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  • Queerly Elementary Promotes Homosexual Agenda in K-12 Schools

    06/23/2014 12:24:41 PM PDT · by massmike · 15 replies
    http://moonbattery.com/ ^ | 06/23/2014 | Dave Blount
    The appalling homosexual brainwashing recently revealed at an Oakland primary school is hardly an isolated incident. The outrage at Glenview Elementary was apparently organized at least in part by a local outfit calling itself Queerly Elementary. The group’s mission is stated clearly on its website: Queerly Elementary provides services and resources to help school communities embrace lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer diversity. No one who is not profoundly sick wants children to embrace sexual perversion, or as its militant advocates call it, “lesbian, gay, etc., etc. diversity.” Yet the group’s logo makes it explicit that the purpose is to...
  • Autistic Student’s Father Attacks Son’s Bully On Richmond School Bus

    06/01/2014 11:10:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 53 replies
    cbs ^ | Joe Vazquez
    RICHMOND (KPIX) — A father followed his 9-year-old autistic son onto the school bus Friday morning and attacked his son’s bully, said Richmond Police Lt. Mark Gagan. Burnis Hurd, 44, is charged with 273 D, which is child abuse and corporal injury to a child. He is in jail on $50,000 bond. After they boarded the bus, the son pointed out an 11 year old boy who had been bullying the 9-year old, Gagan said.
  • School lunches: Local 5-year-old cries when she has to eat school lunch

    05/27/2014 6:38:43 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 64 replies
    FOX 4 Local News ^ | May 27, 2014 | By Katie Ferrell
    On Tuesday, First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to fire back against school meal critics who say the program to make school lunches healthier has gone too far. FOX 4′s Katie Ferrell reported Tuesday morning on the reaction from Kansas City-area parents to the more nutritious school lunches. Among the comments: “The food provided as school lunch is not even edible. My 5-year old isn’t picky and she cries if we accidentally forget to pack her lunch,” said Jaye Anne on our facebook page. “Yes it motivates us to send actual healthy food from home so our child doesn’t have...
  • Has Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark public schools gone down the drain?

    05/26/2014 11:05:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05/26/2014
    * The Facebook founder pledged $100million to Newark schools in 2010 to bring sweeping educational reforms * However, most of the money has been spent on labor contracts and consulting fees * The money has had little impact on student performance so far In his first major show of philanthropy, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made a splash by announcing his plan to give $100 million to help turn around Newark, New Jersey's public schools in an appearance on Oprah in 2010. But nearly four years later, Zuckerberg's money has run out, having been spent mostly on labor contracts and consulting...
  • In Need Of A Bailout: The ‘Che Cafe,’ A Co-Op Run By Commie-Loving Students

    05/22/2014 7:54:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/21/2014 | Robby Soave
    Proving that communism has worked no better for students at a University of California-San Diego cooperative living space than it did for the billions of citizens of the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China, the aptly-named “Che Cafe” is quickly running out of cash. In the cleverly titled article, “In the Red,” The UCSD Guardian noted that the Che Cafe–a student-run co-op named after mass-murdering dictator Che Guevara and governed by the communist philosophy–has become a “money pit consistently plagued with safety issues.”
  • Michelle Obama booted from high school graduation lineup

    04/24/2014 12:06:03 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Associated Press and Meghan Keneally
    Michelle Obama has rescheduled a high school graduation speech after the students complained that her appearance would prevent many of their friends and relatives from attending the ceremony. The First Lady was scheduled to speak at a combined graduation ceremony for five high schools in Topeka, Kansas, on May 17 but will now be speaking at a different 'senior recognition day' ceremony the day before. 'Once we learned about the concerns of some students, we were eager to find a solution that enabled all of the students and their families to celebrate the special day,' said the First Lady's communications...
  • Abuse of special needs kids caught on hidden camera (video)

    04/23/2014 4:20:30 PM PDT · by blueyon · 12 replies
    WVEC.com ^ | 4/23/14 | WXIA
    One concerned teacher took matters into her own hands after she says the school's principle and district leaders ignored her concerns. She placed hidden cameras in a special needs classroom, and the abuse she caught was extremely disturbing.
  • (New York) City public school kids may get free lunch in proposed budget

