EdWatch In Action

2003: EdWatch in Action

January

  • St. Louis, MO - EdWatch spoke to annual national Educational Policy Conference
  • Santa Clara, CA - EdWatch spoke to northern California Eagle Forum Education Conference

    February

  • Printed 5,000 FedEd books
  • Burnsville, MN - Small Learning Community Presentation by Michael Chapman
  • Public Hearings on Academic Standards began
  • Rockford, MN - Michael Chapman spoke on "Profiles in Education"

    March

  • "Phyllis Schlafly Live": Michael Chapman, guest, spoke about the Workforce Investment Act.
  • Northrop, MN - Michael Chapman spoke on "How 'No Child Left Behind' Continues the Radical Restructuring of Education," at Martin Luther High School
  • Public Hearings on Academic Standards End
  • Glencoe, MN - Professor/Author Allen Quist spoke on "Self-Government in Education"
  • Twin City Republican Association - Dr. Karen Effrem presented

    April

  • Advisory Board appreciation dinner with Pennsylvania Representative Sam Rohrer
  • MACHE's annual conference - Michael Chapman spoke on "America's Censored Heritage"; table
  • Birmingham, AL - Michael Chapman and Dr. Karen Effrem spoke at the Alabama Eagle Leadership Conference
  • Glencoe, MN - Dr. Karen Effrem, Pediatrician, spoke on "Student Health and Learning"
  • New Mexico - Allen Quist spoke at the Paragon Foundation conference
  • Washington DC - EdWatch presenters gave Heritage Foundation briefings

    May

  • Alpine, TX - Mike Chapman spoke at Trans Texas Heritage Association
  • St. Paul, MN - Profile of Learning Repeal Celebration
  • Maple Grove, MN - Michael Chapman spoke on "America's CENSORED Heritage"

    June

  • Issues in Education (aired on 500 stations throughout the US) - Allen Quist interviewed
  • Schwan Retreat Center, WI - Allen Quist spoke on "Competing Contemporary Worldviews and the Federal Curriculum"

    July

  • Sent information on the New Civics out nationally
  • AM 980 KKMS - Renee Doyle sat in for Joyce Harley as host on "Education Wednesday"
  • Nashville, TN - Allen Quist spoke at the Freedom 21 Convention
  • Fairmont, MN - Michael J. Chapman gave a three part multi-media seminar on "Worldview War in the Classroom"
  • Roseville, MN- Michael J. Chapman spoke on "History in the Making and Professor Allen Quist on "Civics in the Classroom"
  • 1st meeting of the Social Studies and Science Academic Science Committees
  • Statewide mailing
  • Name change from Maple River Education Coalition to EdWatch

    August

  • Attended Academic Standards committees meeting to draft social studies and science standards.
  • Sacramento, CA - Mike Chapman interviewed on "Changing Worldviews Talk Radio"

    September

  • Sent out information nationally on the CCE Washington DC conference
  • Printing of 10,000 additional FedEd
  • National Marlin Maddoux show - Michael Chapman
  • National Marlin Maddoux show - Allen Quist
  • Amboy, Duluth, Moorhead, Roseville, St. Cloud, and Willmar: Briefings on Education Issues
  • Public Hearings on Academic Standards begin
  • Table at Republican State Convention
  • Northwestern Bookstores - Allen Quist - author signing
  • 70,000 hits to www.edwatch.org

    October

  • Burnsville, MN: Briefings on Education Issues
  • Coon Rapids, MN: Briefings on Education Issues
  • Orono, MN: Briefings on Education Issues
  • Stewartville, MN: Briefings on Education Issues
  • EdWatch banquet with Colorado Congressman Tancredo
  • Fall Conference: A Nation at Risk
  • Public Hearings on Academic Standards end
  • Dr. Karen Effrem's article on early childhood appeared in the Pioneer Press
  • Presented detailed critique of Science standards to the Commissioner
  • Presented detailed critique of Geography and Economic standards to the Commissioner

    November

  • Social Studies Committees meet to review public comments
  • Attended Academic Standards committees meeting to write social studies and science standards.

    2004: EdWatch in Action
    2002: EdWatch in Action
    2001: EdWatch in Action

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