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  • School Board Recall Opponents Rally in Orange, California

    03/04/2024 12:56:04 PM PST · by Fiji Hill · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 4, 2024 | Durium
    Supporters of Rick Ledesma and Madison Miner, members of the Orange Unified School District's Board of Trustees, who are targets of a recall campaign by a coalition of politicians and public employees' unions, rallied in Orange, California during the first weekend in March, 2024. Ledesma and Miner are conservatives who favor academically rigorous curricula, parent's rights and charter schools and oppose the ideological indoctrination of students. The rallies took place in Orange, on Chapman Avenue on Friday, March 1, and at the traffic circle in the heart of Old Town Orange the next day. On Sunday, March 3, they held...
  • No Recall! Supporters of pro-parental rights schoolboard trustees rally in Anaheim, California

    02/26/2024 7:23:17 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 26, 2024 | Durium
    The culture war has come to the streets of Anaheim, California, where two conservative members of the Orange Unified School District Board of Trustees are fighting an attempt to recall them. Rick Ledesma and Madison Miner are outspoken defenders of parental rights and of keeping parents informed about their children’s health and safety. They support the adoption of rigorous scholarly and academic curricula. They seek to prevent overtly racist and divisive ideology from seeping into the classroom and also to keep sexually explicit materials out of school libraries. And they support charter schools. In doing so, they have ruffled feathers...
  • California’s Push for Ethnic Studies Runs Into the Israel-Hamas War

    02/16/2024 3:42:01 PM PST · by KingofZion · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 15, 2024 | Dana Goldstein
    California has grand ambitions for ethnic studies. By 2025, the state’s public high schools — about 1,600 of them — must teach the subject. By 2030, students won’t be able to graduate high school without it.... But even in a liberal state like California, scholars, parents and educators have found themselves at odds over how to adapt the college-level academic discipline for high school students, especially because of its strong views on race and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.... Ethnic studies focuses on four groups: Black Americans, Latinos, Native Americans and Asian Americans. It aims to critique various forms of oppression and...
  • Protesters Rally for Parents' Rights in Fontana, California

    01/16/2024 11:12:29 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | January 15, 2024 | Durium
    On January 13, 2024, more than a thousand people led by A. J. Hurley of the White Rose Resistance, a Christian activist group, gathered in Miller Park in Fontana, California to rally in favor of parents’ rights. They demanded that the Fontana school district adopt a parent notification policy in which children could not be socially transitioned without parental consent. They also called out Planned Parenthood for its sex education curricula related to sexual identity. After rallying in the park, the crowd marched through the streets of Fontana in a noisy but orderly demonstration.
  • Watch — Teacher Who Creates Social Justice Curriculum Calls Parental Rights Laws ‘Dangerous’

    12/05/2023 7:37:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/05/2023 | PAUL BOIS
    Shelby Kretz, a teacher who runs an organization that helps teach K-6 children about social justice issues, has called parental rights laws “dangerous.” In a recent TikTok video shared online, Kretz said “parents rights in education can put LGBTQ+ youth in danger.” “Do you know if there are any bills or school board candidates in your area that are focused on parents’ rights in education? If so there’s a good chance they might be putting trans in LGBTQ plus youth in danger,” she says in the video.
  • The Left’s Cheerleading for Hamas’ Terror-A product of our education system.

    11/10/2023 5:57:06 AM PST · by SJackson · 14 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 10, 2023 | Ian Prior
    One would have to be living under a rock to ignore the sickening carnage of October 7, the latest outrage in a horrific terrorism campaign that Hamas has been waging against innocent civilians in Israel for over thirty years. In 1993, all but a tiny sliver of American society, the containing its most radical and foreign elements, recognized Hamas as a monumental evil that must be eradicated without equivocation or regret.But thanks to the toxic brew of mass immigration and K-12 indoctrination, the America of 2023 is a very different place. Now, college professors applaud bestial acts of rape, murder,...
  • Inside the Transgender Empire

