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Govs. McDonnell and Haslam: “We Are Taking Action” to Fix American Public Schools

c301 Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 8:45 AM
We need to get rid of Common Core.

One issue of consequence that is often forgotten -- especially when the nation is drowning in debt and unemployment remains stubbornly high -- is that the U.S. public education system is languishing in a state of disrepair. Plainly put, too many young people are trapped in failing schools. And while the founding fathers recognized that a thriving republic cannot long endure without an enlightened and educated citizenry, too many lawmakers -- from both political parties -- seem wholly content with the status quo.

But thankfully, not everyone is.

Enter Republican Governors Bob McDonnell of Virginia and Bill Haslam of Tennessee. Today,...