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.
Shane Vander Hart: Donald Trump’s pick of Indiana Governor Mike Pence is an uninspired choice of a running mate on a ticket that desperately needs diversity
The U.S. Senate passed 81 to 17 S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, a bill advocates says “fixes” No Child Left Behind while critics say it isn’t enough.
Brian Myers and Shane Vander Hart discuss the efforts to “fix” No Child Left Behind in Congress with Joy Pullmann and religious liberty with Penny Nance.
Parents Against the Common Core is a new initiative launched by American Principles in Action to help engage parents in the fight against the Common Core.
PIoneer Institute published “Cogs in the Machine: Big Data, Common Core, and National Testing” written by Emmett McGroarty, Joy Pullmann and Jane Robbins.
Potential 2016 contender Indiana Governor Mike Pence says he repealed the Common Core, but critics say Hoosiers just received a rebrand, not new standards.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn declares that “college and career-readiness” starts for children at birth further extending government reach to a younger age.
(Watchdog.org) Madison, WI – Mike Mikalsen, chief of staff for State Representative Steve Nass (R-Whitewater), is succinct when offering his opinion about how the Department of Public Instruction handles requests for open records. “It’s pure and simple blackmail,” Mikalsen said. “There shouldn’t be that many records, and it shouldn’t take that long.” The DPI effectively […]
(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa House yesterday afternoon passed HF 2439 in bipartisan fashion 96-0. The bill is the successor to HSB 592 and was authored by State Representative Ron Jorgensen (R-Sioux City) who chairs the House Education Committee. “What this bill does is that it assures us that we have a transparent and open […]