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  • Battle breaks out over Wisconsin bill to keep boys out of girls restrooms

    11/24/2015 5:27:35 AM PST · by wagglebee · 58 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/23/15 | Dustin Siggins
    MADISON, Wisconsin, November 23, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – A bill to stop transgender students from using restrooms and other facilities of the opposite sex faced a contentious, hours-long hearing on Thursday. But a spokesperson for the bill's sponsor in the state Senate says it is designed to protect children, and that the bill accounts for the struggles of transgender teenagers. And a state activist told LifeSiteNews that "this bill is a reasonable response to a complex problem." "It's clearly not an easy issue for public schools to deal with," said Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action, who e-mailed LifeSiteNews during the...
  • Teacher: No Legos for Boys

    11/22/2015 10:28:35 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 71 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 11/20/2015 | Staff
    A Bainbridge Island teacher is giving a lesson that has parents on edge. The lesson plan: Boys can't play with Legos. The Bainbridge Island Review reports that Karen Keller, a kindergarten teacher at Blakely Elementary, is tackling the issue of gender equity by not allowing the boys in her class to play with Legos. The Lego-restricted lesson plan doesn't make a whole lot of sense for KIRO Radio's Dori Monson. "If I was a parent of a boy in that class, I'd get them out of there ... we've gone insane in our public schools," he said. "This Bainbridge Island...
  • Parents Speak Out After Teacher Presents Song About Islam To Seventh-Graders

    11/19/2015 8:23:33 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 54 replies
    CBS LA ^ | 11/17/15
    Amid heightened fears over terrorism, an Orange County teacher has found herself in trouble after ordering her class to sing a song about Islam. The teacher says she was trying to teach her seventh-grade class about the religion of Islam by using a catchy tune. Using the melody of the song “This Is My Fight Song,” the teacher applied custom lyrics, such as: “Like a sandstorm in the desert, sending camels into motion, like how a single faith can make a heart open, they might only have one god, but they can make an explosion.” The song was then presented...
  • Why the leftists propagandized that Texas homeschool case will scare you to death

    11/17/2015 12:18:03 PM PST · by Sopater · 15 replies
    The American Vision ^ | 11/16/15 | Dr. Joel McDurmon
    Homeschoolers, you need to read this. Last week I posted the true story behind the media lies about the El Paso Independent School District’s attack on the McIntyre homeschool family. Now I realize why they were doing so, and the legal implications are actually quite frightening. What it boils down to is an attempt by the left to get courts to allow the school district officials to have immunity from lawsuits when they break the law harassing and persecuting homeschoolers. If this can be achieved in Texas, it could set a precedent for this type of harassment nationwide. The case...
  • The astonishing amount of data being collected about your children

    11/13/2015 4:02:02 PM PST · by · 23 replies
    washington post ^ | November 12 | Valerie Strauss
    <p>Parental concerns about student privacy have been rising in recent years amid the growing use by schools, school districts and states use technology to collect mountains of detailed information on students. Last year, a controversial $100 million STUDENT DATA COLLECTION project funded by the GATES FOUNDATION and operated by a specially created nonprofit organization called inBloom was forced to shut down because of these concerns, an episode that served as a warning to parents about just how much information about their children is being shared without their knowledge.</p>
  • Title IX Strikes Again: The Girls' Locker Room Can't Be Just For Girls Any More

    11/12/2015 3:17:41 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 29 replies
    Forbes ^ | November 12, 2015 | George Leef
    Those of us who oppose the expansion of governmental controls often get the retort, "You’re just using a slippery slope argument; the bad consequences you foresee are extremely unlikely to happen." Ah, but predicted bad consequences often do happen. As evidence, I offer the following instance. In 2013, a student in Palatine Township High School (Illinois) complained about sexual discrimination to the federal Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The allegedly illegal "discrimination" suffered was because the school refused to allow the student, a male who “identifies” as a female, to use the girls' locker room. The applicable...
  • Distribution of any religious material banned from Bledsoe County Schools (TN; especially Bibles)

