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  • U of Michigan imposes mandatory White Privilege class for business students

    11/23/2015 4:02:10 PM PST · by dead · 86 replies ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    This is a big part of what the University of Missouri and copycat racist crybully protests were about. Making racist indoctrination mandatory on campus not only provides jobs and entitlements for the crybullies, but perpetuates the cycle. They got their way at the University of Michigan. The University of Michigan has added a three-year diversity requirement to its Ross School of Business undergraduate curriculum that, among other things, will teach their students how race, gender and sexual orientation "connect to larger systems of power, privilege and oppression." The classes, which include "Identity 101" and "Entering into, Engaging with and Exiting...
  • You know what America? Maybe a college education isn't all it's cracked up to be...

    11/09/2015 5:35:02 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 28 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-9- | The Looking Spoon
    An Associate Master at Yale writes an email complaining that basically college kids...KIDS...are too politically correct and too wimpy to deal with it. The specific topic was on whether or not the university should police what students wear on Halloween to make sure they don't don anything too offensive (i.e. some New England WASP has no business  dressing up as...say...Geronimo wearing black face, or anything at all for that matter). That is an oversimplification of what was actually said (the link above has the full text of the email), but it's also the gist. The email became widely known and...
  • Christian Daycare Workers Fired for Refusing to Call a Little Girl a Boy (homofacism in Katy Texas)

    11/08/2015 3:01:45 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Nov 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    Two daycare workers have been fired for refusing to go along with the center’s transgender agenda. Madeline Kirksey, one of the workers who is an author of a Christian book, says her religious liberty rights have been violated. The two were fired after refusing to call a little girl a boy. The two male parents of a six-year-old little girl told employees at the school to refer to their daughter as a boy, and to call her by a new masculine name. The little girl’s hair had also been cut like a boy’s. Kirksey told Breitbart Texas in an interview,...
  • Gender unicorn: fantasy definitions and sexes validate feelings (sex ed vs gun ed)

    11/05/2015 6:39:21 AM PST · by rktman · 6 replies ^ | 11/5/2015 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Efforts to infiltrate fifth and sixth grade health courses with additional classifications of sex are popping up in public schools. With the help of unfettered political correctness, the Genderbread Person and the Gender Unicorn corrupt not only the English language but the basic biology of mankind. (I suppose using the Biblical reference of “mankind” will raise hackles among the super-sensitive “gender” police.) But let’s get one thing straight… gender is properly used as regarding grammar, i.e. masculine, feminine and neuter, if you speak German. The beginning of this whole fantasy of “gender identity” began its upsurge with the disuse of...
  • Sodomite Activists Target 5-Year-Olds for Indoctrination

    11/05/2015 5:00:05 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 10 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 11/4/2014 | Tim Brown
    A sodomite activist group has sought to impose mandatory sexually perverse lessons on kids as young as five years old, demanding that they "learn about homosexual, bisexual and transgender issues." May I ask the obvious before continuing? What business does a 5-year-old need to know about sexuality, except they are a boy or girl at that age? They have absolutely no business being indoctrinated with sodomite, mentally ill and sexually perverse indoctrination at all, let alone at five years old! However, the Christian Institute reports: The leader of the Free Church of Scotland has criticised a call to make LGBT...
  • NRA wants us to live in fear: demented,highly profitable,deeply cynical logic behind arming everyone

    11/02/2015 2:14:20 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 81 replies
    Salon ^ | November 1, 2015 | Firmin DeBrabander
    How we educate our youth plays a critical role in whether they are active, engaged and demanding citizens-such as democracy requires. The famed Brazilian education advocate Paulo Freire railed against the "banking concept" of education, where students are filled up with knowledge. Rather, he argued, the classroom must feature dialogue between students and teachers invested in a common task of inquiry. To put it otherwise, the classroom is a microcosm of a democratic society, where students instinctively learn to behave as democratic citizens.The NRA wants us to live in fear: The demented, highly profitable and deeply cynical logic behind arming...
  • Nation's Report Card: Only a Third of 8th-Graders Are At or Above 'Proficient' in Math and Reading

