Emmett McGroarty

Emmett McGroarty is one of four founders of truthinamericaneducation.com. He is also director of the education initiative at the American Principles Project. He leads its effort to defend parental rights and to ensure that they have a say in what their children learn and who teaches it to them. He is co-author of the primers, Controlling Education from the Top: Why Common Core Is Bad for America and of Cogs in the Machine: Big Data, Common Core, and National Testing, both of which were published by Pioneer Institute. His other written works have been published by, among others, Crisis Magazine, Daily Caller, New York Post, Public Discourse, The Blaze, The Examiner, Townhall Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and USA Today. He has been a guest on, among others, the Glenn Beck Program, the Daily Run Down with Chuck Todd, Fox News, Laura Ingraham, Lars Larson, The Hugh Hewitt Show, and The Steve Deace Show. Mr. McGroarty is a graduate of Georgetown University and Fordham School of Law.

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Impending Disaster in American Education: Exxon Mobil Ad Supports a Failed Promise

Filed in Common Core State Standards by on October 11, 2013 0 Comments

Below is a press release that was sent out by American Principles Project. Washington, DC – Today, the American Principles Project responded to a new ad aired for the National Education Association (NEA) and funded by Exxon Mobil. “It is ironic that Exxon is supporting the Common Core even though those standards undermine the goals […]

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Why the Common Core Is Bad for America

Filed in Common Core State Standards by on May 10, 2012
Why the Common Core Is Bad for America

With Jane Robbins (below is an executive summary of a white paper written by Jane Robbins and myself) The American Legislative Exchange Council’s Public Sector Board of Directors must decide whether to uphold the Education Task Force’s approval of the Comprehensive Legislative Package Opposing the Common Core State Standards Initiative. The Task Force’s public-sector members […]

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Government’s Latest Personal Information Grab

Filed in Longitudinal Data Systems by on April 12, 2012

When it comes to light that corporations such as Google, Apple, and Microsoft are collecting personal data, Americans rightly raise Cain. But who notices when government does the same thing? The federal government is in the process of linking various databases of very personal information from a wide range of state and federal agencies. It […]

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Or is he just jerking us around? This week the state senate of Utah joined the gathering protest against the federally coerced Common Core State Standards by passing a bill asserting state sovereignty to withdraw from the Common Core.  Kudos to the state’s legislature for passing the bill and to Governor Herbert for his support […]

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