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OPINION: Congressman Paul Cook Offers Veterans Day 2015 Salute

OPINION: Congressman Paul Cook Offers Veterans Day 2015 Salute

By Congressman Paul Cook This week marks two very special days in the history of the United States. On Tuesday, November 10, we will celebrate 240 years since the Second Continental Congress raised two battalions of Marines to serve as landing troops for the Continental Navy. Since that time, the Marine Corps has expanded its mission to become the nation’s […]

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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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