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Action Needed! Senate Debate on Every Child Achieves Act on Tuesday!

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 […]

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

TAA Fails – TPA Passes:  NEXT ACTION TO STOP FAST TRACK

Praise God for Sen. Jeff Sessions and for those four Alabama Congressmen who supported him with their votes on the TAA (Trade Adjustment Assistance) bill in the House on Friday – Brooks, Byrne, Palmer and Roby.  Please thank them.  Please ask all Alabama House members to vote against TAA if Boehner brings it up again this week.  […]

Filed Under Alerts, Economic Policy, Legislation, Trade, US House, US Senate

Dr. Alveda King’s Letter to Alabama Legislators on Common Core

May 22, 2015An Open LetterDear Alabama Legislator,The deep and sustaining desire that every child in Alabama will be given the best education possible to be ready to act upon God’s leading in his or her life is surely important to you. To that end, please consider finding more creative solutions than what is offered in […]

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

ACT NOW: Ask Your Representative to Support HB424

ASAP – Please ask your State Representative and key legislators listed below to vote for the Alabama Ahead Act (HB424) to restore sound, state-controlled education in Alabama so that our students will excel, not just be common. Please let us know their response. Speaker Mike Hubbard; Education Policy Committee Members: Chairman Terri Collins, Oliver Robinson, Mack Butler (co-sponsor), Barbara Drummond, Bob Fincher  (sponsor), […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Common Core, Education, Legislation

Hear our new radio ad!

We are excited to announce that we have a commercial airing now on the Rick and Bubba Show (WZZK), regarding Dr. James Milgram’s warning of the “irreversible harm” that is likely to occur after four years of Common Core Math.  Alabama students are currently experiencing their third year.   See the text of the ad below, or you may […]

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

Tennessee Replaces Common Core With Only One Dissenting Vote

Common Core is Replaced in Tennessee! Hallelujah!  EVERY Tennessee legislator except ONE voted to Replace Common Core.  The Governor was involved in the legislative process and will sign the bill into law. The South Carolina legislature passed a replacement bill in June 2014.  In March 2015, the SC Board of Education adopted replacement standards. The […]

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Information for Your Pastor

Following is the resolution that was unanimously approved by representatives of the 1.1 million member Alabama Baptist Convention in November 2014 which called for the repeal of the Common Core State Standards in Alabama.  Please forward this resolution to your pastor and ask that he share it with his state senator and representative with the request that they […]

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

How Federal Government Controls Alabama Education

How Federal Government Controls Alabama Education   Click on each photo for full size viewing.        

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

Data Shows Another Year of AL Common Core Math “Irreversible Damage”

This week we learned of the impending danger for Alabama children if we don’t stop Common Core in THIS legislative session. Stanford Professor James Milgram is the acknowledged national expert on Math standards writing.  Based on a huge set of data on the failed 1992 California standards written by the same Phil Daro who was […]

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Update: Replace Common Core bill moving in Senate

The Senate Education Committee will be voting on Senator Rusty Glover’s SB101, the Alabama Ahead Act, that will repeal Common Core, this Wednesday, April 15th.  Please contact the committee members, thank them for hearing us at this past Wednesday’s hearing and ask that they vote FOR SB101. Brewbaker, Chairperson; Ross, Vice Chairperson; Bussman, Figures, Marsh, McClendon, Pittman, Sanders, Shelnutt. SB101 […]

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