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  • Lunchroom Lunacy: ISD cops investigate $2 bill spent on school lunch

    05/03/2016 7:46:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 75 replies
    ABC-13 ^ | Ted Oberg and Trent Seibert
    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- When you think of felony forgery your thoughts might turn to Al Capone or Bonnie and Clyde shooting it out with the Texas Rangers. Not for some local school cops. For one day, public enemy number one when it came to forgery was 13-year-old eighth grader Danesiah Neal at Fort Bend Independent School District's Christa McAuliffe Middle School. Now 14, Daneisha was hoping to eat that day's lunch of chicken tenders with her classmates using a $2 bill given to her by her grandmother when she was stopped by the long arm of the law. "I went...
  • Yearbook Prank Lands High School Student Felony Charge

    05/03/2016 4:11:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    KRQE ^ | 5/3
    An Arizona high school student is facing a felony charge after police say he exposed himself in a football team picture that ended up in the school yearbook. Mesa police say 19-year-old Hunter Osborn was arrested after they were alerted to the picture over the weekend. A police document says the Red Mountain High School team photo shows Osborn exposing his penis through the top of his waistband.
  • High school student exposes himself in team photo

    05/03/2016 4:41:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    wowktv.com ^ | May 3 2016 | wowk
    MESA, Ariz. (AP)- An Arizona high school student is facing a felony charge after police say he exposed himself in a football team picture that ended up in the school yearbook. Mesa police say 19-year-old Hunter Osborn was arrested after they were alerted to the picture over the weekend. A police document says the Red Mountain High School team photo shows Osborn exposing his penis through the top of his waistband.
  • Campus Experiment on Gender Ideology Shows Stunning Results

    04/22/2016 7:10:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    churchmilitant.com ^ | April 20, 2016 | Church Militant
    The Family Policy Institute of Washington tried an experiment on gender ideology at a college campus, and came back with surprising results. In a video published last week, the Institute shows journalist Joseph Backholm visiting the University of Washington campus and asking a number of students questions about gender and self-identity. Their answers reveal how deeply ingrained gender ideology has become in the mindset of today's college students. Starting with the simple question, "If I told you that I was a woman, what would you say?" Backholm received the almost unanimous response that he'd be accepted as a woman. He...
  • Cabell County (W Va) School Nurses now trained to administer Naloxone

    04/22/2016 7:00:07 AM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    wowktv.com ^ | April 22, 2016 | Eric Halperin
    The overdose reversing Naloxone is now in all Cabell County schools. The Huntington Office of Drug Control Policy asked the school system if they wanted the Naloxone for free. The Cabell County Huntington Health Department then trained the school nurses. Robin Yearout has been a school nurse for more than 25 years and is used to the things school nurses usually deal with. "Upper respiratory issues going on, allergies, seasonal allergies," she listed. When she first became a school nurse administering something like Naloxone was not something on her mind.
  • Student dies after being assaulted inside high school in Wilmington, Del.

    04/21/2016 4:36:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 96 replies
    6abc.com ^ | April 21, 2016 | abc.com
    WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- A 16-year-old student has died after she was assaulted by several other students inside a high school bathroom in Wilmington, Delaware. It happened at the Howard High School of Technology in the 400 block of East 12th Street on Thursday morning. At a vigil Thursday night, friends and classmates identified the girl as Amy Joyner, a sophomore. Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine her exact cause of death. No charges have been announced. Two girls and several witnesses are at the Wilmington Police Department being interviewed by detectives. Mayor Dennis Williams had...
  • Court overturns VA school's transgender bathroom rule

    04/20/2016 7:35:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    wowk.com ^ | April 20, 2016 | wowk
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A Virginia high school discriminated against a transgender teen by forbidding him from using the boys' restroom, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case that could have implications for a North Carolina law that critics say discriminates against LGBT people. The case of Gavin Grimm has been especially closely watched since North Carolina enacted a law last month that bans transgender people from using public restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. That law also bans cities from passing anti-discrimination ordinances, a response to an ordinance recently passed in Charlotte. In the Virginia case,...
  • Malloy Proposes Deep Cuts in School Funding, With 28 Districts Losing All Money

