Rand Paul from Kentucky tried to advertise his stance on the State Standards with his recent amendment to the Senate’s Every Child Achieves Act:

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.: Filed an amendment that would strengthen existing language that specifies that no state is required to adopt the Common Core State Standards.This is already current policy, but by all means: introduce unnecessary amendments.

It’s too bad his stance is woefully misinformed:

“If you have a national curriculum and rules, you’ll never get to these new ideas,” the Senator said. Once again, these are standards. Common Core is not a curriculum.


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