Archive for "Alerts"

Please contact your State Board of Education Member to vote against the ESSA Plan

  Please contact your State Board of Education Member to vote against the ESSA Plan With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (the replacement for No a Child Left Behind), each state is submitting its ESSA implementation plan (The Plan) to the federal Department of Education. When approved by the State Board of […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education, ESSA

Comprehensive Analysis of the Consolidated ESSA State Plan and Recommendations for Alabama

August 17, 2017 Eagle Forum of Alabama has conducted an extensive review on ESSA and the Consolidated State ESSA Plan (“The Plan”) for Alabama. Eagle Forum of Alabama has reviewed committee reports from the strategic planning committees formed by Superintendent Sentance and the Alabama Ascending Plan and has studied the ESSA Implementation documents and report […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education, ESSA, Featured

Eagle Forum of Alabama Press Release on Alabama’s Child Care Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Deborah Love, Executive Director (205) 879-7096 Eagle Forum joins all Alabamians in offering our prayers and deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the adorable five-year-old boy who authorities report died while in the care of an employee at Community Nursery and Preschool Academy in West Mobile. The fact that […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Featured, Legislation, Regulations

Contact State School Board for Replace Common Core Resolution

At its Work Session August 10, the State School Board heard a presentation by Supt. Sentance that was prompted by a resolution he offered to the Board to rescind common core.  That presentation and the subsequent discussion can be viewed here beginning at 1:06.  Visuals can be found here: Although the resolution provides for a vote […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education, Featured

Resolution Re-Establishing Alabama-Authored Academic Standards

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education

HB277 is About Satisfying Federal Grants, Not Safety

Please contact your Senator NOW and ask that they vote NO on HB277.  You may reach your Senator at (334) 242-7800.  New information has come to our attention this week.  Please see below. Eagle Forum of Alabama has received new information this week regarding HB277. We ask for you to oppose HB277 as it seriously threatens religious liberty […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Protect Vital Child Care Providers: STOP HB277

Opposition to HB277 is about protecting children by protecting some of the best, safest, and most positive child care options for children in Alabama. If hard working Alabama parents no longer have high quality and low cost options, it harms children. HB277 will hurt poor families that depend on government subsidies to help pay for […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Help Save Women and Children with HB315

When Democrats ran our state, they passed a law that made it a crime to be a midwife in Alabama. Alabama is one of just six states that criminalizes midwifery. HB315, which was introduced by Moulton-Republican State Rep. Ken Johnson in February, would decriminalize Certified Professional midwives and has been scheduled on Tuesday’s special order […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Health Care, Legislation

Urgent Action Needed on Daily Fantasy Sports Bill

On Tuesday, the House passed HB354 (the Daily Fantasy Sports Bill). “In states that sponsor commercial gambling, all taxpayers-including the non-gamblers– end up paying higher taxes for less services and their states end up with worse budget problems over the long term. Allowing states to sponsor online fantasy sports gambling will deepen these financial problems, […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Featured, Gambling, Legislation

Parents Beware: Teens Enticed by Suicide Tale, “Thirteen Reasons Why”

In 1995, Pope John Paul II issued his widely acclaimed encyclical Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), warning Christians of an emerging “culture of death.” Pointing to various political, social, and cultural norms that offer a perverse idea of freedom that sacrifices the inherent value of life in favor of individuality, the encyclical affirms that […]

Filed Under Alerts, Media, Sanctity of Life