Monday, March 15, 2010

I Have a Question

Below is an Associated Press story from this morning.

From Associated Press
March 15, 2010 9:41 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's proposal to overhaul education standards championed by his predecessor aims to broaden the focus beyond math and reading to "a well-rounded education," Education Secretary Arne Duncan says.
Reading and math are important, but so are social studies, science, the arts and recess, Duncan said Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America."
"We're looking to make some pretty dramatic changes here," Duncan said.
The proposal would overhaul the Bush administration's "No Child Left Behind" program. Rather than focusing on grade-level proficiency as the current law does, it would seek to ensure students are ready for college or a job. Duncan said it also would give educators more flexibility.
Duncan said the administration hopes Congress will pass the measure this year.

My question is: What about American History, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Civics?
My opinion?
Those were left out on purpose!

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