ExxonMobil Promotes Administration’s Effort to Nationalize Education

Oil giant ExxonMobil is promoting the Obama administration’s controversial national education standards push through television ads and a dedicated page on its website.

To date, 46 states have signed on to the Common Core State Standards Initiative, which would nationalize the content taught in every public school across America.

While Education Secretary Arne Duncan derides as a “conspiracy theory” the notion that common core standards are being imposed on states, the administration has conditioned access to federal funding for Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind waivers on standards adoption.



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