    04/18/2016 8:43:21 AM PDT · by matt04 · 21 replies
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal this week to eliminate education cost-sharing grants for 28 of the state's wealthiest school districts and to reduce funding significantly for many others was intensely criticized Wednesday by some school officials and key legislators. Malloy's plan calls for protecting the education funds in the state's 30 lowest-performing school districts. "To take a district like mine and completely eliminate the funding is entirely irresponsible," Madison Superintendent Thomas Scarice said. The district stands to lose $1.57 million. Taken together with the state's "countless unfunded mandates" for districts, Scarice said, Malloy's proposal is "nothing less than unspeakable."...
  • Californias school gap wider than thought

    04/17/2016 3:34:25 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 16, 2016 | Dan Walters
    For years, California politicians and educators who are sometimes the same have talked about the achievement gap that separates poor and English-learner students from more advantaged classmates.
  • 1 Student Flown from West Virginia High School After Fight

    04/15/2016 7:53:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    wowk.com ^ | April 14, 2016 | Lacey Palmer
    Marion County, WV - Two students were involved in a fight Friday morning at North Marion High School, according to Gary Price, the superintendent of Marion County schools. One student was hit in the head and was flown from the scene to the hospital.
  • Common Core Great for Homeschooling

    04/14/2016 6:45:49 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 22 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 13, 2016 | Spencer Irvine
    The Heritage Foundation published a special report with essays from several education experts, detailing the background and the effects of Common Core. Stanley Kurtz, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and William Estrada, director of federal relations at the Home School Legal Defense Association, highlighted the problems with Common Core. Estrada wrote, "Common Core is good for homeschooling. He pointed out in 2009, there were 850,000 homeschooled students in the U.S. By 2012, the Department of Education found that there were 1.8 million homeschooled students. As you can see, the growth in homeschooling tracks nicely with...
  • Middle School Teacher Seen Berating Student in Video

    04/13/2016 5:16:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    wowktv.com ^ | April 13, 2016 | wowk
    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV - An East Bank Middle School teacher is seen yelling at a student in a video secretly filmed by a different student. In the video the teacher says that the next time the student, opens their big stinking mouth I will write you up and send you to the office. Throughout the video the teacher references the student walking into his office without being invited, and the fact that the teacher is an adult and what he watches is his choice. The teacher also tells the class that the student threatened to blackmail him.
  • Ex-teacher in West Virginia sentenced for child sex abuse

    04/12/2016 8:15:06 AM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    wowktv.com ^ | April 12, 2016 | wowk
    BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - A former teacher at a Beckley music school has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a young student. The Register-Herald (http://bit.ly/22prKvl) reports 52-year-old Keith Janney was sentenced Monday in Raleigh County Circuit Court for sexual abuse by a parent, custodian, guardian or person of trust. Judge John Hutchison said Janney must serve at least 10 years before he is eligible for parole.
  • Court: Advisor who helped girl get abortion should keep job

    04/08/2016 7:05:47 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    wmur.com ^ | April 8, 2016 | wmur
    CONCORD, N.H. A school guidance counselor who helped a 15-year-old girl get judicial approval for an abortion without telling her parents shouldn't have lost her job, the state's highest court ruled Thursday. Demetria McKaig's contract at Farmington High School was not renewed in April 2013, four months after she blocked her principal from telling the girl's parents about the pregnancy. A majority of Supreme Court justices said McKaig should be reinstated, but in a dissent, Justice Robert Lynn accused his colleagues of ignoring legal principles because the case involved a hot-button issue. "Because I cannot join the bandwagon of political...
  • Mom Unleashes Fury After Spanish Teacher Sends Children Home With This Privilege Assignment

    04/06/2016 6:05:42 PM PDT · by Morgana · 45 replies
    blaze.com ^ | April 6, 2016 | Mike Opelka
    The mother of a Tampa, Florida, seventh-grader is speaking out after finding an assignment given to her 12-year-old daughter and other students in Spanish class at Monroe Junior High. The form asked, How much privilege do you have? Circle the boxes that apply to you. The categories on the form listed Race, Skin Color, Religion, Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation and Disability. The options under gender included, cisgendered, transgendered or genderqueer.
  • Stick A Fork In Common CoreIts Done

