Tag: President Barack Obama

Lawmakers & Common Core Opponents Blast Education Czar Nom John King

State lawmakers joined Common Core opponents in criticizing President Barack Obama’s nomination of former New York State Education Commissioner John King for U.S. Secretary of Education in the first day of confirmation hearings Thursday. King, who assumed the role of acting secretary in January, remains a lightning rod for fury among parents and teachers across New York State upset about his botched implementation of the controversial Common Core education reforms, which led to hundreds of thousands of students across the state and nation “opting out” of taking the standardized tests.

The Revolution Will Be Satirized: Comedic Activists Deliver Tough Truths, With...

“We’re in a moment where political satire, political comedy, is more able to provide more criticism than mainstream journalism outlets."

Hillary Clinton Back at Work

Clinton shares light-hearted moment with staff.
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