Invasive Surveys

April 14, 2017 Dr. Karen Effrem tells parents to BEWARE of invasive surveys within Common Core. Large national organizations like the National Association of State Boards of Education and the American School Counselors Association have already admitted that one of … Continue reading

Betsy DeVos Nomination

February 3, 2017 A Senate panel is scheduled to vote Monday or Tuesday on President Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. Dr. Karen Effrem, Eagle Forum’s Education Issues Chair, encourages continued opposition to DeVos’ nomination. “She contradicts President Trump’s … Continue reading

January 2016 Phyllis Schlafly Report

Phyllis Schlafly Report

January 2016 Time to Leave ‘No Child’ Behind After seven years of rule by decree by President Obama’s Chicago crony Arne Duncan, why are Republicans reauthorizing the federal government’s authority over the nation’s public schools? And why did the new Speaker, … Continue reading

August 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

Phyllis Schlafly Report

August 2015 NEA’s Plan to Indoctrinate Schoolchildren If you want to stay on top of what’s going on in schools, watch the policies adopted by the National Education Association (NEA) which attracts nearly 10,000 delegates to its annual convention over … Continue reading

July 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

Phyllis Schlafly Report

July 2015 Don’t Give Obama More Power Over Schools After spending most of the summer giving President Obama new authority (called fast track) to negotiate trade deals with low-wage countries in Asia, Congressional Republicans are now poised to give Obama … Continue reading

April 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

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

Stop Common Core Candidate Pledge

I pledge to: oppose Common Core in all its forms and no matter what name it is given; limit or eliminate the various aspects of Common Core that are currently being implemented including, but not limited to, data collection, directed … Continue reading

January 2015 Phyllis Schlafly Report

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

Common Core: Victory in Oklahoma!

Legislative Alerts

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

Growing Rejection of Common Core

Phyllis Schlafly Report

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

Ending Common Core – Please take action!

Legislative Alerts

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

Obama Core Is Another Power Grab

Phyllis Schlafly Report

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

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

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

Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab

Obama’s Pre-K Power Grab by Phyllis Schlafly June 26, 2013 Under the media’s radar, Obama has been aggressively promoting one of his fiscally extravagant projects announced in his 2013 State of the Union Address: “preschool available to every single child … Continue reading

Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum

Education Reporter

Back to May 2013 Ed Reporter Push Against Common Core Gains Momentum As parents, citizens, and legislators learn more about Common Core, some are deciding it is not the best means of improving American education. Parents in many states are … 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

Common Core Standards

Education Reporter

Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Common Core Standards’ Devastating Impact on Literary Study and Analytical Thinking by Sandra Stotsky Originally published by The Heritage Foundation, 12-11-2012 Since coming to office, the Obama Administration has been intent on standardizing what … Continue reading

Book of the Month

Education Reporter

Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Common Core: A Trojan Horse for Education Reform, by Orlean Koehle, Small Helm Press Associates, 2012, $18.00 An untried and unvetted fad is being rolled out at all grade levels, … Continue reading

Common Core Math ‘Experiment’ in U.S. Schools

Education Reporter

Back to March 2013 Ed Reporter Common Core Math ‘Experiment’ in U.S. Schools All American public schools except those in Alaska, Minnesota, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia have started teaching to nationalized Common Core (CC) math standards. (Minnesota adopted the English … Continue reading

Wisconsin: Calls Needed to Oppose Common Core

Wisconsin: Calls Needed to Oppose “Common Core” March 26, 2013   Dear Wisconsin Friend,   Our representatives in Madison need to hear your concerns about nationalizing education standards in the United States by states adopting the “Common Core” standards. We … Continue reading

New Obama Initiatives to Watch Out For

Phyllis Schlafly Report

January 2013 New Obama Initiatives to Watch Out For North Korea Gives Us a Wakeup Call It should have been a loud wakeup call in December when North Korea successfully launched a three-stage rocket delivering a payload in orbit around … Continue reading