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Change the Role of the US Dept. of Education

Ohanian Comment: Noted and inspirational educator Lynn Stoddard, author of Educating for Human Greatness, has created an important petition. Please sign it--and urge others to do likewise.

by Lynn Stoddard

The U.S. Department of Education has wasted billions trying to impose counterfeit reforms on public education. High stakes testing has demoralized teachers, narrowed the curriculum and leave parents on the sidelines. Student achievement has not improved. The DOE could make a difference by becoming a research, resource and advisory organization. As stated in the 10th Amendment, we should leave public education as a state responsibility.

So I created a petition to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate and President Barack Obama, which says:

"Change the U.S. Department of Education from a dictator of school policy to that of a research, advisory and resource organization."

Will you sign my petition? Click here to add your name:

— Lynn Stoddard
Petition
2011-07-21
http://signon.org/sign/change-the-role-of-the?source=c.fwd&r_by=406801


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