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  • Make Schools Safe Again: Repeal The Gun-Free School Zones Act

    05/21/2018 6:13:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 21, 2018 | Arthur Shaper
    Another mass shooting, and another round of talking heads is clamoring for “common-sense” gun control.  The latest massacre, at Santa Fe High School in Texas, lead to the murder of 10 people by deranged teenager Dimitrious Pagourtzis, who stole the firearms from his father. After suffering intense humiliation from a would-be girlfriend, he went on a shooting spree in unhinged retaliation. This is beyond terrible. The rapid pace of gun massacres must be confronted, especially at public schools.The media are not helping, of course. They over-cover these tragedies and relentless push a gun control agenda. We still don’t know what...
  • Blacks' List: Classroom activity in Virginia Beach generates slurs, stereotypes

    05/21/2018 2:50:13 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    ABC 10 ^ | 5/18/18
    "Blacks." That was the one-word heading on a poster created in an English class at Kempsville High School. Underneath the heading was a list of disparaging words and stereotypes used to describe members of the black community, a list generated by students. A statement from Virginia Beach City Public Schools said the purpose of the assignment at Kempsville High School was to have students "reflect on the harm that can be caused by stereotypes and unintended
  • Parkland schoolboard Promise policies

    05/17/2018 6:07:48 AM PDT · by mosesdapoet · 7 replies
    www.theusmat.com ^ | 5/17/2018 | L.J.Keslin
    Those Parkland Policy Failures WHAT THE MEDIA DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW Florida pols fear law suits if hearings do get held ? But legal action against the school is being filed WERE THE COPS SO FED UP WITH THE SCHOOL'S LENIENT POLICIES IT BECAME WHY BOTHER TO GO THERE ? While such questions raised by the above headlines remain to be answered through investigations and hearings by state and federal agencies.Which the media should be demanding . Instead failures of PROMISE are being slowly doled out. Which only reported students engaged in criminal activity after a 5th offense according...
  • The rise of homeschooling in West Virginia, Crouse: 'I've seen a shift in how people view home...

    05/20/2018 1:59:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    wvnews ^ | May 20, 2018 | Jake Jarvis
    FULL TITLE: The rise of homeschooling in West Virginia, Crouse: 'I've seen a shift in how people view home school' CHARLESTON — As all eyes turned to public education during the historic statewide teacher strike, more parents are choosing to pull their students out of school and educate them at home. Enrolling a child in private school has traditionally been the most popular alternative to public school. But in recent years, data shows there has been a surge in the number of home-schooled students. “I’ve seen a shift in how people view homeschool, for sure,” said Kathie Hess Crouse. “Just...
  • Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    05/20/2018 12:44:15 PM PDT · by Salman · 81 replies
    AP via The Sacramento Bee ^ | May 20, 2018 | The Associated Press
    <p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.</p> <p>The former First Lady, U.S. Senator, Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for president will be awarded Friday in Cambridge with the Radcliffe Medal, which the university says honors individuals whose life and work have had a "transformative impact on society."</p>
  • Jewish parents outraged after NY school holds moment of silence for Gaza dead

    05/20/2018 9:23:43 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 29 replies
    Unclear if tribute announced over loudspeaker by student was approved by principal; parents say they don't understand why school waded into conflict By TOI STAFF Several Jewish parents expressed outrage over the weekend after children at a New York City school were instructed to observe a moment of silence for the dozens of Palestinians killed during clashes along the Gaza border. The announcement of the Tuesday tribute at Beacon High School in Hell’s Kitchen was made by a student over the school’s PA system. It was not clear whether the decision had been approved by the school principal. The New...
  • The Deep State Is Real, And Much Bigger Than You Know

    05/20/2018 5:43:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    I used to be a doubter who would cringe, just a little, at any mention of “the deep state.” I admit it, it all seemed a little far-fetched to me that there was this cabal of careerists conspiring from within the government to harm President Donald Trump when I first heard it. I never doubted there were individuals doing it, but a wide net of conspirators seemed like something out of a bad movie more than anything that could actually happen in the United States. I was wrong, very wrong, the deep state is real. But there is much more...
  • Exchange Student, Substitute Teachers Among Those Killed In Texas School Shooting

