News of Indiana receiving a waiver of the federal No Child Left Behind education program sounds like a step toward freedom and local control. Unfortunately, as the Heritage Foundation explains, just the opposite is true. Indiana is walking headlong into a national education plan that could have a dramatic impact upon what Hoosier students are taught. Indiana has signed onto a plan for “common core” standards that could spell trouble for students through federal testing and therefore, some say, federally driven curriculum content.
Read more about this concern here: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/02/09/no-child-left-behind-waivers-let-team-obama-seize-control-your-childs-education/#ixzz1lwOfWAmt