    11/06/2023 12:25:17 PM PST · by murron · 10 replies
    Mber 2023 ^ | Septen | Christopher F. Rufo
    The following is adapted from a talk delivered on September 12, 2023, at the Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship on Hillsdale’s Washington, D.C., campus, as part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series. The transgender movement is pressing its agenda everywhere. Most publicly, activist teachers are using classrooms to propagandize on its behalf and activist health professionals are promoting the mutilation of children under the euphemistic banner of “gender-affirming care.” The sudden and pervasive rise of this movement provokes two questions: where did it come from, and how has it proved so successful? The story...
  • Black Lives Matter offshoot embraces anti-Semitism, engages with terrorists

    01/03/2017 5:02:30 AM PST · by SJackson · 22 replies
    Fox ^ | 12-30-16 | Paul Miller
    Over the Christmas weekend, Chicago surpassed the 750-murder mark for 2016. But as blacks lay dying on the streets of Chicago’s South and West Sides, a Black Lives Matter offshoot is more interested in traveling overseas to learn “resistance” from terrorists. The Dream Defenders bills itself as “an uprising of communities in struggle, shifting culture through transformational organizing.” But an investigation conducted by the Haym Salomon Center reveals the group’s embrace of anti-Semitism and collaboration with a State Department-designated terror group. In August, Black Lives Matter singled out Israel for condemnation, declaring it an “apartheid” state engaged in “genocide.” These...
  • Former school teacher reveals the major things homeschoolers are missing out on and it's on point

    10/11/2023 4:44:02 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 44 replies
    Scoop-Upworthy ^ | October 11, 2023 | Angelina C. DeSouza
    The current education system is changing and many are of the opinion that it's not for the better. Parents are reconsidering their decision to send their children to school and are opting for homeschooling as a more convenient and quality alternative. A former teacher, who goes by @mindfull.mentor on TikTok, smartly shared a series of videos explaining what children would be missing out on if they were homeschooled. Contrary to the train of thought, the videos call out the exhausting practices and systems schools follow, indicating why homeschooling is the better pick. The former teacher said, “If you decide to...
  • Biden admin sent $730M to UN group despite calls for anti-Jew violence: ‘Rotten to the core’

    10/10/2023 3:51:23 PM PDT · by thegagline · 19 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 10/10/2023 | Josh Christenson
    The Biden administration has funneled more than $730 million to a United Nations organization for refugee assistance in the West Bank and Gaza Strip that harbored personnel who have incited violence against the Jewish people *** The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been accused in recent years of employing educators who “regularly call to murder Jews” and teach from textbooks “that glorify terrorism, encourage martyrdom, demonize Israelis and incite antisemitism,” according to a March joint report by the non-governmental organization UN Watch and the Israeli non-profit Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education. The...
  • Portland Schools Remove Standards for Equity

    09/09/2023 10:46:21 AM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 9, 2023 | Actual Justice Warrior
    In this video I discuss the new grading standards being pushed in Portland Public Schools which would essentially destroy education completely.
  • Diversity teacher says he wants to 'burn things down' for equity agenda after staff trashes his DEI class

    08/29/2023 7:15:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/28/2023 | Hannah Grossman
    A Colorado public school diversity teacher said in private emails that he was struggling with the urge not to "burn things down" which didn't represent equity, according to records reviewed by Fox News Digital. Casey Menninger is a diversity teacher in Jefferson County Public School District's Foster K-8 school. Menninger was involved in crafting the curriculum for other teachers to present to their classes. Menninger wanted classes to be focused on bad things done by White people.
  • Georgia teacher who read gender identity book to 5th graders fired after parent backlash

    08/22/2023 7:29:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | August 21, 2023 | Samantha Kamman
    A divided Georgia school board upheld a decision to fire a fifth-grade teacher who read a picture book to her students about gender identity amid ongoing discussions nationwide about the content kids are exposed to in the classroom. Katherine Rinderle, who has been employed as a teacher for a decade, read the book My Shadow is Purple to her students at Due West Elementary School in Cobb County in March, prompting complaints from parents. The book uses colors to represent the concept of gender identity, as the main character's shadow is purple, but for others, their shadow is blue or...
  • California school board once in Newsom's crosshairs now sued by parents, teachers union challenging CRT ban

