Undercover Video Exposes Common Core

Undercover Video Exposes Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly January 27, 2016 A new set of undercover videos has been released by Project Veritas, the organization started by young journalist James O’Keefe who exposed ACORN in 2009 and NPR in 2011, … Continue reading






Students Forced to “Sit and Stare”

Back to June 2015 Ed Reporter Students Forced to “Sit and Stare” At Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Washington, not one junior took Common Core Smarter Balanced (SBAC) standardized tests this spring. At four other Seattle high schools, district … Continue reading






Righting the Common Core Fiasco

Back to May 2015 Ed Reporter Righting the Common Core Fiasco The Boston-based Pioneer Institute has found more chicanery among Common Core cheerleaders and operatives that have received vast amounts of money from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Bill … Continue reading






Stop Common Core Candidate Pledge

Back to May 2015 Ed Reporter Stop Common Core Candidate Pledge In April, Eagle Forum announced the new “STOP Common Core” pledge for candidates and office-holders at every level to sign in order to publicly show their opposition to Common … Continue reading






Opting Out of Testing

Back to April 2015 Ed Reporter Opting Out of Testing As the standardized testing season begins at public schools, districts are greeting them in a variety of ways. Some districts respect parental objections to Common Core testing and have made … Continue reading






April 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

April 2015 What’s Going On On College Campuses? Who would have thought, only a few years ago, that our basic First Amendment right of free speech would be under attack on college campuses (of all places!)? But those are now … Continue reading






January 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

January 2015 What Parents Don’t Like About Common Core Common Core is replacing the teaching of traditional American history with a new left-leaning curriculum. Those who say that Common Core doesn’t prescribe curriculum but only spells out standards are playing … Continue reading






August 2014 Phyllis Schlafly Report

August 2014 Common Core’s Growing Unpopularity The highly acclaimed school standards called Common Core are becoming so unpopular that they may soon be politically untouchable. The critics are piling on from Glenn Beck to the Wall Street Journal, with senior … Continue reading






An Opportunity to Fight Common Core

Back to July 2014 Ed Reporter An Opportunity to Fight Common Core On July 22, Common Core will be challenged during a live, interactive event at local movie theaters across the nation. Michelle Malkin, Glenn Beck, and others who are … Continue reading






Common Core: Victory in Oklahoma!

July 15, 2014 Common Core: Victory in Oklahoma! For several years, Eagle Forum leaders across the nation have led the fight against the massive federal takeover of our schools known as Common Core. In Oklahoma, several dedicated organizations successfully worked … Continue reading






Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare by Phyllis Schlafly July 9, 2014 Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly. Liberal education bureaucrats (“educrats”) are now trying to … Continue reading






Growing Rejection of Common Core

June 2014 Growing Rejection of Common Core The most controversial current issue in education today is clearly Common Core. It’s being more hotly debated than bullying, zero tolerance, sex ed, abortion, or even school lunches. Common Core is the title … Continue reading






Time to Expose the Truth?

Back to June 2014 Ed Reporter Time to Expose the Truth? From reading the mainstream press, Common Core may not sound too bad. Two articles that Time magazine devoted to Common Core (CC) are seriously flawed and mislead those who … Continue reading






Growing Rejection of Common Core

Growing Rejection of Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly June 11, 2014 The most controversial current issue in education today is clearly Common Core. It’s being more hotly debated than bullying, zero tolerance, sex ed, abortion, or even school lunches. Common … Continue reading






Ending Common Core – Please take action!

May 27, 2014 Common Core is on the defensive across the country, but Oklahoma has an opportunity to score the biggest victory against it yet! HB3399 would immediately repeal Common Core and return control of education standards to the state. … Continue reading






SAT Test To Align With Common Core

Back to May 2014 Ed Reporter SAT Test To Align With Common Core Common Core architect David Coleman, who has been the president of the College Board since 2012, says that organization’s SAT test has “become disconnected from the work … Continue reading






My Child Is Not Common

My Child Is Not Common by Phyllis Schlafly May 14, 2014 “My Child Is Not Common” are the words on the attention-getting signs carried by a group of white and African-American mothers protesting the adoption of the aggressively promoted Common … Continue reading






Common Core’s Newer Math

Back to April 2014 Ed Reporter Common Core’s Newer Math: A Return to Mathematical Ignorance By David G. Bonagura, Jr. First published on January 17, 2014 in National Review. Reprinted with permission of the author and National Review, Inc. © … Continue reading






Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

March 2014 Obama Core Is Another Power Grab Americans were shocked at the dictatorial grab for power when Barack Obama threatened to change any law with his pen or phone, and even used that power to personally alter Obamacare and … Continue reading






NEA Says Common Core Was Botched

Back to March 2014 Ed Reporter NEA Says Common Core Was ‘Botched’ Dennis Van Roekel has finally been forced to call into question the Obama administration’s “gift” to American education, Common Core. Van Roekel, the President of the nation’s largest … Continue reading






Why Moms Are Protesting Common Core

Why Moms Are Protesting Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly March 5, 2014 One of the major reasons why Moms are vigorously opposing schools adopting the much ballyhooed Common Core standards is that they are tied to the gathering and storing … Continue reading






Common Core? No Thank You

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Common Core? No Thank You Common Core opponents are surfacing in more states as lawmakers, teachers, and parents become more vocal in protest of the standards that were forced on schools, often without legislative … Continue reading






WYOMING: Common Core Calls Needed Today!

WYOMING: Common Core Calls Needed Today! HB97 Passes Introduction! Contact Ed Committee! February 17, 2014 Great news! Thanks to the hard work of so many activists, especially our friends at Wyoming Citizens Opposing Common Core, House Bill 97 has been … Continue reading






Obama’s Pen vs. the Constitution

Obama’s Pen vs. the Constitution by Phyllis Schlafly January 29, 2014 Barack Obama has now revealed that he unilaterally plans to use executive orders to “bypass” Congress. His shocking words were: “We are not just going to be waiting for … Continue reading






Parents and Teachers Object to Common Core

Parents and Teachers Object to Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly December 11, 2013 The media are currently filled with reports that U.S. students are scoring poorly on international tests. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which compares 15-year-olds in … Continue reading






Checking Your Kids’ School Assignments

Checking Your Kids’ School Assignments by Phyllis Schlafly October 23, 2013 Have you checked your kids’ school assignments lately? You might be shocked if you do. Sixth-grade children in a history class in the Bryant School District in Arkansas (whose … Continue reading






Duncan Threatens California Over Common Core

Back to October 2013 Ed Reporter Duncan Threatens California Over Common Core Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has threatened to cut off federal education funds to California if state officials don’t administer Common Core testing exactly as he wishes. Although … Continue reading






Dad Arrested at Common Core Forum

Back to October 2013 Ed Reporter Dad Arrested at Common Core Forum The father of a 2nd-grader and a 6th-grader who attend Howard County schools in Maryland was arrested in September for speaking out against Common Core at a state … Continue reading






Eagle Council 2013 DVDs and CDs

Council 2013 DVDs/CDs: If you attended Eagle Council 2013 or watch the DVDs, you will see the powerhouse of talent, dedication, and good judgment we have brought together in Eagle Forum. Please help us to empower our volunteers to lead … Continue reading






Common Core

Common Core On May 11, 2013, the Governor signed the Indiana Common Core bill. This bill requires the State Board to take no further actions to implement any common core standards and calls for the state board, the legislative study … Continue reading