American Idea, American Identity

American Idea, American Identity

Originally posted by the Alexandria Tea Party on July 4: 

How many times in the last year have we heard the President say, “That’s not who we are.” ‘Don’t put limits on immigration,’ even though we’ve done it in the past - that’s not who we are....

If Poland is fearful of attack, should we be?

If Poland is fearful of attack, should we be?

by Helena Syski

The last time we remember such a rally was back in the days of Solidarity, the movement which had over 9 million members and was instrumental in bringing down Communism in Poland and Eastern Europe.

Free Parent Briefings – Back to School

Free Parent Briefings – Back to School

Speaker: Lindsey Burke

The initiative to set consistent academic standards across all states for what students should learn in public school sounds reasonable.

Speaker: Ted Baehr

One of parents’ greatest challenges is the influence of the mass media of entertainment on their children.

 

Teacher Support of Common Core Drops Dramatically

Teacher Support of Common Core Drops Dramatically

COMMENTARY BY Brittany Corona

Schoolteachers’ support of Common Core national education standards has dropped significantly since 2013.

The annual PDK/Gallup poll, released on Wednesday, found that 60 percent of Americans oppose Common Core because they fear the national standards will limit teachers’ flexibility to teach effectively.

EducationNext’s 2014 opinion poll, which was released earlier this week, found teacher opposition to Common Core more than tripled—from 12 percent in 2013 to 40 percent in 2014.

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