Shane Vander Hart offers his six takeaways after watching President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
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.
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.
According to top Catholic scholars Common Core’s’ singular focus on workplace development conflicts with Catholic schools’ spiritual and moral mission.
Shane Vander Hart grades Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein on education policy as it relates to local & parental control and choice.
The delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention passed a very strong party platform including the strongest pro-life language in decades.
Brian D. Ray of the National Home Education Research Institute reports that homeschool students surpassed the national average on the SAT college-entrance exam given in 2014.
Shane Vander Hart: Does Donald Trump want to get rid of Common Core or keep Common Core? Unfortunately since running for President he has said both.
Carly Fiorina at a town hall in Oskaloosa, IA pledged to defund Planned Parenthood and said that Common Core represented crony capitalism.
Karen Effrem: Although Rubio’s record is far better than Bush’s on the Common Core system, it is far from perfect. Voters need to be discerning.
It has been a busy year! I thought it would be fun to take a look back at our stories published in 2015 and share our top 15 stories based on page views.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Dr. Duke Pesta of FreedomProject Education about his new video Common Core: From Farce to Failure on Truth 99.3 FM.
Donald Trump in Boone, Iowa said American needs his type of tone. “We need energy. We need strength, and we can’t be low-key and nice and beautiful.”