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  • Park Slope being shamed into radical school diversity plan

    08/19/2018 11:39:01 AM PDT · by OddLane · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 18, 2018 | Melkorka Licea and Susan Edelman
    The de Blasio administration is guilting parents in ultra-liberal Park Slope into swallowing a radical public school “diversity plan” — suggesting that those who disagree with the scheme are akin to white supremacists in the Deep South. After a series of workshops and meetings over the summer, the city is poised to green-light a drastic revamping of District 15 middle-school admissions aimed at spurring racial and socioeconomic integration. Parents say they support diversity, but some are afraid of being called bigoted if they question or criticize the plan — which would eliminate all admission criteria based on academic achievement and...
  • VANITY - I just learned of a reading list at our local elementary school.

    07/28/2018 12:20:45 PM PDT · by MV=PY · 74 replies
    Me | 7/28/18 | Me
    I just learned about this reading list from our local elementary school. I had no idea the indoctrination had progressed so far, right here, right now. Fortunately, my kids are grown. If you have kids in school, you'd best be aware of what they're being taught.
  • High school stocks classrooms with 'safety bucket' in case of active shooter

    07/21/2018 6:34:01 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    High school stocks classrooms with 'safety bucket' in case of active shooter Updated: Jul 18, 2018 4:27 PM CDT Posted By Brianna Owczarzak, Digital producer By Rachel McCrary They are kits no one hopes to use, but ones a local school district said could save a life in the event of the unimaginable. To prepare for an active shooter, the Clio School District is arming its classrooms with supplies. Heidi Hummel and her classmates are gearing up for their senior year at Clio High School. In this day and age, in light of all the school shootings, back-to-school prep has...
  • Parents Denied Right to See Pro-LGBT Videos Forced on Their Children

    07/10/2018 3:10:10 PM PDT · by detective · 90 replies
    The New American ^ | 09 July 2018 | Steve Byas
    A lawsuit against a Pennsylvania school district will be filed later this month, if the district continues its refusal to allow parents to see a series of pro-LGBT videos that their children were forced to watch in April. In a June 22 letter to the East Penn School District, Liberty Counsel attorney Richard Mast said that Pennsylvania state law dictates that parents are entitled to all such curriculum information. Almost three thousand students at Emmaus High School were required to see the videos during the school district’s LGBT “Unity Week.” Students could not opt out, and not only were parents...
  • Legally Armed Teachers Explain Why They Carry Guns in Their Schools ( Colorado )

    07/10/2018 3:58:17 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | July 8, 2018 | Stephen Gutowski
    'Why do teachers have to die protecting their students? Why can't we live protecting our students?' In the weeks and months since the school shootings in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, the debate over whether teachers should be able to carry firearms in schools has received a great deal of attention. A number of states have allowed teachers to carry firearms in schools for years and provide some insight into how such programs work in practice and what motivates teachers who want to be armed. In Colorado, local school districts have the authority to but are not required to...
  • Deep State DOJ Lawyer Overseeing Mueller Witch Hunt Stepping Down [tr]

    07/04/2018 11:22:45 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 38 replies ^ | July 4, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    The highest ranking lawyer in the Justice Department and top aide to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Scott Schools, is stepping down from his position. Scott Schools helps Rosenstein oversee the ever expanding Mueller witch hunt. Scott Schools spent 27 years in the Department of Justice and will be replaced, on an acting basis, by Bradley Weinsheimer, who currently works in the national security unit,... ...Although Schools insists he is leaving on his own volition to work in the private sector, it may be because Rosenstein is facing impeachment and contempt charges. GOP lawmakers passed a resolution earlier this week...
  • Broward County middle school teacher arrested on child pornography charges

    06/23/2018 8:56:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 6/23/18
    ...authorities began investigating Ronald Sherman, 55, who worked at Apollo Middle School in Hollywood, in January after receiving information that he had been uploading child pornography images to his Tumblr account. Broward County Public Schools officials said Sherman resigned "for personal reasons" on June 17. Authorities said the images depicted...
  • High school receptionist celebrates the moment school is out for summer by belting out Etta James

    06/16/2018 2:02:08 PM PDT · by Teflonic · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/16/18 | Matthew Wright
    A North Carolina high school receptionist stunned students on their last day of school on Wednesday, by giving a stellar rendition of an Etta James classic. Regina Ballard posted a video on Wednesday of herself singing 'At Last' over the PA system at North Lincoln High School in Lincolnton, North Carolina. 'I love my job, y'all, but I look forward to summers when I can spend time with my grands & family, it is...At Last!!!' Ballard said in the video's caption. Comments on the video all point to the woman's amazing voice.
  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under fire for saying schools can report undocumented students

    05/24/2018 1:23:04 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 50 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | May 24, 2018 | By KENDALL KARSON
    Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos set off a furor over comments she made to members of Congress suggesting that schools should decide whether or not to report undocumented students and their families to federal immigration authorities. "I think that is — that is a school decision," DeVos said during her testimony before the House Education and Workforce Committee after Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., pressed her on the issue of undocumented students. "It's a local community decision and again I refer to the fact that we have laws and we also are compassionate and I urge this body to do its...
  • The Feminization of Everything Fails Our Boys

