BREAKING: GROUP CRAFTING RESOLUTION TO TAKE BACK PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM FEDS

Dec 2, 2011 by

If parents and taxpayers want to know how they can bail out of the Obama administration’s takeover of the public schools through Common Core Standards/Race to the Top, they need to read this article in today’s Education Week.

A group of concerned businessmen, educators, and state policymakers just finished hammering out a model resolution that will help states to craft legislation to oppose this federal takeover of the public schools.

Texas Commissioner of Education Robert Scott was one of the attendees along with such people as Williamson Evers of the Hoover Institute.

Williamson Evers of the Hoover Institute

Even though the final document has not yet been approved by the ALEC Board, here is a link to a rough draft of the model resolution:

http://www.quickanded.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Comprehensive-Legislative-Package-Opposing-the-Common-Core-State-Standards-Initiative3.pdf

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EDUCATION WEEK – 12.2.11

VeteranEducation Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.

December 02, 2011

Anti-Common-Core Resolution Advances in Legislative Group

A package of model legislation opposing the common standards gained ground yesterday at the American Legislative Exchange Council.

The organization’s education task force approved the package, we learned from a couple of folks who attended those sessions of ALEC’s meeting this week in Scottsdale, Ariz.

But it’s not final, or official ALEC policy, unless it is approved by the organization’s board of directors. No word yet on when there might be a decision on that. If the board approves it, the package is the sort of thing that would join other types of model legislation ALEC has crafted for states’ use.

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