The Republican National Committee passed a resolution concerning education during their summer meeting commending parent activists on Anti-Common Core victories. It was sponsored by Ellen Barrosse, National Committeewoman from Delaware, had several sponsors and passed unanimously.
Resolution Commending Parent Activists on Anti-Common-Core Victories
Whereas, Activist parents in ﬁve states, Indiana, Missouri, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and North Carolina, realized that their children’s education curricula had been “dumbed down” by implementation of the Common Core State Standards;
Whereas, These grass-roots activist parents lobbied their state legislatures and fought the political establishments to slow down or stop the implementation of the Common Core State Standards;
Whereas, At great sacriﬁce to themselves, and despite the huge funding advantage of those backing the standards, these parents were successful in rolling back the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in their home states; and
Whereas, Parents in other states are embroiled in the same David vs. Goliath ﬁght to resist the federalization of education via the Common Core State Standards; therefore be it
Resolved, The Republican National Committee commends the work of the mothers, fathers, and other citizens who fought or are ﬁghting to persuade their state executive and legislative branches to faithfully and fully resist federal intrusion into education policy-making, particularly via the Common Core State Standards.
Ellen Barrosse, RNCW, DE