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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Act NOW to Stop Common Core

Dear Friend,            If we are to stop the distress, the dumbing down, and the indoctrination of all our children through common core; if we are to restore state control over education policy in Alabama; if we are to replace common core with the best of the best standards in the nation that reflect Alabama […]

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

Two Different Views on the Cromnibus Bill

Congressional Republicans who voted for the Cromnibus bill are experiencing a great deal of backlash.  Following are two articles on each side of the issue.  One is an op-ed from Rep. Martha Roby  (AL-2) published in Yellowhammer.  The other is from Gaston Mooney, Executive Editor of Conservative Review.            

Filed Under Budget, Featured, Immigration, Legislation, Spending, US House

Patent Legislation That Passed the US House Will Inhibit Innovation

Patent legislation that passed the House will inhibit innovation Print By AL.com AL.com Follow on Twitter on May 12, 2014 at 10:44 AM, updated May 12, 2014 at 10:46 AM By Eunie Smith Patent legislation pending in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee can hit close to home.  I am aware of a father with young […]

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Let Us Know What They Say

LET US KNOW WHAT THEY SAY! 1)  Please call your state senator TODAY at 334.242.7800 and ask this question: Will you cosponsor Sen. Scott Beason’s bill to repeal and replace common core standards in Alabama?  If not, why not?   We need superior, not common, standards that use proven methodology and instill Alabama values. 2)  Please […]

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

Attend Hearing to Stop Common Core

CALL; COME 2-27 PUBLIC HEARING & PRESS CONFERENCE To Stop Common Core Tragedy in Alabama SB190 (Sen. Brewbaker) and HB254 (Rep. Barton) to return local control of education • repeal adoption of Common Core • protect family privacy & prohibit state bodies from compiling/sharing non-acedemic, “personal” data • prohibit the State Board of Education from […]

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