    04/23/2014 11:25:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:30 AM | Erin Durkin
    The City Council’s proposed budget to be unveiled Wednesday will push for two big priorities: free lunch for all public school kids and 1,000 new cops. The Council is asking for $24 million to provide lunches regardless of how much money kids’ families make. They’re also seeking $94 million to boost the police force to more than 36,400 cops, among other changes proposed to Mayor de Blasio’s budget. …
  • Why I can't send my kids to public school

    04/17/2014 1:44:49 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 9 replies
    The Thanks Project ^ | 04/17/2014 | Steve Berman
    I can't send my kids to public school.  This is a national shame. Both I and my wife are the products of public school.  I still remember a few of my high school teachers who encouraged me, and taught me more about life than just the curriculum in the classroom.  My kids won't be going to public school though. It's not about the teachers.  Most teachers work hard, care deeply about their students, and do their best to educate our kids.  By educate, I mean not just teach the material, but help our kids understand what learning is, and help...
  • Angry students snap photos of lunches, tell Michelle Obama: ‘You call this a [expletive] lunch?’

    04/07/2014 4:35:14 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 99 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 7, 2014 | By Cheryl K. Chumley
    Students from around the nation have been taking to Twitter and other social media sites to post snapshot photos of their meager lunches — in some cases, a sad-looking sandwich with a carton of milk — and say to the first lady: Thanks a lot, Michelle Obama, for the rations. One wrote, next to a picture of a hot dog roll that seemed spread with tomato sauce and cheese, on a tray with three small cherry tomatoes and a carton of lower-fat milk: “You call this a [expletive] lunch? @BarackObama @MichelleObama,” The Blaze reported. And others were just as blunt...
  • Court: NYC can ban church service in public school

    04/03/2014 1:03:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 3, 2014 3:53 PM EDT | Tom Hays
    In the latest chapter of a long-running legal fight over separation of church and state, a federal appeals court again ruled on Thursday that New York City school officials can ban a small Christian congregation from holding weekend services in a grade school. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that a city Department of Education policy that prohibits church services in public schools is constitutional. The policy allows religious and other community organizations to use classrooms and other facilities for after-hours programs, but denies access to those seeking to use the space as a “house of worship.” …
  • Mom arrested while trying to console special needs son in school

    03/23/2014 4:15:46 AM PDT · by Altariel · 132 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | March 21, 2014 | Will Lerner
    Missouri resident Niakea Williams was at home, in bed when she got a phone call from Walnut Groves Elementary School. She was told that her son, Michael,who has Asperger’s syndrome, was panicking. Niakea quickly head over to her son’s school, got buzzed in, and immediately went to find Michael. As KMOV News 4 reports, what happened next has Ms. Williams furious. Ms. Williams, though she had been buzzed in as a “known parent” by school officials, apparently broke protocol when she did not sign in before heading to Michael’s classroom to console him. Williams admits this but feels she was...
  • Driver accused of letting students smoke pot on school bus

    03/01/2014 4:54:36 AM PST · by lwd · 12 replies
    Salisbury Post (NC) ^ | February 28, 2014 5:21 p.m. | Shavonne Potts (no pun intended)
    LANDIS — A Rowan County school bus driver remains in jail today after Landis Police say he allowed students to smoke marijuana on the bus. Police say it wasn’t the first time he allowed students to smoke on the bus. Brian Davis Overcash, 30, was charged with four counts of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The incident occurred Feb. 20 after Corriher-Lipe Middle School assistant Principal Matt Krome contacted authorities. Krome told officers with the Landis Police Department that Overcash, who drove bus No. 162, told the assistant principal that several students were on the bus smoking...
  • Court: School can ban US flag shirts for safety

    02/28/2014 12:17:26 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 86 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | February 27, 2014 | PAUL ELIAS,
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials at a Northern California high school acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American flag T-shirts to turn the garments inside out during the Mexican heritage celebration Cinco de Mayo, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the officials' concerns of racial violence outweighed students' freedom of expression rights. Administrators feared the American-flag shirts would enflame the passions of Latino students celebrating the Mexican holiday. Live Oak High School, in the San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill, had a history of problems between white and Latino students on...
  • State lowers bar on math proficiency test ( Nevada )