    04/04/2016 3:27:15 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 4 Apr, 2016 | Joy Pullmann
    If youre glued to the trashy, monotonous 2016 horserace, just like the presidential candidates still insisting they will end Common Core you will have missed that the cornerstone of President Obamas education policy has already become a tombstone. Thats right: Common Core is dead. The big postmortems will roll out in a year or two, but its already clear this education monstrosity is eking out its last gasps. Not that many normal people paid much attention to the biggest shift in U.S. education for decades, to hear Buzzfeed tell it in the recent video below. To recap, Common Core is...
  • Feds: Multimillion Dollar Detroit Public School Scam Ran for 13 Years

    04/04/2016 1:05:15 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 13 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/3/2016 | Tom Gantert
    Thirteen Detroit Public School employees were charged with felonies in an illegal bribery and kickback scheme, the U.S. attorney's office announced Tuesday. The individuals included 12 current or former DPS principals and an assistant superintendent. The U.S. attorney alleges that the DPS administrators submitted fake invoices to the school district for payments to a vendor for services that were never delivered. The vendor then used some of the money to pay the DPS employees involved in the scam, which went on from 2002 to 2015. The vendor received $2.7 million over that time, of which $908,518 was kicked back to...
  • Mother charged after making children walk to school

    04/02/2016 6:54:01 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 89 replies
    KOIN6 News ^ | April 1, 2016 | AP
    JASPER, Tenn. (AP) A Tennessee mother faces child neglect charges after deputies say she made her daughters walk to school. The Chattanooga Times Free-Press reports that 32-year-old Lisa Marie Palmer was charged after authorities found her driving ahead of her daughters as she made them walk to school. Marion County sheriffs Deputy Chris Ladd, who spotted the two girls, says it appeared Palmer was driving ahead of her children and allowing them to catch up to her car until the kids reached the school.
  • Woman faces charges for making children walk to school

    04/02/2016 6:42:52 PM PDT · by don-o · 29 replies
    WHITWELL, Tenn. (AP) A Tennessee woman is facing child neglect charges after deputies found her driving ahead of her young daughters while making them walk to school. Marion County Sheriff Ronnie Bo Burnett said the mother told deputies her daughters were being punished for missing the bus, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports
  • Killing Knowledge in K-12

    04/01/2016 8:47:11 PM PDT · by upchuck · 25 replies
    american thinker ^ | April 1, 2016 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    The first schools, the first great universities, were focused on knowledge: figuring out what it is, collecting and verifying it, and passing it on from teachers to students. Our K-12 schools have drifted far away from this ideal. Knowledge itself is disparaged. The transmission of knowledge is sneered at. These shifts are huge and destructive, and they are by design. Consider what any real school looks like: judo schools, medical schools, language schools, flight schools, bartending schools, flower-arranging schools. All possess a body of knowledge they strive to give to the next generation. That's not what our public schools are...
  • Mom Pushes Back Against Teaching Kids About Same-Sex Couples, Gender Issues

    03/31/2016 6:56:00 PM PDT · by massmike · 26 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 03/31/2016 | Tr Goins-Phillips
    One 4-year-old girl was pulled out of her Colorado preschool classroom last month when her parents pressed the administration on why their daughter was reading books about same-sex couples and worms unsure of their gender identity. R.B. Sinclair, the little girls mother, saw the books as a form of sex education and wanted the option to keep her daughter from having those discussions at such an early age, according to the Denver Post. Sinclair informed the school that her daughter, who is part of a biracial family and has been raised with both Muslim and Western cultures, is too young...
  • Is algebra an unnecessary stumbling block in US schools?

    03/28/2016 5:07:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 232 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 27, 2016 1:06 PM EDT | Karen Matthews
    Who needs algebra? That question muttered by many a frustrated student over the years has become a vigorous debate among American educators, sparked by a provocative new book that argues required algebra has become an unnecessary stumbling block that forces millions to drop out of high school or college. One out of 5 young Americans does not graduate from high school. This is one of the worst records in the developed world. Why? The chief academic reason is they failed ninth-grade algebra, said political scientist Andrew Hacker, author of The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions. Hacker, a professor emeritus...
  • Groundbreaking new documentary exposes lie of comprehensive sex-ed programs

