Kyle Olson

In a school district with a woeful 54 percent graduation rate and 8th grade proficiency in reading and math hovering around 20 percent, taking two weeks to address the political grievances of activist teachers may not be the wisest use of classroom time.

But who cares? Students may not learn how to read or calculate a budget, but they’ll sure know who to “blame” for the school closings.

Kyle Olson

Kyle is founder of Education Action Group and, a news service dedicated to education reform and school spending research, reporting, analysis and commentary.

He is co-author of Glenn Beck’s “Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education,” available at

Kyle is a contributor to

He has made appearances on the Fox News Channel, The Blaze, Fox Business Network, NPR and MSNBC. Kyle has given scores of interviews on talk radio programs coast to coast.

Kyle likes talking about his family, as well as his favorite music. Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler, Neil Young and Johnny Cash are at the top of the list. He has attended 25 Bob Dylan shows.

Kyle can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.