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The following links are randomly collected and serve as an introduction to the complexity of the issues the US educational system faces. Clicking the link will open a new window. Please, subscribe to updates by email, share links to articles you read with your fellow residents.

Proposed Alexander-Murray bill, entitled The Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (download pdf, 600 pages). It is supposed to update the latest incarnation of ESEA, also known as No Child Left Behind.

How Bill Gates bought the Common Core
(http://k12ny.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/How-Bill-Gates-Bought-the-Common-Core.jpg)

Washington Post: The revolution is here
Article on what’s trending in education recently.
(http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/05/17/the-revolution-is-here)

Education Week (excellent site to follow educational issues)
Transforming Learning
(http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/transforming_learning/)

Superintendent Pay at Top of the Class
(http://www.foxbusiness.com/government/2013/03/19/superintendent-pay-at-top-class)

Pennsylvania Taxpayers Cyber Coalition
Essays on the fallacy of property tax for school funding
(http://ptcc.us/essay.htm)

Daniel Boone Taxpayer Activists (DBTA)
THE PROPERTY TAX INDEPENDENCE ACT (HB 76/SB 76) — NOW!
(http://dbta101.wordpress.com/actions/bring-the-property-tax-independence-act-hb-76sb76-out/)