    03/23/2016 11:59:01 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/23/16 | Pete Baklinski
    Editor's note: You can watch the documentary at the bottom of this article. GILBERT, Arizona, March 23, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) -- If you’re a parent who’s been told that your child’s sex-ed program at school is comprehensive, evidenced-based, age-appropriate, and that it promotes healthy relationships, then you, and every other parent who’s been sold the same message, have essentially been lied to. That is, according to a powerful new documentary that’s exposing what producers say is a “deceptive agenda” behind sex-ed programs being pushed not only in schools across the globe, but also by multiple United Nations entities and government bodies. ...
  • Judge blasts city in firing of teacher charged with raping kid

    03/20/2016 6:57:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 54 replies
    nypost.com ^ | March 20, 2016 | By Laura Italiano and Susan Edelman
    A Manhattan judge known for pro-teacher rulings may overturn the firing of a middle-school teacher accused of bedding her 12-year-old student because she says the city did not play fair. Supreme Court Judge Alice Schlesinger blasted the city Department of Education, saying it apparently used evidence sealed after teacher Claudia Tillery was acquitted in a criminal trial. “I do agree that a teacher having a relationship with a 12-year-old boy, or a girl, is way, way, way beyond acceptable,” Schlesinger said in a hearing ​last ​week. “But they had no authority to unseal a sealed record.” Tillery, who taught at...
  • GOP Senate Confirms Obama's Pro-Common Core Education Secretary

    03/16/2016 3:58:25 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 24 replies
    The New American ^ | 15 March 2016 | Alex Newman
    Obama's nominee to finish fundamentally transforming "education" in America has been approved by the GOP-controlled U.S. Senate, despite the pleas of Americans from across the political spectrum. Apparently the establishment wing of the Republican Party just cannot help itself when it comes to surrendering to Obama -- even on so-called "education" and the minds of America's future generations. In what is being touted by the establishment press as a bipartisan move, seven GOP senators, all elected to stop Obama, joined forces with Democrats on Monday to confirm the deeply unpopular pro-Common Core nominee for U.S. education secretary, extremist John...
  • Teachers unions back bill allowing adult males to shower with young girls in Massachusetts

    03/15/2016 10:33:39 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 79 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/14/16 | Ben Johnson
    BOSTON, March 14, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) - A bill that would allow adult biological males to shower or change alongside young girls has earned the endorsement of two prominent teachers unions in Massachusetts. State legislators are considering a bill that would specifically open all public restrooms, shower facilities, and locker rooms to transgender people. "An Act Relative to Gender Identity and Non-Discrimination" (H.B. 1577) would add "gender identity" to the state's protected classes able to access all public facilities, such as private changing areas. Lawmakers specifically exempted "lawfully sex-segregated facilities" when it passed a 2011 ordinance granting transgender people protected legal...
  • Donald Trump has pledged to get rid of Islam-financed Common Core. Look who has no opinion about it:

    03/15/2016 8:29:37 AM PDT · by Lera · 82 replies
    The biggest funder of Common Core is the government...the QATARI Islamic government. Now you know why there is so much Islam-related studies in the public schools in America now.
  • Common Core Sinks GOP Establishment Figures

    03/11/2016 6:29:05 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 38 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 11, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Establishment Republicans are always mystified when they embrace Democratic Party policies and get hammered for it, particularly, as is frequently the case, when those programs don't work particularly well. "It was everyday moms who shamed the Republicans into abandoning Common Core," syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin averred at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "There are three reasons why Jeb Bush failed: his last name; his support for amnesty; and his cheerleading and cashing in on Common Core." The National Governors Association devised Common Core with Clinton era appointees, Malkin explained. In 2009, 25 people in the room devised Common Core including...
  • FBI Orders High School Teachers To Report Anti-Government Students

    03/10/2016 8:07:05 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 61 replies
    Your News Wire ^ | Mar 5 2016 | Sean Adl-Tabatabai
    The FBI have launched a new program forcing high schools across America to report students that display anti-government or rebellious behavior to authorities. The program is an attempt to prevent future terrorists from manifesting, in the governments ongoing war on terror. The FBI are urging school teachers to report any suspicious behavior to authorities in their new guidelines entitled Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools. Sputniknews.com reports: High school students are ideal targets for recruitment by violent extremists seeking support for their radical ideologies, foreign fighter networks, or conducting acts of violence within our borders, the FBI guidelines read. Labeled Preventing...
  • The FBI Has Quietly Started Spying on U.S. School Children to Quash Dissent at an Early Age

