“Powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people” – Tenth Amendment
United States Parents Involved in Education
WHY STOP FED ED?
IT IS COSTLY AND INEFFECTIVE
FED ED oversees about $285 billion taxpayer dollars, funds 9% of K-12 education and controls 100% of the program. Costs have risen over 400% since 1979 while scores have stayed close to flat. Also, every program that the Fed supports in each state has to have a duplicate person in the state Dept. of Ed to administer – excessive duplication of costs. With trillions of dollars wasted on federal education in the last 35 years there is nothing to show but stagnant test scores and declining student academic achievement.
IT IS UNJUST AND UNETHICAL
First rule of education should be like that for medical profession: Do No Harm. Because of Common Core State Standards, we regularly see K-8 grade students in tears of frustration over unreasonable levels of homework and obtuse methods for learning basic math and other concepts. And…
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