Board's recent rewrite of the Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) course, which excludes reams of information about their country that they would have learned under the previous APUSH course.
Between the announcement of the Truman Doctrine in 1947 and the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the single most important influence on global politics and American foreign policy was the Cold War.
A dramatic, unilateral change is taking place in the content of the College Board's Advanced Placement U.S. history course. In fall 2014, almost half a million high school sophomores and juniors will learn a version of U.S. history very different from the course of study now in place.
David Coleman, the non-English teacher who wrote the Common Core national English language arts (ELA) standards, is conducting a charm offensive to persuade Christians to embrace the new national standards