    05/23/2018 1:53:22 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | May 9, 2017 | David French
    The second comes from The Atlantic’s Emma Green. Detailing the findings of a survey conducted by her magazine and the Public Religion Research Institute, she notes that 61 percent of white working-class men view college as a “risky gamble.” Green’s report contained this explanation: “The enduring narrative of the American dream is that if you study and get a college education and work hard, you can get ahead,” said Robert P. Jones, the CEO of PRRI. “The survey shows that many white working-class Amer­icans, especially men, no longer see that path available to them. . . . It is this sense of economic fatalism,...
  • School Shooter

    05/22/2018 8:42:59 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 27 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/22/18 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Another school shooting, another young white male in custody, seemingly non-existent red flag warnings of such violence, such horror. One CBS reporter concluded his on-the-scene-account of the Santa Fe school carnage by saying, "Still no motive." But of course, there is a motive. Why are school shooters primarily young, white, public school students, quiet, seemingly unassuming, yet loaded with so much anger that they take to the one object of their anger-their public schools-their hurt and their misery? The violence of pressure cookers, Molotov cocktails a shotgun and a .38 revolver expressed by this most recent, white male shooter. Look...
  • 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,...
  • Ridgefield NJ students participate in national walkout to Stand for the Second Amendment

    05/04/2018 5:45:02 AM PDT · by dead · 10 replies ^ | 5/2/18 | Katie Sobko, Staff Writer, @katesobko
    While much attention has been paid to his peers pushing for gun law reforms, a Ridgefield High School sophomore thinks his message is just as important. On Wednesday morning, Mario Giordano led about 100 students on a walkout in support of the Second Amendment. It was part of a national "Stand for the Second" event that saw marches in an estimated 40 states. The 10 a.m. walkout started at the high school and ended with a presentation at a nearby community center, where Giordano spoke. Other New Jersey walkouts occurred in Cherry Hill and Jersey City. “The Second Amendment requires...
  • Teacher union president suspended after allegedly saying 'I'm here to defend even the worst people'

    05/03/2018 6:39:53 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 14 replies
    NJMedia ^ | May 3, 2018
    A Hamilton Township school employee has been suspended after a hidden camera video appeared to depict him saying he would downplay and not report an incident of a teacher beating a student. The video was published Wednesday on YouTube by Project Veritas -- which the New Jersey Education Association said has used "illegal tactics to "fabricate false stories" -- and identifies the employee as Hamilton Township Education Association President David R. Perry.
  • Connecticut school calls police after student makes, points Lego gun at classmates

    05/12/2018 1:06:01 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 69 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 11, 2018 | Bobby Martinez
    Police were called to a school in Connecticut after a student built a gun out of Legos, according to a local news report. Authorities were called to Jepsen Magnet School in New Haven after a student, who has not been identified, “made the gun and started pointing it at the other kids,” FOX61 reported. In a statement, a spokesperson for New Haven Public Schools told the news station that “school leaders and local police partners were able to investigate and resolve the issue internally with use of restorative practices.”
  • Arizona Red4Ed Tax Implications

    05/11/2018 12:36:51 PM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 33 replies
    Invest in Education Act Petition Ballot Measure ^ | 04/30/18 | Joshua Buckley, Invest in Education
    New tax proposal on all Arizona residents and non-residents filing income tax in Arizona
  • Paterson, NJ Student Slams Teacher on the Floor for taking his phone away

    01/23/2015 6:42:43 PM PST · by Coleus · 42 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 21, 2015
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  • Teacher suspended after showing photo of her 'future wife' is suing school district

    05/09/2018 11:46:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 72 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | May 9, 2018 | by Brooke Sopelsa
    Art teacher Stacy Bailey was twice selected Teacher of the Year at her Texas elementary school, where she started in 2008, but after she showed her students a photo of her and her then-girlfriend, she was placed on administrative leave. Now, Bailey is suing the district for discrimination. “Stacy is filing this lawsuit and taking this action in hopes of pushing Mansfield [Independent School District] out of the shadows of discrimination and into the sunshine of equal rights,” her attorney, Jason Smith, told NBC 5 in Dallas. Bailey’s lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court and lists the Mansfield Independent...
  • As It Turns Out, Parkland Shooter WAS Referred To Alternative Discipline Program

    05/07/2018 1:02:18 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/07/2018 | Virginia Kruta
    Broward County schools, after over two months of claiming the opposite, admitted on Sunday that confessed Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz had been referred to the PROMISE Program. The PROMISE Program, an alternative discipline program designed to limit on-campus arrests, has been widely reported as ineffective and corrupt. It has come under intense scrutiny in the weeks since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but until Sunday, school officials were still denying that Cruz ever had any connection to that program.
  • Artists to Relocate California School Mural of Aztec Holding Trump’s Severed Head, Heart

    05/07/2018 5:05:10 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/7/2018
    Artists in Chula Vista, California, who painted a school mural depicting an Aztec warrior carrying the severed head of President Donald Trump on a spear have decided to change the mural after a storm of protest. The mural also depicted the warrior holding a human heart — presumably, that of the president. The image recalls well-documented rituals of human sacrifice among the Aztecs, who are also thought to have eaten their victims. The mural was painted several days ago and then immediately covered up after local news reporters learned of it. Artist Sasha Andrade Mercado posted images of the mural...