Tag: Jane Robbins

#CaniSEE The Solution: Countering Common Core

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#CaniSEE The Solution: Countering Common Core

The Heritage Foundation, Women on the Wall, Eagle Forum, and Voices Empower are co-sponsoring a conference in Austin, TX on June 20-21 called #CaniSee The Solution.  It is meant to be a counter-event to the PTA national convention being held in Austin on June 19th-22nd who has invited U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to keynote. […]

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Cogs in the Machine: Big Data, Common Core, and National Testing

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Cogs in the Machine: Big Data, Common Core, and National Testing

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 […]

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NGA Chair Gov. Mary Fallin Target of Campaign to End Common Core

NGA Chair Gov. Mary Fallin Target of Campaign to End Common Core

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 […]

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Education Reform Should Be Geared Towards Parents, Not Business

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Education Reform Should Be Geared Towards Parents, Not Business

By Emmett McGroarty & Jane Robbins Sometimes a combatant in an ideological struggle says something that is refreshing, if disturbing, in its honesty. Such a declaration came recently from Billy Canary, president of the Business Council of Alabama. In explaining why legislators should embrace the Common Core, Mr. Canary said, “The business community is by […]

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Common Core Opponents Rally in Georgia

Common Core Opponents Rally in Georgia

There has been a concerned push over the last week to rid Georgia of the Common Core State Standards.  Northwest Georgia News covered a rally that was held last Tuesday at the Georgia State Capitol building.  The rally sponsored by Concerned Women for America of Georgia Legislative Action and American Principles in Action. Tuesday’s rally […]

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Iowa Event: Common Core Forum in Des Moines

Iowa Event: Common Core Forum in Des Moines

Concerned Women for America of Iowa is hosting a forum this Tuesday, February 11 starting at 6:30p.  It will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center (6111 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA). Those who attend can find out why the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of Iowa passed a Resolution […]

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Common Core Forum in Louisiana on February 20th

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Common Core Forum in Louisiana on February 20th

FYI Louisiana friends.  There is a big Common Core forum happening on February 20, 2014, highlighting these speakers below: Jim Stergios, Sandra Stotsky, James Milgram, Emmett McGroarty, Jane Robbins and Terrance Moore under one roof?  I’m jealous that I don’t get to be there, but you have the opportunity! It will be held at the […]

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Video: Cornerstone Common Core Forum in New Hampshire

Filed in Common Core State Standards by on September 20, 2013 0 Comments

Cornerstone Policy Research held a Common Core forum last Tuesday at St. Anselm College’s Institute of Politics in Manchester, NH.  Granite Grok videoed all of the speakers: Here are the introductory remarks made by Ashley Pratte and Ann Marie Banfield: Then Jamie Gass of the Pioneer Institute: Then Dr. Sandra Stotsky, who was a member […]

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Common Core Conference at the University of Notre Dame

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Common Core Conference at the University of Notre Dame

From FightCommonCore.com, this will be a great conference to be held next month at Notre Dame University in Indiana. The Changing Role of Education in America: Consequences of the Common Core University of Notre DameSeptember 9, 2013 You can register online here. Please join us for a one-day conference at the Notre Dame Conference Center […]

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Video: Confronting the Common Core Event in Tennessee

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Video from the April 30th event, Confronting the Common Core, in Franklin, TN was recently released.  Speakers included Jamie Gass of The Pioneer Institute, Lindsey Burke of The Heritage Foundation, Bill Evers of the Hoover Institution, and Emmett McGroarty & Jane Robbins of American Principles Project.

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