    02/27/2014 9:09:23 AM PST · by george76 · 19 replies
    ap ^ | Feb 27, 2014
    Nevada education officials are making it easier for students to pass a math proficiency test that's required for graduation but has proved tough for high schoolers. State board of education officials announced Wednesday that they would implement a pass score of 242 on the 500-point math portion of the high school proficiency exam.
  • Parents upset over game played at middle school

    02/13/2014 8:06:49 AM PST · by Sopater · 34 replies
    Fox 11 ^ | January 31, 2014, 3:02 pm | Gabrielle Mays
    MARINETTE - Lori Saunier is one of nearly a dozen parents who have expressed their displeasure over a game played at Marinette Middle School. “This kind of stuff, I mean, this can’t happen again. These are our little kids. We’re parents. We should’ve been protecting them. You should’ve gave us the benefit of the doubt of contacting us,” said Saunier, mother of 7th grade student. On Wednesday, fifth through eighth grade students played the game called “Cross the Line”. Parents say their children were asked personal questions like, do your parents drink and has anyone in your family been in...
  • Dept. of Ed: Catholic H.S. Students Twice as Likely to Graduate College

    02/11/2014 9:20:19 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 10, 2014 - 11:31 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Students who attended Catholic high schools were approximately twice as likely as students who attended public high schools to go on and graduate from college, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. According to the report, 61.9 percent of Catholic high school students went on to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher by the time they were 8 years out of high school. By contrast, only 31.1 percent of public school students had gone on to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher. …
  • Assembly bill would require every child in public school to get a psychological test to make sure...

    02/07/2014 11:19:35 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 71 replies
    WHEC TV ^ | 02/06/2014 5:58 PM | WHEC TV
    Would you let your child be tested like this? There is now a bill in the New York State Assembly that would require every child in public school to have a psychological examination before they could go to school
  • Teacher Throws Away 6-Year-Old's Christmas Gift, Tells Him 'Jesus Is Not Allowed in School'

    01/07/2014 1:51:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/07/2014 | Katherine Webber
    Parents are threatening legal action against a Southern California school district after their six-year-old son was told he could not pass out candy canes with religious messages taped to them because "Jesus is not allowed in school." Isaiah Martinez, a six-year-old student at Merced Elementary School in West Covina, Calif., arrived to school on Dec. 13, planning to pass out candy canes with religious messages to his fellow students in celebration of the upcoming Christmas season. After the boy's teacher consulted with the school principal, he reportedly told the student that he could not pass out the religious messages because...
  • CPS report highlights stolen funds, fake vendors, ‘ghost students’

    01/03/2014 11:29:42 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | STEFANO ESPOSITO
    A Chicago Public Schools technology coordinator stole more than $400,000 in school funds before fleeing to Mexico, where he was later found dead, according to a just-released Chicago Board of Education Office of the Inspector General annual report. [snip] In a separate case, two CPS employees — including a high school principal — enrolled “ghost students” in an attempt to qualify for more staff. In another case highlighted in the report, CPS employees allowed a vendor to provide “inferior, substitute products,” costing CPS nearly $100,000 in unnecessary charges. The inspector general’s office received a total of 1,460 complaints this year...
  • Ohio teacher who allegedly told students US doesn't 'need another black president' suspended

    12/29/2013 6:56:14 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 27, 2013 | AP Staff
    <p>A southwest Ohio teacher who allegedly responded after a black high school freshman said he wanted to become president that the nation doesn't need another black president has been disciplined.</p> <p>The Fairfield board of education this week suspended teacher Gil Voigt (VOYT') without pay. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports (http://bit.ly/1ilf5qv) that board president Dan Murray said the suspension is the first step in the termination process. The teacher has 10 days from formal notification to appeal before the school board.</p>
  • 5,000 US Profs Endorse 'Ethical' Boycott of Israeli Colleges

    12/16/2013 10:03:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 49 replies
    newsmax ^ | 12/16/13 | Cathy Burke
    A group representing 5,000 U.S. professors has endorsed an academic boycott of Israeli colleges and universities. The American Studies Association says it voted for the boycott "as an ethical stance." "It represents a principle of solidarity with scholars and students deprived of their academic freedom and an aspiration to enlarge that freedom for all, including Palestinians," a Dec. 4 statement said. According to The New York Times, which reported the boycott Monday, the action — the first time the group has called for an academic boycott of any nation's universities — makes the group the largest of its kind to...
  • Suspension of 5th grader over imaginary bow could land school in lawsuit

