The U.S. Department of Education announced Kent Talbert was just appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education as Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Secretary. He joins Robert Eitel who is a senior counselor to DeVos and the Department’s regulatory reform officer.
Shane Vander Hart: President-Elect Trump is more likely to positively address federal overreach into education something Hillary Clinton would not have done.
The Heritage Foundation released a new report, co-written by well-known Common Core fighters, focused on how Common Core had centralized American education.
The Home School Legal Defense Association’s documentary on the Common Core entitled Building the Machine will be released on Monday, March 31st. It will be released through its website – http://www.commoncoremovie.com/ where it will be free to view. Building the Machine introduces the public to the Common Core and its effects on our children’s education. […]
This weekend at the California Republican Party State Convention delegates overwhelmingly pass a resolution opposing the Common Core State Standards, language below: Resolution ( F2013-2) to Oppose and Eliminate Common Core Education Policies in California Whereas the federally-promoted Common Core national curriculum-content standards in math and English (and now the related Next Generation national standards […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Another radio program leading up to today’s conference in Colorado on the Common Core. December 5, 2012 – Hour 2 Ben DeGrow talks with Bill Evers who explains the “Common Core” nationalized curriculum standards and tests, terms we will hear a lot in 2013. Listen here: http://www.1310kfka.com/audio/amy120512hr2.mp3
Last Tuesday the Utah Education Coalition held a panel discussion with legislators, parents and teachers invited. Bill Evers of the Hoover Institution, Kent Talbert, and Emmett McGroarty of American Principles Project were panelists. The press release issued for the event said: The objective of this forum is to more clearly explain how parents and children […]