    03/08/2016 5:37:47 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 29 replies
    Free Thought Project ^ | 3/7/2016 | Claire Bernish
    McCarthyism quietly returned in January repackaged, rebranded, and updated to fit a modern narrative in an official policy set forth by the FBI that asks high schools to target their students. Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools, an unclassified 28-page manifesto for the ostensible purpose of waging the War on Terror in U.S. schools, opens with a brief summary of what we can expect from the latest in governmental indoctrination: High school students are ideal targets for recruitment by violent extremists seeking support of their radical ideologies, foreign fighter networks, or conducting acts of targeted violence within our borders....
  • Outrageous! Public School Students Taught To 'Pledge Allegiance To An International Flag'

    03/05/2016 7:04:55 AM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 48 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | 3/4/2016 | Hannity.com Staff
    It is widely accepted that American public schools are controlled by liberals. It seems like every day, we see new examples of American schoolchildren being indoctrinated with left-wing ideas. This latest example was brought to our attention by a concerned parent. Kindergarten students from PS75, a public school in New York City, recently took part in a class project in which the children were made to create an American flag with the flags of other 22 other nations superimposed over the stripes. Below the flag read the words "We pledge allegiance to an International Flag..."
  • Alaska Senate passes bill banning Planned Parenthood from schools

    03/02/2016 9:30:12 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | March 2, 2016 | Danny David
    A bill that would give parents more say in their childrens sex education passed the Alaska Senate on Friday. Senate Bill 89 requires parental permission for public school students prior to sex education classes, and would allow parents to withdraw their children from sex education and standardized testing. More importantly, the bill bans schools from using educational material from any abortion services provider, including Planned Parenthood, which claims it is currently providing education to more than 2,000 children in Alaska. Naturally, Planned Parenthood took exception to the bill along with a companion bill which lays out penalties for violation...
  • 3 Deltona Middle School students accused of poisoning teacher

    02/28/2016 2:36:31 PM PST · by upchuck · 41 replies
    WESH ^ | Feb 27, 2016
    DELTONA, Fla. -- Three Deltona Middle School students are facing criminal charges for allegedly spiking a soda with spicy hot pepper that sickened their teacher, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office launched its investigation after being notified of the incident on Thursday. By early Friday evening, three 12-year-old girls were under arrest. According to investigators, the incident was caused by a student who was angry about being disciplined. On Monday, the teacher, a 52-year-old woman, referred one of her students to the principal's office for dumping glue into another student's backpack and for suspicion...
  • NY moves to allow illegal immigrants to teach in public schools

    02/26/2016 6:13:20 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 66 replies
    New York education officials are defending a hotly debated plan to allow illegal immigrants to be certified as public school teachers. Saying the district doesnt want to close the door on their dreams, state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia explained those eligible for the teaching certification came to America as children.
  • Marine veteran banned from daughter's school after objecting to Islam lesson - may miss graduation

    02/25/2016 4:06:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/23/16 | Clemence Michallon, Joel Christie, Wills Robinson
    Marine veteran banned from his daughter's school after objecting to Islam lesson and now looks set to miss her graduation A Marine veteran who was barred from his daughter's school after objecting to a lesson about Islam wants the ban overturned in time to attend her graduation. John Wood and his wife Melissa have filed a civil rights complaint against La Plata High School in Maryland, claiming the district forced their 16-year-old daughter to take classes that promote Islam over Christianity and Judaism. The lawsuit also says Wood was barred from the school after complaining about the curriculum. Wood now...
  • Substitute teacher in Kyle fired for abortion ‘joke’

    02/25/2016 3:04:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    kxan.com ^ | February 23, 2016 | Heather Jackson
    KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — A substitute teacher at Lehman High School in Kyle was fired for what the district is calling an unacceptable “lack of judgment.” On Friday, Feb. 19, a student said she was in seventh period when she found a balloon in a cupboard. She says she blew it up and then pretended to be pregnant by putting it under her shirt. That is when she says the male substitute teacher got involved. “The substitute came after me with a large pair of scissors and was yelling at me saying ‘time for an abortion,'” a junior at Lehman...
  • Man strips in front of girls in locker room, says transgender law allows it

