A national panel of experts has recommended that the US should adopt uniform education standards for all public schools nationwide, rather than leaving it to the states to set the standards. Why, are the states doing something wrong?

  • "The Kansas City Board of Education voted Wednesday night to close almost half of the city's public schools."
  • The Texas School Board is "holding hearings on changes to its social studies curriculum that would portray conservatives in a more positive light, emphasize the role of Christianity in American history and include Republican political philosophies in textbooks."

And shit, that's just what was on the same page as the first story today.
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