Pioneer Institute Study: Massachusetts “Eviscerates” Its K-12 History Standards

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education should reject a proposed rewrite of the Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework in its entirety and immediately restore the state’s 2003 framework

Video: How Corporations and Big Government Collaborate

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.  

Five Problems with Massachusetts’ Draft History and Social Science Curriculum Framework

The January 2018 Public Comment Draft of the Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework (2018 Revision) follows in the footsteps of other recent revisions of the Science, English Language Arts and mathematics standards. The proposed framework eviscerates the 2003 framework.

Jane Robbins Testifies to House Committee on Education & the Workforce

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.

Three Observations About Betsy DeVos’ Speech at AEI

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at AEI Conference on 1/16/18.

Shane Vander Hart makes three observations about U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos’ speech at the American Enterprise Institute event, Bush-Obama school reform: lessons learned, on January 16, 2018.

(Video) Jane Robbins: What is FEPA?

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.

Massachusetts’ New Standards Are Still Inferior to Pre-2010 Standards

The Pioneer Institute released a report co-written by Mark Bauerlein, R. James Milgram, and Jane Robbins that reviews Massachusetts new academic standards.

Study Finds Common Core Incompatible With Catholic Education

New paper outlines “fundamental and profound differences” between goals of the Common Core State Standards and the goals of Catholic education.

Act Now to Help Congress Protect the Hearts and Minds of Our Children

Karen Effrem: The House Appropriations Committee took some very commendable action in with regard to the education budget in general and some important specifics.

Michigan on the Verge of Repealing Common Core

The Michigan Legislature is on the verge of passing what is poised to be the strongest anti-Common Core bill to date, but progress seems to be stalled.