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Scott Walker Wants Wisconsin To Repeal Common Core, Opponents Call Move Political

Scott Walker wants to repeal Common Core educational standards in his state, the latest Republican governor to oppose the controversial program. Walker is trying to have Wisconsin join in Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Carolina in dropping out of Common Core. North Carolina has also passed a measure to establish new state standards apart from Common

Scott Walker seeks to rid Wisconsin of Common Core

Effort to repeal education standards failed earlier this year in the state

Walker: Repeal Common Core

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – Joy and jubilation. That was the response late Thursday from opponents of the controversial Common Core State Standards after Gov. Scott Walker announced he wants Wisconsin to do away with the nationalized education template. Walker’s statement was short and direct. “Today, I call on the members...

Scott Walker Calls on Wisconsin Legislature to Repeal Common Core

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) called on state lawmakers Thursday to pass a bill in January that would repeal the Common Core standards and replace them with “standards set by people in Wisconsin.” According to the Wisconsin State Journal,...Show More Summary

Scott Walker & Sunn O))) Soused Details

Earlier this month, 4AD announced that Scott Walker would be collaborating with drone metal legends Sunn O))). It was an announcement that made experimental music fans everywhere very, very excited (when the announcement came in, my Stereogum coworkers were treated to a series of loud expletives from yours truly: the guy who spent most of [...]

Scott Walker and sunn O))) get Soused this September

We’ve barely had time to process the announcement of a collaboration between mythological creature Scott Walker and gods of doom metal sunn O))), but now there are MORE mind-blowing details about this joint venture. Scott O))) will be releasing a five-track, 50-minute album on 4AD called Soused a.k.a. Show More Summary

WISCONSIN: Democrats Tell Governor To Drop Marriage Opposition

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Wisconsin Democrats have sent a letter to Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, telling to stop wasting state money on lawsuits to fight same-sex marriage. Fifteen Democratic state senators and 25 Democratic representatives sent letters to Walker and Van Hollen on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Scott Walker & Sunn O))) album is called 'Soused,' out in Sept.

We've got a little more info on the forthcoming Scott Walker / Sunn O))) collaborative album. It's called Soused and will be out September 22 in UK/Europe and the next day (9/23) in North America. The album's five songs...

Wisconsin Democrats Ask Governor Scott Walker to Drop Defense of Gay Marriage Ban

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A group of 15 Democratic state senators in Wisconsin sent out a letter on Wednesday urging Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to drop their defense of the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, arguing it’s...

Republican Party's Not Fighting Gay Marriage, Says Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Scott Walker

Wisconsin Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker suggested that the GOP has no interest in making its opposition to gay marriage the forefront of its platform.

GOP governors may be evolving message on same-sex marriage

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, seen here in March 2011, told the Associated Press this weekend that he doesn’t believe the GOP is fighting gay marriage at the National Governors Association in Nashville. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images NASHVILLE, Tenn. Show More Summary

New ALEC chief sees Scott Walker as model limited government reformer

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – The new head of the nation’s largest nonpartisan model legislation organization says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a model for limited government reformers nationally. Lisa B. Nelson, a former Visa Inc. executive and one-time aide to Newt Gingrich, on Monday was named chief executive officer of...

‘Albion’ Full UK Video

Full parts from Jak Pietryga, Scott 'Horsey' Walker, Ben Raemers and Denis Lynn, alongside Nick Remon, Tom Penny, and more. The post ‘Albion’ Full UK Video appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.

Republican Governor Scott Walker's Son Acted As Witness In Gay Marriage

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Alex Walker, the son of Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker, served as one of the legal witnesses at the marriage of a same-sex couple who was wed on June 9, The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports: Records show Shelli Marquardt and...

WISCONSIN: Son Of Governor Acted As Witness At Same-Sex Wedding

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Gov. Scott Walker may be having a little trouble stating his position on gay marriage these days. Not so his son Alex. Alex Walker, who will be a sophomore this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently acted as the state-required witness to a gay marriage in Waukesha County. Show More Summary

Wis. Governor's Son Witness at Cousin's Same-Sex Wedding

Gov. Scott Walker doesn't have much to say about marriage equality these days, but his son is apparently supportive. read more

Death Grips announce breakup

Crazy day for music, readers. James Ferraro released a new mixtape, Scott Walker + sunn O))) announced a collaboration, Dean Blunt took over Rinse FM, and now THIS (from Death Grips’ Facebook page): we are now at our best and so Death Grips is over. Show More Summary

Heavier Than a Death in the Family: 4AD Announces Scott Walker/Sunn O))) Collab

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Via The Quietus British label 4AD has intimated that iconoclastic troubadour Scott Walker and doom-drone savants Sunn O))) are working on a record together. There is a distinct chance that the music from this union will be impossibly oppressive and stunningly heavy and shot through with Walker's uniquely oblique vocals and lyrics. Show More Summary

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