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CCAGW PAC Endorses Louisiana Congressional Candidates

Monday, 25 August 2014 10:22
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) announced its endorsement of three members of the Louisiana congressional delegation: Reps. John Fleming (R) and Steve Scalise (R) for re-election to the House of Representatives, and Rep. Bill Cassidy (R) for the Senate. CCAGW PAC based its endorsements on each candidate’s lifetime score as listed in CCAGW’s 2013 Congressional Ratings.
School superintendents testify in favor of Common Core
Monday, 25 August 2014 06:33
Educators: Standards are just fine Eliminating Common Core standards in Ohio would hurt students and chart a path of chaos, school officials and national experts told an Ohio House committee yesterday. School-district leaders said they have spent four years putting Common Core standards in place for math and English/language arts, and they are in no mood to spend more time and money fixing what they don’t see as broken.
The Fix: The 10 things we know 10 weeks before Election Day
Monday, 25 August 2014 05:45
"I Voted" stickers. (Photo by Yue Wu/The Washington Post) The Nov. 4, 2014 election is in 70(!) days. With just 10 weeks separating us from our favorite biennial event, let's go through 10 things -- 10 weeks, 10 things....get it? -- that I think we know about the midterm election to come. They're listed in no particular order. 1. President Obama isn't helping his party.
Hultgren roundtable covers Common Core
Sunday, 24 August 2014 18:55
New Illinois state learning standards incorporating the Common Core establishes new standards for math and English language arts; provides consistent learning expectations for students; and provides higher, clearer, deeper real-life learning for college and career. Forty-three states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity have adopted the Common Core Standards, according to its website, www.corestandards.org.
Common Core driving school races
Sunday, 24 August 2014 16:50
It’s a hot topic this political season. The Common Core education standards were discussed in campaign forums and meet-and-greets. Some school board candidates have promised to expel them from Florida if elected. So, too, have some congressional candidates and state House and Senate hopefuls. Whether they will succeed, as voters head to the polls today to nominate or choose candidates, remains in doubt.
Poll: Utahns oppose Common Core but don't know what it is
Sunday, 24 August 2014 14:03
More Utahns oppose than support new Common Core academic standards — but many also don’t understand them, according to the results of a new UtahPolicy.com poll. The poll, conducted by Dan Jones and Associates this month, shows that 41 percent of 408 likely voters surveyed said they somewhat or strongly oppose the standards. TweetJoin the DiscussionPost a Comment
Back to School: What is Common Core?
Sunday, 24 August 2014 13:25
It's school time and there are some big changes to the way that students will now be tested. Video: Watch Nicole Killion's report As the new Common Core standards and tests are being implemented, some are comparing it to the health care rollout. Whether its reading, writing or arithmetic, the fundamentals of how children learn is undergoing a huge change.
Utahns oppose Common Core but don't know what it is, poll says
Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:46
More Utahns oppose than support new Common Core academic standards — but many also don’t understand them, according to the results of a new UtahPolicy.com poll. The poll, conducted by Dan Jones and Associates this month, shows that 41 percent of 408 likely voters surveyed said they somewhat or strongly oppose the standards. TweetJoin the DiscussionPost a Comment
Many Utahns oppose, misunderstand Common Core, poll shows
Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:40
SALT LAKE CITY — A plurality of likely Utah voters oppose the Common Core State Standards, but only 1 in 5 can accurately identify what they are, according to a poll released Monday by UtahPolicy.com. The poll, conducted by Dan Jones & Associates, surveyed 408 likely voters and found that 41 percent of participants opposed the Common Core compared with 29 percent who support the standards.
New poll shows many Utahns oppose and misunderstand Common Core
Sunday, 24 August 2014 10:18
SALT LAKE CITY — A plurality of likely Utah voters oppose the Common Core State Standards, but only 1 in 5 can accurately identify what they are, according to a poll released Monday by UtahPolicy.com. The poll, conducted by Dan Jones & Associates, surveyed 408 likely voters and found that 41 percent of participants opposed the Common Core compared with 29 percent who support the standards.

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