Presidential candidate Donald Trump mentioned homeschooling for the first time at the Family Research Council’s annual Values Voter Summit last weekend. In the middle of a discussion on education and school choice, Trump said, “School choice means that parents can homeschool their children. 100%.” (You can watch the video below, with Mr. Trump’s remarks around the […]
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 […]
Note: HSLDA has reached out to all of the major presidential campaigns for interviews. We will post and analyze the interviews as they occur. HSLDA has not endorsed any 2016 presidential candidate. In the third interview in our series of conversations with presidential candidates, HSLDA Chairman Mike Farris spoke with retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson […]
Note: HSLDA has reached out to all of the major presidential campaigns for interviews. We will post and analyze the interviews as they occur. HSLDA has not endorsed any 2016 presidential candidate. In the next interview in our series of conversations with presidential candidates, HSLDA Chairman Mike Farris spoke with Texas Senator Ted Cruz, to […]
Recently, presidential candidate Donald Trump sat down with Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace to talk about his stance on the debt limit, foreign policy, and Federal spending. When asked about Common Core, here is what he said: Wallace: Would you cut services? Would you cut departments? TRUMP: I’m not cutting services, but I’m cutting […]
Presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee had some great thoughts on education at an Iowa homeschool meet and greet >> Caffeinated Thoughts: Mike Huckabee: Education is a Mom and Dad Decision —Andrew Mullins Photo Credit: Image by Gage Skidmore.
At a recent town hall in New Hampshire, Marco Rubio had this to say about the Common Core and the federal role in Education: Questioner: “I have four children in middle school and high school. And my question is, as president, what will you do to put education back in the hands of parents and […]
In a recent summit hosted by education nonprofit The Seventy Four, several presidential candidates were given the opportunity to elaborate on the details of their education policies. Needless to say, this gave us a goldmine of interesting quotes from some of the candidates—and we’ve just finished prospecting. (We covered the Common Core and Pre-K quotes […]
Every week leading up to the 2016 Primary Season, HSLDA will post a profile for one of the 2016 Presidential candidates on Homeschooling Now, highlighting where each stands on the Common Core State Standards Initiative. For more information on the Common Core, check out our free resources at HSLDA.org/CommonCore. CARLY FIORINA BACKGROUND: CEO of Hewlett-Packard (1999-2005) […]
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