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

Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work As reported in the Education Reporter in December, research by a University of Texas professor, published in the Journal of Criminology shows that school bullying-prevention programs often do not … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Education Briefs Trail Life USA launched in January 2014 with 500 new troops in 42 states, offering outdoor adventure, along with character and leadership programs in a Christian environment to boys in grades K-12. … Continue reading

Homeschoolers Under Attack

Back to February 2014 Ed Reporter Homeschoolers Under Attack Trevor and Christina Tutt are a Texas family with five biological and three adopted children. They were licensed through Child Protective Services as foster parents who could accept children with special … Continue reading

February 2014 Education Reporter

Common Core? No Thank You Homeschoolers Under Attack Recent Radical Union Activities Education Briefs Say It Isn’t So On Campus Anti-Bullying Campaigns May Not Work Book of the Month: Getting to Excellence: What Every Educator Should Know about Consequences of … Continue reading

Zero Tolerance Causing Turmoil

Back to January 2014 Ed Reporter Zero Tolerance Causing Turmoil Efforts to keep students safe on campus and punish those who would impinge on that safety sometimes have unintended consequences. Events continue to unfold across the nation that turn individual … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to January 2014 Ed Reporter Education Briefs The North Carolina Association of Educators, an affiliate of the National Education Association teachers union, has filed suit to halt the state’s successful school voucher program. The union is trying to stop … Continue reading

Let’s Change That Pesky Bill of Rights!

Back to January 2014 Ed Reporter Let’s Change That Pesky Bill of Rights! Sixth-grade students in an Arkansas school were given an assignment to update the “outdated” Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States. They had not … Continue reading

Colorado Amendment 66 Deep-Sixed

Back to December 2013 Ed Reporter Colorado Amendment 66 Deep-Sixed Even $10 million in campaign spending could not convince Coloradans to raise taxes by almost $1 billion. In November two-thirds of voters said no to the Colorado Tax Increase for … Continue reading