Action: Students are not Data

Action:  Students are not Data

The State Board of Education is expected to vote on the proposed 2015 Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Model (CCGM) at its June 11 meeting. Eagle Forum considers this plan to be beyond the legitimate purview of counselors and an overreach that could be harmful rather than helpful to students and their families.  Eagle Forum believes […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Economic Policy, Education, Featured

Retired Major Terry Smith on Active Duty Officers interfering in State Politics

Retired Major Terry Smith on Active Duty Officers interfering in State Politics

Following is a letter from Major Terry A. Smith USMC (Ret) that was sent to Governor Robert Bentley. I am dismayed to see an active duty Commissioned Federal Officer interfering in State politics. The last time this happened there was a civil war. State’s rights is still an important issue to most Republicans. The recent […]

Filed Under Common Core, Governor

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

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

Attend the “Alabama for Marriage Rally” – June 6th in Montgomery

Attend the “Alabama for Marriage Rally” – June 6th in Montgomery

Eagle Forum of Alabama President Eunie Smith will be a speaker at the Alabama for Marriage Rally on June 6th in Montgomery.  Click here to print a copy of the flyer below.

Filed Under Alerts, Events, Marriage

ACT NOW: Ask Your Representative to Support HB424

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

Budget Decisions: Consequences of Gambling Expansion (Compact) Vs. Other Ways

Budget Decisions:  Consequences of Gambling Expansion (Compact) Vs. Other Ways

May 13, 2015 To:   Governor Robert Bentley Members, Alabama Senate and House From: Eunie Smith, Eagle Forum of Alabama You are in our prayers as you make the hard, limited-government choices that result in the most cost-effective government and the most liberty for our citizens.  We wish to share the following four points with you […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Budget, Economic Policy, Gambling, Governor

Hear our new radio ad!

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

Action: Save Our Schools

Action:  Save Our Schools

Below are instructions that you can follow to help us replace Common Core:

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

Tennessee Replaces Common Core With Only One Dissenting Vote

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 […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education, Legislation

Information for Your Pastor

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