2003 Updates From Newest to Oldest:
12/26/03: STW & Career Technical Education
12/23/03: Plymouth Day of Mourning; Yecke & Kelley on MPR; Historians Not the Sole Keepers of our Nation's Past
12/19/03: EdWatch Issues Cautious Praise for Final Academic Standards
12/10 /03: Govt. Role: Securing the Unalienable Rights vs. Promoting the Common Good
12/9/03: Before getting to critical thinking, students need facts
12/8/03: Print and distribute our Academic Standards Alert! (pdf)
11/28/03: "Math Scores" by Charles Lewis
11/29/03: Is The Curriculum Biased? A Statement of the National Association of Scholars
11/20/03: Comparison of Traditional and Progressive Education Models
11/19/03: NAEP Results Confirms Compliance with National "Fuzzy Math" Standards
11/13/03: Haunted by Profile's ghost
11/12/03: Critics would teach about an oppressive America
11/12/03: Teaching American Values - Social Studies Review from John Fonte
11/11/03: Commissioner Yecke, tear down this wall (of ignorance)!
11/10/03: EdWatch Calls for Academic and Balanced Science Standards
11/1/03: Comments on Draft Science Standards
10/31/03: Public Opposes Anti-American Academic Standards
10/30/03: Kids as Investments
10/28/03: Come to the Review of Draft Standards
10/24/03: Who is the CCE Coordinator for your state?
10/22/03: Science Standards Matter
10/21/03: Hearings on New Academic Standards
10/20/03: Commentary on Baby Ed by Dr. Karen Effrem
10/20/03: Quotes and References from Early Childhood Testimony
10/16/03: Bad Education Appointee
10/1 3/03: This and more from the Apple Valley standards hearing
10/10/03: School-to-Work Alive and Well
10/7/03: From the DC Trenches: Worse Than Our Nightmares
10/7/03: Audit Faults Oversight of Career Program Effectiveness
10/2/03: DC Conference Pushes "New Civics"
10/2/03: Attendees at Conference on Civic Education Hosted by the CCE
9/30/03: Response to Charles Quigley's Letter
9/30/03: Charles Quigley, from CCE, Responds to Criticism of "We The People"
9/23/03: Education Cartel Weighs in on New Standards
9/15/03: The Public Hearings Begin
9/14/03: View Academic Standards and give comments online
9/14/03: See Critique of Minnesota Draft Science Standards by Ross Olson
9/14/03: Sample letter to Congress
9/12/03: Transformational Education by Michael J. Chapman (.pdf)
8/28/03: The Child Medication Safety Act (HR 1170/S 1390)
8/28/ 03: FedEd in MN Classrooms: SLC's Preparing Workers for a State Planned Economy
8/28/03: Testimony on Child Medication in the Schools by Dr. Effrem
7/29/03: Securing the Unalienable Rights vs. Promoting the Common Good
7/29 /03: Traditional v. Radical: Two Competing Worldviews
7/29/03: Analysis of Virginia Standards for Civics, Economics, History and Geography
7/10/03: Sponsors of HR 1078
7/7/03: Beware the New Civics
6/29/03: Priority! Minnesota Academic Standards
6/27/03: Academic Standards and The Federal Curriculum
6/23/03: Upcoming Conference: Worldview War in the Classroom
6/16/03: Grandstanding about Profile doesn't help
6/13/03: Applications Needed for Standards Committees
6/9/03: Session Summary
6/5/03: Gross, Grosser, and Grossest: How Far Have We Sunk in Children's Literature?
6/5/03: First-Hand Experience With a Planned Economy
6/3/03: When the Monkeys Came Back: Educating Environmentalists
5/27/03: Ethics Curriculum Shows There's Also a Marketplace of Ideas
5/22/03: Text of Profile Repeal Bill
5/22/03: Profile of Learning: Rest in Peace
5/21/03: Rally to Celebrate the Defeat of the Profile!
5/21/03: Profile of Learning Repealed!
5/20/03: Minnesota Legislature Repeals the Profile of Learning
5/13/03: Stevenson Tells How Ivan Studies
5/13/03: Telltale Characteristics to Look for in Suspect Curriculum
5/13/03: New K-12 standards hobbled from the start (Star TribuneArticle)
5/12/03: Profile Goes to Conference Committee
5/5/03: ACT NOW! DFLers in Senate Pass Profile Clone
4/30/ 03: KARE Finds Questionable Spending at Department of Education
4/28/03: Saying "NO" to MCA's
4/25/03: Alert & FAQ on "Tax Free Twilight Zones"
4/25/03: Tax Free Zones: Twilight of the Free Market Economy
4/16/03: Profile Clone moves to Senate Floor
4/16/03: Brainwashing Preschool Peaceniks
4/14/03: MN Chamber Backs POL
4/14/03: House and Senate Committees Say "NO" to NCLB
4/4/03: Should Minnesota Repeal or Tweak the Profile of Learning?
4/4/03: Character Education
3/28/03: Senate Voting Record
3/26/03: Senate DFL Rejects Profile Repeal
3/24/03: Kelley's Monster Mother-of-all-Profiles!
3/24/03: MREdCo Announces Statewide Media Campaign
3/15/03: Review of Academic Standards
3/15/03: Re-Authorizing WIA
3/10/03: More on Senator Kelley's Profile Clone
3/9/03: Senate File 639: View the "Profile Clone" for Yourself
3/6/03: Profile Update: The Ultimate of Arrogance
3/3/03: Senate Offers Profile Clone
2/19/03: Profile Repeal Passes House in Landslide
2/19/ 03: House File 2: Bill to Eliminate the Profile of Learning
2/16/03: Parental Involvement in Education
2/5/03: A Letter: What about private & home schools?
2/3/03: Re-funding Special Ed (IDEA)
1/31/03: Repealing MN's Profile of Learning
1/29/03: Hearing on HF 2, "Repeal of the Profile of Learning"
1/20/03: What state tests are required?
1/19/03: MREdCo Applauds Pawlenty's Education Appointment
1/16/03: National Standards is a Federal Curriculum
1/14/03: Eden Prairie school board hears parents' views on reform math curriculum
1/11/03: Capitol Lobby Day Huge Success
1/10/03: Anti-Profile Group Sees Victory Ahead
1/9/03: No Child Left Behind: What Is It?
1/02/03: States argue schools can't measure up