December 4, 2023


It's Your Education

Edelblut has long history undermining public education

In a the latest Harmony Watch belief piece, we summarized the quite a few techniques New Hampshire Schooling Commissioner Frank Edelblut has undermined our public training technique. His insurance policies have been excessive, and New Hampshire citizens ought to have to know much more about what has inspired Edelblut’s steps as commissioner, like his specious accusations versus classroom instructors.

Perhaps Edelblut’s radical coverage choices are greatest explained by his decade-extended affiliation with Patrick Henry University (PHC), to start with as a board member for fundraising and then as chair of PHC’s Organization Activity Force.

New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut, left, and state Board of Education member Sally Griffin take part in a board meeting at Oyster River Middle School Thursday, May 12, 2022.

PHC is a four-calendar year college or university intended for home-schooled students steeped in fundamentalist Christian considered, and it was begun by Michael Farris in 2000 as “a ahead base camp in the society war.” Farris started his vocation opposing the Equal Rights Modification and defending sodomy legal guidelines. Farris is at the moment president of Alliance Defending Flexibility (ADF), a group designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group.