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 […]
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joined us on our Saturday stop on the Iowa Tea Party Bus Tour in Indianola. He answered a couple of our questions regarding education: Regarding federal involvement in education: If I’m the nominee we’ll have a contract with America and we’ll have seven major bills. One of the […]
Below is a side by side contrast between the two prospective 2012 presidential candidates from Minnesota: Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) on education. There is a similarity in their positions on parental choice in education, but with their positions regarding federal involvement in education… not so much. Michele Bachmann Is […]
Here is a video of former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty answering a question about education after his announcement speech in Des Moines last month. Update: Here is a transcript of additional comments he has made regarding education.
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: Me: […]
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 […]
A new friend of mine, Ann Marie Banfield of Cornerstone Action in New Hampshire, during a town hall meeting in Manchester, NH, a little over a week ago was able to ask former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) his position on national education standards and the extending reach of the federal government into education. She said […]
The Boston Herald had an editorial this morning citing the shocking ignorance of our nation’s kids when it comes to knowing about our history. They write: Only 20 percent of fourth graders and 17 percent of eighth graders who took the test scored in the “proficient” or “advanced” categories. And the high school picture is […]