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.
American Principles Project and individuals from more than 100 organizations including Education Liberty Watch and Eagle Forum called on Congress to rewrite the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Emmett McGroarty with American Principles Project testified today before the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking about student data collection.
In February 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released a draft of Promoting Grit, Tenacity, and Perseverance: Critical Factors for Success in the 21st Century. To many who were aware of this report, it was alarming and controversial. In the summary of this report it says. “There is a growing movement […]
Emmett McGroarty of American Principles Project says that support for the Common Core State Standards led to Jeb Bush’s inability to attract voters.
The U.S. Senate passed S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, on a 81 to 17 vote on Thursday afternoon spending seven days debating the bill.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court affirmed what most of us already knew; yes the Oklahoma State Legislature can repeal education standards. What hubris do you have to have to think otherwise? The Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 to uphold the the repeal that Governor Fallin signed into law last month. They only took four hours […]
Pioneer Institute released another White Paper by Emmett McGroarty (Director of APP Education, American Principles Project), Joy Pullmann (managing editor of School Reform News and Research Fellow, Heartland Institute), and Jane Robbins (Senior Fellow, American Principles Project). Their synopsis: New technology allows advocates for education as workforce development to accomplish what has long been out […]
American Principles Project, Eagle Forum, Concerned Women for America, Home School Legal Defense Association and several other grassroots conservative groups launched a campaign urging the Chair of the National Governors Association, Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK), to end the Common Core State Standards Initiative. The NGA, along with the Council of Chief State School Officers, are […]
By Emmett McGroarty & Jane Robbins Sometimes a combatant in an ideological struggle says something that is refreshing, if disturbing, in its honesty. Such a declaration came recently from Billy Canary, president of the Business Council of Alabama. In explaining why legislators should embrace the Common Core, Mr. Canary said, “The business community is by […]