As the field for 2016 Republican candidates takes shape, it’s looking like there’s one education area where pretty much all of the contenders are getting it wrong: Common Core. For instance, Marco Rubio (R-FL), at the
Conservative Political Action Conference in February, said the following:
The second thing is, we need to help our people be stronger than ever. That begins with strong families, by empowering parents…. By the way, that also means not having a national school board that imposes a national curriculum on the whole country.