Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
Latest posts by Jim Lakely (see all)
- PODCAST: Charlie Kirk and Brent Hamachek on Time for a Turning Point - February 14, 2017
- Yes, New York Times Commenter Maggie Mae, ‘The Heartland’ Matters - January 9, 2017
- The Year in Climate Realism: A Review of 2016 - January 6, 2017
On August 9 at the Smart Girl Summit in Indianapolis, Heartland Institute Research Fellow Joy Pullmann was featured in a panel discussion on Common Core, led by Diane Durdaller and also including Marcia Chambliss of Smart Girl Politics, and Rosa Leonetti. The title of the panel: “Common Core — What’s Happening to Our Schools?”
The panelists reviewed the recent history of America’s top-down education policy from the 70s through No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, and now Common Core. After this overview, they discussed activist strategies to slow down this national jump into yet another public/private partnership unanswerable to the taxpayers who fund it.
Watch it below: