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  • EXCLUSIVE: Rejected African American Studies Course in Florida Features CRT, Intersectionality and Queer Theory

    01/24/2023 8:04:55 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Florida Standard ^ | 01/24/2023 | ZAC HOWARD and JOSH MILLER
    National outrage ensued after the state rejected an AP African American Studies course, but a copy of the syllabus obtained by The Florida Standard shows the course sought to teach progressive doctrines such as intersectionality and Critical Race Theory.TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA — Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) once again made national headlines on Wednesday after the state rejected an Advanced Placement (AP) African American Studies course. The Florida Standard obtained a copy of the course syllabus and reviewed the proposed material. Topics include “Black Queer Studies” and “Postracial Racism and Colorblindness.” On January 12, the FDOE’s...
  • A Group of Pennsylvania Teachers Prove It Was Always About Indoctrination, Not Education

    01/18/2023 5:32:20 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/18/2023 | Brandon Morse
    Public schools have become a minefield. Sending your kids to one is a gamble as winding up in the wrong classroom could put them into the clutches of an activist posing as a teacher, and as we’ve seen more and more over the years, these activists are everywhere.These activists can and will take advantage of your child’s naivete and sponge-like absorption of everything around him or her, to put ideas in their head that could harm them for the rest of their life.While I wouldn’t do something so ridiculous as to label every teacher a bad actor — I know...
  • Teacher Sex Crimes Show Progressives Love to Stay Silent on SOME Abuses of Power

    01/18/2023 1:56:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 15, 2023
    Last year saw the arrest of nearly 350 public-school educators for alleged sex crimes against children, with a hideous 75% (at least!) crimes against students. Strangely absent from the public discourse around this, however, are any calls to defund public education. The left, it seems, is perfectly tolerant when certain public employees commit monstrous abuses of the power the people have entrusted to them. And these alleged abuses are monstrous, including sexual assault and outright rape, with the vast majority — some 290 — committed by teachers. We’re sure the lack of fiery outrage around these crimes has nothing to...
  • I’m Not Qualified

    01/12/2023 4:12:57 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12 Jan, 2023 | Amie Adamson
    The schoolhouse of twenty years ago is not today’s schoolhouse. I have taught high school English in the public schools for twenty years in three states, including two red states and a deep blue state. I have taught mainstream English, honors English, and remedial English. I’ve worked in alternative schools, high-poverty schools, large high schools serving mostly English learners, and predominantly white, middle-class schools. Last month I let my teaching license expire. For the first time since 1998, I am no longer qualified to be a teacher in my home state of Kansas. When I consider the public education landscape...
  • Who Gave the Government the Right to Push LGBT Propaganda into Schools? Obviously, the message has not resonated with the federal government that parents are fed up

    01/09/2023 8:01:12 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/09/2023 | Carole Hornsby Haynes
    Obviously, the message has not resonated with the federal government that parents are fed up with government dictating what their children are being taught and being told they have no rights as parents. On December 27, the CDC republished a "self-assessment tool" that encourages teachers, administrators, and school health staff to promote LGBT-inclusive "school environments, policies, programs, and practices." The CDC website has an entire section under "For Schools" devoted to "Supporting LGBTQ Youth" that includes professional development for staff. There, under "Tools for Supporting LGBT Youth," is the self-assessment document, "LGBTQ Inclusivity in Schools: A Self-Assessment Tool."The CDC claims...
  • Hundreds of teachers had sex with students in Chicago Public Schools

    01/07/2023 3:32:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Don Surber Blog ^ | 01/07/2023
    Sex 'n' drugs 'n' rock 'n' roll have replaced readin', writin' and 'rithmetic in Chicago schools.Dylan Sharkey reported, "Chicago Board of Education Inspector General Will Fletcher reported 470 sexual complaints against Chicago Public School employees from students in 2022."The report details students being abused, groped, groomed, assaulted and threatened by school officials."One investigation found a former Junior ROTC staff member had sex with a 16-year-old high school student for a year. When he learned there was an investigation, the staff member threatened to kill the girl and her family if she cooperated with investigators."The teacher gave the girl alcohol and...
  • Why Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Mother Refused to Send Her Small Children to Germany's Public Schools

    01/03/2023 8:49:44 PM PST · by george76 · 21 replies
    FEE ^ | January 3, 2023 | Jon Miltimore
    Paula Bonhoeffer saw the risks of educating her small, impressionable children in the state’s schools. ... Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945), the German theologian who was hanged in April 1945 by the Nazis for spying on and opposing Hitler’s regime. .... Eric Metaxas’ biography of the Christian martyr—Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Prophet, Spy—... time to learn more about the man who defied Hitler and paid with his life. ... Metaxas’ work offers a penetrating look into Bonhoeffer’s life, mind, faith, and family. Bonhoeffer was not the only remarkable person in his family. Karl and Paula Bonhoeffer—Bonhoeffer’s parents—brought eight children into the world in the...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court rules state school choice law unconstitutional

    12/17/2022 1:53:28 AM PST · by blueplum · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 16 Dec 2022 | ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH
    A Kentucky Supreme Court judge struck down the state’s so-called school choice program Thursday. The state’s highest court unanimously ruled House Bill 563, officially called the Education Opportunity Account Act, as unconstitutional. The legislation creates an almost dollar-for-dollar tax credit for Kentuckians who donate to scholarship-granting educational nonprofit organizations. ... ...“It’s always been clear to the plaintiffs and their supporters that the Kentucky Constitution prohibits any attempt to divert tax dollars from our public schools and students without putting the question to voters,” Campbell said in a statement. ...“We simply can’t afford to support two different education systems — one...
  • Some leaders, parents want school resource officers back in Portland Public Schools

    12/16/2022 12:59:43 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    ABC News Local ^ | December 16, 2022 | by Eric Mock
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Some Portland leaders and parents are calling for the return of school resource officers to Portland Public Schools, while some activists say bringing them back wouldn't help reduce the violence. “It’s worrisome and concerning," said Portland Public Schools parent Eric Happel when talking about the recent violence near Portland high schools. He has a child who's an 11th grade student at Lincoln High School in Portland. Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell, a former school resource officer himself, says he welcomes the move if Portland Public Schools agrees. But Executive Director of Don't Shoot Portland Teressa Raiford says...
  • This is what kids are learning nowadays... Hint: It's not reading, writing, or arithmetic.

