U.S. student performance slips on national test

U.S. student performance slips on national test

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, right, and John King, who will succeed Duncan as secretary in December, visited a D.C. school this month. (Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post) Fourth-graders and eighth-graders across the United States lost ground on national mathematics tests this year, the first declines in scores since […] Click here to view original web page at www.washingtonpost.com

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Republicans seek to impeach IRS chief over alleged tea party targeting

Republicans seek to impeach IRS chief over alleged tea party targeting

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testifies before the Senate Judiciary’s Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts Subcommittee on Capitol Hill July 29, 2015 in Washington, DC. House Republicans filed papers Tuesday to begin impeachment proceedings against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen over the agency’s alleged campaign to revoke the […] Click here to view original web page at www.msnbc.com

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Deeply Divided Republican Electorate Drifts Toward Ben Carson, Poll Shows

Deeply Divided Republican Electorate Drifts Toward Ben Carson, Poll Shows

Photo From left, Ben Carson, Donald J. Trump, and Jeb Bush at the Republican presidential debate in California in September. Credit Monica Almeida/The New York Times The latest New York Times-CBS News poll makes Republican Party divisions clear, from the choice of a presidential nominee to whether party members […] Click here to view original web page at www.nytimes.com

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GOP Hispanics warn party’s candidates: Ditch Trump rhetoric

GOP Hispanics warn party’s candidates: Ditch Trump rhetoric

BOULDER, Colorado – A coalition of Latino conservative activists warned the Republican presidential field on Tuesday to ditch Donald Trump’s rhetoric on immigration, or risk losing the election. “Heed our warning: don’t expect us to come to your side during the general election,” said Rosario Marín, who served as […] Click here to view original web page at www.msnbc.com

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