    10/28/2015 8:02:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    CNS ^ | October 28, 2015 | JENNIFER C. KERR
    It's a not-so rosy report card for the nation's schoolchildren. Math scores slipped for fourth and eighth graders over the last two years, and reading grades were not much better, flat for fourth graders and lower for eighth graders, according to the 2015 Nation's Report Card. ... Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged parents, teachers, and others not to panic about the scores as states embrace higher academic standards, such as Common Core.
  • Students OUTRAGEOUS Questions For Mom Leads To SICKENING Discovery About 9/11 Lesson

    10/20/2015 5:40:22 AM PDT · by · 18 replies
    America's Freedom Fighters ^ | October 19, 2015 | Dean James
    A mother from Illinois was concerned when her daughter came home from school inquiring about the 9/11 attacks as well as having some disturbing questions about the QURAN, ALLAH and other Muslim stuff. After looking into the situation the mother found that the students were being taught things about the 9/11 attacks that were totally unacceptable. Thats what these liberal teachers do. They pollute our children with their sick ideals. No facts. All garbage. I would yank my kid out of school in a heartbeat rather than be taught by some Obama loving liberal scumbag. Mary Cooley at the Belleview...
  • First lady aims to get more students to continue education

    10/19/2015 9:43:12 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 19, 2015 11:43 AM EDT | Darlene Superville
    Michelle Obama unveiled a new social media site on Monday where teens can swap practical information and stories about continuing education after high school, an initiative backed by more than 20 media, business and nonprofit groups. [] will be a place for students ages 14-19 to get information on such matters as signing up for the SAT and ACT exams, filling out federal financial aid forms and applying to college, aides said. Students will also be able to share stories about their goals, their progress and whats inspiring them to go to college.
  • 10 Key Ways To Break The Mass Delusion Machine

    10/11/2015 7:26:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Federalist ^ | August 27, 2015 | Stella Morabito
    Perception is everything. Wars are often won or lost based on how the actors perceive one anothers strengths and weaknesses, not so much how strong or weak they are in reality. So it goes with any agenda item. When people sense a shift in public opinion on an issue, a fair number will shift right along with what they perceive. Thus, power elites can shape behaviors and attitudes by applying various techniques of crowd psychology, focused on propaganda and silencing dissent. ... Effective propaganda also keeps you in the dark about the fact that you are being manipulated. You Cant...

    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...
  • 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...
  • US Navy Now Teaching Members about "Male Privilege;" Says Buying Truck is Example of Privilege

    10/08/2015 8:49:54 AM PDT · by rightistight · 45 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 10/8/15 | Aurelius
    The US Navy's Bureau of Medicine & Surgery is now teaching its members about the dangers of "male privilege," giving examples of ways that men use such privilege to get what they want. The document outlining "male privilege" can be found on the US Navy's Bureau of Medicine & Surgery's official page. It details, "common phrases victims use when describing their abuse," which includes "male privilege." Here is one of the statements that "victims" of male privilege included by the Navy: When he came home yesterday, he was driving a brand new truck. I told him we needed something the...
  • Disproportionately gay: An alarming trend in youth literature

    10/07/2015 4:28:01 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 31 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/5/2015 | Eric Metaxas
    October 5, 2015 (BreakPoint) -- The way to win over a culture is to capture the minds and hearts of its young people. The gay-rights movement has certainly learned that lesson, which helps explain a current trend in youth literature. Anyone who reads books for teens these days will tell you that portrayals of gay relationships and characters are rapidly increasing.
  • When I see this sign "fair" doesn't come to mind...

    10/06/2015 9:57:02 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 29 replies
    American Irony ^ | 10-6-15 | The Looking Spoon
    Well, this kinda turns the "liberals demand equal results" meme on its head... So, if the fat kid at the lunch table decides he needs a piece of the other kids lunches...he gets to have it? That's how "fair" is being defined here isn't it? Or maybe it's the other way around, the fat kid's lunch gets redistributed among the skinnier kids who need the fat kid's calories more than the fat kid does...But isn't that "fat shaming" the poor little thing? Is that a need now too? What a fantastic way to destroy the difference between "need" and "want"...
  • First Lady to visit my MD campus - tomorrow! (vanity, sorta)

