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Author: Karin Piper

It’s Open Season On Conservatives—and Children

The IRS Scandal that targeted individuals and organizations for their political views, inappropriately using government-collected data, has put parents on alert across the country. Schools,...

Dept. of Education: Collecting Our Children’s Personal Info

“Worst case scenario, what are you afraid of?” asked Missouri House Representative Margo McNeill, Democrat member of the House Elementary and secondary Education Committee on Monday. McNeill’s...

The Pie is Falling: Why Public Education Isn’t Designed For All Kids

As immigration reform takes center stage again, the US Department of Education has sent a letter to public school districts reminding them that “all students”- legal or not- are entitled to a...
Posted On May 3, 2013

Public Education: Funded, Run and Graded by Government (of course it’s failing)

The government cannot collect and manage education dollars, while being the sole provider of public education. It’s poor policy in general and has provided ruinous results for the taxpayers....

Erase to the Top: Solving Public Education Funding

The public education funding formula in the United States is broken. There is little argument there. But it isn’t more money that is needed to fix it; it’s a re-routing of the order funds are...

Common Core Standards, a Rotten Idea That Will Fail Our Children- Again

The fans of state-sponsored and state-delivered education will often burp up facts about Finland as an example of how having common education standards throughout an entire country yields stellar...