Vitter isn’t “wrong” to abandon Common Core; NOLA.com is “wrong” for writing an editorial without checking the facts

Good points made by St. Tammany education leader Mary Bellisario in response to NOLA.com editorial: FACT:  For one thing, Common Core hasn’t been in the class rooms “5 years” as the editorial mentions more than once. Fact:  5 years ago Common Core hadn’t even been written.  Writing began in the spring of 2010, despite the fact that …

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Sen. Vitter wants out of Common Core & PARCC: “No To Common Core, Yes To Rigorous Louisiana Standards, Testing, And Accountability”

From Sen. David Vitter: No To Common Core, Yes To Rigorous Louisiana Standards, Testing, And Accountability Four months ago, I said that I supported strong standards like the Common Core standards Louisiana has adopted.  But I said that we had to put a lot more effort into ensuring local control over curriculum and course material, …

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State Representative Cameron Henry to Receive Prestigious Award at National Security Conference

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It’s a great honor to be chosen for this award. ACT! For America, a national security organization, has chosen to award State Representative Cameron Henry (R-Jefferson) with the National Security Eagle Award at their conference in Washington D.C. this Thursday, September 11th. Henry is to receive this award due to his success in reforming the …

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