    09/16/2015 4:40:31 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 30 replies
    me | 9/16/15 | me
    I started working last week at my old college in MD. Guess what came in the e-mail? Michelle is visiting us - tomorrow. What a way to start my job. Sorry so late but I've been SOOOO busy it's been hard to even read FR! Messages actually came out last week. If any local FReepers are interested....well, here you are.
  • Canadian parents not so sure about sex education for 3rd graders

    09/15/2015 6:48:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Hot ^ | September 15, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    I can’t say precisely how similar Canadian families are to American ones, particularly when it comes to parents with small children. Some things seem to be universal though and this might be one of them. Canada recently implemented a plan where they would be expanding sex education for their students, starting off with some big, need-to-know items for first graders. Who could possibly have predicted that anything would go wrong with a plan like this? Well, when it came time to send the kids to class, as many as 90% of the parents in some areas kept their kids home....
  • 'There is no God but Allah'? School accused of indoctrination [Converting American Kids to Islam]

    09/11/2015 10:10:07 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/10/2015 | Todd Starnes
    Maury County, Tennessee is in the heart of the Bible Belt. So its understandable why the local church ladies got all shook up when they discovered that school children had been forced to declare, There is no God but Allah. Seventh graders at Spring Hill Middle School spent three weeks covering Islam in a Social Studies class enraging some parents who say the lessons crossed the line into indoctrination and proselytization. I am not pleased that my 12-year-old was taught the Islamic conversion prayer, parent Brandee Porterfield told me. Could you imagine the outcry from liberal activists if the...
  • UNCs Literature of 9/11' Course Indoctrinates Students to Love Jihad Terror, Hate America

    09/10/2015 10:43:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 3 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 10, 2015 | Robert Spenser
    UNC spokesman claims they "challenge students," and don't "advocate one viewpoint over another." So, will they accept my offer to come debate any professor on the topic, free of charge? Alec Dent, a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, broke the story in The College Fix: An English class offered at UNC Chapel Hill this fall called “Literature of 9/11″ explores the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from the perspective of radical Islamists and those who view America as an imperialist nation. The course represents virtually everything wrong with American academia today. The reading list consists entirely...
  • Colleges brainwash students into believing 9/11 was our fault

    09/06/2015 9:19:25 AM PDT · by oh8eleven · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6 September 2015 | Paul Sperry
    Case in point is a freshman-level English class taught at several major universities across the country called The Literature of 9/11 which focuses almost entirely on writings from the perspective of the Islamic terrorists, rather than the nearly 3,000 Americans who were slaughtered by them. These readings offer points of view that justify terrorism, paint the United States and its government as wholly evil and immoral and desecrate the memory of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the UNC College Republicans said in a recent letter to Chancellor Carol Folt.
  • SF School Adds Gender-Neutral Kindergarten Bathrooms

    09/03/2015 4:59:17 PM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 9/3/15 | William Bigelow
    The first San Francisco elementary school to make bathrooms gender neutral has proudly removed the circles, triangles, and stick figure signs from the kindergarten and first-grade bathrooms that delineate the differences between the sexes.Principal Sam Bass of Miraloma Elementary said the change at the beginning of the school year was prompted by the needs of six to eight students who are outside calling themselves simply boys or girls, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Bathrooms for children older than first grade will be altered in coming years, even outside bathrooms that have multiple stalls.Bass told the Chronicle, Theres no need...
  • The Fainting Couch At Columbia

    08/25/2015 9:16:14 PM PDT · by OddLane · 16 replies
    Commentary ^ | August 25, 2015 | Heather MacDonald
    In February 2015, Columbia Universitycurrently ranked the fourth most distinguished academic institution in the United States by U.S. News and World Reportannounced that all its students, undergraduate and graduate alike, would be obliged to take part in a Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative. This new, required programming, the Columbia bureaucracy explained, was designed to explore the relationship between sexual respect and community membership. Columbias students were given a menu of participation options. They could watch a minimum of two preselected videos about rape culture and gender identity and write a reflection about what they had learned. They could attend...
  • The Daily Callers Official Rundown Of The Worst, Looniest, Most Leftist Professors In America

