EdSec DeVos slams billions in Obama school spending: ‘They tested their model and failed miserably’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos highlighted President Obama’s failure to improve education during his eight years in office, including $7 billion in “improvement” grants that made no meaningful improvement, at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday. DeVos took direct aim at the liberal ideology that money equals results in education, saying at CPAC […]

Elizabeth Warren was school voucher supporter — before Trump was elected

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 16th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has spoken out against President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, because of the Michigan philanthropist’s support for school vouchers. And while Warren is expected to grill DeVos before the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee on Tuesday over her long-standing support for school choice, […]

Trump pushes school choice, slams Hillary over bias for bureaucracy

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, August 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reiterated his positions on education Thursday during one of his first speeches since his campaign changed leadership this week. What’s clear is The Donald is serious about creating school choice for all parents, particularly minority parents, and he couldn’t care less what the nation’s teachers unions think […]

Louisiana Gov. Jindal’s lawsuit against the Feds on Common Core draws on Pioneer Institute’s research

By Pioneer Institute on Thursday, August 28th, 2014 in Common Core No Comments

BOSTON – The legal complaint issued by Governor Jindal’s office clearly builds off Pioneer Institute’s white paper “The Road to a National Curriculum,” co-authored by former U.S. Department of Education General Counsel Kent Talbert, Deputy General Counsel Robert Eitel, as well as Bill Evers of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Hawaii rep.: Students were used as guinea pigs in sex instruction program

By STOPP on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 in Uncategorized No Comments

HONOLULU – Led by state representative Bob McDermott, outraged parents in Hawaii continue to fight valiantly to get an explicit sex instruction program coauthored by Planned Parenthood out of their middle schools. Rep. McDermott has just released his second meticulously researched report detailing the impropriety of the curriculum and violations of state and federal law […]

Yes, Common Core is a national program

By Tenth Amendment Center on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 in Common Core No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – What is Common Core? Many parents are asking this question as they recently become aware of the program. Common Core is nationalized education – one-size-fits-all learning standards imposed on all states and school districts by the federal government.