Ankeny for Student Achievement to Host Forum on Iowa Core

Ankeny parents establish a group dedicated to advancing excellence in student education hosts first informational forum on Iowa Core (Common Core) What is Iowa Core (Common Core)? How Will It Impact Education in Ankeny? When:  November 15, Saturday, 12:00 to 1:30 pm Where:  Ankeny Kirkendall Library, 1210 NW Prairie Ridge Guest speaker: Shane Vander Hart […]

Upcoming Stop Common Core & Education Policy Events (Week of 9/14/14)

Be sure to check out two stop Common Core & education policy events next week (9/14-9/20/14) in Cedar Rapids on 3/18 and Des Moines on 9/20.

Glenn Beck’s We Will Not Conform Event is Coming to Iowa

I just wrote about this over at Truth in American Education, but I thought I’d do a cross-post here. Glenn Beck is hosting a live primetime simulcast event in 700 movie theaters across the country called “We Will Not Conform: A Night to Make Common Core History” on 7/22 at 7:00p CT.  It will be […]

Common Core Discussion Panel in Des Moines on July 1st

Americans for Prosperity Foundation – Iowa and Concerned Women for America of Iowa are hosting a Common Core Discussion panel in Des Moines on Tuesday, 7/1/14 starting at 6:30p.  It will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center (6111 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA). Their description: As the national dialogue surrounding Common […]

Common Core Forum in Des Moines This Tuesday!

Concerned Women for America of Iowa is hosting a forum this Tuesday, February 11 starting at 6:30p.  It will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center (6111 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA). Find out why the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of Iowa passed a Resolution to Stop Common Core, […]

Coming to Davenport: Rotten to the (Common) Core

I will be coming to Davenport on Tuesday, October 29th for Rotten to the (Common) Core. Have you ever wondered what Common Core was? Why are people protesting this? Will it affect my children if they are in private or home schooled? What is data mining? Aren’t standardized tests supposed to be good? Get answers […]

2nd Next Generation Science Standards Task Force Meeting Tomorrow

Just a reminder that the Next Generation Science Standards Task Force meeting will be held tomorrow, September 18th from 9:00a – 3:00p. This meeting will be held at the Science Center of Iowa (401 W. MLK Parkway, Des Moines).  It is open to the public, but you will not be given an opportunity to speak. […]

Task Force to Meet to Review Next Generation Science Standards

The Iowa Department of Education announced last week that a new state task force will be meeting to review the Next Generation Science Standards. The task force has 28 members: DeEtta Andersen, Science Teacher, Center Point-Urbana Community School District, Center Point Ross Brunner, Student, Marion High School, Marion Kelly Carr, Science Teacher, Lewis Central Community […]

Event: Concerned Parents of Eastern Iowa Back to School Forum

I will be speaking at a Back to School Forum hosted by Concerned Parents of Eastern Iowa discussing the Common Core and other education reform efforts. Event: Concerned Parents of Eastern Iowa When: Thursday, August 22, 2013 (7:00p – 8:30p) Where: American Legion (111 Market St., Bellevue, IA) This is a free event and open […]

Event: Discussing Common Core in Sheldon

I will be speaking at an event in mid-August hosted by the Sheldon Tea Party Patriots and Eagle Forum of Iowa to discuss the Common Core State Standards and other education reform Event: “What Does Common Core Mean for my Children” When: Thursday, August 15, 2013 7:00p – 9:00p Where: Northwest Iowa Community College, Building […]