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SB 706 May Affect Homeschooling Freedom/Autonomy

Tomorrow afternoon, Jane Cunningham’s, SB706, an educational reform bill, will be heard in committee, and there may be something in the content of this 37 page bill that could affect your homeschooling freedoms The bill is a conglomeration of Race … Continue reading

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Time To Vet Candidates Who Support Educational Freedom, And Those Who Don’t

Missouri is a hot bed of anticipated educational reform. Not much different than the rest of the country, actually. Since the inception of the Obama administration and its trend to nationalize “everything,” Arne Duncan, his education secretary, has been instrumental … Continue reading

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Missouri Legislation Status Update

As of January 23rd, the status of the following bills are as follows: SB13 – Requires the Joint Committee on Education to oversee a task force on teacher compensation and effectiveness. Status: Hearing scheduled for 1/26/2011 – Education Committee SB14 – Requires … Continue reading

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Tying Up All The Loose Ends And Connecting The Dots: RT3/Educated Citizenry 2020

Representative Scott Dieckhaus responded to a previous post on this blog with some accusations as to the validity of the information presented here regarding Race To The Top and Educated Citizenry 2020. To tie Educated Citizenry 2020, Race to the … Continue reading

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A Call To Action For Homeschoolers To Protect Their Educational Freedoms

If you are not familiar with how things are done in Jefferson City, with regard as to how legislation is formed, it is important to understand that even though January marks the beginning of the legislative session, work has been … Continue reading

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Educated Citizenry 2020, More Ways To Chip Away At Parental Rights

The legislature released its report on education late last Friday, and, as promised, we have the results of Educated Citizenry 2020. No surprises. Just lots of Race To The Top, repackaged and renamed. While the report states what the legislature … Continue reading

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Will They Or Won’t They …

… Work to protect our rights to educate our children as we see fit. Today the Associated Press released a statement by the Missouri Senate stating that they are ready to release their agenda for upcoming session as it relates … Continue reading

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