The Florida Roundup
9:00 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Common Core Town Halls Bring Out 'Obama-Ed' Critics

In public forums on Common Core this week, the education standards were labeled things like “Obama-Ed” and “Communist Core.” We’ll dissect the biggest misconceptions and look at why the standards are prompting such vitriol.

Sunrise police bring an end to their strategy of luring cocaine dealers to the city and then busting them after a Sun-Sentinel newspaper investigation. But there have been only a few reprimands from city leaders. 

And a poisonous park in Coconut Grove exposes Miami’s neglect of other contaminated parks.

Host Tom Hudson speaks with panelists Chuck Strouse of the Miami New Times, Laura Wides-Munoz of the Associated Press, Megan O'Matz and John Maines from the Sun-Sentinel, Sammy Mack of WLRN, John O'Connor of WUSF, and Jenny Staletovich of the Miami Herald

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