    05/19/2018 7:46:15 PM PDT · by BBell · 16 replies
    SANTA FE, Texas (CBS) — An exchange student and two substitute teachers were among the 10 people killed during the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas. Ten people were also injured Friday in what Texas Governor Greg Abbott described as “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas schools.”CBS News reports the suspected shooter has been identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis. Pagourtzis has been booked into the Galveston County jail and is being held without bond on charges of capital murder and aggravated assault of a peace officer. Additional...
  • High schooler gets told to put on a bra 'so guys don’t stare'

    05/19/2018 12:23:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 146 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | May 18, 2018 | Kerry Justich
    Brittney Coelho arrived at her Harker, Tex. high school one morning, dressed in an outfit deemed appropriate by her school’s dress code. But during the day, an assistant principal pulled her aside to point out an issue with her wardrobe — the fact that Coelho wasn’t wearing a bra. “It is not a requirement in the dress code at my school for me to wear a bra,” the student tweeted. “Stop blaming girls’s outfits for boys not being raised right to respect women.” She then posted a photo of herself in the shirt she wore to school, without a bra,...
  • We must fight white supremacy to prevent tragedies like Santa Fe school shooting (lying garbage)

    05/19/2018 8:36:42 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 51 replies
    White supremacy is at the heart of most mass shootings in the United States. (no its not) News emerged Friday afternoon that the suspect in custody for killing at least 10 people at Santa Fe High School near Houston, Texas, is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who had previously posted photos of Nazi regalia on his social media accounts, according to local TV station KHOU11. (he also had a hammer and sickle--antifa communist regalia, but why be honest and point that out?) This tragedy is only the latest mass shooting in the United States — the majority of which are connected to...
  • Sickle, Hammer, and Iron Cross strike in Texas

    05/19/2018 7:20:49 AM PDT · by WWII_Historian · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 19, 2018 | Gary Gindler
    The ideological affinity of all leftists means that all these leftist movements pursued the same portions of the electorate. Perhaps that is why the USSR fought on the side of the Third Reich about one-third of the Second World War and two-thirds against it (unlike other allied countries that ideologically were on the opposite end of the political spectrum both from the USSR and the Third Reich). ... Nowadays, as in the last century, few people pay attention to details. As before, it is enough to add prefix "anti" to something hated to be known as a humanist. But this,...
  • A Stroll through the Beautiful Ruins of American Public Education

    05/18/2018 1:52:34 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 35 replies
    Renew America ^ | March 7, 2018 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    K-12: Q&A with Bruce Deitrick PriceQ: What is your main feeling about K-12 education today?A: Sadness. There is a perennial waste of energy and money, both taken in great quantities from millions of citizens. Instruction, if logical and systematic, can teach a great deal in a timely way. Instruction, if incoherent, will leave students worse off than when they started. That is why McKinsey and Company, circa 2007, concluded that American students are measurably worse each additional year they remain in the public schools. Our #1 job is stopping this waste. Q: So what is the big sin?A: The Education...
  • Oxford student wrongly accused of rape endured two years of hell (tr)

    05/18/2018 3:44:18 PM PDT · by BBell · 16 replies
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk ^ | 5/17/18 | Martin Evans
    Oxford student wrongly accused of rape endured two years of hell because police were too busy with Jimmy Savile cases An Oxford University student spent two years on bail accused of rape because police claimed they were too busy dealing with other reports in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal, a damning report has revealed. Oliver Mears, 19, was accused of raping a woman at a house party in July 2015, but was not charged until June 2017. Just days before he was due to stand trial in January this year, prosecutors announced they were dropping the case due...
  • Why Are So Many Female Teachers Having Affairs With Their Students?

