COMMON CORE: 13-year-old suspended over Common Core opt-out rights!

by Robby Soave A 13-year-old New York student says she was suspended for informing other students of their right to opt-out of Common Core-aligned standardized testing. The student, Seirra Olivero of the Orange-Ulster BOCES school in Goshen, New York, was told to “shut [his] mouth,” about the fact that students were not actually required to take the tests. […]

By FAR One of the Biggest Common Core Stories Yet!

A school in Sacramento, California, has suspended a mom over her stance against Common Core. You read that correctly, the Mark Twain School in Sacramento has told the mother of a 12-year-old student that she has been suspended for two weeks. Police in Sacramento served the 14-day suspension to Katherine Duran in her home following a […]

COMMON CORE: Sen. Lamar Alexander’s continued attempts to change the subject

by DR. SUSAN BERRY for Under increasing pressure because of his support for the Common Core standards, Sen. Lamar Alexander said Saturday, “Let’s don’t talk about Common Core.” “Let’s talk about standards,” Alexander continued. “Education is not just a problem in West Tennessee. It’s a problem in Middle Tennessee and East Tennessee.” As the Jackson Sun reported, Alexander said, […]

Allen West “And so it begins, Big Business suits up to crush Common Core opponents”

Written by Allen West Recently we reported about Common Core and shared this enlightening video regarding the government’s attempt to mandate education standards. Common Core has run into very strong grassroots opposition and has become a focal issue for the conservative grassroots Tea Party. However, Common Core supporters, backed by big business special interests, aren’t going down without a fight. […]

Allen West “NOW WHAT?”

Written by Allen West One of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s statements at CPAC 2014 has my complete agreement: “you have to convey the message of what you are for, not just what you are against.” One of the lessons I learned early on in my military career that I have carried since is “anyone can […]

No president or politician should have the final say when it comes to a child’s education

Written by Chelsi P. Henry for Why did the first black president and the first black attorney general sue the state of Louisiana to block school vouchers for its students? The U.S. Justice Department argued that the voucher system was negatively affecting racial imbalance in schools, essentially reversing integration. Yet, an overwhelming majority of the students benefitting from […]

COMMON CORE is rotten to the core | Written by Allen West

Written by Allen West Last week I attended the Constitutional Coalition Education Policy Conference in St. Louis on the issue of Common Core. Let me explain, I support standards in education but I do not support top down government-driven standards. Our American children are unique in many ways, and to believe we can have a common […]

Allen West Blasts Common Core

St. Louis, Missouri- Former Congressman and school teacher Allen West spoke at Constitutional Coalition’s 25th Anniversary Educational Policy Conference, where he received a standing ovation for condemning Common Core educational standards. Florida Eagle Forum sent out a press release stating that West told the audience of 600+ that Common Core was “the manifestation of collective […]

Sara Marie Brenner interviews Col. Allen West (AUDIO) #SMBS

  January 3, 2014 — The Sara Marie Brenner Show: Allen West & CNS’ Eric Scheiner Sara Marie Brenner interviews Allen West and CNS News’ Eric Scheiner! * What can the GOP be for in the 2014 elections? * What’s the party’s vision for the country? * How can we combat mainstream media and break through the […]

@AllenWest ” Join with me in the oath to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic”

by Allen West via Facebook Today we remember and honor the United States Constitution. God bless French political writer Charles Montesquieu for inspiring our Founding Fathers – James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay – to create the system of governing philosophy for the longest existing constitutional Republic. However, let this day serve as a […]

The American Spectator: Allen West: In Search of Giants

By JACKSON ADAMS Former Rep. Allen West has no plans to run for reelection — but he wants to help conservative minorities and military veterans win seats in Congress. “I asked myself, ‘How can I help the next generation of minority conservatives?’” West told TASin an interview. “I could go back and try to get back into Congress. […]

Michelle Fields for Next Generation TV “Bursting College Students’ Bubble: Are Graduates Paying More for Degrees with Less Opportunity?”

The Instapundit, Glenn Reynolds, joins Michelle Fields to discuss the education bubble. Are rising tuition costs making a university degree a losing proposition? Follow @MichelleFields @Next_GenTV and Glenn Reynolds @instapundit on Twitter CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO:  Bursting College Students’ Bubble: Are Graduates Paying More for Degrees with Less Opportunity?