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The Georgia state constitution preamble states: “We the people of Georgia, relying upon the protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution.”

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Georgia News and Headlines

Common Core Update for Georgia – Action Item Included8/18/2014

Over two and half years ago, a groundswell of support began growing all across this state to withdraw Georgia from the Common Core standards, national tests and the intrusive data-tracking system. This past March, the state legislature failed to pass SB 167, and, as a result, Georgia continues to align itself with the national standards […]  READ MORE

Tanya Ditty speaks out on the new APUSH Framework8/14/2014

CWA of Georgia State Director speaks to the Atlanta Journal Constitution on the new APUSH Curriculum Framework: Georgia Republicans duck sequel to the fight over Common Core  READ MORE

Resources and Action Items: New AP (anti) U.S. History Curriculum Framework8/12/2014

Resources and action items for the new AP (anti)U.S. History Curriculum Framework Without state pushback, this new APUSH Curriculum Framework will go into effect this fall (2014). Without state pushback, APUSH teachers may have to ignore their own state’s U.S. History standards if they hope to prepare their students for success on the new APUSH […]  READ MORE

AP U.S. History in Georgia – Resources and Action Items8/4/2014

Update August 14, 2014 State Director, Tanya Ditty, speaks out on the new APUSH Curriculum Framework: Georgia Republicans duck sequel to the fight over Common Core, Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 14, 2014 State School Board Update: Tanya Ditty, Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Georgia State Director, testified at the SBOE meeting along with Jane […]  READ MORE

Nationwide Conference Call Alert: Rollout of the New AP (anti)U.S. History Curriculum Framework7/28/2014

Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) in partnership with American Principles in Action hosted a nationwide conference call concerning the rollout of the new Advanced Placement U.S. History Curriculum Framework (APUSH) and exam. Click here to access the archived recording of the conference call, action items and resources. Thanks to each of you […]  READ MORE

House Study Committee on the Role of Federal Government in Education to Meet August 30.7/27/2014

In March of this year, the Georgia House of Representatives passed H.R. 550. The resolution creates a House Study Committee on the Role of Federal Government in Education.  Speaker David Ralston recently sent out this press release on the formation of the committee. The study committee holds its first meeting on Wednesday, August 30, 2014 from 1:30 […]  READ MORE

Georgia Students Shackled to Five Year Common Core Test6/12/2014

Over the past two years, CWA of Georgia has fought tirelessly alongside other activists in the state to rid Georgia of the Common Core Standards. Even though the state legislature refused to pass legislation to halt the implementation of the Common Core Standards, the groundswell of opposition to this federal overreach into our state education […]  READ MORE

Legislative Wrap Up: Common Core, Religious Freedom and More3/24/2014

Legislative Wrap Up: Common Core, Religious Freedom, Life, Support for Israel The fast-paced 2014 Georgia legislative session came to a close on March 20. The 40-day session opened on January 13, and State Director Tanya Ditty represented your interests as a volunteer lobbyist with a physical presence at the State Capitol 38 of the 40 […]  READ MORE

Urgent! Common Core – Bad House Bill Resurfaces in Georgia3/16/2014

Immediate calls/e-mails needed to   Speaker David Ralston  Phone: 404-656-5020 E-mail (david.ralston@house.ga.gov)   With only two days left in the legislative session, it appears that an attempt will be made in the House to “salvage” parts of SB 167, which was killed in the House Education Committee last week. The apparent plan is to strip […]  READ MORE

Religious Freedom Rally at Georgia State Capitol- Your Presence is Needed3/15/2014

Please join Concerned Women for America of Georgia at the Religious Freedom Rally this coming Wednesday, March 19, at the State Capitol. Your presence is needed to show support for SB 377, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This legislation (SB 377) is needed in our state in order to protect our churches and businesses from […]  READ MORE

Georgia House Ed Committee Strikes Down SB 1673/13/2014

The House Education Committee held its hearing on SB 167 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The committee voted on a new Senate substitute bill that was similar to the version that had passed out of the Senate last week. Unfortunately, the bill failed to pass by a vote of 13-5. SB 167 was like watching […]  READ MORE

CWA of Georgia No Longer Supports SB 1673/11/2014

Press conference information updated 3-11-14 Conference Call Alert: Tuesday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m. The House Education Committee today released a potential substitute bill for SB 167 in advance of its upcoming Wednesday committee meeting. Sen. Ligon has indicated to Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Georgia and American Principles in Action (APIA) that he […]  READ MORE

GA Common Core Update – SB 167 Moves Forward – Hearing This Wednesday, March 53/3/2014

SB 167 now moves to the Georgia House of Representatives. The House Education Committee will hold a hearing on the bill this Wednesday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. in room 606 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building. If at all possible, we need everyone to attend the hearing. Rep. Brooks Coleman and Rep. Mike Dudgeon, […]  READ MORE

Action Needed: Georgia needs to pass Religious Freedom Preservation Act2/28/2014

Time sensitive alert. Supporting religious freedom should be paramount because it’s a fundamental right every American enjoys and must not be infringed. SB 377, the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act, introduced by Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) is a bill to guarantee the free exercise of religion in Georgia without interference from the government.  One of […]  READ MORE

SB 167 passes out of Senate and now heads to the House!2/26/2014

SB 167 passed out of the Senate today 34-16. The bill now moves on to the House Education Committee, and is expected to be heard in committee on Wednesday, March 5. Here is one paragraph from Sen. Ligon’s press release. “Passage of this bill today represents the hard work of many people over the course […]  READ MORE

Common Core victory in Georgia! Next step2/21/2014

SB 167, the pro-student, pro-parent, pro-taxpayer Common Core bill cleared a major hurdle today and was voted unanimously out of the Senate and Youth Education Committee. The committee room was packed full of supporters who listened to Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) present the bill to the committee. Sen. Lindsey Tippins, committee chairman, allowed for testimony […]  READ MORE

It’s official! Georgia Common Core bill to be heard this Thursday, February 202/19/2014

SB 167, the Common Core legislation will be heard in the Senate and Youth Education Committee on Thursday, February 20. The hearing will take place in Room 307 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building (CLOB) at 1:00 p.m. The CLOB is located directly across the street from the State Capitol. Plan to attend the hearing. […]  READ MORE

SB 167, Common Core legislation will not be heard Feb. 182/18/2014

SB 167, the Common Core legislation will not be heard in the Senate and Youth Education Committee on Tuesday, February 18. Another alert will be sent when SB 167 is scheduled for a hearing. We knew there would be many people opposing the passage of this bill. Please pray for Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick), sponsor […]  READ MORE

Warning! Georgia House Leaders Attempting to Rebrand Common Core2/14/2014

There are deceitful efforts underway at the State Capitol to rebrand the “Common Core” national school standards. Pairing up once again against the children of Georgia and leading the rebranding charge are State Rep. Mike Dudgeon (R-Johns Creek) and State Rep. Brooks Coleman (R-Duluth). They have sponsored HB 897, an omnibus bill that has hidden […]  READ MORE

Update! Georgia Common Core bill to be heard this Thursday, Feb. 132/10/2014

Update on SB 167 and SB 203:SB 167 (Student Right to Privacy Act) and SB 203 (An Act to Restore Educational Authority to Georgia Citizens) have been combined into one bill, SB 167, entitled An Act to Restore Educational Authority to Georgia Citizens and Ensure Student Right to Privacy. SB 167 was expected to be […]  READ MORE

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