The Marc Tucker “Dear Hillary” Letter

On Sept. 25, 1998, Rep. Bob Schaffer placed in the Congressional Record an 18-page letter that has become famous as Marc Tucker’s “Dear Hillary” letter. It lays out the master plan of the Clinton Administration to take over the entire U.S. educational … Continue reading

Problems with FEPA

Dr. Karen Effrem shares her recent edition of Education Liberty Watchin which she includes the following three articles by national leaders to help continue to explain the problems with FEPA:  Here to Help? Congress Thinks Government Bureaucrats Belong In The Home  – by Emmett McGroarty and Jane … Continue reading

Student Privacy Letter!

PLEASE SIGN THIS LETTER TODAY TO SUPPORT STUDENT DATA & PSYCHOLOGICAL PRIVACY! Dear Friend of Education Liberty and Student Privacy, After your great work in the last session of Congress to stand against the privacy and freedom of conscience-violating Strengthening … Continue reading

Ohio requests feedback on updated academic standards

July 7, 2017 Robert Lattimer, our Eagle Forum Science Chairman reports, that Ohio requests feedback on updated academic standards. The Ohio Department of Education is updating the state’s science, social studies, and financial literacy standards.  The Department is currently taking input on … Continue reading

May 2017 Eagle Forum Report

Schools of Mischief Using Schools To Retrain Kids’ Emotions — What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Academic Freedom in K-12 Science Education Defund the Department that Does Not Educate Download or view Report here … Continue reading

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

Nebraska Legislature

March 10, 2017 Kathy Wilmot contributed the following on behalf of Eagle Forum of Nebraska: a press release written to educate Nebraskans about various bills including LR6, our Con-Con bill (they refer to as Convention of States) was just prioritized this … Continue reading

Streamlining the Texas science standards

February 17, 2017 TEXAS – Bob Lattimer, Eagle Forum’s Science Issues Chairman, submitted an excellent article he wrote titled, “Streamlining” the Texas science standards. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in science dates back to 2010.  While the TEKS … Continue reading

Devos Confirmed – Vigilance is Critical

February 10, 2017 The Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. Dr. Karen Effrem, Eagle Forum’s Education Issues Chair, said in response, “We will need to work towards getting her to approve all state plans even if … 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

Exposing the Common Core Fraud

Exposing the Common Core Fraud by Phyllis Schlafly June 22, 2016 If you want to understand the catastrophe of education during the Obama administration, a new book by Dr. Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, is a … 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

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

Arne Has Left the Building

Arne Has Left the Building by Phyllis Schlafly January 6, 2016 On the last day of 2015 the longest serving member of President Obama’s Cabinet, Arne Duncan, quietly stepped down from his official position as what the Washington Post called … 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

Don’t Give Obama More Power Over Schools

Don’t Give Obama More Power Over Schools by Phyllis Schlafly July 8, 2015 After spending most of June giving President Obama new authority to negotiate trade deals with low-wage countries in Asia, Congressional Republicans are now poised to spend July … Continue reading

Crimes Against Your Children

Crimes Against Your Children by Phyllis Schlafly May 27, 2015   Parents are up in arms against the new attempt to federalize what schools teach called Common Core, but the even more basic “crimes of the educators” are described in … 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

New Math on College Campuses

New Math on College Campuses by Phyllis Schlafly January 7, 2015 The New York Times published a provocative news story called “The New Math on Campus.” No, it’s not about the failure of Common Core to teach arithmetic; it’s about … Continue reading

Schools Don’t Teach Kids to Read

Schools Don’t Teach Kids to Read by Phyllis Schlafly December 31, 2014   A high school English teacher at Rosemount High School in Minnesota, which was called a “top ranked school” by the Minnesota Department of Education, given the Blue … Continue reading

Eagle Council 2014 DVDs and CDs

Council 2014 DVDs/CDs: If you attended Eagle Council 2014 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

August 2014 Phyllis Schlafly Report

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

Common Core’s Growing Unpopularity

Common Core’s Growing Unpopularity by Phyllis Schlafly August 13, 2014 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 … 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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

National Takeover of School Curriculum

National Takeover of School Curriculum by Phyllis Schlafly February 26, 2014 Many people said Ho-Hum when Barack Obama threatened to change any law with his pen or phone, and even used that power to personally alter Obamacare and the welfare … 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

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

Is Article V in Our Future?

Is Article V in Our Future? by Phyllis Schlafly August 28, 2013 Attacks on the U.S. Constitution are coming from all sides. The New York Times opened its op-ed page to several liberal professors of government: one calls our Constitution … Continue reading

Backlash Against Common Core

Phyllis Schlafly Report

July 2013 Backlash Against Common Core Common Core (CC) is the issue that is bringing out hundreds of citizens who never before attended political meetings. Common Core is the attempt of Barack Obama’s Department of Education to force all states … Continue reading

Common Core Won’t Make Kids Smarter

Common Core Won’t Make Kids Smarter by Phyllis Schlafly July 17, 2013 The new education standards called Common Core won’t make U.S. kids any smarter. The overall Common Core strategy is to raise middle-scoring students a point or two but … Continue reading

The Romeike Homeschooling Case

Court Watch

VOL. 15, NO. 5 June 26, 2013 Attorney General Holder v. the Statue of Liberty: The Romeike Homeschooling Case By Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman “Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” … 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

Backlash Against Common Core

Backlash Against Common Core by Phyllis Schlafly May 15, 2013 The national news media haven’t discovered it, but the issue that is bringing out hundreds of citizens who never before attended political meetings is Common Core (CC). More precisely, it … 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

Education

Education RECENT POSTS ALERTSPHYLLIS SCHLAFLY COLUMNPHYLLIS SCHLAFLY REPORTS COMMON CORE Common Core articles MARC TUCKER “Dear Hillary” Letter CHANNEL ONE EAGLE FORUM REPORT HOMESCHOOL PRIVACY DR. KAREN EFFREM TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE PHONICS … Continue reading