Jane Robbins, a senior fellow with American Principles Project, was one of four witnesses to testify during the House Committee on Education and the Workforce’s hearing on Evidence-Based Policymaking and the Future of Education.
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Jane Robbins, a senior fellow at American Principles Project, recorded this short video for Red Kudzu explaining what the Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (S. 2046) is and what it will do if passed by the U.S. Senate.
Jane Robbins: Parents are in charge here, and unless they can show you a state or federal statute requiring you to subject your child to the objectionable mandate, stand your ground.
Jane Robbins: The clash in Utah is between parents’ inherent right to govern their children’s education and indeed protect them from harm, as explicitly protected by state law, and federal mandates. Guess which won?
Jane Robbins: Teachers are encouraged by the education establishment to spend precious class time on “interventions” that create a growth mindset in students and increase their achievement, but a new meta-study finds that such interventions generally don’t work.
Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle: Broward County Public Schools has now confirmed that the shooter at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL was indeed assigned to the federally lauded, vehemently protected, but tragically ineffective PROMISE program.
Jane Robbins and Karen Effrem: Parents demand answers about what “digital learning” is really doing in the classroom, refuse your child’s participation in NAEP if invited, and make it clear that your child is not a guinea pig.
The Heritage Foundation this morning hosted a panel discussion with Emmett McGroarty and Jane Robbins with American Principles Project and Erin Tuttle with Hoosiers Against Common Core to discuss their book Deconstructing the Administrative State: The Fight for Liberty.
Jane Robbins and Emmett McGroarty: The politicians vented their outrage about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, censorship of conservative content, etc., but Michelle Malkin points out, “not a peep was heard about the Silicon Valley-Beltway theft ring purloining the personal information and browsing habits of millions of American schoolchildren.”
Jane Robbins and Erin Tuttle: Federal interference in state and local policy is harmful and unacceptable in all circumstances, usually for reasons of polity and liberty. But in the case of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, it appears it contributed to something even worse.