Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 | 2:02 a.m.
If the central planners and progressive bureaucrats get their way, teaching the Constitution to American schoolchildren will be a thing of the past.
• Common Core is unacceptable. This top-down, bureaucratic takeover of local schools must be stopped.
• Common Core will dumb down education, collect data on kids and their families, and leave American kids behind in the global economy.
• Since Washington politicians started running our schools, costs have exploded for taxpayers and kids’ test scores have decreased.