The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) just became the fifteenth organization to disassociate itself with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the conservative group responsible for crafting model legislation on a number of contentious issues. In a press release, NBPTS — an organization that advocates for teacher certification as part of education policy [.
Scantron today became the seventeenth group to drop ALEC. The test-grading and online tutoring company told the Center for Media and Democracy that they cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council — a conservative group ... Read Post
The departure comes two months after a coalition of more than 80 organizations asked eBay to leave ALEC, citing the conservative group's "extreme agenda" that includes "denying the science of climate change, defunding public service... Read Post