Linked to Russia Investigation, Sam Clovis Withdraws Name for USDA Post

Linked to the Russia Investigation, Sam Clovis asks President Donald Trump to withdraw his name from consideration for a USDA appointment.

Five Concerns About Iowa’s ESSA Accountability Plan

Shane Vander Hart shares five primary concerns he has about the final draft of Iowa’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) accountability plan.

Trump’s Budget Axes 20 PreK-12 Education Programs

President Donald Trump’s budget reduces the U.S. Department of Education’s overall budget by 13.5 percent including the elimination of 20 preK-12 programs.

Three Things Trump’s Executive Order on K-12 Education Does

Shane Vander Hart: President Trump’s executive order is a good step to reduce federal control in education, but does not promise that Feds will pull out.

Trump to CEOs: “Common Core… We Have to End It”

President Donald Trump during a CEO Townhall broke his silence on the Common Core State Standards since taking office in January to reaffirm his promises.

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Directive

Shane Vander Hart: The Trump Administration should be commended for rescinding the President Obama’s school bathroom directive for transgendered students.

Iowa’s Senators Respond to Confirmation of Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions

Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley respond to the confirmations of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education and Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.

Massie Introduces Bill to Abolish U.S. Department of Education

Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduces a one sentence bill that reads, “The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2018.”

So What Did We Learn from Betsy DeVos’ Hearing?

The American people were shortchanged if they wanted to hear relevant, substantive questions and answers during Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing.

Betsy DeVos: Time to Put An End to the Federalized Common Core

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.

Parents, Activists Press Trump to Keep Campaign Promises on Education

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.

Obama’s Tyranny By Rule

Shane Vander Hart: President Barack Obama will allow boys in girls’ locker rooms at school, force hospitals to provide abortions, and change who gets overtime by rule, not law.

Obama’s Unconstitutional Power Grab Over School Bathrooms

The Obama Administration says all schools receiving Title IX money must allow access to sex-segregated activities and facilities based on gender identity.

Campaign to Abolish the U.S. Department of Education Launched

U.S. Parents Involved in Education (USPIE) launched a campaign at a press conference in Des Moines, IA to abolish the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

Rubio, Santorum and Huckabee Discuss Education

Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Mike Huckabee discussed a proper federal government role with K-12 education at the 2015 Presidential Family Forum.