By Eric Goranson & Shane Vander Hart with contributions from William Gustoff Maintaining the status quo in Iowa’s education system is not acceptable. Most Iowans agree that change is needed if we want to provide the best for our children and improve the future standard of living in our state. We all agree that reforms should […]
Warning: Obama Ed aims at U.S. takeover All schools – even parents at home – may be forced to teach gov’t agenda Bob Unruh November 2, 2011 WorldNetDaily
I just received something in the mail today from Iowans for Public School Options… “Who?” you may ask, don’t worry I didn’t know who they were either. I did learn today that they are part of the National Coalition for Public School Options, and they believe the following: We believe students learn in unique ways, and […]
Standards: A Critical Need for K-16 Collaboration Brad C. Phillips and Bruce Vandal November 1, 2011 Education Week
The following op-ed is the John Locke Foundation’s Daily Journal for Friday, October 28, 2011: If you thought the federal No Child Left Behind law was bad, you haven’t seen anything yet. Next year, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction will introduce new curriculum standards for all public school students. This will include Common Core […]
Oh that is music to my ears. In a phone interview I had with Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann on Saturday she told me that not only would she repeal the Race to the Top program which has foisted common core state standards onto cash strapped states, but that she would work to repeal all education […]
The Marxist Redistribution of Teachers and Forced CCSS October 20th, 2011 Utah’s Republic Educators and legislators, if you thought NCLB and AYP were bad, wait till this rolls out. You’ve got to get us off the federal welfare dime or what’s coming isn’t going to be good for anyone.
I recently spent some time reviewing presentations from the April 2011 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement (CCSA). The CCSA is an annual conference sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI). During the conference Kitty Rutherford (NC DPI Elementary Mathematics Consultant) and Robin Barbour (NC DPI Secondary Mathematics Consultant) discussed the implementation of […]
In an interview I had with former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) on Monday we talked specifically about Race to the Top and the Common Core State Standards. He said that he opposes and would repeal all of the Obama education executive orders, including Race to the Top. You can watch the entire interview here.
Sen. Rand Paul on Occupy Wall Street, Repealing No Child Left Behind Oct. 18, 2011 Heritage Foundation