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1. Claims About Frank Riggs' "Environmental Record" Are Flatly Wrong and Very Misleading

At a recent Legislative District meeting, an opponent of Frank Riggs, who is also running for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, asserted that two bills co-sponsored by former Congressman Riggs "...crippled the logging industry" and "crippled the fishing industry."  The fact is that Congressman Riggs did exactly the opposite!  His bills helped those industries!  He was one of the strongest supporters in Congress of the resource-based industries and private property rights.  Because of his opposition to the extreme environmental movement, eco-terrorists targeted Riggs and even rampaged through his office vandalizing it and dragging in a tree stump and chaining themselves to it.

Here is the Truth, as stated by Candidate Riggs: 

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Tags: Education, Schools, Frank Riggs, State Board of Education
2. Frank Riggs to Speak October 21 in Globe

Please plan on attending the Saturday, October 21 meeting of the Cobre Valley Republican Club.  The featured guest speaker is Frank Riggs, candidate for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction.  The meeting begins at 9:30 am at 424 N. Broad Street in Globe, Arizona.  Everyone is welcome!

Frank Riggs has served country and community as an Army veteran and former police officer.  An education leader who gets results, he's been called “the most qualified candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction in Arizona History.”  

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Tags: Education, Schools, State Board of Education
3. Payson Community Educational Presentation: Human Trafficking

"Every 30 seconds, someone is trafficked"  

Human trafficking: "People don’t think it happens here"  Andrea Kadar, Verde Valley Coalition Against Human Trafficking 

Please attend this important event on Wednesday, September 20, to hear the facts about human trafficking, including in northern Arizona.  

Guest speakers will include Andrea Kadar of the Verde Valley Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Payson Chief of Police Don Engler, and Marlene Hetrick, Local Pastor and Secretary of the Payson TEA Party

Please note:  No one under the age of 13 will be admitted due to graphic content.

The presentation will begin at 6:00 pm in the Payson High School Auditorium, 301 S. McLane, Payson, Arizona.

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Tags: Abortion, Education, Families, Health Issues, Planned Parenthood
4. The First Time I Had Sex, by Tina Marie Griffin

Tina Marie Griffin writes"I talk a lot about the first time I had sex—for a VERY important reason.  The first time I had sex was on my wedding night when I was 29 years and 51 weeks old…"

This is the kind of very important article that you don't read much anymore.  That's because Ms. Griffin's message is about being God-Centered, not Self-Centered.  It's about respecting her body and cherishing her virginity and giving it as a gift to only one person – her husband.

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Tags: Christianity, Christian Persecution, Families, Education
5. Diane Douglas Underwater; Frank Riggs Swimming to the Top

According to a recent Capitol Times Yellow Sheet Report titled “Underwater is a Bad Place to Be,” Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is going to have an uphill battle to get reelected.  

A recent poll by GOP consultant Chris Baker shows incumbent Douglas with ratings of 15 percent favorability and a whopping 47 percent unfavorability.  Another 38 percent had no opinion. “I think Diane Douglas has probably reached the point of no return,” Baker told the Capitol Times reporter.

As stated in the article, “the poll surveyed 500 self-described likely voters (all of whom have voted in at least one of the last two general elections) from June 14-15, with a partisan breakdown of 35 percent Republicans, 31 percent Democrats and 33 percent independents. Of those 500 voters, 70 percent were contacted on landlines via autodial, while 30 percent were interviewed by live callers on their cell phones. The poll had a margin of error of plus-minus 4.9 percent.”

This is what happens when a novice takes office with no business or executive experience. 

Arizona needs a strong, tested and proven Superintendent with the right combination of executive experience, managerial skills, knowledge of education policies and practices, integrity, and judgment to lead our state's K-12 schools!  That person is Frank Riggs.  