    11/12/2015 7:14:14 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    WRCB, NBC 3, Chattanooga ^ | Nov 11, 2015 11:17 PM EST | Natalie Potts
    The separation of church and state is an issue that has been discussed in our country for hundreds of years. Gideon Bibles have been made available in Bledsoe county schools for years. Residents say a recent complaint put a halt to the deliveries in school libraries. Gideon places free Bibles in hotel rooms, fire halls, army bases and hospitals. The non-profit group also visits prisons to spread the word of the New Testament worldwide. The big question circulating the Tennessee Valley is whether or not the New Testament Bible should be offered up to 5th grade students or not. Gideon...
  • School to homeschoolers: Sign up or face criminal charges [Proverbs 22]

    11/12/2015 10:26:49 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 59 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 11/12/2015 | Bob Unruh
    A number of homeschool parents in Florida have been ordered by a public school district to register their children in classes within three days or face “criminal prosecution” under state law. A meeting within the next week likely will determine whether school officials will face a lawsuit in response to the threat. The issue is being addressed by the Home School Legal Defense Association, which said its members in the Santa Rosa County School District received letters demanding information that parents are not required to provide under state law. The information included Social Security number, race and grade level. The...

    11/10/2015 2:28:22 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 92 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/09/2015 | Will Ross
    Modern Educayshun, a short film by Neel Kolhatkar, is a hilarious take on social justice and Oppression Olympics culture, and we urge you to watch it. It’s the followup to his short film #Equality, which enjoyed over a million views and has been making the rounds all year on social media since it was released in January. Neel Kolhatkar is an emerging talent in Australia. We like him!
  • Feds Spend $2.5 Million on Mindfulness Intervention for Kindergarteners

    11/11/2015 3:42:01 AM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11/11/15 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Department of Education is spending upwards of $2.5 million to bring a mindfulness intervention to kindergarteners in Chicago, where kids can go to “calm spots” in the corner to watch nature videos.The National Institutes of Health has spent over $100 million studying the New Age meditation technique, but it is not the only federal agency pouring federal funding into mindfulness. The Education Department has introduced a “Calm Classroom” program into 3,000 schools through its Investing in Innovation fund, costing taxpayers $2,513,093.“Mindfulness is a secular, psychological mode involving non-judgmental focus on present-moment sensations, and has been shown to have a...
  • From Child Protection to State-sponsored Child Kidnapping: How Did we Get Here?

    11/10/2015 2:19:31 PM PST · by Sopater · 3 replies
    Medical Kidnap ^ | 10/30/2015 | Monica Mears
    Legal Kidnapping: Government’s Assault on Parents How Did We Get Here? The Slippery Slope of Government “Protection”by Monica MearsHealth Impact NewsWhen most people today hear of a terrible child abuse case, their immediate reaction is to call on the government to protect the child and bring justice to bear on the situation. This reliance upon government to enforce child protection, rather than families, churches or non-profit groups, is a relatively new concept in history.As American government has grown ever larger in response to society’s expectations that it should be all children’s protector, Americans have discovered these good intentions have created...
  • COMMON CORE: New Jersey Teacher Gives 8th Graders Homework Assignment About Booze, Herpes, And Sex

    11/08/2015 12:07:23 PM PST · by · 30 replies
    YOUNG CONSERVATIVES ^ | November 7, 2015 | Andrew Mark Miller
    All across the country, people who are thoroughly unfit to be teachers are spreading misinformation and exposing young children to terrible subject matter in the classroom without any restrictions or safe guards. This problem is reported on so frequently it’s hard to tell what’s more rare, ludicrous homework assignments or normal ones. Asking fourth graders about liquor, homework assignments about Allah, denigrating Christianity, liberal talking points, pro-amnesty propaganda, the list goes on and on of examples of teachers poisoning the minds of the children they are supposed to be protecting. The latest example from New Jersey might take the cake....
  • Students Asked About Prostitutes And Drug Dealers On MATH Quiz [common core]

    11/08/2015 3:53:34 PM PST · by · 47 replies
    Eighth-grade students in southwest Florida were asked about prostitutes, pimps and sex abuse on a take-home math test. They were word problems on an algebra test at Lexington Middle School - and parents are outraged. The set-up for the questions is the life of the writer Maya Angelou. The questions highlighted parts of Angelou's life that are not only inappropriate for young teenagers, but equally inappropriate in a math class. The questions were sent home with almost 100 honor students. One of the questions said, "Trying to support her son as a single mother, she (Angelou) worked as a pimp,...
  • Teen Girls Don’t Need This New Form of Mysogyny

