My grandfather delivered a Higgins boat full of soldiers to shore on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Bullets flying, men dying, waves splashing – was he doing this on behalf of a country founded on slavery, racism and oppression?
A July 2 column was a blatant attempt to discount parents and concerned citizens who are critical of using Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the School District of Indian River County. Unfortunately the column is reflective of attempts by progressives to cancel those who disagree with using K-12 classrooms as
In Florida, we have a well-intentioned Governor who has said that he doesn’t want Critical Race Theory (CRT) taught to our kids. We have a State Board of Education that has enjoyed the spotlight for voting to stop CRT from making its way into the classrooms. Parents are told that
Florida governor Ron DeSantis is rightly seen as a conservative politician with a flair for leadership and a bright future. DeSantis has been out in front on a wide variety of issues; education very much included. DeSantis recently moved against critical race theory (CRT) in Florida’s schools, for example, and
If you live in Scottsdale’s middle class, you find a school board that does not listen. You find your concerns ignored. Asking for transparency is likened to committing war crimes. How many times have I asked questions and received zero replies? Too many times! How dare I try to get
Across the county parents are pushing back against Critical Race Theory-based curriculum which has been slowly introduced into their kids’ school for years. One Peoria Unified School District parent, Heather Rooks, discovered quite by accident just how deceptive some educators have been in their effort to spread the divisive material.
I admit, I’ve never paid attention to Gwinnett County school board meetings. As a parent with 18 years in the school system, Gwinnett County Public Schools has exceeded my expectations. According to the March 24 issue of the Washington Post, about 47% of schools are open for full in-person instruction.
The Biden administration has made it clear it wants to expand the regulatory state and double down on government involvement in all areas of American life. One of those areas that deserves more attention is education. Recently, the Department of Education issued a proposal that specifies two curriculum priorities for
Today, FreedomWorks Foundation submitted a formal comment opposing a proposed rule by the Department of Education that would incentivize and provide funding for the teaching of critical race theory in America’s schools. The proposed rule would retarget existing priorities for American History and Civics Education programs to require schools seeking
This month, FreedomWorks Foundation’s Regulatory Action Center and Building Education for Students Together (BEST) initiative have joined forces to push back against federal control of civics education. In a new proposed rule by the Department of Education (ED), the Biden administration is seeking to add new strings to educational grants
If you were attending or listening to the school board meeting last Thursday, April 15, you may have heard the fireworks going on in the background. Chairman Everton Blair had to stop the meeting so that people could be removed from the room. These meetings have been heated with disruptions
The new Biden rule favoring education grants that push Critical Race Theory is a disaster for this country. Put that new rule together with the massive federal Civics Secures Democracy Act that pushes both leftist “action civics” and Critical Race Theory, and K–12 education in America will be transformed beyond
I am a busy mom of 4 wonderful children and a wife of a hard working husband. I had the best memories of watching each of my children experience their 1st year of school in the Peoria Unified School District (PUSD). Their teachers were kind, engaging and overall the same
Loudoun County, Virginia School Board Member Beth Barts joins FreedomWorks Wall of Shame. The overtly despicable actions of a Loudoun County, VA elected official have united public school parents with demands for the removal of 6 of 9 school board members In Loudoun County. By way of a Facebook group,
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