Thursday, May 23, 2013

Common Core fight goes to Congress

Rep. Martha Roby, R-Alabama, introduced the The Defending State Authority Over Education Act, which would "prohibit the federal government from offering grants or policy waivers contingent on a state's use of certain curricula or assessment policies." 
"The executive branch has exceeded its appropriate reach where state education policy is concerned, and it's time to rein it in," Roby said in a press release.
The Defending State Authority Over Education Act, Roby said, will "prevent undue influence by the federal government."
"Local and state leaders -- those who have direct interaction with parents and teachers in their communities -- are best positioned to determine policies that affect Alabama's students," she said. "Washington bureaucrats are not."
This is something everyone, Republican and Democrat, who believe in local/parental control should get behind.  Call your Representative and ask him/her to support The Defending State Authority Over Education Act.  

1 comment:

strangersintheearth.com said...

The Defending State Authority Over Education Act is so important! Thanks for posting about it.