    12/11/2013 7:51:43 AM PST · by 2nd amendment mama · 69 replies
    WBTW News 13 ^ | 12/11/2013 | Julie Roy
    Johnny Jones who attends school in Fawn Grove, Pa., was suspended from school for a day after he made an imaginary bow out of his pencil, pulled back an imaginary string and shot his imaginary arrow. That was back in October and now his parents are deciding on whether or not to bring legal action. Ten-year-old Johnny Jones was disciplined under the school's zero-tolerance weapons policies. Apparently he asked the teacher for a pencil and while he was walking back to his seat, a classmate held his folder up like an imaginary gun and "shot" at Johnny. Johnny played along...
  • When do we finally stop the harassment of little boys by school administrators?

    12/10/2013 3:47:45 PM PST · by Lakeshark · 34 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 12/10/13 | William Jacobson
    6-Year old boy suspended for kissing girl on cheek.Their war on little boys in elementary schools continues unabated. Little children are being punished with suspensions, expulsions, and permanent damage to school records based on standards of conduct carried into elementary schools from the adult world. Typically, but not exclusively, the insanity is directed at little boys for alleged violation of zero tolerance gun and sexual harassment policies. KRDO reports: A Canon City school six-year-old boy has been accused of sexual harassment and the school suspended him for kissing a girl on the cheek and hand. **snip**The Principal is defending the...
  • Nutrition Guidelines: Roast Beef, Potatoes & Carrots Don’t Meet Them - GMOs, HFCS & Trans Fats Do

    11/20/2013 6:08:13 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | November 19, 2013 | Daisy Luther
    The school lunch drama continues, this time in Manitoba, Canada. Close on the heels of a federally sponsored preschool in Virginia disallowing homemade lunches without a doctor’s note, a mom in Manitoba was given this note and a $10 fine when her children’s preschool felt that the lunch she sent from home required “supplemental” Ritz Crackers.
  • Three 16-Year-Old Students Charged For Brutal Attack On School Bus (New Attack w/ video)

    10/15/2013 3:13:15 PM PDT · by Main Street · 28 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 15 October 2013 | James Nye
    Authorities in Pennsylvania are to file criminal charges against three students involved in a brutal beating on a school bus on Wednesday - and the bus driver who did nothing to stop the attack and didn't allow the two victims to flee from the vehicle. Police in Chester acted after they viewed video posted onto Facebook that shows one student on the Delaware County Alternative High School bus allegedly hitting 17-year-old Dylan Fonner in the face repeatedly. The grainy video which shows Fonner's face being bloodied, lasts seven minutes and was posted on the Facebook page belonging to one of...
  • Hollywood’s Obamacare Zombies Posted By

    10/15/2013 6:53:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | October 15, 2013 | Matthew Vadum
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Hollywood’s Obamacare ZombiesPosted By Matthew Vadum On October 15, 2013 @ 12:54 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 6 Comments If you’re sick and tired of TV news broadcasts spewing pro-Obamacare propaganda, get ready to be inundated with even more progressive health care proselytizing in the dramas and comedies that follow those news shows.For this you have the left-wing California Endowment to thank. The radical philanthropy is in the news because it is funding Obamacare public outreach efforts.As Newsmax reports, the Obama administration is “turning its focus on prime time television series, using the influential...
  • Teacher Makes Students Decide Who Lives, Who Dies

    10/10/2013 9:15:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 10, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A classroom of 14 and 15-year-old Illinois high school students was assigned the task of deciding the fate of ten fictional characters in an exercise that critics called a lesson in death panels. The assignment was part of a sociology unit for freshmen and sophomore students at St. Joseph-Ogden High School in St. Joseph, just east of Champaign. The story was first reported by Champion News. The lesson involves 10 people who are in desperate need of kidney dialysis. “Unless they receive this procedure, they will die,” the lesson states. But there’s a problem. The local hospital only has enough...
  • Parents Upset Over School’s Corporal Punishment Permission Form (Alabama)

    09/22/2013 9:19:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 79 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Sep 22 2013 6:32pm
    Some parents at Leeds Elementary Public School in Alabama were in for a shock when their kids brought home a permission slip for corporal punishment. It stated that failure to return the form would be considered authorization for school personnel to administer the punishment. Corporal punishment is legal in 19 states in America. …
  • Principal proud of transgender homecoming queen's election

