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Missouri Legislators Are Baaaaack! Do They Want Your Educational Freedom?

They’re baaaaack in session and education is a top priority for the Missouri legislature this year. They brought with them, to the capitol, the philosophy that government needs to be in control of your money and your children’s education, too, … Continue reading

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Federal Government Moves Closer To Regulating Homeschooling Across The Country

You read it here first. Homeschooling United has reported, extensively, on Race To The Top (RT3) and the government’s efforts to regulate and mandate your educational freedoms right out from under you. Now, World Net Daily (WND) reports how the … Continue reading

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The People Are Not Safe From Last Minute Legislation Until The Fat Lady Sings

The following education bills, in the Missouri House and Senate, are outlined and updated here as to their status as the 2010/2011 session has progressed. Some bills that advance Race To The Top/Educated Citizenry 2020 are included here as well … Continue reading

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Can Sports Participation Be The Slippery Slope To Registration?

The debate has long ensued regarding homeschoolers and their participation in public education sports programs. This session, in Missouri, homeschoolers are watching HB476 , introduced by Representatives Funderburk and Parkinson of St. Charles County. The act provides every high school … Continue reading

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Missouri Law Makers Introduce Even More Legislation To Restrict Educational Freedom

Missouri legislators are certainly earning their pay this year. While they aren’t going for the big power grab with one single piece of legislation, they certainly have peppered the session with lots of small attempts to chip away at your … Continue reading

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Call To Action: Send The Education Committee Your Testimonial To Maintain Educational Freedom!

The Senate Education hearing scheduled for tomorrow, 2/2/2011, in which the merits of SB20 and SB21 were to be debated, has been canceled due to bad weather. It is tentatively rescheduled for February 9th. We will keep you updated as information … 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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More Legislators Sign On To Support Educational Freedom

Today, two more Missouri State Representatives signed on to fight for your rights to make educational choices for your children. Chuck Gatschenberger; District 13 and Doug Funderburk; District 12 wholeheartedly signed the Educational Freedom Pledge and expressed their fervent support … 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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