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Will Bobby Jindal
Have to Fight
Common Core in Court?

National Review, by Eliana Johnson

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/5/2014 5:44:57 AM

A legal battle over the fate of Common Core, the national education standards developed by a coalition of governors and educators and adopted by the vast majority of states, may be brewing in Louisiana. The state’s top education board voted on Tuesday to retain legal counsel, a sign it is gearing up for a lawsuit against Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal after he issued a series of executive orders in an attempt to withdraw the state from the Common Core.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 7/5/2014 5:49:47 AM     (No. 9911597)

MA part time Gov. Patrick adopted without question this monster.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: privateer, 7/5/2014 6:59:10 AM     (No. 9911636)

secretary of education Arne Duncan inflamed tea-party Republicans last November when he denounced the opposition as “white suburban moms” who’d discovered “their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were.” This would be the same Arne Dungcan, former CEO of Chicago Public School System, where after years of his tender ministrations, half the kids there couldn´t spell their father´s name if they knew who he was. More Chicago mob.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 7/5/2014 7:42:20 AM     (No. 9911675)

take all the textbooks that the kidz bring home over to the state house and throw them in the streets..

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JHBoatwright, 7/5/2014 9:43:07 AM     (No. 9911772)

Gov. Jindal may turn out to be a real solid contender.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/5/2014 9:56:58 AM     (No. 9911790)

Jindal was interviewed by Raymond Arroyo on The World Over last week - and speaks about CommonCore (aka Obamacore). You can see the video replay on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmCf1bEmyMs

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Reply 6 - Posted by: saryden, 7/5/2014 11:07:43 AM     (No. 9911883)

The standards sound good, but this program is merely a device to cause the writing of new textbooks and tests. Who is writing them? Liberal/SocioCommi/Islam
-friendly professors. To say there is still local control means nothing if there are no truthful books for school systems to purchase.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: tisHimself, 7/5/2014 11:54:27 AM     (No. 9911935)

Jeb Bush 2016 is all in on Common Core.

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