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The following is a list of ‘Educational Organizations & Resources’. Please let us know if we missed anyone at ed@utahstandardnews.com

 Organizations          Resources          Blogs

ORGANIZATIONS:

AbleChild: – Parents for Label and Drug Free Education    Fighting drugging and labeling of children

Alliance for the Separation of School & State – “This site stands as a legacy to Marshall Fritz, founder of the organization and pioneer in the field of modern freedom in education.”

American Council on Education – ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association.

Answers in Genesis – An apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith

Bible in the Schools – Public School Bible Study Committee

Christian Educators Association – To Encourage, Equip, and Empower Educators according to Biblical Principles

Claremont Institute – Organization dedicated to the study of Statesmanship and political philosophy

Collegiate Network – Links to dozens of conservative student newspapers

Day Cares Don’t Care – Educating parents about the dangers of daycare, pre-school, government care, etc.

Eagle Forum Collegians – Eagle Forum’s campus organization

Education Liberty Watch – Education Liberty Watch supports knowledge-based education that promotes the American Creed, free enterprise, limited government, and the primacy of parental rights.

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education – Working to restore individual liberty and responsibility to universities

Gateways to Better Education – Addressing the confusion in schools regarding church & state

Home School Association of California – “The HomeSchool Association of California has been around since 1987We hold to the belief that homeschooling families are the ones best able to make their own educational choices. We are a non-profit volunteer organization.”

Home School Foundation – “ The Home School Foundation is the charitable arm of the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) and is dedicated to bringing hope and tangible help to homeschoolers in need. The Foundation is a 501c(3) charitable organization, approved by the ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), and has a variety funds which provided nearly 1 million dollars in assistance and related expenses to homeschooling families last year..”

Home School Legal Defense Association – A non-profit advocacy organization. They defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.

Institute for Creation Research – “ Equipping believers with evidence of the Bible’s accuracy and authority through scientific research”

Institute in Basic Life Principles – Home of the ATIA homeschooling program

Intercollegiate Studies Institute – Inspiring college students to discover, embrace, and advance the principles and virtues that make America free and prosperous.

Leadership Institute – Training conservatives for leadership

Manhattan Institute: Center for the American University – “The mission of the Manhattan Institute’s Center for the American University (CAU) is to draw attention to the condition of the contemporary university. The CAU highlights the major challenges facing today’s universities, including rising costs, the lack of intellectual pluralism, and the failure to provide students with a substantive education. “

Minding the Campus – “ A conversation about America’s Universities is needed”

NATHHAN National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network – Encouraging homeschooling families with special needs children, in ways that glorify the Lord Jesus Christ and equipping parents to confidently homeschool their children with special needs or disabilities.

National Assoc. of Christian Educators – Promote Christian education and provide assistance to schools in their ministries

National Association of Scholars – “NAS is a network of scholars and citizens united by our commitment to academic freedom, disinterested scholarship, and excellence in American higher education. “

National Center for Constitutional Studies – “To restore the U.S. Constitution in accordance with the intent of America’s Founders.”

NHERI – National Home Education Research Institute

Rescue Your Child – The government (public) schools, particularly those in California, are getting worse all the time. This site presents alternative choices to parents for rescuing their children.

Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools – “We are committed to programs that encourage and support excellence in Christian education, a biblical worldview in curriculum and admissions policies that make Christian education available to all students regardless of race, national or ethnic origin.”

The Center for Education Reform – Accelerate the growth of the education reform movement

The Collegiate Network – For more than 30 years, the Collegiate Network has supported independent college newspapers, magazines and journals that serve to focus public awareness on the politicization of American college and university classrooms, curricula, student life, and the resulting decline of educational standards.

The Fund for American Studies – “The Fund for American Studies offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals.

The National Academy for Child Development – “Designs very specific home educational and therapeutic programs for infants, children and adults given the labels including; Learning Disabled, Dyslexic, Distractible, ADD, ADHD, Hyperactive, Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Tourettes Syndrome, Rhetts Syndrome, Fragile X, Developmentally Delayed, PDD, Autistic, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injured, Comatose, Retarded, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Normal, Accelerated, and Gifted.”

Truth in American Education – “TAE Advocates was formed to share information, network with other individuals and groups with similar concerns, identify initiatives that are unnecessarily disruptive, experimental, and without fact-based support, and develop positions related to these issues in the educational interest of our school children

Young America’s Foundation – The Voice of Freedom on Campus – featuring great conservative speakers

Young Americans for Liberty – Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) is the largest, most active, and fastest-growing pro-liberty organization on America’s college campuses. With more than 570 YAL chapters and 204,000 youth activists nationwide, YAL seeks to identify, educate, train, and mobilize young people committed to winning on principle.

RESOURCES:

Discover Christian Schools – Discover Christian Schools (DCS) exists to coordinate the message that Christian school is the best option for Christian parents and to provide resources to those parents who are making that decision.

Eagle Forum’s “Modern Education” Glossary – What do “Values Clarification,” “School-to-Work,” etc. really mean?

Eclectic Homeschool Online – Just starting homeschooling or thinking about it, the resources here should help you make your way through the huge array of curriculum and resources available to you.

Education Reporter at the Eagle Forum – How our schools are betraying and drugging our children

Exodus Mandate – Exodus Mandate is a Christian ministry to encourage and assist Christian families to leave Pharaoh’s school system (i.e. government schools) for the Promised Land of Christian schools or home schooling.

Home School World – Find out which products homeschoolers love best, in dozens of academic and age categories.

Homeschool Central – This is a list of resources and organizations that serve the homeschool community.

Homeschool.com – “Homeschool.com has been in business for over 14 years helping homeschooling families like you get the information they need about the different curriculum, products and services offered to the homeschooling community.”

HSLDA Groups – A source for State & National groups

Issues in Education – “At Issues in Education children are our #1 priority. Children are our future.
Their education is not a side issue with us.”

Jews For The Preservation of Firearms Ownership – Great Educational Information

K12 Online Homeschooling – K12 provides online education options for students in grades K–12.

Liberty Fund – Liberty Fund, Inc. is a private, educational foundation established to encourage the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals.

Liberty Tree – Conservative books and products from the Independent Institute

Mathematically Correct – This web site is devoted to the concerns raised by parents and scientists
about the invasion of our schools by the New-New Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education.

Right Reason – “Links by State to the Face Book pages and web sites for groups of concerned parents and citizens against the Common Core curriculum.”

Rutherford Institute – Parents’ Rights

Wall Builders – Presenting America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on the moral, religious, and constitutional foundation

Truth in American Education – Related Websites

BLOGS:

EduWonk – Eduwonk is a blog written by Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner at Bellwether Education Partners. The blog focuses mostly on education policy and politics

Joanne Jacobs – Linking and Thinking on Education

Right on the Left Coast – Views from a Conservative Teacher

Diane Ravitch’s blog – “A site to discuss better education for all.”

What is Common Core – This site is written by Utahan Christel Lane Swasey