Today ESEA Finally Released; Congress to Vote in Two Days Without Reading or Debating It

Christel just contacted me and said she made a math error in her calculations. Instead of the bill taking NINE hours to read, it would take THIRTY-FIVE hours to slog through.

This is simply an outrage…

COMMON CORE

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Over a thousand pages long, the ESEA bill is now online for all to see.

You can divide it up among your friends and read it. Or you can call Congress (202-224-3121) and tell them that this is a familiar (Obamacare) recipe for disaster:   A thousand pages.  No debate.  Vote in two days.

Did you know that the average reader can read nontechnical information at about two minutes per page?  (This bill is highly technical, legalistic, ed reform language)  So it will take a genius  reader at least 530 minutes to read the bill.

— That’s without stopping to define terms, research context, look at background on policies and initiatives and programs that a reader will come across.  That’s without stopping for a meal or a potty break, without having his or her mind wander from the sheer absurdity of the reading marathon– reading this breathtaking page-turner straight for about nine hours.

Next, that genius…

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