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Trump: Education should be a Main Function of the Federal Government

In the lead-up to April 5th’s Wisconsin presidential primary, CNN’s Anderson Cooper hosted a town hall-style forum where each presidential candidate took questions from the audience on important policy issues, including defense, education, and healthcare. One exchange in CNN’s town hall included brief but confusing remarks by businessman Donald Trump on the federal government’s role […]

Kasich on Common Core | HSLDA Blog

Kasich on Common Core: “I Don’t Even Know What That All Means”

While Presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich has voiced support for Common Core in the past, recent comments from Kasich may suggest he’s not entirely familiar with issues he supports. At a New Hampshire Republican Party’s Presidential Town Hall on January 23, 2016, a young public school student asked Kasich for his reasons for […]

EXCLUSIVE: Marco Rubio Chats Homeschooling, Parental Rights with HSLDA

  Note: HSLDA has reached out to many of the presidential campaigns for interviews. We will write about/post the interviews as they occur. HSLDA has not endorsed any 2016 presidential candidate. The 2016 presidential primary season is in full swing. Over a dozen candidates of all stripes: governors, senators, business leaders, and even an entertainer […]

Carly Fiorina Goes After Federal Education Programs

Common Core has offered American voters a rare look at an issue that doesn’t meet the normal party-line support or disapproval. Republican candidates Jeb Bush and John Kasich have joined Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in voicing support for Common Core. Carly Fiorina, keeping in step with the majority of her fellow Republican candidates, hasn’t […]