    11/05/2015 3:28:31 PM PST · by NYer · 67 replies
    Catholic Vote ^ | November 5, 2015 | Rebecca Hamilton
    The United States Department of Education has given Palatine, Illinois School District 30 days to reach a “solution” that allows a “transgendered” boy who says he is a girl to shower with the girls. Failure to comply could result in the loss of federal Title IX funds.The young man in question “identifies” as a girl. The school district has allowed him to play on the girls’ sports team. He is called “she” by school staff who refer to him by a female name. He says his “rights” are being violated because the school district asks him to change clothes behind...
  • Transgender Students in the Locker Room

    11/05/2015 9:09:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies ^ | November 5, 2015 | Steve Chapman
    High school locker rooms are not places kids go to feel comfortable and relaxed. Baring your entire body to classmates and adults -- friends, enemies, strangers, coaches -- is a disagreeable obligation for most students. But for decades, the desire of adolescents for privacy has been deemed irrelevant. That's no longer the case in Palatine, Illinois, where the public school district had to decide how to handle a transgender student who was born male but lives as a female. The youngster's choice is clearly not a passing fancy or a ruse to shower with the girls, as Mike Huckabee might...
  • Atheist professor: I will mock Christians but not Muslims because of 'straight up fear'

    11/04/2015 10:08:31 AM PST · by aimhigh · 34 replies
    Christian Examiner ^ | 11/03/2015 | Kelly Ledbetter
    "I absolutely agree that it is okay for those of the Left to critique, mock, [and] deride Christianity, but Islam gets a free pass," Zuckerman told "Which is so strange, because if you care about women's rights, if you care about human rights, if you care about gay rights, then you really... uh... then Islam is much more problematic." From a human rights perspective, Christian nations are among the most successful, yet Zuckerman said he would not criticize Islam for fear of execution. "As an atheist, where on planet Earth is the death penalty meted out to atheists? It's...
  • Democrats Want Boys in the Girls Bathrooms

    11/04/2015 11:46:43 AM PST · by CptnObvious · 51 replies
    vanity | 11/4/2015 | self
    The Democrats want anatomically functional boys to be allowed into the Girl's bathrooms and locker rooms to oogle and rape them. Seems even Hillary does not have a problem with this. Perhaps Chelsea would not have minded being oogled by such when she was in high school? Across the fruited plain in placed like Missouri and Oregon, this is coming to a public school near you. Are you ready to hear that your daughter was assaulted by an anatomically functional male that calls himself a girl or that he is transgendered? Get ready for a lot of boys to make...

    11/03/2015 3:05:20 PM PST · by doghorse · 151 replies
    On Wednesday, the federal government declared itself fit for the madhouse by mandating that a Chicago high school allow a full biological male into the girls’ locker room for all purposes, including nudity. This biological male, the feds determined, was different because he thinks he is a female.
  • Illinois School District Must Give Locker Room Access to Transgender Student, U.S. Says

    11/03/2015 9:19:31 AM PST · by bgill · 70 replies
    yahoo ^ | Nov. 3, 2015 | Corin Miller
    Officials say there was a "a preponderance of evidence” that Township High School District 211, which is based in Palatine, Illinois, failed to comply with Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination. The student filed a complaint with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights in 2013 after she was denied the right to have unlimited use of the girls’ locker room, the Chicago Tribune reports. A solution appeared to be in the works, until school officials put up privacy curtains in the locker room and said the student would be required to use the private area...
  • Texas Supreme Court takes home-schooling case

    11/02/2015 6:41:16 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 80 replies
    Houston Chronicle/AP ^ | 11/01/2015 | WILL WEISSERT
    Laura McIntyre began educating her nine children more than a decade ago inside a vacant office at an El Paso motorcycle dealership she ran with her husband and other relatives. Now the family is embroiled in a legal battle the Texas Supreme Court hears next week that could have broad implications on the nation's booming home-school ranks. The McIntyres are accused of failing to teach their children educational basics because they were waiting to be transported to heaven with the second coming of Jesus Christ. At issue: Where do religious liberty and parental rights to educate one's own children stop...
  • California student forced to remove American flag shirt deemed 'gang related'

