Category: Opinion

OPINION: Congressman Paul Cook Opposes Common Core Standards

OPINION: Congressman Paul Cook Opposes Common Core Standards

By Congressman Paul Cook (R-Apple Valley/8) As a former educator, I understand the importance of a quality education that starts in elementary school. Providing a high caliber education to our nation’s children can’t be done with a one-size-fits-all approach like the Common Core State Standards. The Obama Administration is using education grants and waivers to strong-arm school districts in our […]

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OPINION:  Congressman Paul Cook's Look At The Border Crisis

OPINION: Congressman Paul Cook’s Look At The Border Crisis

By Congressman Paul Cook The national security crisis on our southern border has taken a new and troubling turn in recent months. Long a gateway for drugs, gang members and violent activities, the border has recently been overrun by thousands of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. illegally. Tens of thousands of children, including some younger than 12, are being handed […]

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