Archive for "Education"

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

Authoritative Books/Papers on Common Core

Authoritative Books/Papers on Common Core Common Ground on Common Core: Voices from across the Political Spectrum Expose the Realities of the CCSS Edited by Kirsten Lombard, Resounding Books, Madison, WI, 2015 Drilling through the Core: Why Common Core is Bad for American Education, Peter Wood, Ed., Pioneer Inst., 2015 The Long War and Common Core, […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education

Resolution Re-Establishing Alabama-Authored Academic Standards

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education

Urgent: act ASAP to move Common Core Repeal Bill to Senate Floor

Urgent:  act ASAP to move Common Core Repeal Bill to Senate Floor The bill to Repeal and Replace Common Core SB415 (Sen. Harri Anne Smith) passed the Senate Education Committee today with a 4-1 vote.  (YES: Sen. Brewbaker, Bussman, McLendon, Pittman.  NO: Sen. Figures) SB415 will replace common core (cc) standards (aka Alabama College and […]

Filed Under Alabama Senate, Alerts, Common Core, Education, Featured, Legislation

Talking Points for Common Core Repeal Bill

Filed Under Alabama Senate, Common Core, Education, Featured, Legislation

“Could the new state school superintendent help repeal Common Core?” by J. Pepper Bryars on al.com

J. Pepper Bryars, who grew up in Mobile and lives in Huntsville, is a conservative columnist for AL.com. Contact him at mail@jpepperbryars.com. Alabama’s conservative State Legislature should have severed our connection to Common Core years ago, but thanks to a rather muddled opposition effort and lack of responsiveness from our lawmakers, the disastrous scheme not […]

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Open Letter to Alabama State Board of Education

August 15, 2016 Open letter to Alabama State Board of Education Dear Friends, We congratulate you in your choice of Michael Sentance, JD, as our next superintendent.    Your determination to move Alabama from its current, uncharacteristic dead last position among all the other states was made apparent in your selection of a key player from […]

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Eagle Forum of Alabama’s Work on Student Data Privacy Highlighted by Alabama Political Reporter

From the Alabama Political Reporter, April 27, 2016 By Brandon Moseley There are only five legislative days left in the 2016 Alabama Legislative Session, and the leadership plans on burning three of those this week.  Both of the constitutionally mandated budgets have passed, so all that is left is deciding what bills live, and what […]

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

Take Action Now to Promote Pro-Life Legislation

Act now before the end of the session to ensure pro-life legislative victories! Your voice is needed to protect human life. All you have to do call or e-mail. Your legislators need to hear that you support the pro-legislation below. << HB376/SB363 (Butler, House and Willams [Senate]): The Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion […]

Filed Under Abortion, Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Education, Legislation, Sanctity of Life

Update: Urgent Action Needed Now to Stop Creation of New Data Collection Agency

The Alabama State Longitudinal Database System Bill or House Bill 125 (HB125) would create two new state agencies with no accountability and almost unlimited authority.  The agencies’ sole purpose would be to collect information on private citizens.  HB125 is currently back in the House with the Holley Amendment added which forces private schools to comply. […]

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