    10/31/2015 3:32:37 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/28/15
    **SNIP** The shirt includes a red star in the corner with the number 31, and "California" is printed underneath the American flag design, which appears in the shape of a bear. California was admitted as the 31st state in 1850. A school official, however, said the red star on the shirt blurs the line between free speech and safety, Fox 40 reported. The star, the school said, is often associated with the Norteno gang. "Our local gang task force, they identify colors, they identify designs, they identify all of the things that we should be aware of," Ramiro Carreon, assistant...
  • 7th-grader explains what her teacher would do if she DIDNT deny the existence of God

    10/27/2015 3:11:22 PM PDT · by 100American · 78 replies
    And a Child shall lead them... Today I was given an assignment in school that questioned my faith and told me that God was not real. Our teacher had started off saying that the assignment had been giving problems all day. We were asked to take a poll to say whether God is fact, opinion or a myth and she told anyone who said fact or opinion was wrong and God was only a myth, Wooley told board members, according to EAG News. The teacher started telling kids they were completely wrong and that when kids argued we were...
  • [VIDEO] 7th-grader says Texas teacher FORCED students to deny God is real or get a FAILING GRADE

    10/27/2015 11:02:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 86 replies ^ | 10/27/15 | By The Right Scoop
    EAG A Texas seventh-grader is standing up for her religious beliefs after she alleges her teacher forced students to deny that God is real, and threatened them with failing grades if they dont agree. Jordan Wooley, a seventh grade student at West Memorial Junior High School in the Katy Independent School District, testified at a school board meeting last night about an assignment in her reading class that caused a serious controversy, and expressed frustration about her teachers atheist indoctrination. Today I was given an assignment in school that questioned my faith and told me that God was not...
  • A few transgender students tie school districts in knots over locker rooms

    10/23/2015 9:28:43 PM PDT · by 100American · 72 replies ^ | October 23, 2015 6:51 am | Chicago Tribune Across America, public schools are faced with a challenge almost unheard of a generation ago: dealing with a student population that isn't sorted neatly into boys and girls. A small but growing number of students and their families are demanding that schools make accommodations for transgender youths, who were born with the body parts of one gender but identify with the other. Which bathrooms should they use? Should they play for the boys sports teams or the girls? Where should they change clothes and shower after gym class or athletic events? Palatine-based Township High School District 211 is prepared...
  • Why '5+5+5=15' is wrong under the Common Core

    10/25/2015 3:53:05 PM PDT · by grundle · 125 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 25, 2015 | Jacob Shamsian
    Here's a "repeated addition" Common Core problem that's taught in third grade in US schools: Use the repeated-addition strategy to solve: 5x3 If you answer the question with "5+5+5=15, you would be wrong. The correct answer is "3+3+3+3+3. Mathematically, both are correct. But under Common Core, you're supposed to read "5x3" as "five groups of three." So "three groups of five" is wrong. According to Common Core defenders, this method will be useful when students do more advanced math. This way of reading things, for instance, can be used when students learn matrices in multivariable calculus in high school. But...
  • COMMON CORE:Suspicions Confirmed: Testing Action Plan is Trojan Horse

    Four years ago, Tom Vander Ark (former executive at the Gates Foundation, current partner at Learn Capital) wrote in an email exchange with members of the Foundation for Excellence in Education and the Council for Chief State School Officers: New tests will hinder rather than help competency-based modelsIn short, I dont want one big cheap end of year test used for more than it should beI dont want it to lock in the teacher-centric age cohort model for another decade. I dont want simple assessmentsI want a system that will incorporate all the performance feedback that students will be receiving...
  • High school BANS patriotic gearand this happens immediately

    10/23/2015 12:47:05 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 50 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 10/23/15 | Michelle Jesse
    Rush Limbaugh warned us this would happen. He knew the taking down of the Confederate flag for its racist connotations would ultimately lead to American symbolism being attacked. And, sure enough, here we go. An Arizona high school is telling students they wont be admitted to tonights game if they are dressed inappropriately. You might assume that might mean not having body parts hanging out, but youd be wrong. Nope, these kids are being prohibited from wearing USA gear and/or flags. In addition, they are banned from wearing Donald Trump gear. The reason? These could be considered racist or offensive....
  • High school quarterback penalized for thanking God

    10/21/2015 1:10:20 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 49 replies ^ | 10-21-2015 | Todd Starnes
    Mexico High School quarterback Dante Turo was raised by his parents to give glory to God especially on the football field. When you score touchdowns, when you make big plays, its easy to become proud, Geno, his dad, told me. Its easy to take credit for yourself. I didnt want my son to get caught up in that. Geno, who lives in a small town north of Syracuse, New York, encouraged his son to find a subtle way to praise the Lord after making big plays. He wanted to do something at that moment to take credit away from...

