This claim doesn't have a prayer
The goal of Common Core is "to instill federally determined attitudes and mindsets in students including political and religious beliefs."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, October 21st, 2013
Also missing pots of ink
Says some Austin school district classrooms lack electrical outlets.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Myth atop a myth
"Private prison systems are calculating how many new beds (they will need) based on the ... number of third graders."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Not anytime soon
Under Republican-backed state budget, the state education agency estimates expansion of Wisconsin’s school voucher program "could cost nearly $2 billion annually"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
"In 2012, 1 in 4 Wisconsin schools had a subpar score on the Department of Public Instruction’s recent report cards" and are "failing" the children they serve.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, April 14th, 2013
Made-up tale of free-loading immigrant
College students "who are NOT U.S. Citizens and who get the PELL Grant" plan to return to their home countries after getting free gas cards and child care.
— Politifact Florida on Monday, April 1st, 2013
Nobody actually accused the sandwich of oppression
"Portland Schools spend $500K to deem PB&J sandwiches racist."
— Politifact Oregon on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
Says Larry Taylor gave "in-state tuition to illegal immigrants."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, May 25th, 2012
And it rained all summer
The 2011 Legislature did not cut Texas public school funding.
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, April 12th, 2012
Billions less to schools, overall
Says Texas legislators in 2011 increased state spending on education.
— Politifact Texas on Monday, February 20th, 2012
AIDS was transmitted to humans because "one guy" had sex with "a monkey" and then started "having sex with men."
— Politifact Tennessee on Friday, February 3rd, 2012
Wrong twice before. Still wrong now.
Says "kids who start in the ninth grade in the city of Newark this past September, 23 percent of them will graduate in four years."
— Politifact New Jersey on Thursday, January 5th, 2012
Not when they’re paying more
A new college tuition reciprocity agreement with Minnesota "makes college education more affordable for Wisconsin residents."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Sunday, September 4th, 2011
Robocall does not compute
"Mayor Fung wants to punish our children's education by removing 12 million dollars from current funding to pay for his private charter school. Your taxes would increase by between 6 and 8 percent per year."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, September 4th, 2011
They've been questioned repeatedly
The results of Atlanta Public School’s 2010 and 2011 CRCT tests "have not been questioned."
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, August 19th, 2011
What about that cheating scandal?
Former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Beverly Hall left the school district "significantly better than she found it."
— Politifact Georgia on Monday, July 11th, 2011
Clocked by the facts
The Central Falls School system "spent $100,000 on a time clock."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, June 5th, 2011
The wheels on this claim come off and off
Says "union bosses" bused protesters to a Central Florida education protest.
— Politifact Florida on Monday, March 7th, 2011
Beers at the Cactus after class? They're on us
"We don’t have bars on campus in Texas. It’s against the law... no alcohol allowed."
— Politifact Texas on Saturday, February 26th, 2011
We the people will study in the Constitution
"Our children do not spend any time in school learning about our own U.S. Constitution."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, February 21st, 2011