The Corner

Malkin vs. Obamacore

Michelle Malkin has a fine piece today taking on one of President Obama’s most troubling and important yet least known initiatives, the Common Core. The Common Core is a de facto federal takeover of state and local school systems that will lower academic standards, politicize the curriculum, and cause a raft of other mischief as well. I’ve written about the issue here and here. Malkin promises a series of articles and blog posts exposing problems with the Common Core. That will be well worth following. At her blog today, Malkin provides a set of background articles and helpful videos for those who want to fight the Common Core.

Stanley Kurtz — Stanley Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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