    08/06/2023 9:16:18 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 6 replies
    FOX MEWS ^ | August 3, 2023 | Taylor Penley
    The Temecula Valley (California) School District's board is facing legal challenges over a ban on critical race theory instruction after its then-new conservative majority voted 3-2 to end the allegedly divisive curriculum in its schools last December. "The vague Resolution hinders Temecula educators’ ability to teach State-mandated content standards, prepare for the coming academic year, and support rather than stifle student inquiry. In turn, Temecula students are deprived of the opportunity to engage in factual investigation, freely discuss ideas, and develop critical thinking and reasoning skills," the lawsuit reads. "While harming all schoolchildren, the Resolution in particular injures children of...
  • VP Kamala Harris slaps down Ron DeSantis’ invite to hash out Florida slavery curriculum dustup

    08/01/2023 4:42:14 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Nypost ^ | 08/01/2023 | Ryan King
    Vice President Kamala Harris slapped down Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ invite to hash out their curriculum spat. “Extremists attempt to divide our nation with unnecessary debates. But I have news for them: We will not be distracted — and we will not be deterred,” Harris tweeted Tuesday. “There is no roundtable, no lecture, no invitation we will accept to debate the undeniable fact: There were no redeeming qualities to slavery.”
  • ‘Categorically false’: Black member of Florida curriculum group fires back at Kamala Harris’ criticism

    07/30/2023 4:34:20 PM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 7 replies
    The New York Post ^ | July 24, 2023 | Ryan King
    A prominent civil rights figure who helped craft Florida’s African American history standards has blasted Vice President Kamala Harris’ assessment of the curriculum as “categorically false.” Dr. William Allen, former chairman of the US Commission on Civil Rights, says Harris was way off when she claimed in a speech last week that the standards suggested slavery was beneficial to black Americans. “The only criticism I’ve encountered so far [on the new curriculum] is a single one that was articulated by the vice president, and which was an error,” Allen, who is black, told ABC News in footage touted by Florida...
  • Congressional Black Caucus Wants to Use the Justice Department to Take Action Against Florida’s History Educational Standards

    07/28/2023 8:27:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/28/2023 | Jeff Charles
    It appears the battle over Florida’s black history curriculum has entered into a new phase. A fiery debate was ignited over parts of the state’s educational standards on chattel slavery. Now, the discussion has continued to rage on the airwaves and interwebs.The debate centers on a line in Florida’s standards which reads: “Instruction includes how slaves developed skills which, in some cases, could be applied for their personal benefit.”Democrats in Congress are now taking a questionable step in response to Florida’s curriculum. The Congressional Black Caucus is now calling on the Biden administration to use federal power to possibly compel...
  • Black Professor Who Helped Write Florida History Standards Appeared on Megyn Kelly's Podcast and Destroyed the Left's Lies With Facts

    07/26/2023 10:28:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/26/2023 | Jim Thompson
    During my time in law school, on rare occasions, a student would be called on and either hadn’t read the case material or was utterly clueless about what they’d read. On those occasions, the professor would either move on to another student and ask a second student to explain why the first student was mistaken. Or the professor would ridicule the student with something like: “That’s not remotely what the facts are. Did you read the case?”On Tuesday, Megyn Kelly had Dr. William B. Allen on as her lead guest. In 15 minutes, Dr. Allen took apart the nonsense disseminated...
  • Gavin Newsom muscles Temecula school board into accepting his wokester curriculum ... or else

    07/24/2023 9:25:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/24/2023 | Monica Showalter
    Should elected local school boards decide what kind of education the children of their district should get, or should Gavin Newsom? Newsom, as he always does, says 'me.' Here is his latest strongarm of Temecula Valley Unified School District, as described by Yahoo! News:Days after Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened to fine a Southern California school district $1.5 million over its rejection of a state-approved social studies curriculum, the school board unanimously voted to adopt a compromise version of the curriculum on Friday.The Temecula Valley Unified School Board held an emergency meeting to adopt the elementary curriculum, though it will pull...
  • Southern California school board OKs curriculum after Gov. Gavin Newsom threatened a $1.5M fine

    07/22/2023 6:42:41 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 22, 2023 | Associated Press
    TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school board has voted to approve a social studies curriculum for elementary students, resolving a dispute with Gov. Gavin Newsom over lesson plans that mentioned the state’s first openly gay elected public official.