    10/21/2015 1:26:51 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies ^ | October 21, 2015 | Caroline May
    Illegal immigrant students have a right to a quality, taxpayer-funded education that prepares them for college and a career, according to the Department of Education.
  • Schools Ordered to Help Illegal Aliens, Hold Undocumented Immigrant Awareness Day

    10/21/2015 2:03:29 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 21, 2015
    The Obama administration is ordering the nations public schools to support illegal immigrant students, promote the presidents amnesty and embrace and value the diversity and cultural backgrounds of the foreigners receiving a free, American taxpayer-funded education. In a 63-page Guide for Success issued this month, the U.S. Department of Education directs teachers in the nations publicly funded schools to understand the cultural and educational backgrounds of their students and to model multicultural sensitivity. Teachers should also engage in self-reflection to address personal biases and increase multicultural competence, according to the new mandate that also orders the incorporation of diversity and...
  • School district breaking law by withholding details on gender identity policy: parents

    10/21/2015 11:27:35 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/21/15 | Dustin Siggins
    FALLS CHURCH, Virginia, October 21, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- America's largest school district may be hiding information that led to its decision to treat “gender identity” as a protected class, say concerned parents and an attorney for the government watchdog Judicial Watch. "Fairfax parents and taxpayers were shocked by this quick move to implement this transgender-friendly policy," said Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton. "So we responded to requests for assistance, we filed a Freedom of Information Act request under Virginia state law...and we were just snowballed." As originally reported by CNS News' Lauretta Brown, parents in the Fairfax County Public Schools...
  • California Middle School Principal Is Openly Withholding Student Election Results Because

    10/19/2015 11:45:45 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 98 replies ^ | october 19, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    A middle school principal in San Francisco has refused to release the results of a school election because of a lack of diversity among the winning candidates. Everett Middle School principal Lena Van Haren said in an email to parents sent Oct. 14 four days after the student government election that the results would be withheld because the winning candidates did not properly reflect the diversity at the school, according toKTVU-TV. Van Haren told the news station that her schools population is 80 percent students of color and 20 percent white students statistics the election results did...
  • Common Core-aligned writing lesson on gun debate

    Common Core backers are sneaking a social and political agenda into nationalized curriculum, say critics, who now have new ammo in a writing lesson plan for teachers that they say gives a slanted perspective of the gun debate. A study guide dubbed, "The Battle Over Gun Control," authored by KQED, a northern Californian affiliate of National Public Radio, and the nonprofit, taxpayer-subsidized National Writing Project, states that "moderate gun control" measures introduced following the Sandy Hook school massacre were deep-sixed by the "powerful political influence" of the NRA. Second Amendment advocates say the wording, in supplemental material designed to help...
  • Obama admin. sues high school for refusing teen boy access to girls bathrooms, locker room

    10/15/2015 6:42:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 71 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/14/15 | Dustin Siggins
    PALATINE, ILLINOIS, October 14, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The Obama administration is suing yet another school district for refusing to allow a biological teenage male to use the girls' locker room, restroom, and shower facilities. Yesterday, the federal government found a the school in violation of a new interpretation of Title IX, a 1972 law designed to prevent sex discrimination. Nothing in the law – or any other federal civil rights legislation – specifies that it applies to transgender individuals. That decision came after what a district spokesperson described as months of negotiation. A male student who identifies as female sued...
  • California Trains Kids To Ask For Consent Every 10 Minutes During Sex

    10/15/2015 2:53:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 76 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/14/15 | Blake Neff
    A look at the new landscape of sex education published by The New York Times contains an eye-opening anecdote: In California, teachers are telling kids to get consent every ten minutes during sex to avoid committing rape.The article is about the brave new world created by affirmative consent, or yes means yes, which holds that a person must obtain explicit prior consent for every sexual act or else be considered to have committed sexual assault.The standard isnt limited to sex itself; a person would also need explicit affirmative consent to kiss somebody, too.All of this is in contrast to the...
  • Panic strikes school after student says gum

