Lehigh Valley Project 9-12 Tea Party Group

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Welcome to the Education Reform Action Committee

educationEvery day parents are losing control over how their children are being educated. And, even though the average spending per student has been steadily increasing, student performance continues to decline.  What's the solution?  School Choice?  Vouchers?  Throwing more money at the problem?  Are we getting the best bang for our public education buck?

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What do you know about Common Core?

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What do you know about the new State Standards and Keystone Tests?



  • Potential cost to taxpayers

  • Federal takeover of what students learn

  • Loss of parent, teacher, and school board control over curriculum

  • The way this change affects all public, private, & homeschooled children

  • Enormous collection of data from infancy to infinity


Community Awareness Presentation

Question & Answer Session


June 3, 2013;   7-9pm

Hope Community Church

7974 Claussville Rd. Fogelsville, PA

Guest Speaker: Dr. Peg Luksick

Chairman, Founded on Truth (foundedontruth.com)

Advisor to President Reagan on Education Reform

Consultant for U.S. Department of Education



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Theresa: 610-433-3461


Links Related to Education Reform Workshop Speakers

  • Ed Inghrim (Saucon Valley School Board Director) – Two separate sessions on Teacher Contracts and Pensions

Saucon Valley teacher contract negotiations start back up

PA, not school districts, must fix pension, funding prolems

School Board Ponder Random Drug Testing


  • Simon Campbell (Pennsbury School Board Director) - “How did we get here (current state of education)”

Simon Campell debates AFL-CIO on “Right to Work” in PA

Simon Campell signs release agreeing not to sue Pennsury over public comment audio tapes

Stop Teacher strikes in PA


  • Eric Adams (Concerned citizen and parent.) – Curriculum

Morning Call Newsmaker Q&A: Eric Adams

Community questions motive behind call to ban “Nickel and Dimed” from school reading list


  • Presentations by citizen watchdogs on school district accountability

Jim Laverty, President of Concerned Citizens of Bethlehem Area School District


  • Janice Bowman (Allentown, PA Citizen Watchdog) – Review of her work in Allentown

Janice Bowman discusses sexual assault inside Allentown School District on the Bobby Gunther Walsh radio show


  • Priya Abraham (Commonwealth Foundation) – The PA Sunshine and Right to Know laws: What are they? How do I use them? Examples of implementation & links/people to reference for specific advice.

Priya Abraham is a Senior Policy Analyst for the Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives.

Research articles published by Priya



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