Jefferson quoted in his Bill for Religious Freedom '...and finally, that truth is great and will prevail if left to herself; that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict unless by human interposition disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate.'
January 29-30 Time for Truth (Starts 9am Fri and 8am Sat)
PLEASE Turn in comments/questions for Pres Candidates Town Hall-Now thru Friday Night (Jan 29th) on twitter #AboutTheChild and fb page About The Child. If you want to call in as part of Livestream for Saturday to share your testimony during Pres Candidates Town Hall--please email us at itsaboutthechild.com and give your phone number for us to schedule you. Lineup below maybe subject to change.
Friday: A-Z on Transformation of Education Morning 9:00-9:45am Duke Pesta - Education History and Today 9:45-10:30am Daisy Whisenant, Don Clark, Steve White--Teachers Voices 10:30-10:45am Coffee Break 11:00-11:45 Linda Murphy - Nat'l. Plans for Workforce Attitudes and Behavior
Afternoon 1:00-1:45pm Dr. Sherry Furlow - Child's Health & Schools 1:45-2:30pm Dr. Peg Luksik - Data, Tests, Assessments 2:30-3:15pm Alice Linahan - Grassroots Empowerment 3:15-4:00pm Patrick Huff - Set UP To Fail Testimonies
Evening 5:30-6:15pm Dr. Duke Pesta - Changing A Culture Through Mind of A Child 6:15-7:00pm Joan Landes - Mental Health Aspects Parents Must Know 7:00-7:30pm Mike Parson - Honor 7:30-8:15pm Peg Luksik - The Big Picture 8:15-9:00pm Col. John Eidsmoe on Constitution
Saturday: Solutions & Forming A Grassroots TSUNAMI Please submit questions or comments to #aboutthechild on Twitter or on About The Child facebook page. We will read questions after every half hour in Sat morning from 8-11.
8:00 Daisy Whisenant & Don Clark - Teacher Support 8:10 Peg Luksik - Founded on Truth 8:20 Alice Linahan - Can I SEE 8:30-8:50 Q&A 8:50 Jason Hoyt - Consent of The Governed 9:00 Neil Mammen - Church Involvement 9:10 Sherry Furlow - Improving Your Child's Health 9:20-9:40 Q&A 9:40-10:00 Coffee Break 10:00 Duke Pesta - Freedom Project Education 10:10 Joan Landes - Activism that Bears Fruit 10:20 Gerald Egolf - Replacing With Better Standards 10:30 Linda Murphy - Fight for State's Rights and Local Control 10:40-11:00 Q&A
Afternoon 1:00-1:30pm Presentation Ruth Bryant White 1:30pm Dr. Karen Effrem - Every Student Succeeds Act
2pm-4pm Presidential Town Hall-Emcee Dr. Duke Pesta, Alice Linahan & Troy Towns 2:05pm-Col. John Eidsmoe - Charge For The Candidates
Evening 5:30-6:15pm Joan Landes -When Children Hurt 6:15-7:00pm Christel Swasey - A Mother's Heart 7:00-7:30pm Angelique Clark - Youth With Truth 7:30-8:05pm Neil Mammen - Jesus and Politics 8:05-8:40pm Troy Towns-Nation United To Fight For The Child Prayer for Restoration (Moving it up from Sun am to Sat pm)
At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, Ben Franklin was asked- “Well Doctor what have we got, a republic or a monarchy.” Franklin replied, “A republic . . . if you can keep it."