    08/12/2015 9:03:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 8/11/2015 | Emma Colton
    This mild summer is winding down. Professors across the fruited plain are preparing for another fall semester of spewing half-baked progressive ideologies at gullible undergrads. Its time, then, for The Daily Callers second annual, highly definitive list of the worst professors in America. All the professors on the first annual definitive list remain terrible, of course. But we wont bore you with some rehash. (RELATED: Last Years List Of The Worst Professors In America) Instead, here are a dozen professors from this past school year who stole the headlines for being the most leftist, goofy and downright absurd.
  • Jurist ignores physicians, orders more counseling for Dinesh

    07/14/2015 4:40:47 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 47 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 7/13/2015 | Jerome R Corsi
    Conservative scribe Dinesh DSouza has to perform a lot more community service for breaking campaign-finance laws than he thought, with a federal judge saying Monday that DSouza has to do eight hours each week for the entire five years hes on probation and not just the eight months he was confined to a halfway house. The judge also read aloud a report from a court-appointed psychologist who calledDSouza arrogantand intolerant of others feelings. Powerhouse defense attorney Ben Brafman was surprised when Manhattan federal court Judge Richard Berman clarified the sentence he handed down after DSouza pleaded guilty last year, which...
  • 38 Ways College Students Enjoy Left-Wing Privilege on Campus

    07/13/2015 7:39:32 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 17 replies ^ | 6-29-15 | Tal Fortgang
    Among the great ironies surrounding the state of academia is the continued insistence on hearing more and more marginalized voices and increasing diversity on campus, as if there is some kind of archaic conservative establishment making that difficult to do. One would likely be hard-pressed to find a more left-leaning group than college professors and admissions officers, who prioritize pulling marginalized groups out of their marginalization and adding people of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to campus conversations. Yet in their efforts to achieve a more egalitarian conversation, left-wing academics and their students completely ignore (at best) and marginalize (at...
  • Gay Teacher Promotes Homosexuality to Little 3rd Graders, Says He Didnt Care What Parents Thought

    07/09/2015 4:28:07 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 46 replies ^ | july 8, 2015
    A North Carolina elementary school teacher has resigned after his decision to read a gay-themed childrens book to his third-grade class led to controversy in the small town of Efland. Omar Currie said he read his students the book King and King, a fairy tale about two princes having a love encounter, after he perceived negative gay stereotyping in his class. Currie saidthat he was inspired to teach the little kids about two men hooking up becausea boy in his class acteda little feminine. When I read the story, the reaction of parents didnt come into my mind,Currie, 25, said...
  • Parents, dont be fooled: The sex-ed agenda is more sinister than you know

    06/30/2015 4:34:53 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies ^ | Jun 30, 2015 | Jonathon van Maren
    It's a rare, if not historic pushbacktens of thousands of people across the Canadian province of Ontario are announcing loudly that they oppose the new sex education curriculum proposed by the provinces premier, Kathleen Wynne. Large numbers of protestors have made their voices heard in front of Wynne's office, in front of the provincial legislature at Queen's Park, and at the offices of Members of Provincial Parliament across the province. Harking from every culture and ethnic group, the protestors are demanding one thing: Let kids be kids. The entire phenomenon is startling for a number of reasons. First of all,...
  • Should We Lower the Age of Consent to Protect Teenagers? (Nov. 18 2013)

    06/28/2015 4:54:39 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 77 replies
    Slate ^ | Nov. 18 2013 | Amanda Hess
    In 16th-century England, the age of consent was set at 10 years old in an effort to protect young girls from sexual abuse by adult men. In 1875, parliament raised the age of consent to 13; in 1885, it upped it to 16. Now, a leading public health advocate has proposed that the United Kingdom bring the age down again in light of the high proportion of British adolescents who are having sexwith one anotherbefore theyre legally capable of granting consent. Lowering the age of consent to 15 (where it stands in Sweden) or 14 (where its set in Germany...
  • Hidden camera: 'Gays' admit they're not 'born that way'

    06/27/2015 7:58:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 58 replies
    WND ^ | June 25, 2015
    FULL TITLE: HOW #LOVEWINS Hidden Camera: Gays Admit Theyre Not Born That Way, Most Were Molested By Gays As Children Related: Gay Community Defends 8-Year-Old Boy Displaying His Ass For Sex At Gay Pride ParadeExcerpted from WND: A documentary video that sought to influence the Supreme Court justices before they ruled on marriage features an undercover investigation that challenges the belief that gays are born that way and, therefore, should be granted special rights.Equipped with a hidden camera, journalist Ryan Sorba went to a gay bar where he recorded candid answers to his questions. He found many men who...
  • Currie Spices Up the Classroom Debate

