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Following Senate confirmation of John King to serve as Secretary of Education, FreedomWorks Legislative Affairs Manager Josh Withrow commented:
“This is another example of the tone-deaf nature of the Obama White House and Democrats in the Senate. The American people have rejected top-down education policies like Common Core and collection of student data. And yet, Obama persists in nominating someone who has built a career on promoting these policies. The centralized education policies of this administration fail parents, fail students, fail teachers, and fail communities.”
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