Donald Trump is talking out of both sides of his mouth.
This time he’s signing an executive order demanding the Department of Education study how the federal government oversteps its legal authority with regard to K-12 schools.
Well which is it, Oh Orange One?
Are you for limiting the federal role in education or for coercing states to do your bidding?
Because you can’t be for both.
Either states and local districts determine the bulk of their school policies or not. You can’t barge into our state capitals promising billions of dollars in federal tax money if and only if we enact your chosen reforms.
That’s one of the primary reasons many conservatives (and even a sizable number of progressives) oppose Common Core. The Obama administration promised billions of dollars in Race…
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