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Study: Md. drivers continue to ignore school bus laws

Drivers continue to ignore the stop arms on school buses at an alarming rate, a new Maryland State Department of Education-sponsored survey has revealed.

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Why so many parents hate Common Core

Ravitch: Teachers are not prepared to teach them; parents don't like them

The U.S. Department of Education is legally prohibited from having any control over curriculum or instruction in the nation's public schools, but nonetheless Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is a zealous advocate of the new Common Core standards for students' proficiency in English and math.