Hillary’s Response To A Question About Common Core Sparked A Terse Response From John Stossel

Hillary’s Response to a Question About Common Core Sparked a Terse Response From John Stossel

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s first official campaign stop in Iowa featured a “round table” discussion with six locals (three men and three women) — a combination of students and educators at Kirkwood Community College in Monticello. That’s where Clinton praised Common Core and its effects on the “most important, non-family enterprise.”

The former Secretary of State asked a few questions and then took questions from the six people selected for the sit-down.

Diane, a high school English teacher with twenty-one years in the classroom, asked one of the last questions. She first endorsed Common Core, the controversial national takeover of the education system.  ”I think the Common Core is a wonderful step in the right direction of improving American education,” said Diane. Adding, “It’s painful to see that attacked.”

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The veteran teacher wondered what Mrs. Clinton could do to “bring that heart back to education in the United States?”

Image source: C-Span

Image source: C-Span

Clinton called Diane’s statement a “powerful, touching comment” and called the debate about Common Core a “really unfortunate argument.”

“Your question is a larger one, ” Clinton continued, “How do we end up at a point where we are so negative about the most important, non-family enterprise and the raising of the next generation — which is how our kids are educated?” More

Hillary’s Response To A Question About Common Core Sparked A Terse Response From John Stossel

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