• First Grader Sets Teacher Straight on Math Fact

First Grader Sets Teacher Straight on Math Fact

  • September 30th, 2014

IJR Review provides an example of the ludicrous Common Core math problems children are being subjected to.

A child (probably a first grader) is asked to make 10 by adding 8+5.  The child responds,
“You can not make 10 withe 8 + […]

  • U.S. Supreme Court Delays Start of Early Voting in Ohio

U.S. Supreme Court Delays Start of Early Voting in Ohio

  • September 29th, 2014

WBNS 10TV reports the U.S. Supreme Court has delayed the start of early voting in Ohio until October 7th. In a 5-4 decision, the justices put a hold on a lower court’s ruling that had restored “Golden Week”, a […]

  • Judicial Update:  Ohio Anti-lie Law and Early Voting

Judicial Update: Ohio Anti-lie Law and Early Voting

Not willing to allow themselves to be relegated to obsolescence, the Ohio Elections Commission has decided to appeal U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black’s decision which struck down Ohio’s law banning campaign lies.

The Ohio Elections Commission must not have […]

  • Common Core Platitudes Dispelled by High School Principal

Common Core Platitudes Dispelled by High School Principal

  • September 25th, 2014

In her article, “Four Common Core ‘flimflams'”, Carol Burris strikes down the most oft-heard statements from Common Core proponents. Ohio parents will recognize these talking points as they are frequently parrotted by school officials, the Kasich administration, and some […]

  • Ohio Teachers to Have Their Say on Common Core Repeal

Ohio Teachers to Have Their Say on Common Core Repeal

  • September 24th, 2014

The Ohio House Rules and Reference Committee has heard over 30 hours of testimony from proponents and opponents of HB 597, the Common Core repeal bill, but the Committee wants to hear more. Another hearing has been proposed with […]

  • A Tale of Two Kasichs

A Tale of Two Kasichs

The Cleveland Plain Dealer asks if a conservative advocacy group with close ties to Governor Kasich is laying the groundwork for a Kasich presidential run.  While it’s no surprise to most Ohioans that the Governor has his eyes set on […]

  • Workplace Freedom Update for Week of 9/7

Workplace Freedom Update for Week of 9/7

  • September 15th, 2014

Ohioans for Workplace Freedom volunteers were busy on Saturday collecting signatures in Hilliard at the Music and Craft Fair. This proved to be a good venue for Right to Work proponents as 166 signatures were collected.  With a little […]

  • O’Keefe Targets Ohio In Latest Effort To Expose Porous Borders

O’Keefe Targets Ohio In Latest Effort To Expose Porous Borders

James O’Keefe of Project Veritas has been exposing the weakness of the U.S. borders through his video journalism. His latest target, the Canadian border, and more specifically, Ohio.

O’Keefe points out that British intelligence believes approximately 500 British citizens have […]

  • Feds Strike Back After Oklahoma Repeals Common Core

Feds Strike Back After Oklahoma Repeals Common Core

Breitbart reports that the Obama administration has rescinded Oklahoma’s No Child Left Behind (NCLB) waiver in response to the state’s repeal of Common Core making it clear that the feds will not sit idly by as states assert authority […]

  • Workplace Freedom Update Week of 8/31

Workplace Freedom Update Week of 8/31

  • September 7th, 2014

Sue Ellen King, Meta Hahn and Louann were busy again this past holiday weekend collecting signatures for Workplace Freedom. This time their venue to collect was the Upper Arlington Arts Festival. Thanks to their industriousness, 146 more signatures were […]

  • Lynch Pulls Discharge Petition on Voter Photo ID Law

Lynch Pulls Discharge Petition on Voter Photo ID Law

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Matt Lynch has pulled a discharge petition to force a vote on HB 269 which would require photo identification in order to vote in Ohio. Representatives John Adams, Andrew Brenner, John Becker (the bill’s […]

  • Common Core Fixes in Education MBR Not As Advertised

Common Core Fixes in Education MBR Not As Advertised

If the Common Core Repeal Bill (HB 597) makes its way out of the House Rules and Reference Committee, look for the Kasich administration to point to reforms included in the Education Mid-Biennium Review Bill (HB 487) as the […]

  • Workplace Freedom Signatures Continue to be Collected in Central Ohio

Workplace Freedom Signatures Continue to be Collected in Central Ohio

  • August 30th, 2014

This past weekend three volunteers from Central Ohio added 98 signatures to those obtained previously for the Workplace Freedom initiative. Sue Ellen King, Meta Hahn and Tom Castor, all Westerville TEA Party members, worked at two different venues and […]

  • Student Anonymity Can’t Be Guaranteed in Data Release

Student Anonymity Can’t Be Guaranteed in Data Release

  • August 29th, 2014

In light of the court ordered data release of Ohio public school student’s private educational information, it is important for parents to understand that leaving off student name, address, and social security number from a datafile does not mean […]

  • Documents of Freedom:  New Online Civics Course

Documents of Freedom: New Online Civics Course

  • August 26th, 2014

A column by Eugene Volokh in the Washington Post announces that the Bill of Rights Institute has developed a free on-line civics course titled Documents of Freedom.  The course covers history, government, and economics.

Volokh writes,
“The course builds on excerpts […]

  • U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan to Speak at We the People Convention

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan to Speak at We the People Convention

  • August 25th, 2014

We the People Convention has announced that Congressman Jim Jordan will speak at this year’s event.  Jordan hails from Champaign County and proudly serves the 4th District in north west and north central Ohio.

Representative Jordan is considered one of […]

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