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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Sues US Dept of Education for 'Forcing' Common Core Upon States

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of his state on Wednesday against the U.S. Department of Education, claiming that it has illegally used the promise of grant money and other federal regulations forcing states to adopt the controversial Common Core state standards.

A win for Mike Pence and Indiana kids

Something interesting happened in Indiana on Thursday. In a big win for Gov. Mike Pence, the feds approved No Child Left Behind funds for the state, even though it had pulled out of Common Core. The Indianapolis Star reported: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan granted Indiana a one-year extension for its waiver from strict […]

Lawsuit Against Common Core Filed By Gov. Bobby Jindal, Taking the Fight To Obama’s Doorstep

Jindal has to be one of my favorite politicians, and in my mind bumped himself up a few notches after I read this great story.     From the Article: Jindal says the federal government is using coercive techniques to make states comply...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Punishes Oklahoma for Repealing Common Core Standards

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards and reverting to its previous academic standards by rescinding the state’s waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), making it the second state ever to lose its waiver from the law. Show More Summary

Bobby Jindal’s Desperate Move

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Department of Education and Arne Duncan in federal court Wednesday, claiming they have illegally coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards, which violates the state sovereignty clause in the Constitution as well as federal education law.

After Oklahoma Rejects Common Core, Replacement Standards Rejected For Failing To Prepare Students

State universities won't sign off on standards Oklahoma is dusting off to replace the Common Core. The post After Oklahoma Rejects Common Core, Replacement Standards Rejected For Failing To Prepare Students appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The core question in Bobby Jindal’s Common Core lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal claims that the Obama administration improperly impinged on local school administrators by encouraging states to adopt the Common Core standards. The federal suit marks an escalation...Show More Summary

Congrats, Diane Douglas! Grass-roots activist ousts pro-Common Core state supe in Arizona GOP primary

Most of the rest of the nation has never heard of Diane Douglas. But the education establishment in D.C. and Common Core’s overlords — looking at you, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gates Foundation, Jeb Bush, etc. etc. etc — will all know her name tomorrow morning. Grass-roots parents and anti-Common Core activists in Arizona know […]

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Sues Obama Administration Over Common Core

Saying that Common Core national education standards violate states’ sovereignty, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has filed suit against the Department of Education, MSN is reporting. “The federal government has hijacked and destroyed the Common Core initiative. Common Core is the latest effort by big government disciples to strip away state rights and put Washington, D.C.,

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Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.   

Jindal’s Giant Common Core Flip Flop

The Louisiana Gov and likely GOP presidential hopeful does a 180 to please the base.

Jindal: Fed. Handling of Common Core 'Blackmail, Extortion'

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) responded to allegations that he flip-flopped on Common Core, and described the federal government’s handling of Common Core as a “hijacking” of what was supposed to be a “bottom-up approach” on Wednesday's...Show More Summary

Louisiana governor sues U.S. government over education's Common Core

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Wednesday filed suit against the federal government, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards. The move by the Republican governor comes...Show More Summary

Gov. Bobby Jindal Sues Federal Government Over Common Core ‘Coercion’

The Louisiana governor accused federal officials of forcing states into a national curriculum

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Sues Obama Administration over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) of Louisiana said he will file a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating states with federal grant money and regulations that forced them to adopt the Common Core standards. Show More Summary

New Front Opening in Core War

Neal McCluskey Reports are out this morning that Louisiana will be challenging in court federal coercion behind the Common Core standards. If so, it will open a new front in the war against the Core, a standardization effort that has been listing badly in public opinion, but nonetheless survives in the vast majority of states. Show More Summary

Booby Jindal is suing the feds

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) is suing the federal government and reminding voters that he'd like to run for president in 2016. Jindal on Wednesday announced he was filing suit over the Common Core education standards because, he claims, they represent an unconstitutional encroachment on states' rights. Show More Summary

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