< Previous Page
Norton, however, said state education leaders are the ones spreading misinformation about the Common Core. Norton is active with the group Utahns Against Common Core.
The resolution also states, "most school board members seem to welcome federal control of education, and fail to understand that states are (or should be) sovereign with respect to education."
It’s a statement to which Burningham takes exception, saying local control is at the heart of school boards.
The resolution goes on to say, "choosing school board members via partisan election is not about partisanship in education, but is about ensuring the selection of candidates whose principles match those found in the party platform."
Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.