Is Iowa’s Investment in Pre-K Education Worthwhile?

The Iowa Department of Education released revised standards for the state’s voluntary pre-K program, but skeptics point out studies show no long-term benefits.

Grading the Presidential Candidates on Education Policy

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.

Big Government Promotes Family Engagement

The U.S. Departments of Education & Health and Human Services recently released a draft statement on family engagement that reeks of big government.

Education Lessons from Finland

Pasi Sahlberg discusses why Finland’s education system is among one of the best in the world and American education reformers haven’t learned these lessons.

No Apologies: Nebraska Lawmaker Opposes ‘Homosexual Bills’ and Early Ed

(Watchdog.org) Nebraska City, NE – “I don’t apologize.” That’s the short and…

Child Psychologist: Common Core Early Elementary Standards Inappropriate

Child Psychologist Dr. Megan Koschnick Criticizes Common Core Standards for K-3 as Age and Developmentally Inappropriate.

State of the Union Address Previews Further Federal Reach into Education

President Obama’s State of the Union address previewed futher federal reach into early childhood education, STEM Initiatives, and standards.

Health Care Plan & Parental Rights

There is another set of concerns about the health care that I…