|Could he be... you know: Stupid?|
On Twitter, Cruz blasted the federal government role in education and called for the repeal of Common Core:
Can Cruz “make DC listen”? It will be particularly hard since Common Core is not, in fact, a federal law.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative, known as Common Core, was developed by the states — with input from teachers, education experts and business leaders — and has been voluntarily adopted by 43 states and the District Of Columbia. Notably, “the federal government played no role in creating the standards, nor did it require that states adopt them.” READ MORE