CEO’s Scramble To Save Arne Duncun’s Ass


(It was supposed to finish with aspirations, but there was not enough room to put all that into the title. Like tight pants, it fits rather well.)

Common Core is in trouble and that is great news for parents and students everywhere.  There is a chance that it may die before implementation, sparing all but New York children the ignominy of defeat at the hands of … well, it really all comes down to funding by the Gates Foundation.

These vignettes were gleaned from a Politico article that came out this week, that got picked up by a North Carolina group opposed to Common Core (as should everybody).   Did you know?

1) More than 40 CEOs representing some of the biggest companies in the U.S. sit down Wednesday with Education Secretary Arne Duncan and former governors Jeb Bush and Mitch Daniels at the Business Roundtable’s third quarter meeting.

2) The…

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