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USA -(Ammoland.com)- History can hold a certain love-hate relationship. However, it’s part of who we are and where we came from. It’s important to learn, to understand and appreciate it.
In the Commonwealth of Virginia, public school students are required to take the Standards of Learning test, more commonly known as the SOL. This standardized test is administered to grades K-12 to address the core subject areas: English, Math, Science and History/Social Science, setting forth expectations of learning.
Well luckily for Virginians, there is a free resource available that offers the necessary information to cover the history/social science section of this test.
This resource is the NRA’s National Firearms Museums located in Fairfax, Virginia.
A free museum located outside the bustling city, offering a free guided tour, free parking and classroom space – making it a one-stop shop for educational adventures.
That is what Trump is trying to accomplish with his approach to charter schools, and that is why the teachers union and teachers themselves are in a tizzy about Mrs. DeVos leading the parade. They do not want the competition, yes competition is the key word. They are going to have to get off their perch and start teaching again to keep up. There are many private schools that outperform public schools because they have to perform, I mean teach the kids, rather than just go there every day and collect their pay and bennies until retirement. Maybe not all… Read more »
Sadly the morons in the various “Depts of Ed” have lost their collective minds and force students to waste FAR TOO MUCH TIME with these asinine tests which do NOTHING for the education of the student and occupy time that could be better spent in American History and Civics.
Time to shut down the MISNAMED “Dept of Education” which can show NO tangible results from all their idiotic interference.