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DeVos: 'At the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is Dead


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WASHINGTON – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said there has “not really been anything” from President George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind initiative and President Obama’s changes to the law that the federal government should “embrace” going forward, calling for a “new approach” to public education policy.
“The bottom line is simple: Federal education reform efforts have not worked as hoped – that’s not a point I make lightly or joyfully. Yes, there have been some minor improvements in a few areas but we’re far from where we need to be. We need to be honest with ourselves,” she said during an event on Tuesday at the American Enterprise Institute, “Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned.”
“It said that schools had to meet ambitious goals or else. Lawmakers mandated that 100 percent of students attain proficiency by 2014. This approach would keep schools accountable and ultimately graduate more and better-educated students, they believed. Turns out, it didn’t. Indeed, as has been detailed today, NCLB did little to spark higher scores,” she added:snip:

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Nothing wrong with minimal national standards. The problem is Federal Bureaucrats got involved..After that you can say....Nothing good happens.

 

 

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