    06/23/2015 7:41:39 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 18 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 23, 2015 | Tony Perkins
    Once upon a time, there was a teacher who undermined parents rights. Sound familiar? It should. This has become a common story in classrooms across America, as more liberal teachers latch on to kids books with homosexual themes. But for moms and dads in North Carolina, the news that their third graders were listening to gay fairy tales didnt have the happy ending teacher Omar Currie hoped for. A homosexual himself, the elementary school teacher thought the book King and King would encourage his class to treat others with respect. What he didnt count on was the overwhelming feeling of...
  • How To Escape The Age Of Mass Delusion

    06/15/2015 10:23:41 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 38 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 8, 2015 | Stella Morabito
    Nearly 100 years ago, Walter Lippmann wrote about the manufacture of consent in his classic work, Public Opinion. On the heels of that book, Edward Bernays penned a little volume called Propaganda, in which he stated that an elite would always be responsible for making the public aware of new ideas which the public would then act upon as the elite nudged them into it. Related, but more in-depth is Jacques Elluls 1962 book, Propaganda: The Formation of Mens Attitudes.
  • PA school district holds staff training, joins prayer service at Islamic mosque

    06/09/2015 8:58:30 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 42 replies ^ | June 9, 2015 | Victor Skinner
    LEBANON, Pa. Dozens of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvanias Lebanon School District recently attended a taxpayer-funded in-service workshop at a local mosque to learn about Islam and Arabic culture. About 50 staffers from the district attended an in-service workshop Monday led by former district Arabic translator Mohamed Omar, who took time off from his new job as a case worker for the Department of Human Services in Philadelphia to share his knowledge of Islam with the staff, which included Superintendent Marianne Bartley and several other administrators, the Lebanon Daily News reports. The workshop started off at the high school...
  • Miss Piggy Comes Out as Pro-Abortion

    06/08/2015 8:19:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    breitbart ^ | 6 Jun 2015 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    One of childrens favorite Muppets and a feminist icon, Jim Hensons Miss Piggy character, is now officially on record as being pro-choice, after an MSNBC interviewer asked her point blank for her stance on abortion. This year, Miss Piggy was chosen for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Arts First Award at the Brooklyn Museum, where she publicly proclaimed, Moi is a feminist! Today I have come to you as a tough woman, a proud feminist, an international star, a best-selling author, icon, diva and now I have a Sackler Center First Award, Miss Piggy said at the...

    06/04/2015 9:12:56 AM PDT · by Liz · 2 replies
    --SNIP--As the 55 distinguished members of the National Association of Scholars explained this week, the teaching of American history faces a grave new risk. So-called reforms by the College Board, which holds a virtual monopoly on AP testing across the country, abandon a rigorous insistence on content in favor of downplaying American citizenship and American world leadership in favor of a more global and transnational perspective. The framework eschews vivid, content-rich history lessons on the Constitution for such abstractions as identity, peopling, work, exchange and technology, and human geography while downplaying essential subjects, such as the sources, meaning and development...
  • How do we raise a global nation?(Uh, WTH?)

    06/03/2015 10:09:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 6/3/2015 | Monica Campbell
    We also need you. More diversity isn't just a city or a coastal thing. The number of English language learners is increasing in almost every US state, with big jumps in places like Kansas. Let us know where you spot stories about America's changing classrooms, whether they stem from within your own family or from fresh ideas and projects you're hearing at your kids' school. Share your thoughts and ideas on Facebook at our Global Nation Exchange, on Twitter @globalnation, or contact us here. There's a lot of ground to cover, but we're excited to all dig in together.
  • Teach Our Kids To Hate America

    06/02/2015 3:11:41 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 12 replies ^ | 06/02/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    The American spirit has not yet been destroyed, but it cannot withstand the kind of relentless assault on its character that we are witnessing day after day. I cannot predict the form or timing of the catastrophe that will befall this country if our current direction is not changed and I dont pretend to know what concatenation of crises, in what progression of steps and across what interval of years, will finally break the nations spirit. What I do know is this much: My generation, the so called millennials and younger, have been indoctrinated into believing that the root cause...
  • Teachers complain, chaos reigns as St. Paul schools spend millions on white privilege training

