Kyle Olson

Posted April 24, 2014

Some parents have had quite enough of the crazy, convoluted and sometimes error-filled Common Core math worksheets.

Posted April 22, 2014

In Chicago, what’s happening in the community is not good. The city has been plagued in recent years with a frightening increase in shootings, including many incidents that involve school-aged children. Somehow Karen Lewis, the president of the Chicago Teachers Union, finds that funny.

Posted April 18, 2014

What happened to “liberty”? You know, a word that actually appears in the Declaration of Independence? It’s a word that means more than just about any other word in our national history. It refers to personal freedom, and the right of citizens to live their lives without the intrusion of tyrannical government.

Posted December 18, 2013

There’s nothing like a little fear mongering to go with a heaping helping of government school protectionism.

Posted December 17, 2013

Are government employee unions any less of a leech on society than corporations?

Posted October 11, 2013

Every day our staff at EAGnews wrestles with the following questions: “What are our children being taught in school?” and “How is the information they’re learning going to change America?” Those are important questions to ask, particularly since government schools in more than 40 states will soon be teaching students a curriculum that’s aligned to the new Common Core national standards.

Posted October 03, 2013

Robert Small, Baltimore parent, tried to warn us that Common Core would be a disaster in Baltimore County. Superintendent Dallas Dance wouldn’t admit it at the time, but he obviously understood the same fact. Dance said, “We are building the plane as we fly it."

Posted September 25, 2013

This week’s shocking story from Maryland shows the wheels are falling off the Common Core cart.

Posted August 22, 2013

The radical attack group Media Matters obviously didn’t get a copy of the White House Common Core talking points.

Posted August 06, 2013

When Los Angeles school lunch bureaucrats realized their new menu of sushi and broccoli and beef with brown rice was roundly rejected by students last year, their attitude was try, try again.

Posted July 30, 2013

For years, Buffalo taxpayers have been picking up the tab for elective cosmetic surgical procedures for school employees, due to a bizarre provision in the teachers union contract.

Posted July 29, 2013

Government school apologists are appealing to a global power -- none other than the United Nations, in fact -- in their effort to stop Mayor Rahm Emanuel from closing 49 elementary schools in Chicago.

Posted July 26, 2013

Chicago schools seem to be on a financial death spiral, and increased spending will do nothing to delay the day of reckoning. Will CPS turn out to be the next Detroit?

Posted July 24, 2013

Is this all the civil rights movement has to fight over now?

Posted July 23, 2013

Newly released emails from former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels show he was on a mission to remove the late leftist “historian” Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States from Indiana schools.

Posted July 16, 2013

You’ve got to hand it to the teachers unions. They will embrace any topic to try to distract the public from the miserable condition of the government education system.

Posted July 11, 2013

If the goal of the federal school lunch overhaul is to improve outcomes for children, somebody should tell its chief cheerleader -- First Lady Michelle Obama -- that it’s actually backfiring.

Posted July 10, 2013

At a kickoff event for yet another public relations campaign at its national convention last week, the National Education Association played “Wobble” by V.I.C.

Posted July 09, 2013

As schools continue to grapple with the school lunch menu overhaul pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama, some are realizing their headache isn’t just from a lack of food.

Posted July 05, 2013

Students in at least one school district will be saved from Michelle Obama’s “restrictive” federal school lunch takeover.