Libertarian and Anti-Public School Advocacy Organizations


Freedomworks (national)

posted Apr 4, 2012, 2:13 AM by Bill Duncan   [ updated Apr 4, 2012, 2:15 AM ]

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Founded in 1984, FreedomWorks is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has hundreds of thousands of grassroots volunteers nationwide. The organization is chaired by former U.S. House Majority Leader Dick Armey and the President is Matt Kibbe.

FreedomWorks members know that government goes to those who show up, and are leading the fight for lower taxes, less government, and more freedom. Join us!

Fordham Institute (school choice advocates)

posted Apr 3, 2012, 3:24 AM by Bill Duncan   [ updated Apr 3, 2012, 3:26 AM ]

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"Too many American children receive an inferior education because too many U.S. schools and school systems are dysfunctional or ineffective. This situation is most dire for our neediest children, who lack high-quality education options, receive dumbed-down curricula and weak instruction, and whose school systems are too often held hostage by adult interest groups, including but not limited to teacher unions. Nor are affluent youngsters getting the education they require to succeed. As a result, U.S. students trail our international competitors and many are ill-prepared for college and career. Particularly galling is that these problems remain even though we spend more money per pupil than almost every other country.

"In order for young Americans to succeed in college and the workforce, to participate knowledgeably in our democracy, and for our nation to maintain its leadership, prosperity, and security in the world, these problems must be solved. While the U.S. has made modest progress in some areas since being declared a “nation at risk,” we have a long way to go to create an education system worthy of our great country."

Excellent Education for Everyone (NJ)

posted Mar 14, 2012, 2:05 PM by Bill Duncan

The Heartland Institute

posted Feb 4, 2012, 10:50 AM by Bill Duncan   [ updated Feb 8, 2012, 4:48 AM ]

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The Heartland Institute’s president was quoted in 1997 as saying, “[W]e see vouchers as a major step toward the complete privatization of schooling. In fact, after careful study, we have come to the conclusion that they are the only way to dismantle the current socialist regime.”

The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice

posted Feb 1, 2012, 1:25 AM by Bill Duncan

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This is the mother ship

Citizens for Public Education

posted Jan 25, 2012, 11:11 AM by Bill Duncan

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Same mission as DNHPE, but in MA

The Coalition Communities

posted Jan 22, 2012, 2:11 AM by Bill Duncan   [ updated Jan 22, 2012, 2:12 AM ]

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Pat Remnick, Coordinator

Advocate against donor towns

ParentalRights

posted Jan 21, 2012, 7:32 PM by Bill Duncan

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PROPOSED PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

SECTION 1

The liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right.

SECTION 2

Neither the United States nor any state shall infringe upon this right without demonstrating that its governmental interest as applied to the person is of the highest order and not otherwise served.

SECTION 3

No treaty may be adopted nor shall any source of international law be employed to supersede, modify, interpret, or apply to the rights guaranteed by this article.

The National Education Access Network

posted Jan 18, 2012, 11:26 AM by Bill Duncan

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The National network of Adequate educational funding advocates

Cornerstone Action

posted Jan 18, 2012, 9:45 AM by Bill Duncan

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Libertarian policy advocacy

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