    06/02/2015 8:38:35 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 31 replies
    Education Action Group Foundation ^ | June 2, 2015 | STEVE GUNN
    ST. PAUL, Minn. Have the taxpayers of St. Paul spent nearly $3 million over the past five years to bring chaos and danger to their schools and students? Apparently so. In 2010, the St. Paul school district began a contractual relationship with the Pacific Educational Group, a San Francisco-based organization that tries to help public schools deal with achievement and disciplinary issues involving black students. PEG packages and sells the concept of victimization, for a very high price. It claims that the American education system is built around white culture, tradition and social norms aka white privilege ...
  • Assassinating The American Spirit Of Independence

    06/01/2015 1:17:39 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 2 replies ^ | 06/01/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    The American spirit has not yet been destroyed, but it cannot withstand the kind of relentless assault on its character that we are witnessing day after day. I cannot predict the form or timing of the catastrophe that will befall this country if our current direction is not changed and I dont pretend to know what concatenation of crises, in what progression of steps and across what interval of years, will finally break the nations spirit. What I do know is this much: My generation, the so called millennials and younger, have been indoctrinated into believing that the root cause...
  • How Universal Pre-K Scams Your Child

    06/01/2015 6:34:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | June 1, 2015 | Katie Kieffer
    If you love your child, and I know you do, it’s time to say “bye bye” to the social pacifier that is free universal preschool. I understand. It’s tempting. Whether you’re a destitute single mother or an affluent married father, you’re a parent. And parents often feel wiped out. Especially in this economy. Sure, Michelle Obama has christened this the era of a “huge recovery,” but she’s not in the trenches like you—juggling the stress of being a provider and a caregiver for a 4-year-old. No matter how vulnerable you feel when you hear a certain Disney sing-a-long on repeat,...
  • Virginia School District To Ditch Biology For Sexual Fluidity

    05/30/2015 8:03:47 AM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies ^ | 5.29.2015 | Nicole Russell
    The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They werent only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. One of the nations largest, sharpest, and wealthiest school systems, Fairfax County, has announced a bright, new idea (to take effect in 2016) that will directly influence district students in grades seven through twelve. Its not a faster way to learn math, a more creative way to write stories, or a better...
  • Race and Gender Biases Can be Reduced With Sleep Therapy, Study Finds

    05/28/2015 2:03:45 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 28, 2015 | SINDYA N. BHANOO
    It may be possible to reduce biases regarding race and gender while a person sleeps, according to a new study published in the journal Science. Prior research has shown that biases can be reduced with a technique called counter-stereotype training. Neuroscientists at Northwestern University wondered whether sleep might bolster the effect. Study participants were shown images that are opposite to what they might have been exposed to when growing up, said Ken A. Paller, one of the studys authors. These included images of women and African-American men. When participants were shown images of women alongside scientific words, and African-American men...
  • The Oppression Narrative

    05/12/2015 9:41:45 AM PDT · by yuffy · 1 replies
    Politicalhat ^ | Posted on May 12, 2015 | The Political Hat
    We have previously mentioned the re-write of the AP guide for History. The new AP guide for teaching History is nothing less than (yet another) declaration of war against the very essence of America. Elizabeth Price Foley over at Instapundit has termed the MiniTru approved truth as the oppression narrative. An apt label for an education system that tears down American civilization as an evil and replaces it with a Howard Zinnified version of reality. As Foley notes: How about just teaching our children about the founding, the Constitution, and the major historical eras? It isnt a cultural anthropology or...
  • Boston University prof flunks 'white masculinity' in controversial tweets

    05/09/2015 6:55:57 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 40 replies ^ | May 09, 2015 | Maxim Lott
    Those who follow campus politics say they are not shocked. "I'm not surprised that Boston University is hiring a racist to teach African American Studies," David Horowitz, author of Reforming our Univerisities told "Anti-white racism is rampant in Black Studies programs which are generally indoctrination programs in left wing politics." Boston University stands by the professor, who will start working at the college in June. Professor Grundy is exercising her right to free speech and we respect her right to do so, Boston University spokesman Colin Riley said. Grundy did not respond to a request for comment from,...
  • The gutter politics of sex education in public schools

