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.
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 […]
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
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
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.
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.
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
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 […]
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. 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.
The Louisiana Gov and likely GOP presidential hopeful does a 180 to please the base.
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
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
The Louisiana governor accused federal officials of forcing states into a national curriculum
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
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
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