    10/15/2015 3:43:23 AM PDT · by metmom · 34 replies ^ | October 14, 2015 | Kyle Olson
    KYLE, Texas Emotions are on a hair trigger in schools these days. So much so, just hearing the word gum can cause a school-wide freak-out, as evidenced by an episode Wednesday. A student at Lehman High School student reportedly asked for some chewing gum, but another student thought the student said gun, KCEN reports. No gun was found and Hays County, Texas school district spokesman Tim Savoy insists the school was never in lock down, though school administrators did hold students in their extended class periods to investigate the concern with little to no disruption to their schedule. Principal...
  • CAIR Demands Tennessee 7th Graders Learn 'Muhammad Is The Messenger of God'

    10/13/2015 12:34:26 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 80 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/13/2015 | Eric Ownes
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on people in Tennessee to oppose a bill that would prevent public schools from teaching the principles of Islam and every other religion until students reach the 10th grade. Tennessee state legislator Sheila Butt, a Republican, proposed the bill late last week in response to a grassroots campaign across the state by parents primarily evangelical parents against what they perceive as an inappropriate focus on Islam in history and social studies courses in taxpayer-funded middle schools. House Bill 1418, if it becomes law, would prevent the teaching of all religious...
  • The Not-So-Subtle Ways Public Schools Promote Islam at the Expense of Christianity

    10/13/2015 1:25:55 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    National Review ^ | October 13, 2015 | David French
    Here in Tennessee, the public battle over Islamic indoctrination in public schools rages on. Last month, I reported that parents in my home county were upset after their Middle School-agechildren were forced to recite the Shahadathe declaration that there is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet. Following this revelation, my old colleagues at the American Center for Law and Justice filed open records requests with Tennessee school districts, demanding to see copies of policies, communications, and curriculum related to instruction in Islam and other world religions. Incredibly, several school districts flatly refused to comply with the request....
  • Student suspended after wearing military memorial shirt honoring Marine brother

    10/12/2015 4:39:06 PM PDT · by qaz123 · 12 replies
    EAG News ^ | 12Oct15 | Victor Skinner
    GRESHAM, Ore. Dexter McCarty Middle School student Alan Holmes understands that his freedom is intricately tied to those who fought and died defending the United States of America. His older brother joined the U.S. Marines when he was 19 years old and served a tour in Iraq, Fox 12 reports.
  • Student suspended after wearing military memorial shirt honoring Marine brother

    10/12/2015 11:13:28 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 39 replies
    EAG News ^ | 10/12/15 | Victor Skinner
    GRESHAM, Ore. Dexter McCarty Middle School student Alan Holmes understands that his freedom is intricately tied to those who fought and died defending the United States of America. His older brother joined the U.S. Marines when he was 19 years old and served a tour in Iraq, Fox 12 reports. But school officials apparently dont share Holmes understanding or patriotic spirit, and recently forced the eighth-grader to change his shirt that depicted a traditional soldier memorial or face in-school suspension. Holmes choose the latter. The principal, I asked him, is this considered a suspension? He said yes Ill see...

    10/10/2015 6:18:34 PM PDT · by 100American · 23 replies ^ | Oct 9, 2015 | Donna Garner
    USING OUR TAX DOLLARS TO DO IT [COMMENTS FROM DONNA GARNER And we wonder why there is so much racial violence in Americawe are teaching hate in the public schools and using our tax dollars to do it. Please see the list of the four large public school districts in Texas (posted at the bottom) that are using our tax dollars to purchase this outrageous, hate-filled, divisive, racially discriminatory, anti-White program to indoctrinate thousands of school children. Please notice that the Oct. 10 PEG conference is coming to Baltimore, the site of mass racial violence.] Interrupting Whiteness: National Education...
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Pretending to Be CIA Employee at Local High School

    10/10/2015 5:56:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    KFOR ^ | OCTOBER 9, 2015 | K. QUERRY
    An Edmond man is facing a federal complaint after he allegedly pretended to be an employee of the CIA to get inside a local high school. On Friday, parents of students at Edmond North High School received a letter from the principal about an unusual incident at the school. We wanted to advise you that the North staff has been working today with federal law enforcement officials, regarding a male subject who identified himself in the schools office as a federal agent. This was a North parent who has previously identified his employer as a federal law enforcement agency; however,...
  • Lucky one' chosen to survive Roseburg massacre reveals how gunman delighted

