New paper outlines “fundamental and profound differences” between goals of the Common Core State Standards and the goals of Catholic education.
Dozens of groups have joined Liberty Counsel to object to the plan for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to assess student mindsets.
The Michigan Legislature is on the verge of passing what is poised to be the strongest anti-Common Core bill to date, but progress seems to be stalled.
Mary Byrne with Jane Robbins release a new paper on ESSA: “The Patience, Privacy, Power, Politics, and Pensions Behind the Every Student Succeeds Act.”
The Arkansas News Bureau reports that a fight is brewing in Little Rock over the Common Core State Standards. Last year there was a resolution introduced State Representative Randy Alexander (R-Fayettevile) in the Arkansas House – HR 1007 along with a companion piece of legislation introduced in the Arkansas Senate State Senator Gary Stubblefield (R-Branch) – SR 4. […]
Resounding Books officially announced publication of Common Ground on Common Core an 18-essay volume from twenty top education experts and activists.
If you missed last night’s webcast hosted by Family Research Council the archive is up. Guests included Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.), Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Dr. Sandra Stotsky of the University of Arkansas; Jane Robbins, Esq. of the American Principles Project; Dr. Neal McCluskey of the CATO Institute; and Will Estrada, Esq. of the Home […]
I find that activists tend to be really good at calling politicians on the carpet. We get fired up and we go visit them at the statehouse, call, write, email, and/or hound them on social media. That is a healthy representative democracy in action. Our elected officials govern by consent of the govern. We must […]
Pioneer Institute released another White Paper by Emmett McGroarty (Director of APP Education, American Principles Project), Joy Pullmann (managing editor of School Reform News and Research Fellow, Heartland Institute), and Jane Robbins (Senior Fellow, American Principles Project). Their synopsis: New technology allows advocates for education as workforce development to accomplish what has long been out […]
American Principles Project, Eagle Forum, Concerned Women for America, Home School Legal Defense Association and several other grassroots conservative groups launched a campaign urging the Chair of the National Governors Association, Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK), to end the Common Core State Standards Initiative. The NGA, along with the Council of Chief State School Officers, are […]