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603 Summit: Ann Marie Banfield.

Ann Marie Banfield has been working on researching educational policy and practices. She is in favor of parental rights, literacy, academic standards.  She has recently been the Educational Liaison for Cornerstone, a frequent guest and blogger at Girard At Large – and GraniteGrok from time to time. We were at the beginning when Ann Marie …

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Practical Federalism Forum – The Interviews

Included here are our with Stanley Kurtz from National Review; UT State Rep Ken Ivory; From Iowa – Caffeinated Thoughts author Shane Vander Hart; NH’s Jeff Chidester and Ann Marie Banfield; plus podium remarks from Bryan McCormack (Cornerstone Policy Research) and Sean Fieler – Chairman of the American Principles project.  

GrokTALK! – Do You Want Parents Engaged or Not?

In part two of our interview with Ann Marie Banfield we continue the discussion on parental rights, education transparency, and the duality of education experts that claim they want parents engaged but then embrace policies and curriculum that keep them disengaged.  

GrokTALK! – Worst Governor on Parental Rights Ever?

Education advocate Ann Marie Banfield joins us to talk about the Governor’s veto last week of parental rights regarding objectionable material (HB332) in public school classrooms. We discuss transparency, age appropriate material, parental involvement, and what parents and taxpayers need to do to ensure parental rights are defended and secured.    

GrokTALK! June 27th, 2015

Education advocate Ann Marie Banfield joins us to talk parental rights, Jim Kofalt discusses the mission of the 603 Alliance, and Mark Lucas from AFP New Hampshire speaks about the Road to Reform.  

CALL TO ACTION: SB48 passed the House Ed Committee.

From Ann Marie Banfield c/o Facebook CALL TO ACTION: SB48 passed the House Ed Committee.  The good news is that both the Democrats and Republicans had ISSUES with ASSESSING “Dispositions”. That word was removed with an amendment. Unfortunately schools will be labeled “Priority” and “Focus” schools based upon the standardized assessment results. This means that …

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