There is a growing movement on the right, with some support from the left, to oppose Common Core education standards. Common Core is a national set of standards that was first developed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and is supported by the National Governor’s Association.
Some on the right, like FreedomWorks, are saying it’s a federal take over of education. They even call in ObamaCore, although it is supported by many Republicans (including Jeb Bush). Here’s a recent video by FreedomWorks on this:
It will be interesting to see if anyone with an itch to run in 2016 will take up this fight. In a primary where the big issues are being debates (foreign policy, immigration, and social policy) why shouldn’t education be part of the mix?