White vs. Petrilli

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Jenni White, President of Restore Oklahoma Public Education debated Michael Petrilli, President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute at an event entitled, “Common Core Chaos?”  The debate was held on November 11th at the Oklahoma Wesleyan University campus in Bartlesville.  If you missed it you can watch the video below, you can read Jenni’s opening […]

Look What Jeb Bush Doesn’t Mention in Fundraising Letter

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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sent a fundraising letter out for the 501(c)4 organization he launched last year – Excellence in Education National (the Foundation for Excellence in Education is a 501(c)3 he started). Reading through this five page letter I find an education policy topic strangely missing.  I’m sure you can guess what it […]

Rand Paul Pokes Jeb Bush Indirectly on Common Core

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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) will be the first in a line of prospective 2016 candidates who will ding former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on his love affair with the Common Core.  Future swipes won’t be so indirect. Paul told Breitbart.com that support for the Common Core will be a non-starter. “I don’t see Common Core […]

Join the the Pre-Hoosier Kids #DeserveBetter Twitter Rally Conference Call

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Women on the Wall will be live in Texas tomorrow morning before and during Governor Mike Pence’s workshop at the Defending the American Dream Summit.  They are going to host a conference call to benefit those us who are not able to be there.  They are going from 9:00a-12:00p (CST).  I’m focusing on 9:45a – […]

Fighting Common Core: Round 2

The Illinois Citizens for Better Education are sponsoring Fighting Common Core: Round 2.  This even features a presentation by Dr. Duke Pesta.  Admission is free. Saturday, September 20th at 1:00 pm The Gateway Building 200 NW Water Street Peoria, IL 61602 For more information contact Bill Lopotko at 309-579-2047. You can download the flyer below. […]

States Fighting Back Map Update

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The Truth in American Education cartographer has updated the States Fighting Back Map called Retaining Constitutionally Guaranteed Liberty and State Sovereignty.  The previous update was released June 24, 2013.  Since that time, fourteen states qualified and have been added to the map.  The added states are Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Hampshire, […]

Kansans to Rally Tomorrow in Topeka to Stop Common Core

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FYI to our readers in the Sunflower State.  Kansans Against Common Core has put together a rally TOMORROW at the State Capitol Building in Topeka.  There is also a hearing for HB 2621 with the Kansas House Education Committee.  All of the information is below, courtesy of Kristin George: We apologize for the short notice, but […]

State Data Deal with Media Should Alarm You

Thanks to KUOW’s article, State Deal to Give Media Organizations Student Data Alarms Privacy Experts, the deal the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) made to provide the Seattle Times with individual teacher and student level data has been exposed. This deal has alarmed more than just privacy experts. I predict it will […]