Emmett McGroarty is director of the education initiative at the American
Principles Project, and he leads its effort to defend parental rights and to fight attempts to exclude parents from having a say in what their children learn and who teaches it to them. On these issues, he has helped
craft legislation for, and testified before, legislatures in several states. Mr. McGroarty and his colleague, Jane Robbins authored the primer, Controlling Education from the Top: Why Common Core Is Bad for America, published by Pioneer Institute. His other written works have been published by, among others, Crisis Magazine, Daily Caller, New York Post, Public Discourse, The Blaze, The Examiner, Townhall Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and USA Today. He is one of four founders of truthinamericaneducation.com, a nationwide information-sharing network of individuals and organizations that sheds light on the Common Core system. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and Fordham School of Law.