    05/18/2018 6:45:34 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 111 replies
    Activist Mommy ^ | May 17, 2018 | Activist Mommy
    It seems like every week, there’s a new story of a female high school or even middle school teacher who has been arrested for engaging in relations with one of her students.The women are often young, attractive, and often (seemingly) happily married. It has been happening so frequently that it appears to be a reasonably solid trend, and yet there’s little widespread call to end it.Selwyn Duke of the New American, in his article, Female Teachers Having Affairs With Young Boys — Now a Weekly Occurrence, says that while there are many high-profile cases the media has covered recently, the...
  • Santa Fe shooter named as student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, who wore ‘Born to Kill’ t-shirt

    05/18/2018 10:37:34 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 303 replies
    Metro ^ | Friday 18 May 2018 | Jimmy McCloskey
    The Santa Fe High School shooter who killed between eight and ten people has been named as student Dimitrios ‘Dimitri’ Pagourtzis. Pagourtzis, 17, shared chilling photos on his – now removed – Facebook of a ‘Born to Kill’ t-shirt shortly before Friday morning’s massacre. Plane 'containing 107 passengers' crashes in Havana, Cuba An Instagram account that appears to belong the 11th-grader shows him following multiple gun-related accounts, including ‘sickguns,’ ‘gunspictures’, as well as others called Guns Fanatics, Guns Lovers and Guns Glory. Only three photos were uploaded to it – a toy rifle attached to an arcade video game, a...
  • Police confirm reports of active shooter at Santa Fe High School

    05/18/2018 6:07:13 AM PDT · by SSS Two · 343 replies
    KPRC-TX ^ | 05-18-2017
    SANTA FE, Texas - A spokesman for police confirmed Friday that they are investigating an active-shooter situation at Santa Fe High School. It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. KPRC2 has crews headed to the scene.
  • St. Ambrose College’s Segregated Muslim Prayer Room Reveals Chilling Reality

    05/17/2018 12:17:08 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 14 replies
    That St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa has opened a sex-segregated prayer room for Muslim students requires an explanation. On the surface, it seems totally bizarre. Why exactly do Muslims want to go to an explicitly Catholic college and why is that now-progressive Catholic college proudly violating normative standards of equal treatment for men and women? The answer is found in why feminists have turned into crickets on select overt sexism when they howl outrages over only perceived slights against women. Muslims, feminists and most American progressives have a common enemy: America’s Judeo-Christian heritage, which they have been working to...
  • For class of 2018, it's the best job market in a decade

    05/17/2018 10:52:17 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | May 17, 2018 | By JILLIAN HARDING
    Congratulations, class of 2018 -- you've hit the jackpot, graduating into the strongest job market in a decade, according to CareerBuilder. Around 80 percent of companies surveyed by the jobs site said they plan to hire college grads this year, up from 60 percent in 2008. Another plus for new grads? More than half of employers surveyed cite starting salaries of $40,000 or more. As for the most sought-after degrees or majors, business topped the rankings with more than a third of companies surveyed looking to hire grads with that major. Around 22 percent of companies are seeking candidates with...
  • Students reaching their highest potential every day… [Broward Candidate Targeted By Parkland]

    05/16/2018 11:30:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    EVERY STUDENT CAN SUCCEED. I know this. Why? I was a teacher in Broward County Public Schools where I worked with your kids each and every day. What is the formula for this success? Teachers, administrators and school staff working in concert to nurture the minds of empowered students that will shape tomorrow. Together, as a District, we have to focus on each student’s strengths and how we reach them to put them on the right path to their brightest future. Our state leading district, must continue to strengthen the successful programs that I have championed such as our JROTC...
  • Female Kent State Graduate Carries AR-10 on Campus

    05/16/2018 8:34:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/16/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Kent State University graduate Kaitlin Bennett posted a photo of herself walking on campus with an AR-10 demanding “#CampusCarryNow.” On December 19, 2016, Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill legalizing campus carry but allowing each university system to decide if it would allow it on its campuses. To date, Kent State has not permitted it. Moreover, Kent State has a policy against allowing students to open carry on campus, although open carry is legal in Ohio. In an interview with the Akron Beacon Journal on April 25, 2018, Bennett said, “Kent State is one of the few schools in...