Karen Effrem provides a Common Core/FedEd/High Stakes Testing/Preschool comparison of the Florida gubernatorial primary for both parties.
Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President, wants to replace Common Core, but also wants to extend federal control of education through curriculum.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson as the Libertarian candidate for President unsurprisingly wants to get rid of the U.S. Department of Education.
Donald Trump says that he will end Common Core, that it is a disaster, and that education has to be at the local level, but he lacks details on how.
While in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) made a few comments about the federal governments role in education.
It isn’t the first time. Over the weekend, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney interviewed with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee on his Fox News show “Huckabee.” Governor Huckabee asked Governor Romney to discuss what, if any, positive things have come out of the Obama administration. Romney answered, ““I also think that in the area of […]
Jane Robbins, a senior fellow with American Principles in Action, had a piece published at The Public Discourse which was part of their 2012 Election Symposium. Her thesis: Presidential candidates in the 2012 election must be prepared to protect the interests of parents and children nationwide by rolling back the progressive education agenda and returning […]
Eric Goranson of American Principles in Action’s Preserve Innocence Initiative was able to ask former Senator Rick Santorum his thoughts on the gold standard and the federal takeover of education during a Tea Party Bus Tour stop in Creston, IA. You can find it at the 1:45 mark. He seems to be talking around the […]
I was able to interview Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on a couple of different occasions. She’ll be joining the bus tour on Saturday, June 25th. Back in March a significant part of my interview centered around education. You can watch the interview of the video and read the transcript of the education section below: [youtube […]
Back in February I had the opportunity to interview Rick Santorum for Caffeinated Thoughts. I asked him about what the Federal role in education should be and here is the transcript of that section of our interview: SVH: “What role, if any, should the federal government have in education?” Santorum: “Limited… I’m of the belief […]