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Venable v. Quinn: CSCOPE on its way out, but controversy continues

CSCOPE’s discontinuation sparks an interesting exchange between Peggy Venable, Texas Director of Americans for Prosperity, and Texas Freedom Network’s Dan Quinn. In addition to this video, comments from both are featured in our article CSCOPE to Discontinue Providing ISD Lesson Plans; Other Questions Still Exist.

Venable views CSCOPE’s administration a betrayal of public trust as well as a backdoor approach to implementing the Texas-rejected Common Core Standards. Quinn maintains the program’s fate is due to a “witch hunt” promoted by right-wing activists and that its demise has now “encouraged them to look for more witches to burn.”

Lou Ann Anderson

Lou Ann Anderson is an information activist. As a contributor at Raging Elephants Radio and Examiner Austin, she writes and speaks on a variety of public policy topics. Lou Ann is the creator and online producer at Estate of DenialĀ®, a website that addresses probate abuse via wills, trusts, guardianships and powers of attorney as well as other taxpayer advocacy issues.

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