    09/21/2013 5:46:59 PM PDT · by RDAardvark · 54 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 21st, 2013 | Abby Sewell and Adolfo Flores
    The principal at Marina High School in Huntington Beach had made a vow before one of his students – a transgender teen – was crowned homecoming queen Friday night. "If Marina High School is to make high-profile news during its homecoming week this year," Principal Paul Morrow said before the ceremony, "then we are proud that the message is one of equity and individual respect." Cassidy Lynn Campbell, who was born male but told The Times she always felt like a girl, broke down in tears during the homecoming ceremony at the school’s football game.
  • Twitter Account of KU Prof Now on Leave Over Wishing Death on NRA Members' Children Has Been Deleted

    09/21/2013 8:38:36 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 9-21-2013 | Tom Blumer
    On Thursday, Ken Shepherd at NewsBusters noted that Kansas University journalism professor David Guth, in the wake of Monday's Navy Yard murders, tweeted, "The blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters. Shame on you. May God damn you." In an update which now also includes a defense of Guth by a former student, Ken noted that he has placed on administrative leave. Yesterday, I noted that the headline at the Associated Press's national site after Guth's suspension ("KU Professor Takes Heat Over Twitter Comment") avoided mentioning KU's discliplinary action against...
  • ‘Too much, too soon’: Children should not start school until age six or seven, say education experts

    09/12/2013 7:48:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 66 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 04:46 EST, 12 September 2013 | Sara Smyth
    Children should not start primary school until they are six or seven years old, according to a coalition of education experts who warn of the damaging pressure to perform in class at a young age. A letter written by 130 teachers, academics and authors said the UK should follow the Scandinavian model and put off formal lessons for two years. Under the UK’s current system, children start full-time schooling at the age of four or five. Experts say this is causing “profound damage” in a generation which is not encouraged to learn through play. …
  • UPDATE: Bomb Threat At Jefferson Elementary In Pullman Over

    09/05/2013 1:29:53 AM PDT · by Cindy · 1 replies
    KHQ.com ^ | August 29, 2013 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "As always, the safety of all of our students is of primary concern to us and we will continue to review safety and crisis plans on a frequent basis."
  • Openly gay 17-year-old appointed as head boy at top public school for first time in British history

    08/26/2013 9:03:31 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Mail on Sunday (UK) ^ | 10:44 EST, 25 August 2013 | Sam Webb
    A teenager has become the first ever openly gay head boy to be given the role at one of the country’s elite group of public schools. Will Emery, 17, who came out to his family three years ago, was voted in by more than 1,000 pupils and staff at Brighton College in Sussex, one of the most successful schools of its type in Britain, with boarding fees starting at Ł27,000 ($42,110) a year. … Mr. Emery has used his new position to speak critically of schools that use policies that stop teachers from discussing homosexuality. …
  • Vouchers: My Personal Case

    07/25/2013 3:52:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2013 | Larry Elder
    "I think you should check out the APEX program," my high school counselor Mrs. Workman suggested. APEX stood for Area Program Enrichment Exchange, and involved several L.A. area high schools, including Fairfax High. Intended for "advanced" students, the program allowed them to take courses not offered at their home school. In my case, I had exhausted all of the Spanish courses at Crenshaw High, the predominately black inner-city school I attended. But Fairfax, predominately Jewish, had higher-level courses and would accept me. "It'll be a way for you to continue your Spanish -- where, I see from your transcript, you...
  • Institutionalizing Ignorance

    07/03/2013 6:37:27 AM PDT · by Sopater · 5 replies
    Mises Daily ^ | July 03, 2013 | Walter Block and Jordan Reel
    According to the official White House website, the end goal of schooling is to “help restore middle-class security.” Such a stance is a surprisingly honest one in a political environment built on deceit. The Obama administration makes no attempt to hide the fact that mandatory public schooling is a state tool for manipulating class structure. This is both a historical and economic fact. Modern American schooling stems from two sources. First the Prussian school system which was used by the Nazis to limit and control legal access to information while psychologically training students in order to promote fascist ideology. The...
  • Public School’s Sneaky Little Way To Get Parents To Sign Away Their Child’s Privacy

