Who will President-Elect Donald Trump appoint as his Secretary for Education? Shane Vander Hart looks at the speculated short list.
Donald Trump is set to announce his vice-presidential choice sometime this week none of the top contenders are strong on Common Core or ending Fed Ed.
Over 30 conservative reform groups in Indiana publicly released an agenda for education reform to counter Governor Mike Pence’s education reform agenda.
During last week’s Twitter rally targeting Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Women on the Wall held a conference call that featured a number of guests including former member of the Common Core Math Standards validation committee Dr. James Milgram of Stanford University. I wanted to highlight that section of the call as Women on the Wall […]
Women on the Wall will be live in Texas tomorrow morning before and during Governor Mike Pence’s workshop at the Defending the American Dream Summit. They are going to host a conference call to benefit those us who are not able to be there. They are going from 9:00a-12:00p (CST). I’m focusing on 9:45a – […]
Time for another Twitter rally. Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) will be in Dallas, TX tomorrow (8/29/14) at the Defending the American Dream Summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity. He is on the agenda tomorrow at 10:00a (Central Time) to be on a panel for a workshop entitled “Wastewatchers – Tightening the Belt on Government Spending.” […]
Below is the report I sent to Governor Pence on April 8, 2014 containing the suggestions of four Indiana high school English teachers and over 20 literary scholars for improving Common Core’s English language arts (ELA) standards (mostly cut-and-pasted into Indiana’s draft #2, which was released on March 14, 2014 by Claire Fiddian-Green, Pence’s education […]
Gee, I’m so thrilled that Governor Mike Pence “repealed” the Common Core in Indiana. *Snort* Now he’s turning his attention to student data. The Indianapolis Star reports that Indiana will track Hoosier students from school to the workplace. Imagine a giant database filled with every Hoosier student’s elementary and high school achievement test scores, SAT […]
On April 14, American Enterprise Institute’s Rick Hess and Mike McShane charged me in a blog on National Review Online with not coming up with “next steps” to “repeal and replace” for states that want to restore academic integrity to their K-12 curriculum in English language arts and mathematics. I’m almost but not quite exhausted […]
Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) was gave his March press conference. He was asked a question by Robert Gehrke of the Salt Lake Tribune about the Common Core repeal bill that was signed in Indiana. Governor Herbert’s answer revealed that Pence is aware Indiana is simply rebranding, not rewriting, the Common Core. Robert Gehrke (Salt Lake […]