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  • Indiana teacher busted after being caught on camera doing drugs in classroom

    11/23/2017 3:33:06 PM PST · by familyop · 33 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.
  • 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...
  • Stanford Dean Caught On Film Engineering Disruption of Robert Spencer Event

    11/22/2017 7:41:31 AM PST · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 22, 2017 | Robert Spencer
    It’s not a university anymore. It’s just an Antifa recruitment center. I spoke at Stanford University last week, and Stanford administrators and Leftist students made sure that as few people as possible heard me. In The Coming of the Third Reich, historian Richard J. Evans explains how, in the early days of National Socialist Germany, Stormtroopers (Brownshirts) “organized campaigns against unwanted professors in the local newspapers [and] staged mass disruptions of their lectures.” And here we are again. In the days before I arrived on campus, the student-run Stanford Daily and Stanford Review published article after article denouncing me in...
  • Texas A&M plans to fire Kevin Sumlin after LSU game

    11/22/2017 7:45:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 48 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 21, 2017 | Brent Zwerneman,
    Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin will be fired following the Aggies' regular-season finale at LSU on Saturday night, multiple people with knowledge of the situation said. Sumlin is expected to be dismissed in the day or days following the A&M game against the Tigers. The Aggies are a double-digit underdog to the Tigers, and an A&M victory wouldn't save his job at this point, the sources said.
  • Which college teams visited the White House, and who stayed home?

    11/19/2017 1:37:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 19, 2017 | Michael Moates
    President Trump hosted the National Collegiate Athletic Association champion sports teams at the White House on Friday - or most of them, that is. The event began with the student athletes meeting President Trump in the Rose Garden for photos. "A lot of great athletes," Trump told the press pool. The Marine Corps Marching Band played nearby from the South Lawn, as President Trump joked with athletes, meeting them in groups. When talking with the Ohio State men's volleyball team, the president was seen jokingly smacking a volleyball in the air. While interacting with the West Virginia rifle team in...
  • What to do when school leaves parents feeling left out

    11/17/2017 5:23:30 AM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Elaine Carlson
    Dear Mrs. C: Our son, “Waldo,” loves Buena — to the point that his dad and I are feeling left out. He is a sophomore and comes up with any excuse to stay there after school — sports, clubs, etc. He usually doesn’t arrive home until 4:30 or so. He maintains good grades, but is less connected with us that he used to be. In fact, he even talks about his college and career plans. We miss him already (he is our baby)! Do you have any suggestions? Signed: Concerned Parents Dear CP’s: Yes. Be thankful. Your Waldo sounds like...
  • Beijing vies for greater control of foreign universities in China

    11/19/2017 12:24:35 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies
    FT ^ | 2017/11/19 | Emily Feng
    Beijing vies for greater control of foreign universities in China Communist party wants more influence despite academic freedom guarantees Emily Feng in Beijing The Chinese Communist party has ordered foreign-funded universities to install party units and grant decision-making powers to a party official, reversing an earlier promise to guarantee academic freedom as President Xi Jinping strengthens political control over all levels of education. More than two thousand education joint ventures between Chinese and overseas universities have been established since 2003, when they were first allowed. Some, such as New York University Shanghai or University of Nottingham Ningbo have their own...
  • 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...
  • Lawsuit: Md. school became ‘breeding ground’ for child sex abuse

    11/16/2017 3:54:33 PM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    WTOP ^ | 11/16/17 | Amanda Iacone
    A fourth-grader tells an administrator about “nasty things” on the teacher’s aide’s cellphone, but is ignored. A student complains that Deonte Carraway pinched him and later misses classes after his complaints were dismissed. A student serves suspension after reporting that Carraway recorded boys in a bathroom. Recently filed court documents shed light on how a volunteer teacher’s aide, whose lawyers say has an IQ of 63, was able to sexually abuse 23 children. Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School became an “unchecked breeding ground for sexual abuse” through a lack of supervision, and a failure to intervene and report suspicions of...
  • University sued because it failed to act on male student with 'baby role play' fetish

    11/16/2017 5:01:53 PM PST · by Snickering Hound · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11-16-2017
    A Canadian University has found itself in the middle of a human rights complaint after a male student came to school with disturbing child fetishes including wearing diapers and having the stories of Beatrix Potter read to him by an English professor. Katrin Roth, Vancouver Island University's former director of human rights and workplace safety ended up filing the complaint alleging the Nanaimo university failed to adequately support and protect professors, staff and students. Roth says she learned that the student harassed several women, complimenting them on their clothing while leering at their chests, repeatedly asking staff members to go...
  • Pro-life Student Group Ends Legal Battle With Queens College

    11/16/2017 9:42:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Andrew Keshner
    A Queens College pro-life student group ended its legal beef with the school on Wednesday. Queens College Students For Life complained that the school denied its efforts to become a registered student organization in November 2016. A lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court, alleged the school was teaching a bad lesson that free speech wasn't for everyone. Queens College said it approved the group in January. The case was settled on Wednesday, court papers show. Lawyers for the students say the deal will impact how student groups become approved. Caleb Dalton, a lawyer for the students, credited Queens College “for...
  • Harvard Business School professor: Half of American colleges will be bankrupt in 10 to 15 years