    10/10/2015 2:54:25 PM PDT · by 100American · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 0 October 2015 | ALEXANDRA KLAUSNER
    It was 2 Handguns and ammo in his backpack, also his wandering focus during the attack lends credence to a drug induced psychotic state.. One of the girls that was lying near the front of the class then said that she was sorry for whatever happened to him and for whatever she had done wrong. The shooter then said that he bets she was and shot her. At that point he was just firing on people who were just lying there and stopped when he heard a woman outside and shot out the window by the door. That is when...
  • The Purpose of Public Schools

    10/10/2015 10:07:35 AM PDT · by 100American · 44 replies ^ | Sep 9, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    "The traditional view is simply stated: the purpose of public education is to take each child as far as each child can be taken. Who can disagree with that?" "H. L Mencken famously proclaimed: The erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply...
  • The Degeneration of American Schools: From Revering the Bible to Reviling the Bible

    10/09/2015 12:13:23 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Michael Brown
    Did you know that in 1647, early American settlers passed the “Old Satan Deluder Act” to encourage children’s education so they could learn to read the Bible? According to Christian educator Tim Hoy, “One of the earliest education laws in our country was passed by the early settlers in 1647, called the ‘Old Satan Deluder Act.’ The settlers came to America to escape religious and political persecution in Europe. They believed that the persecutions (acts carried out under Satan’s delusion) were allowed to take place because of the populace’s illiteracy in general and biblical illiteracy in particular. To combat a...
  • Parents Must Demand Change or Lose Their Children to Radical, Leftist Educators

    10/08/2015 10:15:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/8/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    The Southern Poverty Law Center continues to indoctrinate the children of this country with a radical, anti-Christian campaign. No longer a civil rights activist group, the SPLC now uses its power to program children into a pro-homosexual agenda using identity politics, social justice and socialist collectivism. The Teaching Tolerance curriculum teaches second graders that they should ignore their parents and cross dress if the feel like it. The book 10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert is a text recommended by the SPLC to teach tolerance and promulgated by activists. In the book, Bailey, a boy dreams of dresses, and is told...
  • National Education Conference to Blame White Teachers and Students for School Woes

    10/08/2015 1:09:34 PM PDT · by massmike · 35 replies ^ | 10/08/2015 | n/a
    A major national conference for teachers and school administrators starting on Saturday, October 10, in Baltimore will focus exclusively on race and racism, featuring workshops on interrupting whiteness in American schools, the dominance of White supremacy in society, White privilege enjoyed by Caucasian students, white domination of thought, and how to decenter whiteness. The conference, officially titled The National Summit for Courageous Conversation 2015, is organized by the Pacific Educational Group (PEG), a large and influential consulting firm hired by hundreds of school districts nationwide often under pressure from the federal government to address racial gaps in scholastic...
  • Teacher Gives PATHETIC Assignment on Islam, then a Mother DOES THIS!

    10/06/2015 11:24:48 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 43 replies
    political insider ^ | 10/6/2015 | TPIWriter
    Too often, our children are prohibited from learning the Christian principles America is founded upon. This is thanks to liberal teachers and political correctness. But schools seem to have no problem teaching Islamand one students mother in Bakersfield, California is furious about it! Her son is in the 7th grade, and was given a hand out entitled Islamic Beliefs and Practices where students were taught to memorize the 5 Pillars of Islam and view a YouTube video. The mother made it clear that her son will NOT be participating. She first shared details of the assignment on KGET-TV 17 Facebooks...
  • Georgia Schools Are Teaching Kids "Allah Is the Same God Worshipped By Jews and Christians"

    10/02/2015 9:24:15 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 71 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/02/2015 | Casey Fiano
     There’s nothing necessarily wrong with children learning about Islam. But learning about Islam to the exclusion of Christianity, and that Allah is the same God worshipped by Jews and Christians, has a lot of parents angry. Several Walton County parents say their children are being forced to learn about Islam, and want the option to exclude their children from these lessons. The teaching of Islam has banded together a group of upset parents. “My daughter had to learn the Shiad, and the five pillars of Islam, which is what you learn to convert, but they never once learned anything...
  • About 260 Chicago Public Schools lose money due to enrollment losses

    09/26/2015 10:36:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9-25-2015 | Juan Perez
    Chicago Public Schools ... The district said it would freeze funds for schools where students appear to be enrolled, but have not attended any days of classes or received class schedules. ... The district said 10th day enrollment totaled 367,499. In 2002, the district's enrollment was 438,589.