The Iowa GOP State Central Committee on Saturday unanimously passed an anti-Common Core resolution at their quarterly meeting.
Education policy, school choice, local control in education and homeschooling
(Kansas City, KS) Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of a student after a Kansas public school prohibited her from posting or handing out religious fliers promoting the student-led “See You at the Pole” prayer event held before school. The school freely allows a variety of other types of materials to be posted […]
(Rock Hill, SC) A South Carolina public charter school has removed a ban on Christmas music after receiving a letter from Alliance Defending Freedom sent on behalf of concerned parents. School officials had prohibited students from performing the music to “Joy to the World” and “O Come All Ye Faithful” after students had already begun […]
Embracing corporate influence and policies of greed, the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers betray teachers and their students. Unions and their affiliates overcharged teachers for health insurance and accepted corporate money to wield political influence. Now they accept money to support the unpopular Common Core Standards. Governor Walker’s ACT 10 exposed […]
U.S. Senate Candidate Sam Clovis speaks out against the Common Core State Standards that represents centralization of education at the Federal level.
Ankeny Community School District uses TCI curriculum that claims to be “Common Core aligned,” but introduces indoctrination into social studies textbooks.
Many years ago it was stated categorically that “nothing in science makes sense except in the light of evolution.” This was Theodore Dobzhansky in 1973. This statement, the title of the article itself, represents several important concepts, two of which we address here. First it is not merely about science and evolution as stated on […]
A survey conducted by Professional Educators of Iowa of their members show a majority of respondents are down on the Common Core.
The “Righty/Lefty” survey that surfaced in October of this year at Aurora Middle School a few weeks ago received national attention because of the nature of the questions that students and parents were asked to answer. The survey, many of you will recall, was a Social Studies assignment given to 7th grade students that asked […]
I have been knee-deep in researching the Common Core State Standards Initiative over the past year, which has led me on an interesting path into politics and big money influence, particularly here in Colorado. Corporations, political action groups, individuals and other organizations spending money to support political interests has been a normal fixture on the […]
The Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators and the Homeschool Iowa Foundation will hold their inaugural banquet on Friday, November 8th at 5:0pm.
Choir practice in a church makes sense, unless it is the Gilroy High School choir, which was told it was no longer allowed to utilize church buildings for practices or performances as mandated by the Superintendent, according to Jeremy Tedesco of Alliance Defending Freedom. Senior Legal Counsel, Jeremy Tedesco, disagrees, “Gilroy Unified School District is […]
Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Tony Evers, said that any rejection of the Common Core may be taken to the WI Supreme Court.
Over 120 children’s book authors and illustrators signed a letter calling on President Obama to curb policies that promote excessive standardized testing.