    11/16/2017 4:08:23 AM PST · by x1stcav · 70 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/15/2017 | Abigail Hess
    In his recent book, "The Innovative University," Christensen and co-author Henry Eyring analyze the future of traditional universities, and conclude that online education will become a more cost-effective way for students to receive an education, effectively undermining the business models of traditional institutions and running them out of business.
  • How President Trump can End Leftist School Tyranny

    11/14/2017 9:23:31 AM PST · by VirginiaRight · 4 replies ^ | November 14, 2017
    Generation Z's Right-Wing Revolution Recently, there has been much discussion of how "Generation Z," defined as those born since 2000, is politically to the right of Millennials and most previous generations as well. This is corroborated by a a recent survey showing that members of Generation Z favored Trump by 14 points, and that 86% of white Generation Z males supported President Trump, while only 14% were pro-Clinton. We have seen numerous reports from across the nation of pro-Trump students aggressively pushing back against the liberal establishment. As a case in point, in Michigan, middle school students chanted "build the...
  • Stalking Horses

    11/15/2017 6:06:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | November 15, 2017 | Walter E. Williams
    When hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their prey. They would synchronize their steps on the side of the horse away from their prey until they were close enough for a good shot. A stalking horse had a double benefit if the prey was an armed person. If the stalkers were discovered, it would be the horse that took the first shot. That's what blacks are to liberals and progressives in their efforts to transform America -- stalking horses. Let's look at it.I'll just list a few...
  • Bray New World

    11/09/2017 8:19:27 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 5 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 9 Nov 2017 | Mark Steyn
    Professor Mark Bray is what passes for the intellectual wing of Antifa. You might recall that I mentioned him here:Antifa, says Mark Bray, "have no allegiance to liberal democracy, which they believe has failed the marginalized communities they're defending." Professor Bray is a lecturer in history at GRID, the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth, which is the usual social engineering flimflam masquerading as a field of scholarship, but it's Ivy League so it'll cost you an arm and a leg (metaphorically, I mean; not literally, like, say, attending a Charles Murray speech at Middlebury). Dartmouth College is in the town...
  • Hollywood Actress: Why I Homeschool My Kids

    11/13/2017 8:36:08 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 9, 2017 | Sam Sorbo
    My name is Sam Sorbo. I’m a mom to three wonderful children, and the author of “They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate.” Home schooling seems like a radical idea—but only because we are conditioned to think of it that way. Why? Because most of us attended school. But after nine overhauls of our public education system in less than 30 years, according to Pew Research Center data, the U.S. has fallen in world standings for education, to 39th in math and 24th in reading. We are officially behind Estonia. … The schools aren’t getting...
  • DACA Migrants Have One-Quarter College-Graduation Rate of Americans

    11/13/2017 3:23:42 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 13 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Nov 13, 2017 | Neil Munro
    Only four percent of ‘DACA’ recipients have completed college, far below the roughly 17 percent of similar-aged young Americans who have college degrees, according to data released by the Migration Policy Insitute, which favors immigration. The data means that average DACA beneficiaries are far less educated and less productive than Americans, and if ever awarded an amnesty, will be far more likely to rely on taxpayers’ aid throughout their lives. According to the MPI report: While DACA recipients are almost as likely as U.S. adults in the same age group (15-32) to be enrolled in college (18 percent versus 20...
  • Muslim Indoctrination of School Children Spreads Across Europe and United States

    11/11/2017 12:02:37 PM PST · by Main Street · 20 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | November 11, 2017 | Samantha Chang
    A dad in England was shocked after seeing a note from his 12-year-old stepdaughter announcing she was converting to Islam. Mark McLachlan was even more stunned when he learned the note actually was a homework assignment from his daughter’s public middle school. The instructions read: “Write a letter to family about converting to Islam.” Like many non-Muslim parents, McLachlan was upset that Islam indoctrination had infiltrated his stepdaughter’s middle-school curriculum. “She was told to Google ‘Why should I convert to Islam,'” McLachlan told the U.K. Daily Mail. “I just don’t see why they should ask a child to write...
  • Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell

    11/09/2017 5:37:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | November 9, 2017 | Larry Elder
    A Rasmussen poll taken in 2013 asked American adults, "Are most white Americans racist?" "Are most Hispanic Americans racist?" and "Are most black Americans racist?" Of the three groups, the winner was blacks. Thirty-seven percent said most blacks were racist; 18 percent felt most Hispanics were racist, and 15 percent said most whites were racist. Thirty-eight percent of whites felt most blacks were racist. Even blacks agreed, with 31 percent saying most blacks were racist, while 24 percent of blacks thought most whites racist and 15 percent believed most Hispanics were racist. This brings us to the Cornell University's Black...