The U.S. Department of Education is not pressuring states to adopt Common Core, claims Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who goes on to denounce a South Carolina proposal to block implementation. Yesterday, a state Senate subcommittee sent the bill to the full committee with an unfavorable recommendation.
In short, resistance is futile for any state that wants federal grants or waivers, responds Greg Forster on Jay Greene’s blog. He includes the perfect video:
Cato @ Liberty headline: ‘Say I Threatened You Again and You’ll Really Be Sorry’