Today there are about 150 college centers or institutions devoted to promoting conservative or free market ideas to America’s undergraduates.
Rather than abolishing harmful and unconstitutional federal involvement in education, Congress is considering passage of the “Student Success Act” that would, among other provisions, re-authorize much of the No Child Left Behind and Elementary and Secondary Education boondoggles until 2021. While some conservative organizations have highlighted portions of the legislation that would supposedly diminish the giant Washington, D.C., boot print on government schools, critics are warning that other elements of the bill essentially represent a further takeover of education by the federal government. Several other education-related bills that would not end unconstitutional federal involvement into state and local education are also being considered by lawmakers.
School administrators have to worry about a lot of things, including drugs or weapons kids might bring to school, but what concerns the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) is the recent distribution of Bibles to fifth-grade students in multiple school districts in Oklahoma.