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Teachers’ Board Become Fifteenth Group To Drop ALEC

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 [.
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Seventeenth Group Drops ALEC

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

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

EBay Just Became The Latest Tech Company To Leave Conservative Group ALEC

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 days ago)

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

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Cuts Ties to ALEC

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

The national certifying body for teachers in the United States, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), participated in the Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) until April... Read Post


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