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Tags: Education, Frank Riggs, Arizona Constitution, Schools, State Board of Education
6. Pro Life: The Tide is Turning, The Truth is Winning

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Tags: Pro Life, Abortion, Education, Schools
7. Frank Riggs for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction

Yes, I'm supporting Frank Riggs for Arizona's next Superintendent of Public Instruction, and I'm downright enthusiastic about it.   Why?  Without a doubt, he's the most qualified.  Also, he puts Students first, not the institution of public education.  He respects and welcomes dialogue with Parents, not paid, self-interested lobbyists. He is a proven education leader for school choice, local control, and quality education.  He believes that quality education means focusing on classroom teaching and learning, and on recruiting and retaining the very best teachers for Arizona’s kids.  He has promised to advocate and work tirelessly for a high-quality education to help every child reach their full potential, regardless of where they live or their socio-economic circumstances. He also intends to make the Arizona Department of Education fully transparent, responsive, and accountable to parents, educators and taxpayers.  

Please take a look at his website, and you'll see that not only does he "say" all the right things, but he has also "done" all the right things.  

Frank Riggs has earned the endorsements of leaders and parents who want the education of Arizona's children to be the First Priority! See below for some of their statements about Frank Riggs, and then read his record of leadership, and you'll know why these dedicated people are fighting for Frank Riggs as Arizona's next Superintendent of Public Instruction:

Jared Taylor has stated this about Frank Riggs:  "Frank Riggs is the most qualified candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction in Arizona’s history.”  Not only is Mr. Taylor an anti-Common Core constitutional conservative serving as a Member of the State Board of Education and Gilbert Town Councilmanhe is also the business manager for Heritage Academy.  One of the missions of this charter school is to ensure that its students learn about the lives, beliefs, and accomplishments of the heroes of America – our founding fathers and mothers – and to better understand the values and principles which governed their lives and upon which they built the American nation. 

Mr. Taylor is a leader of the Mommy Lobby, with whom I have been privileged to work for the last 6 years, focusing on defeating The Common Core Machine in Arizona.  

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Tags: Education, Common Core, Frank Riggs
8. ALERT: Contact AZ House to Say NO to SB1314

Please take action on the SB1314 'Student Data Privacy' Bill.   As written, it is not a good Bill.  Members of the Mommy Lobby are working with House Education Committee members to get an amendment to get our 3 concerns addressed. 

Right now, we OPPOSE SB1314 as written.

SB1314 will be heard in the House Education Committee Monday, March 6 at 2pm.  Click HERE to see the agenda.  

HERE ARE THE 3 MAIN OBJECTIONS TO SB1314

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Tags: Arizona Legislature, Common Core, Education
9. Legislation Co-Authored by Frank Riggs might help to Overturn Onerous Education Regulations

 

Did you know that the new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has cited a piece of legislation co-authored by  Frank Riggs, as the reason that recently enacted federal education regulations under the "Every Student Succeeds Act" could be nullified?  

Frosty Taylor carried the following post in Sunday's MCRC Briefs.

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Tags: Common Core, Education, Frank Riggs
10. Arizona's Newest K-12 Math Standards No Different than Common Core

Superintendent Diane Douglas may have conned members of the state legislature, who have far more on their plate than to question her “repeal and replace” Common Core shell game.  She may also have successfully deceived the low information voters.  

But, no matter how much she rants, raves, and bullies, she didn’t succeed with the Mommy Lobby, members of the Arizona Standards Development Committee,  Arizonans Against Common CoreBreitbartItasca Small writing for the Arizona Daily IndependentSeeing Red Arizona, or various Stop Common Core facebook groups: Click HEREHEREHERE, and HERE

One of the mothers with the Mommy Lobby volunteered her time to do a 73-page comparison of the old Common Core K-12 Math Standards against Arizona’s Final “repealed and replaced” Draft.  

Judge for yourself.  You don’t need a college degree to figure it out.  Unless your definition of "repeal and replace" is "tweak," anyone who actually looks at the old versus the “new,” can see with their own eyes that the newest version is the same old, despised, age-inappropriate Common Core.

Diane Douglas, in so many words, is telling everyone:  "Who are you gonna believe?  Me, or your lyin' eyes"?

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Tags: Common Core, Education, Educational Malpractice, State Board of Education
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