    02/19/2016 6:18:16 AM PST · by wagglebee · 126 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/18/16 | Ben Johnson
    SEATTLE, Washington, February 18, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) - A man twice entered the changing room of a swimming pool and began disrobing, once in front of a young girls' swim team, saying transgender policies gave him the right to do so. The unidentified man entered Evans pool in Seattle near Green Lake last Monday, February 8, and began taking off his shirt in front of female patrons. When asked what he was doing, he said, "The law has changed and I have a right to be here." "Seeing this individual in the locker room, parents of swim team members (girls) and...
  • (HOT!!!) California Student Information Released to Nonprofit

    02/18/2016 9:17:36 AM PST · by Fundamentally Fair · 53 replies
    NBC 7 ^ | Feb. 11, 2016 | Consumer Bob
    Millions of public school students will soon have their personal information and school records handed over to a nonprofit community organization. The Concerned Parents Association fought for the data in federal district court and won over the objections of the California Department of Education. SDUSD Alerts Parents to Student Info Release. The nonprofit said it needs the information to see if California schools are violating the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and other related laws. The database it will have access to includes all information on children, kindergarten through high school, who are attending or have attended a California school...
  • Judge to Cincinnati: You must allow a sex club near your child development center

    02/17/2016 8:56:11 AM PST · by Morgana · 41 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | February 17, 2016 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio, February 17, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Cincinnati just witnessed the power of individual citizens speaking out against the sex industry coming to their town. And then Cincinnati witnessed a judge overruling their concerns. Butler County pleas judge Craig Hedric ruled that West Chester Township officials improperly rescinded a license for a sexually oriented business in their community. Melissa Warren, a Fort Wayne "Swinger's Club" owner, wanted to expand her sex trade into the Cincinnati suburbs. She and her boyfriend Eric Adams invested in land in West Chester Township and set up positive meetings with township officials to...
  • Rochester, NY school organizes ‘Hijab Day’ for non-Muslim students (Infiltration)

    02/13/2016 9:35:58 AM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 86 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 2/12/2016 | Robert Spencer
    "A district spokesman told the site officials consulted with an attorney about the World Hijab Day event, and were advised that 'there would be more of a legal issue if the school said no to the event' than to hold lessons on the Muslim scarf." Really? What kind of a legal issue? Would the school be brought up on charges of "Islamophobia"? Is that trumped-up propaganda term a crime now? School board president Van Henri White said of the Hijab Day organizer, student Eman Muthana: "She's not trying to make anybody else anything other than who they are, but she...
  • Surprise, Parents! Co-Ed Restroom in North Shore High School

    02/09/2016 11:33:07 AM PST · by Maudeen · 30 replies
    Illinois Family Institute ^ | 2/9/2016 | Laurie Higgins
    A couple of months ago, Deerfield High School (DHS) in Deerfield, Illinois quietly changed a multi-stall girls restroom to a co-ed restroom. Worse still the administration has not notified either parents or students. Rumors are circulating that the administration chose secrecy over transparency in order to avoid controversy.
  • Chantay fingered me not only as gay, but as her b***h.' A teacher tells of terror at his New [tr]

    02/02/2016 7:57:31 AM PST · by C19fan · 52 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 2, 2016 | Caroline Howe
    Ed Boland stepped out of a twenty-year career as a nonprofit executive to teach in a tough inner city school on Manhattan's Lower East Side. His idealism was shattered after a year in urban public schooling and he penned this provocative memoir as 'a radical call to action' to change the system that is failing its students mired in poverty, racism and violence. He believes teachers alone should not be expected to solve the overwhelming issues their students face. Here are some excerpts from Ed Boland's The Battle For Room 314, published by Grand Central Publishing.
  • Report: schools need broader view of troubled students (Want detailed profiles of private lives)

    01/27/2016 2:43:38 AM PST · by raybbr · 16 replies
    NewsTimes.com ^ | Rob Ryser
    NEWTOWN - A proposal to create detailed profiles of students’ personal lives as part of a plan to better manage mental health issues in the classroom might sound like a transgression of the school district’s authority. But in the post-Sandy Hook world, the danger is not that privacy rights will be sidestepped by school districts looking to create comprehensive diagnostic pictures of students with special needs, Superintendent Joseph Erardi said. “There would only be a danger if we didn’t do that,” he said. “The question needs to be: ‘If the school district doesn’t take this on, how do we forge...
  • Middle school student suspended for helping classmate during asthma attack

