APP Education

We work to promote policies and action that protects children and secures their future.

Parents have a rightful role as the primary director of their children’s spiritual, educational, civic, and social formation. They have the right to regulate the influences within their home and outside of the home, within the community. Likewise, children have the right to receive instruction from their parents, as the main foundation for their lives and future. And the Government has a responsibility to protect the family’s rights and their sovereignty.

Our focus includes:

  • Promoting the rightful role of parents in the spiritual, educational, civic, and social formation of their children.
  • Protecting the innocence of children against promiscuity, pornography, violence, and other corruptions.
  • Fighting for religious liberty and other freedoms.

Data Collected in Common Core Used to Track Student Twitter Activity

Many parents are unaware that the new assessment industry tools can gather personal data on students without them even being aware of it. Even opting students out of standardized tests may not help prevent educators from collecting personal data on your child. Jane Robbins of the American … [Read more...]

Scott Walker’s Common Core Problem

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has a history of shifting his stated positions on the controversial Common Core standards and inviting the federal government into his state’s education policy plans. Experts say his current position, of allowing school districts to “opt-out” of Common Core, would not rid … [Read more...]

Bush Gave Obama “Credit” for Pressuring States to Accept Common Core in 2011 (Video)

Bush’s spin makes him sound empathetic to the growing left-right movement to eject the federal government from decisions on standards, high-stakes testing, teacher evaluations,etc.  But he glosses over his own record. He is a long-time proponent of federal involvement.  At NBC’s 2011 Education … [Read more...]

Pearson Using Personal Data to Spy on Students Online – Jane Robbins OpEd

The student-privacy blogosphere has been atwitter (so to speak) over recent revelations that students’ social media posts have been monitored in connection with the Common Core-aligned PARCC test. Originally, a local school superintendent in New Jersey was quoted as saying that mega-publisher … [Read more...]

New SC Standards 90% Aligned with Common Core

Despite media reports that the Common Core standards are “dead” in South Carolina, grassroots parent activists charge that the controversial nationalized standards are “alive and well and we are kicking and screaming.” WLTX.com reported Wednesday: The South Carolina Board of Education voted … [Read more...]

LA Times Quotes Jane Robbins on AP Controversy

Lawmakers in Oklahoma recently joined officials in Colorado, Texas, Georgia, Nebraska, Tennessee and elsewhere in trying to prohibit high schools in their states from adopting the new American history Advanced Placement exams. These critics charge that the latest version of the College Board's test … [Read more...]

Common Core Supporters Run Ads in Iowa – WSJ

The Common Core empire is striking back. In an effort to counter a conservative backlash against the national academic standards, a pro-Common Core nonprofit group is running the first ads supporting the standards in Iowa, which hosts the lead-off presidential nominating contest. The radio and … [Read more...]

Emmett McGroarty: Hillary Will Use Common Core Against GOP Nominee

McGroarty said that most of the Republicans eyeing up a 2016 run are against Common Core. “The question is not, ‘Are you for or against Common Core?’” McGroarty said at the Conservative Political Action Conference, just outside Washington. “The question is, ‘Are you fighting Common Core? How are … [Read more...]

Emmett Predicts Common Core Supporters “Unelectable” in 2016

The main sticking point regarding another Bush presidential campaign, at least according to some conservatives at the conference, is his support for the Common Core academic standards. Bush has said he would remain committed to the standards if he runs for president, a politically fraught move given … [Read more...]

Fordham Institute Claims Common Core Opposition All About Obama, Jane Robbins Responds

For some reason, in their attempts to describe conservative opposition to the Common Core, some columnists rarely ask real conservatives why they oppose the top-down, nationalized initiative. Instead, they resort to quoting Michael Petrilli—who apparently plays a “conservative” in the newspapers. … [Read more...]