New initiative launched to engage parents in fighting Common Core

By Caffeinated Thoughts on Friday, February 6th, 2015 in Common Core

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Parents Against the Common Core is a new initiative launched by American Principles in Action, a conservative 501(c)4 organization based in Washington, DC, to help engage parents in the fight against the Common Core State Standards.

Conservatives push back against AP U.S. History rewrite

By Caffeinated Thoughts on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 in Other News, Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – American Principles in Action and Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC)  held a conference call with hundreds of activists last night to discuss recent changes made by the College Board of the Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History curriculum standards that will take effect this Fall.

School uses seduction to turn male teachers onto Common Core

By Caffeinated Thoughts on Friday, June 20th, 2014 in Common Core

KANSAS CITY – Kal Lis at The Displaced Plainsman snapped a picture of the poster below attached to a stall door in the men’s staff restroom in a Kansas City middle school.  I’m not sure what’s worse – that male teachers at this school need this type of motivation to implement Common Core or they’re […]

Illinois governor believes college, career-readiness begins at birth

By Caffeinated Thoughts on Monday, April 14th, 2014 in Other News, Uncategorized

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Governor Pat Quinn convened his state’s very first symposium on “college and career readiness begins at birth” through the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development.  The symposium which was held yesterday at the Northern Illinois University Conference Center in Naperville was funded through the National Governors Association and Midwest Comprehensive Center.