    01/22/2016 5:04:54 PM PST · by daisy12 · 60 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | January 22, 2016 | Fox News Latino
    A student in Killeen, Texas, was suspended on Tuesday after he picked up a classmate who was having an asthma attack and carried her to the nurse's office against his teacher's instructions. Anthony Ruelas, 15, a student at Gateway Middle School, an alternative school in the Killeen Independent School District (ISD), said his classmate was "wheezing and gagging for three minutes" when his teacher said everyone should stay calm and wait for an email reply from the nurse in response to the situation, Texas TV station KCEN reported. Ruelas said he knew that his friend "needed help," which is why...
  • 'Dead white guys did not create this country'

    01/21/2016 12:03:08 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 62 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 1/21/2016 | Bob Unruh
    Stating flatly, "Dead white guys did not create this country," an executive in the American school textbook industry has confirmed that Common Core pushes an elitist, progressive agenda of global warming, gun control and prostitution on America’s children. The undercover video is from investigative reporter James O’Keefe of Project Veritas. It reveals the comments and opinions of Kimberly Koerber, a former manager for Pearson, the nation's leading textbook publishing company. She now works for National Geographic, another publisher. O'Keefe reported her statements to Project Veritas journalists included, "Damn the Second Amendment", and, "People that are not educated, Fox TV viewers,...
  • Obama and GOP Unleash “Community Schools” to Replace Parents

    01/20/2016 3:39:38 PM PST · by Sopater · 18 replies
    The New American ^ | Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | Alex Newman
    Parents, beware — Big Brother is coming for your kids. Buried deep inside the mammoth “bipartisan” so-called “education” legislation approved last month, dubbed the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA), is a radical expansion of what the statute refers to as “full-service community schools.” The controversial institutions, more accurately described as parental replacement centers, seek to oversee every aspect of your child's life, ranging from their “mental health” and “well being” to nutrition and even dentistry.You are in the crosshairs, too, as the Obama administration defines parents as “equal partners” in child rearing. And those are just some of the many...
  • Washington state lawmaker shocks high school pupils by asking them about their virginity..

    01/20/2016 2:31:50 PM PST · by Morgana · 25 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | January 20, 2016 | Jennifer Newton for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Washington state lawmaker shocks high school pupils by asking them about their virginity during Planned Parenthood meeting A state lawmaker has shocked high school pupils in Washington after asking them about their virginity during a Planned Parenthood meeting. Republican Mary Dye from Pomeroy, in rural southeastern Washington meet with six students from the Pullman area teen council chapter of Planned Parenthood. They had been visiting Dye's office with Rachel Todd, a worker from Planned Parenthood, so the politician could give them a deeper understanding of laws and advocacy. But the teenagers were left stunned when Dye asked if...
  • Proposed ‘sex ed’ curriculum infuriates parents in Omaha

    01/18/2016 11:51:13 AM PST · by wagglebee · 17 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/18/16 | Lisa Bourne
    OMAHA, Nebraska, January 18, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – A battle over sex education in Omaha schools roiling since last year is set to come to a head soon, with the district's board of education scheduled to vote this week on proposed new Comprehensive Sex Education (CSE) standards. The new standards are an effort to usurp parents as primary educators of their children, one parents' group says, and with the push for the standards involving Planned Parenthood and other objectionable groups, parents are crying foul. "Our children's souls are at risk," Mark Bonkiewicz of Nebraskans for Founders' Values told LifeSiteNews. "We're not...
  • My year of terror and abuse teaching at a NYC high school

    01/17/2016 7:22:54 AM PST · by Gigantor · 75 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 1/17/2016 | Maureen Callahan
    A brain-dead liberal tries to "change the world" on a one-year break from his cushy lifestyle only to emerge as brain-dead as before he began.
  • New Jersey School Skips Legal Battle, Will No Longer Recite “God Bless America”

    01/05/2016 3:18:58 PM PST · by detective · 13 replies
    CBS ^ | January 5, 2016 | Mike DeNardo
    Students at a Haddon Heights Elementary School are getting a real-life lesson in Constitutional law. Staffers at Glenview Elementary School say it became a daily ritual for students to say "God bless America" after the morning recital of the Pledge of Allegiance.