Eight Senators Join Chuck Grassley in Fighting Common Core

Chuck Grassley

The final draft of the letter  Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) wrote regarding the Common Core was sent  to Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Subcommittee this afternoon.  The letter requested language to prohibit the use of federal funding to promote the Common Core, it’s assessments and a federal review panel recently established to review the assessment consortiums.  He had eight senators co-sign with him: Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), Senator James Inhofe (R-OK),  Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX).

A copy of the letter is below.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/KarenLBradley Karen Bradley

    Stupid question….. Is 8 good, low, about right?

    • http://shanevanderhart.com/ Shane Vander Hart

      Not a stupid question. I don’t know what Senator Grassley’s goal was, but I would have likes to see higher.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Barbara-Haney/100000145161473 Barbara Haney

    Thank you Senators!

  • Jim Donaught

    No surprise here — educated citizens are a threat to the GOP.