    05/08/2015 7:46:37 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/08/15 | Judi Mcleod
    If parents can't rescue their children from the indoctrination of public schools, we're headed down a dead end road as the march of Marxism through Western society will never be interrupted Dick and Jane, who used to teach children to read from the 1930s through to the 1970s in the United States, are no more. Wiped out from life in education, theyve been transcended in class by the transgendered and other members of the LGBT ranks, who now become societal firsts. Its a fast moving world, one in which the ideal of sending children to learn readin, writin and rithmatic...

    05/05/2015 5:18:15 PM PDT · by yuffy · 44 replies
    breitbart ^ | 4 May 2015 | by DR. SUSAN BERRY
    Results of the Nations Report Card released this week by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) show that only 18 percent of 8th-graders are proficient or above in U.S. history, and only 23 percent are proficient in civics. Despite hundreds of billions of dollars poured into education programs in the United States via the U.S. Department of Education, the Nations Report Card states that 8th-graders average NAEP scores in U.S. History, Geography, and Civics demonstrated no significant change since 2010 when students were last assessed. In geography, just 27 percent of U.S. 8th-graders performed at or above the proficiency...
  • At What Point Do We Call Schools Orphanages?

    05/04/2015 9:20:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 4, 2015 | Joy Pullmann, managing editor
    Schools that do everything parents should are not schools. They're orphanages. The city fathers of Buffalo, New York are considering what they call public boarding schools, where students as young as first or second grade would be assured proper meals, uniforms, after-school tutoring and activities. We have teachers and union leaders telling us, The problem is with the homes; these kids are in dysfunctional homes,' Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino told the Huffington Post. The Buffalo Institute of Growth would supplement a college-style academic schedule with life skills and social activities that would keep students on campus seven days...
  • Scared Green: Sustainability Lies We Teach Our Children

    04/30/2015 8:04:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies ^ | 4/30/2015 | Peter Wood
    Without Pharrell, our planet would not survive. So says Marquis Jamont, one of 1,200 middle school children who, according to CBS News, trudged through the snow on the first day of spring to see musician Pharrell Williams talk about climate change at the UN. The event kicked off the meeting of the UNs Open Working Group on new Sustainable Development Goals. No disrespect to Mr. Williams, but the planet could survive without him and his Happy song. Likewise, the world could sustain itself without the goals being cooked up by transnational envirocrats in their endless rounds of meetings. Pharrells appearance...
  • The Brownshirts Are Back. And Theyre in Our Universities.

    04/22/2015 8:21:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 20, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Why must history perpetually repeat itself? It is not news that virtually all American universities are decidedly leftist institutions. Few Americans, however, are aware of how inhospitable they have become to free inquiry and free discourse, and how hostile they are to anyone who stands up for Western values and against the global jihad as some recent developments illustrate. What is happening in American universities today has a clear historical parallel. ... In his seminal history The Coming of the Third Reich, Richard J. Evans explains how, in the early days of National Socialist Germany, the universities became centers...
  • Pennsylvania high schoolers wear matching flannel, hang hateful posters on Anti-Gay Day'

    04/21/2015 5:43:43 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 25 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 4/21/15 | MEG WAGNER
    Pennsylvania high schoolers wear matching flannel, hang hateful posters on Anti-Gay Day' A band of Pennsylvania high schoolers in matching flannel shirts slapped hateful poster on gay students lockers and drafted a lynch list to mark their self-concocted Anti-Gay Day, students said.
  • 4th Grader Destroys Common Core By Asking School Board One Question

    04/13/2015 11:13:49 AM PDT · by walford · 107 replies
    Mad World News ^ | March 29, 2015 | Dom the Conservative
    Sydney Smoot might look like your average 4th grade girl, but she has taken such a bold stand against Common Core that she received a standing ovation from adults at least three times her age. The spunky student from Brooksville Elementary in Florida could barely reach the podium when she stood before the Hernando County School Board this month, but her presence could not have been clearer.Immediately addressing school officials, little Sydney never muddled her words as she described the dangerous impact that state standardized testing is having on students. This testing looks at me as a number. One...