Update: Replace Common Core bill moving in Senate

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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We Must Adopt the Best Academic Standards

We Must Adopt the Best Academic Standards

GUEST COLUMNIST: We must adopt the best academic standards By Eunie Smith Published: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 3:30 a.m. Under Common Core, Alabama is progressing downward to a woefully inferior academic education under this one-size-fits-all national mandate. The first assessment results show that only 62 percent are proficient in English and only a pitiful […]

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The End of History, Part II

The End of History, Part II

The End of History, Part II The new Advanced Placement U.S. history exam focuses on oppression, group identity and Reagan the warmonger. President Reagan speaking in West Berlin near the Brandenburg Gate, June 12, 1987. PHOTO: AFP/GETTY IMAGES By LYNNE V. CHENEY April 1, 2015 7:07 p.m. ET 799 COMMENTS If you seek peace, if you seek […]

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Science Textbook Reviewers Needed!

Science Textbook Reviewers Needed!

Dear Concerned Citizen:   Eagle Forum has facilitated participation in textbook review by Alabamians for decades.  We are writing to you today because of your interest in education and concern for the students of our great state.  The next textbook committee will be reviewing science textbooks. These textbooks will be used by our students for […]

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Hearing in Montgomery on Monday

Hearing in Montgomery on Monday

Dear Eagles, We need your help! You have a great opportunity to fight Common Core and Plan 2020 in Alabama. The ALSDE has proposed a Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Model (CCGM) which is a major part of the intrusive data collection of the Common Core Initiative.A public hearing before State Department personnel will be held this […]

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Alabama Teachers Speak In Spite of Threats

Alabama Teachers Speak In Spite of Threats

COURAGEOUS ALABAMA TEACHERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST COMMON CORE  Current Alabama teacher who must remain anonymous to keep her job: “My husband said to me, ‘You’re like an artist who has been placed on an assembly line, and those children are products going across that line’.  Yes; we’re cookie cutter teachers producing cookie cutter children…” SEE TEACHER INTERVIEWS It […]

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Act NOW to Stop Common Core

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 […]

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Applauding an Elegant Conservative

Applauding an Elegant Conservative

Dr. Ben Carson | Feb 25, 2015   Recently, I was temporarily placed on the Southern Poverty Law Center‘s watch list for extremism simply because I vocally support traditional marriage. I remember thinking: When did advocating for lifelong love between one man and one woman become a hate crime? Fortunately, the group saw the folly of its ways […]

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A Psychiatrist’s Letter to Young People about “Fifty Shades of Grey”

A Psychiatrist’s Letter to Young People about “Fifty Shades of Grey”
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We Will Defend Alabama’s Probate Judges

We Will Defend Alabama’s Probate Judges

An Open Letter to Alabama Legislators, In an effort to help you encourage your local Probate Judges to stand for natural marriage, I am forwarding the excerpted email below from Mat Staver, chairman of Liberty Counsel.  He has pledged to defend those who refuse to perform ceremonies that violate Alabama’s Constitution. Support for those who resist this […]

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