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  • Principal Who Screamed at Pro-Life Teen: “I Don’t Give a S— What Jesus Says” Says His Life’s Been...

    12/11/2017 9:37:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 152 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Dec. 8, 2017 | Steven Ertelt
    FULL TITLE: Principal Who Screamed at Pro-Life Teen: “I Don’t Give a S— What Jesus Says” Says His Life’s Been a Wreck Ever Since Earlier this year and assistant principal at a Pennsylvania high school was caught on video yelling profanities at pro-life teenagers who are holding signs demonstrating against abortion. The teenager, Conner Haines, was part of a Christian group called Project Frontlines that was hosting a “holocaust of abortion” display on the public sidewalks outside the school. The pro-lifers showed photos of aborted babies and other information to help educate the public about abortion. Haines and his sister...
  • "Saving K-12" -– Why you may want this book

    12/09/2017 3:02:39 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 27 replies
    Bruce Deitrick Price ^ | Dec. 8, 2017 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    1) Good Christmas present for smart people. Somewhat complex sophistries are explained in simple terms. It’s fun knowing how this stuff works. 2) This book is a guidebook to what’s really going on in our public schools. Weird, unproven theories and methods are commonplace, such as Sight-words to teach reading, Constructivism to teach knowledge, Common Core Math to teach arithmetic, and so on. Once you understand these gimmicks, then you can fight back more successfully against the school system. 3) A group, whether 2 people or 20 people, can use this book to initiate and focus discussions. You can pick...
  • Three dead in School shooting. New Mexico

    12/07/2017 9:54:48 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 95 replies
    multiple ^ | 12/7/2017
    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Authorities say three people are dead following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters that three people believed to be students died Thursday at Aztec High School. He says the shooter also was dead but didn't say if the suspect was among the three. Authorities said they had cleared all the buildings at the school and that students were boarding buses to another location where they could be reunited with their...
  • Lawyers sue California because too many children can't read

    12/05/2017 1:32:43 PM PST · by Mariner · 48 replies
    AP via Sacramento Bee ^ | December 5th, 2017 | BY JULIE WATSON
    SAN DIEGO - A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools filed a lawsuit against the state of California on Tuesday, arguing that the state has done nothing about a high number of school children who do not know how to read. The advocacy law firm, Public Counsel, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court to demand the California Department of Education address its "literacy crisis." The state has not followed suggestions from its own report on the problem five years ago, according to the lawsuit. "When it comes to literacy and the delivery...
  • Should we talk about the fact that women in positions of power are sexually abusing minors under...

    11/27/2017 2:37:02 PM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Herman Cain ^ | Nov. 27, 2017 | Dan Calabrese
    FULL TITLE: Should we talk about the fact that women in positions of power are sexually abusing minors under their authority too? Life isn't like a Van Halen song. I know what you're going to say. No teenage boy will object to this type of "abuse." Just as the sexes are inherently different, the distinguishing factor here is that the women in question didn't want the sexual attention. The boys not only wanted it but probably couldn't believe their luck. But you're forgetting something. There's a reason we have an age of consent that applies to both boys and girls,...
  • The Time Has Come to Get Disney Out of Our Schools

    11/25/2017 5:44:12 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 54 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 11.25.2017 | David Blackmon
    A mother in Northumberland Park, England has demanded that local schools ban the book based on the Disney animated film Sleeping Beauty. Why? Because the scene in which the prince just gratuitously kisses the sleeping princess to wake her up promotes “inappropriate sexual behavior.” I swear I don’t make this stuff up. This woman is missing the point where Disney films are concerned, with her myopic focus on Sleeping Beauty. It’s hard to think of a single one of them that does not contain inappropriate messages for children, and they all should have been piled up into the public square...
  • Indiana teacher busted after being caught on camera doing drugs in classroom

    11/23/2017 3:33:06 PM PST · by familyop · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 23NOV17 | Fox News
    Samantha Cox, a 24-year-old teacher at Lake Central High School in the town of St. John near the Illinois border, was arrested on Wednesday for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. The English teacher was allegedly caught doing drugs after students filmed her with a phone from outside the classroom, according to Fox 32 Chicago.
  • Harrisburg, PA Violent Elementary School Students Have Caused 40 Teachers To Resign Since July

