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.
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: The latest ACT scores show that Common Core has been a great leveler – just not in the way it was promised.
Jane Robbins: Individuals should be free to accomplish their own dreams by virtue of their unique characteristics. Impersonal algorithms should not block that chance.
Jane Robbins and Karen Effrem: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is far more subjective and invasive, and far less effective, than proponents claim. Maybe The 74 should take another look.
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.