Archive for "Education"

The GOP’s Corrupt Obamacore Bargain

National Review Online   Education Reform: GOP’s Corrupt Obamacore Bargain | National Review Online <img height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1626507807583041&ev=PixelInitialized” /> The success of Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Ted Cruz this year is a great and anguished shout from Republicans voters to the powers-that-be in Washington: The system is broken; it’s not working for […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education, Legislation, US House, US Senate

Top 12 Concerns About Every Student Succeeds Act (S 1177 & HR 5)

Truth in American Education  Top 12 Concerns About Every Student Succeeds Act (S 1177 & HR 5) | Truth in American Education The information below is a collaboration between Mary Byrne, EdD of Missouri Coalition Against Common Core, Emmett McGroarty of American Principles Project, Jane Robbins of American Principles Project, Erin Tuttle of Hoosiers Against […]

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American Principles Project “Disappointed” With Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Please thank the following Alabama Congressmen who opposed final passage of ESSA.  Senator Richard Shelby, Congressman Mo Brooks, Congressman Gary Palmer, Congressman Mike Rogers!!!  See our website for a detailed list of concerns about this act that will negatively impact Alabama children for years as there is no sunset date on the act. Eunie Smith, […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education, Legislation

EAGLE FORUM STATEMENT ON ESEA REAUTHORIZATION

Please thank the following Alabama Congressmen who opposed final passage of ESSA.  Senator Richard Shelby, Congressman Mo Brooks, Congressman Gary Palmer, Congressman Mike Rogers!!!  See our website for a detailed list of concerns about this act that will negatively impact Alabama children for years as there is no sunset date on the act. FOR IMMEDIATE […]

Filed Under Common Core, Economic Policy, Education, Legislation, Phyllis Schlafly, US House

House Vote tomorrow; Call NOW

  The U. S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote December 2 on the Conference Committee Report to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which is known as the No Child Left Behind Act, for another 7 years. According to Education Liberty Watch, the bill entails: Sham protection of states from federal […]

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Alabama Drops To “Dead Last” Reversing Upward Trend

(T) 205.879.7096 AlabamaEagle@gmail.com www.alabamaeagle.org Open Letter to ALABAMA SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS From: Eunie Smith, President Leslie Whitcomb, Education Chairman Sadly, the latest NAEP results place Alabama dead last on Math and English, a significant decline from where we were before Common Core when Alabama had been trending upward. The 2011 Alabama State Department of Education […]

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Speaker Paul Ryan, Make ESEA Reauthorization Bill Public for 60 Days

Speaker Paul Ryan, Make ESEA Reauthorization Bill Public for 60 Days From Truth in American Education, November 19, 2015 By Erin Tuttle Because the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) will be the largest piece of federal education legislation Congress will pass in over a decade, Speaker Paul Ryan […]

Filed Under Alerts, Education, Legislation

Join Us for the 2015 Civil Liberties and Student Data Privacy Summit

REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-civil-liberties-and-student-data-privacy-summit-tickets-19101230294 2015 Civil Liberties and Student Data Privacy Summit When:  Saturday, November 21, 2015, 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM Where: University of North Alabama Performance Center Why:  Today’s hottest issues from mass student data collection to privacy violations. What can be done about the growing privacy invasions? Amazing speakers:  Sean […]

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Alabama Applies for Federal Grant to Establish Statewide P-20W Database

Alabama School Connection By Tricia Powell Crain on July 8, 2015 ­ Alabama has filed an application for federal grant money from the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) to establish a statewide longitudinal data system (SLDS), but won’t learn the results of their application until some time in September. The decision to seek federal grant money was […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education, Featured, Governor

ACTION ALERT RE: REAUTHORIZATION OF THE NCLB ACT

Ask Senator Sessions (202)224-4124 and Senator Shelby (202)224-5744 to vote NO on The Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177). Ask Republicans to wait until Obama leaves office and pass a bill that rejects, not codifies, this President’s federalization of education. US Senate leadership promised to write a bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB) that Obama […]

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