    11/22/2017 7:49:05 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    21 News ^ | 20 Nov, 2017 | ERIKA SHYCH
    HARRISBURG, Pa — Emotions were high inside the Harrisburg School Board meeting Monday night as The Harrisburg Education Association pleaded with the board for help following violent encounters in the classrooms at elementary schools throughout the district. First grade teacher Johanna Brown describes what's going on in her classroom at Downey Elementary, saying to the school board, "Are we getting hurt? This bruise is from last Friday.” HARRISBURG, Pa — Emotions were high inside the Harrisburg School Board meeting Monday night as The Harrisburg Education Association pleaded with the board for help following violent encounters in the classrooms at elementary...
  • Va. school chairman: Students 'not required' to stand for pledge, calls Trump 'bonafide idiot'

    11/22/2017 5:47:22 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 62 replies
    Fox5DC ^ | 11/22/2017 | Paul Wagner
    A Virginia school board chairman is getting attention on social media for his comments on President Donald Trump and standing for the Pledge of Allegiance and the national anthemRyan Sawyers, who is Chairman of the Prince William County School Board, said in a tweet on Monday: "Your are not required to stand for the national anthem or pledge. There will be no action taken against you for choosing to not stand or participate. Our President is a bonafide idiot but you are safe in PWCS." Attention PWCS students and staff. Your are not required to stand for the national anthem...
  • Mom charged after putting recording device in daughter’s backpack

    11/22/2017 9:36:27 AM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    WAVY ^ | Nov. 21, 2017 | Jason marks
    NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – The mother of a Norfolk student turned to 10 On Your Side after she was charged by police. “I tried to be fair, but it’s not fair,” said Sarah Sims. “There is nothing fair about this.” In late September, Sims says she had enough. She tells 10 On Your Side her 9-year-old daughter was getting bullied at Ocean View Elementary. She says repeated calls and emails to the school went un-returned. “The thing that bothers me the most is that I am yet to get a response from anyone in the administration,” Sims added.
  • 'I have been hit, kicked and restrained from behind - by FIRST-GRADERS': At least 45 Pennsylvania...

    11/21/2017 2:50:47 PM PST · by Morgana · 65 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Nov. 21, 2017 | James Wilkinson For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 'I have been hit, kicked and restrained from behind - by FIRST-GRADERS': At least 45 Pennsylvania teachers resign in just three months due to student violence and those that remain are 'begging' for help from school board Dozens of teachers have quit their jobs in Pennsylvania's capital city amid a wave of violence from students as early as the first grade, it has emerged. The Harrisburg Education Association (HEA) said that at least 45 teachers resigned between July and October, and more have followed since. Those who remain are now demanding more help from administrators. 'I have been...
  • California will be the first state to use LGBT-inclusive history textbooks in schools

    11/20/2017 6:37:38 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Nov 13, 2017 | Michael Schaub
    California has become the first state to approve LGBT-inclusive history textbooks for use in primary schools, the Advocate reports. The California State Board of Education on Thursday approved 10 textbooks for kindergarten through eighth-grade students that include coverage of the historical contributions of LGBT people, and rejected two that failed to include such coverage.
  • Special education teacher arrested for selling heroin at Maryland school, officials say

    11/18/2017 10:20:49 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    KFOR ^ | NOVEMBER 18, 2017
    A Maryland special education teacher was arrested Tuesday, accused of dealing drugs at the same high school where she worked for 17 years. Monica Snee, 51, faces multiple heroin-related charges, including possession and distribution on school property, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office. While officials believe she used the Parkside High School grounds to sell drugs, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis said there isn’t evidence she dealt to students or teachers. During a press conference Wednesday, Lewis called Snee’s alleged crimes “the worst act of betrayal.” Lewis said deputies found 173 capsules of heroin, 340 oxycodone pills, several suboxone...
  • Parents sue Oregon school district over transgender policy