    07/01/2013 10:37:32 AM PDT · by Sopater · 15 replies
    Off the Grid News ^ | July 1, 2013 | D.M. Graham
    For many Americans, privacy has become a hot topic of discussion. As story after story rolls out about the NSA, CIA, FBI, DHS, and any other overreaching government organization abusing its power, Americans find themselves asking the hard questions and not liking the answers that fly back and smack them in the face. The Fourth Amendment reads as follows: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing...
  • IPads for school kids - Leveling the playing field for the poor

    06/25/2013 10:52:09 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 98 replies
    Daily News ^ | 06/22/2013 | Doug McIntyre
    At first blush, it seems crazy. The perpetually destitute Los Angeles Unified School District will spend $30 million to purchase thousands of iPad tablets to give away to students at 47 LAUSD campuses. At second blush, it seems crazier. This purchase all but commits the nation's second largest school district to hundreds of million of dollars of additional spending with Apple over the next two years. That's right, two years, hundreds of millions. At third blush, it seems like a rip-off. The LAUSD will pay $678 per iPad, even though you can belly up to the Genius Bar at the...
  • Queering education

    06/17/2013 2:33:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Mercator ^ | 6/10/2013 | Robert R. Reilly
    The logic works like this: If homosexual acts are moral, as so many now insist, then they should be normative. If they are normative, they should be taught in our schools as a standard. If they are a standard, they should be enforced. And so it has come, and is coming, to be. Education is an essential part of the drive to universalize the rationalization for homosexual behavior; so it must become a mandatory part of the curriculum. What began as a plea for diversity ends with a demand for conformity.The infiltration of higher education by LGBT studies is well known....
  • 14-Year-Old Refuses To Remove NRA T-Shirt, Faces 1 Year In Jail

    06/15/2013 2:27:44 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 30 replies
    mrconservative.com ^ | 6/15/13 | AUTHOR Kristin Tate
    14-Year-Old Refuses To Remove NRA T-Shirt, Faces 1 Year In Jail AUTHOR Kristin Tate A middle school student in West Virginia was suspended after he refused to remove the NRA t-shirt he was wearing. 14-year-old Jared Marcum is charged with obstruction of an officer. Prosecutors have moved forward in actively pursuing the charge — the middle schooler could face up to a year and jail and a $500 fine if found guilty.
  • Is yoga the work of the devil?

    06/01/2013 12:58:39 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 102 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | June 1, 2013 | JP
    Father Gabriele Amorth is an old school priest. The octogenarian told The London Times this week that, since he was ordained way back in 1954, he has cast out some 160,000 demons. I believe that gives Father Gabriele some authority on the devil. So when he told the Times, “Practicing yoga brings evil,” he got my attention. I’ve long considered yoga a benign form of exercise, no more harmful than, say, aerobics or Pilates or, the apparent latest craze, Zumba. But after doing some research, I’m inclined to agree with Father Gabriele, the exorcist. While yoga indeed has a physical...
  • At least one Milwaukee mom won't be sending her child to school on 'Switch It Up Day'

    05/23/2013 3:11:37 PM PDT · by Sopater · 71 replies
    EAG News ^ | May 23, 2013 | Ben Velderman
    MILWAUKEE – Deidri Hernandez’s seven-year-old son won’t be in school tomorrow, after officials at Tippecanoe School for the Arts and Humanities confirmed they’re still holding “Switch It Up Day” – a time for students to come dressed as members of the opposite sex. Hernandez tells EAGnews the day was originally billed as “Gender Bender Day,” but Tippecanoe officials made the name change after she called Principal Jeffrey Krupar to complain. The Milwaukee mother was not impressed. “I didn’t have a problem with the title. I had a problem with the activity taking place,” Hernandez says. She says it’s “ridiculous” and...
  • Girls Told to Ask for Lesbian Kiss at School

    04/27/2013 6:53:11 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    Parents of children attending a Red Hook, New York, middle school are outraged after a recent anti-bullying presentation at Linden Avenue Middle School. The workshop for 13 and 14-year-old girls focused on homosexuality and gender identity. They were also taught words such as "pansexual" and "genderqueer." Parents say their daughters were told to ask one another for a kiss and they say two girls were told to stand in front of the class and pretend they were lesbians on a date.
  • Unreal… Obama to High School Kids “I’m Going to Need Your Help to Lean on Elected Representatives”

