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U.S. Rep. Allen West hates the FCAT, too



west.Florida Congressman Allen West, a tea party darlin', channeled Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson in a speech last week and bashed the FCAT as good as any Democrat: “FCAT isn’t teaching [students],” West said at Florida Atlantic University, according to this story. “It makes you a robot."

A sign of the apocalypse? Or more evidence that ideological labels don't mean much when it comes to schools? (Remember Obama praising Jeb? Liberals slamming class-size reduction? A right-wing think-tanker calling SB 736 a train wreck?) (Image from

[Last modified: Monday, November 14, 2011 1:47pm]


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