    11/18/2017 1:35:01 PM PST · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 11/17/2017 | Gillian Flaccus
    PORTLAND, Ore.–Parents at a rural Oregon high school have filed a federal lawsuit over the school district's policy to allow a transgender male student to use the boys' locker room and bathroom, mirroring a similar civil action in Illinois that did not survive a legal challenge. The lawsuit filed this week in Portland challenges a decision by the Dallas School District to allow Elliot Yoder, now 16, to use boys' facilities.(snip) "The case targets transgender youth for simply existing and seeking an education," said Mat dos Santos, legal director for ACLU Oregon. "This lawsuit is senseless and cruel but it...
  • Common core education has been a bigger failure than Microsoft Office Clippy

    11/18/2017 9:08:01 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 28 replies
    Next Big Future ^ | October 30, 2017 | Brian Wang
    Bill Gates and Gates Foundation were one of the main backers of the Common core education program. The US education system had been bad before Bill Gates, George HW Bush and Obama and No child left behind and Common Core. However, the last 17 years have been continued failure in improving education in the USA. The Gates Foundation has spent $3.4 billion on public education in the United States. They spent a lot on the development and implementation of the highly controversial Common Core State Standards – Gates now says that 60 percent of his new investment will go to...
  • Parkville yoga instructor for children charged with molesting 6-year-old student

    11/16/2017 10:02:24 AM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    fox ^ | Nov. 16, 2017 | fox
    PARKVILLE, Mo. — A former yoga instructor for children is accused of molesting one of his 6-year-old students. Christian A. Hammond, 22, is charged with child molestation in Platte County. On Nov. 9, police received a tip regarding someone molesting a child at Parkville Children’s Cottage, Montessori School, according to court documents. Police spoke to the 6-year-old victim and the victim’s mother, and the victim told police that on Nov. 7, he got a hug from Hammond, the yoga teacher at the school.
  • Illegal Immigrants Placed Before American Kids, Forcing Preschool to Close

    11/16/2017 8:44:15 AM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Nov. 15, 2017 | Moonbattery
    Basic laws exist as to what is right and what makes sense. Indulging in moonbattery entails rejecting these laws so as to posture on behalf of a deranged ideology. This has consequences: A preschool that leases space from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder is shutting down at the end of the month after the church congregation voted to become a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants facing deportation. “It put us out of business,” said Active Boulder Kids owner Kristen Argow Heaton. The presumably far-left Unitarian congregation voted overwhelmingly to convert part of the building into illegal immigrant living quarters. Argow...
  • California elementary schools to use pro-LGBT history textbooks

    11/15/2017 5:19:44 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/14/2017 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    Children in California will be learning to identify historical personages by their sexuality.The Advocate reported that the California state board of education approved “10 LGBT-inclusive history textbooks” for elementary school students in grades K-8 last week. It also rejected two textbooks on the grounds that they did not include “LGBT history.” The exclusion of LGBT history violates California’s FAIR Education Act.The FAIR Education Act, once informally called the LGBT History Bill, was written by Senator Mark Leno. FAIR stands for “Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful.” It ensures that the political, economic and social contributions of people with disabilities as well...
  • BREAKING: Multiple People Dead, Shooting At California Elementary School, Multiple Crime Scenes

    11/14/2017 10:22:01 AM PST · by BusterDog · 43 replies
    There was a massive police response to several crime scenes in Rancho Tehama, California Tuesday. Deputies say at least three people are dead—including the gunman. A Deputy told local media the shootings took place at several crime scenes and ‘multiple shots’ were fired at the elementary school. According to scanner traffic, children as young as 6 are among the wounded.
  • Several dead, children wounded in shooting near California elementary school

    11/14/2017 11:11:29 AM PST · by ColdOne · 16 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 11/14/17 | fox/ap
    Three people were shot and killed Tuesday when a shooter opened fire near a Northern California elementary school, authorities said. The shooting was reported near Rancho Tehama Elementary school as some parents were dropping off their children. The shooter was killed by police officers after he also wounded children at the school, however, it was unclear if the shooting happened on school ground. It was also not immediately known if the shooter was counted among the people killed.