LA Politics Jindal and Common Core

Discussion in 'Free Speech Alley' started by LSUMASTERMIND, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. lsutiga

    lsutiga TF Pubic Relations

    Jindal is the Republican version of Osama. In regard to this, his overreach exceeds the bounds of his constitutional authority.

    exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    Maybe that's why he always won
  3. shane0911

    shane0911 Veteran Member Staff Member

    No, that was in the script
  4. mancha

    mancha Alabama morghulis

    Texas never signed on to the Common Core Curriculum but it uses the same confusing teaching principles in Math and English. I guess Texas likes in independently decide to do the same thing. We had a 3rd grade math for parents night last year. It is nothing more than the old 'New Math' repackaged. Perhaps in 4th grade the correct answer will be important too. I had to listen to the great Tom Lehrer to understand it fully.

  5. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

    Now even Vitter has come out in support of Common Core. At least he knows that it is stupid and political for Jindal to make executive changes to a legislated law and disrupt everything just before school starts.
  6. uscvball

    uscvball Veteran Member

    It might be stupid and yet I imagine it is true to his beliefs about government and personal responsibility.

    Vitter? It looks like he has no standards other than re-election. His comments "have drawn responses suggesting he either lacks knowledge about the issues surrounding it or has made a fast political calculation, perhaps due to the promise of funding for his campaign from big business champions of the Common Core.....the senator again described the standards as “very strong, significant, positive standards."

    So now they are strong and positive but he recently wrote, "I am prepared to lead on these issues as Governor – to get our economy moving, hold the line on taxes, and protect our citizens from ObamaCare, the president’s insane environmental regulations, heavy-handed big government education policies like 'Common Core,' and all the rest".

    Additionally, his statements seem to belie the thought that it is a state's only failure in implementation...."he made a statement during the C-SPAN interview that suggests a lack of awareness of the issues surrounding the Common Core, including increased federal control of states through Race to the Top funding and No Child Left Behind waivers, as well as control of curriculum through the textbook companies" So like I keep saying, the Feds are in this all the way and it is their standards that are making the entire program a cluster****.

    Our school district went from one standard to another over a summer with little communication to parents. We still get almost nothing in terms of what, how, evaluating progress, etc. It isn't that difficult to un-do.
  7. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    You just described all politicians
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  8. lsutiga

    lsutiga TF Pubic Relations

    Agree. Now if only we could get you to see that when Osama does it.

    Sounds like he took a page out of Osama's book.
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  9. uscvball

    uscvball Veteran Member

    Except the outliers who just state their opinion and leave it up to voters to decide if it's what they want. Jessie Ventura comes to mind.
  10. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

    Dood, Osama is crab shit on the bottom of the Arabian Sea.

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