The federal government has a clear mission in the constitution: It should protect the American people, and to ensure that their rights are protected. NOWHERE in the constitution does it state that the federal government may intervene in education. That is a purely state issue. The constitution says that all issues not directly delegated to the federal government and not deprived to the states shall remain in the states.
I would like to ask you, can you name a single successful government program designed to solve a social problem? And I define successful as a within-budget, non-broke, and non bureaucratic organization that solved the social problem that it was intended to fix. I cannot.
NC Lt Governor Dan Forest said regarding Common Core, “I am unclear how education with a national one-size-fits-all standard will serve our students well and allow our parents the ability to be engaged in educational decisions.”