    05/09/2013 7:33:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 9, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama held a campaign stop at Manor Technical High School in Austin, Texas today. He used the high school kids as props for his speech. Obama also told the high schoolers that he will need their help to push his agenda. “Every once in a while I’m going to need your help to lean on your elected representatives…” (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Here’s the transcript via the White House website: Now, there are three things that we’ve got to focus on to create more jobs and opportunity for the middle class. First of all, we’ve got to make America a magnet for...
  • Chris Rickert: A raise by many other names

    05/02/2013 2:29:19 PM PDT · by Sopater · 21 replies
    WI State Journal ^ | April 27, 2013 | Chris Rickert
    “Our teachers haven’t had a raise for the last three years.” — Ed Hughes, clerk and candidate for president of the Madison School Board There are a lot of employees who haven’t seen their pay go up in three years, but the vast majority of Madison public school teachers aren’t among them. And yet, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re taking home more money. Confused? Welcome to the world of public school teacher compensation, post-Act 10. Hughes isn’t the first public school representative whose definition of “raise” doesn’t jibe with the way the rest of the world defines “raise” — i.e.,...
  • School 244 in Flushing, Queens, becomes first public school in nation to serve only vegetarian meals

    05/01/2013 2:10:49 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 40 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | Corinne Lestch and Ben Chapman
    NEW YORKA New York City public elementary school has adopted an all-vegetarian menu, serving kids tofu wraps and veggie chili. Public School 244 is the first public school in the city to go all-veggie. The animal-welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it might be the first all-veggie public elementary school in the nation. Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott says he's proud of the "trailblazing" school. He ate the new food with children on Tuesday.
  • School Official Demands “Home School License” (NC)

    04/23/2013 4:36:47 PM PDT · by fwdude · 25 replies
    When a family in Lenoir (Caldwell County) decided to withdraw their son from public school last month in order to teach him at home, an official at the middle school refused to remove him from the public school rolls until the mother first produced a “home school license.” This meant that the child would be considered truant by the public school while being taught in a homeschool setting. After the parents contacted Home School Legal Defense Association for assistance, Senior Counsel Dewitt Black wrote the school official and advised her that the family was in full compliance with state law,...
  • CA Teacher Fired for Setting Up Porn Sites on Work Laptop

    04/20/2013 5:14:01 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    NYDN ^ | Friday, April 19, 2013 | Lee Moran
    Calif. teacher fired for setting up porn sites on work laptop Heidi Kaeslin, 37, was let go from Lincoln High School in Stockton last year for setting up sleazy websites, including mysluttyteacher.com. A California high school teacher has been fired for setting up porn sites — including one called mysluttyteacher.com — on her work laptop. Heidi Kaeslin, 37, was dismissed from Lincoln High School in Stockton last year after her involvement in the seedy project came to light. This week, a panel from the state Office of Administrative Hearings confirmed the ruling — saying files found on the PC were...
  • Butter-Knife-Wielding Girl Stopped by School Officials; Pears Shaken but Unharmed

    03/31/2013 7:45:20 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 46 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | Mar 30, 2013 | Tad Cronn
    Butter-Knife-Wielding Girl Stopped by School Officials; Pears Shaken but Unharmed Posted 16 hours ago by Tad Cronn Filed under 2nd Amendment, Crime, Education, Gun Control, Socialism You can’t make this stuff up. A 13-year-old girl was suspended for one day from Wamsutta Middle School in Massachussetts because she brought a butter knife to school. She needed the knife to cut the pear packed in her lunch because she wears braces that prevent her from simply biting into the fruit. Morgan LaPlaume told WXFT-TV that the principal spotted the deadly weapon on the lunch table and hauled her miscreant behind into...
  • A prayer in public school today (vanity)

    03/25/2013 11:21:46 PM PDT · by married21 · 11 replies
    me | 3/25/13 | married21
    Just wanted to report that today I saw kids praying in public school. About eight of them. High school age boys! I attended a music competition to see my daughter's high school band perform. As the group waited outside to go into the warm-up room, prior to performing for the judges, a boy said, "Well, guys, we should pray." There was a little back and forth as it was sorted out who was Christian and who was not interested, and a huddle of guys formed, with their arms around each others' shoulders, seriously praying for their performance to go well...