Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduces a one sentence bill that reads, “The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2018.”
State Rep. Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) introduces bills in the Iowa House opposing Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards and Smarter Balanced.
Jack Whitver: Despite limited resources in budgeting for the FY 17-18, Iowa Senate Republicans support adding $40 million in new K-12 education spending.
Homeschooling was never listed as a risk factor by the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities nor was it even mentioned in the report.
There have been several bills filed in the Iowa House and Senate this year dedicated to devolving the power and control the Iowa Department of Education.
The American people were shortchanged if they wanted to hear relevant, substantive questions and answers during Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing.
Betsy DeVos does not mention Common Core in her opening statement for her confirmation hearing as Secretary of Education before the Senate HELP Committee.
Martin Luther King, Jr: “We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education.”
A coalition of nearly 60 parent organizations, education experts and writers, and elected officials are concerned about Betsy Devos’ record and views.
President-elect Donald Trump and his pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, called for the elimination of Common Core and expansion of school choice.
Shane Vander Hart: While Betsy DeVos may not have been my first (or second or third or fourth) choice as Secretary of Education I will give her a chance.
A family & consumer sciences teacher at East Union Secondary School in Afton, Iowa, was recorded blasting Donald Trump during a middle school home ec class.
Parents and activists are pressing President-Elect Donald Trump to keep promises he made to end Common Core and to decrease the federal role in education.
According to top Catholic scholars Common Core’s’ singular focus on workplace development conflicts with Catholic schools’ spiritual and moral mission.
Homeschool critics tend to overlook studies and research show on average those who are homeschooled experience success both academically and as an adult.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King said that he has concerns aren’t “getting the range of options that are good for all kids.”