COVID Exposed The Flaws In Federalized Education

When COVID-19 shut down classrooms from coast to coast, few districts had contingency plans to plug the hole it put in our children’s learning skills and plans for the next year. This impacted many of their SAT scores, scholarships, college entrance requirements and exams. With no strategic plans during a shutdown, and generous union contracts, school teachers across the U.S. collected full time checks while sitting home. States require schools to include 180 days of classroom instruction and teaching programs. But this was ignored around America. Teachers got paid if they worked or not and many children played with friends instead of doing lessons in quarantine. The only students schooled as usual were by home schooling parents.

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Retiring Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander Asked Colleagues To ‘Put Country Before Partisanship’

Tennessee’s Republican Senator, Lamar Alexander, used his farewell speech on Wednesday to ask Republicans and Democrats alike to, “put country before partisanship and personal politics.”

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