    12/13/2022 8:27:49 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/13/2022 | Anthony Gonzalez
    There was a time in America when schools did the job they were supposed to do. “Transgenderism” indoctrination did not exist. Schools made sure to prepare the future generation to succeed in the real world. However, that has now changed. Flash forward to the twenty-first century, and you will find that kids are learning about “drag queens” as well as the idea that men can be women and women can be men. These people are sick! This societal corruption is psychologically, and at times, physically, hurting our children. This is what Democrats want for your children. Think about that. Project...
  • Fury as US Army Lieutenant Colonel calls cops on New Jersey mom who shared on Facebook a woke poster pushing polysexual and trans views at her seven-year-old daughter's school 

    12/10/2022 6:25:08 AM PST · by lowbridge · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 8, 2022 | Alex Hammer
    A high-ranking US military officer is facing backlash for calling the cops on a mom who complained about sexual preference posters at her daughter's school. Telling her story on Tucker Carlson Tonight, New Jersey mother Angela Reading revealed she was told she was being 'monitored' by local law enforcement, after airing concerns about posters hanging at the entrance of her seven-year-old's school in North Hanover Township. Reportedly part of an assignment to create a 'safe space' for students, the colorful art installations contain language that tout different sorts of sexuality, including the virtues of being both 'poly-' and 'pansexual' -...
  • Why Are Americans Fleeing Public Schools?

    12/07/2022 6:25:24 AM PST · by DoodleBob · 98 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 30, 2022 | John D. Harden and Steven Johnson
    The pandemic transformed the landscape of K-12 education. Some parents withdrew their kids from public school and placed them into private or home schools. Their reasons varied: Many preferred private schools that offered in-person instruction; others distrusted public schools’ pandemic precautions. It’s not clear whether those trends will stick, and the factors are complex. So far, data show that since 2019, private enrollment is up, public enrollment is down and home schooling has become more popular. Families flocked to private and home schools at the greatest rate in a decade, according to American Community Survey estimates from the U.S. Census....
  • Grand jury blasts Loudoun County Public Schools' lack of cooperation in rape case

    12/06/2022 8:16:30 PM PST · by bitt · 19 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 12/5/2022 | Jeremiah Poff
    A special grand jury report about the handling of two sexual assault cases that occurred in Loudoun County Public Schools last year says at least one of the assaults could have been prevented if not for the actions of administrators. The report released Monday offers a look into the work of a special grand jury impaneled by Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares and directly alleges that the sexual assault of a female student at Broad Run High School in October 2021 by a male student should have been prevented. The assailant had previously committed an assault while a student at...
  • Conservatives sweep races for seats on Kansas State Board of Education

    11/13/2022 5:42:06 AM PST · by karpov · 8 replies
    KCUR (NPR in Kansas City) ^ | November 9, 2022 | Jodi Fortino
    Unofficial results show four seats on the Kansas State Board of Education were won by conservative candidates who want to restrict how race and social-emotional learning are taught in schools. Conservatives appear to have won a slate of seats on the Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday night, pushing the moderate board further to the right. In District 3, covering southern Johnson County and part of Miami County, incumbent Michelle Dombrosky won the race against newcomer Sheila Albers by just over 6,000 votes, according to unofficial results. Dombrosky, who won her seat in 2019, pushed for local control and...
  • "When My STUDENTS Bring Up SexED I Get Excited" (Elementary School Teacher)

    11/07/2022 8:54:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    Odins Men ^ | November 3, 2022 | Odins Men
    "When My STUDENTS Bring Up SexED I Get Excited" (Elementary School Teacher) S8xuality is Now the Only Topic for KIDS in Elementary Schools When the Woke Zealots Are in Charge. My Class is Exclusively Designed for KIDS of COLOR (Teacher
  • To prevent distraction, more Philly schools are locking student cell phones in special pouches

    11/02/2022 9:52:35 AM PDT · by vrwcregistered · 28 replies
    KYW Radio ^ | September 13 | Mike DeNardo
    PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More Philadelphia schools are locking cell phones in pouches during the day so students can keep their phones with them — but they can’t use them in class.
  • What Could Possibly Go Wrong? All Public School Kids May Soon Be Required to Get COVID Vaccine

    10/19/2022 9:21:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Red State ^ | 10/19/2022 | Mike Miller
    Let’s begin with the What could possibly go wrong? part, before moving to the really bad part.A December 2021 report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) detailed adverse effects among children ages 5–11 after receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, ranging from pain and swelling around injection sites, to systemic reactions, including fatigue, headaches, and joint pain, along with overall health impacts, including the inability to perform normal daily activities or attend school.A similar study of kids aged 5-11 found more serious side effects, including seizures, appendicitis, allergic reactions, and abnormal renal function, according to Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA).While other studies...
  • Furry Fetish: Children Now Identifying as Animals, Talk of 'Litter Boxes' Instead of Bathrooms (Exclusive)

    10/16/2022 8:48:57 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 62 replies
    Rair Foundation ^ | 10/14/22 | Miranda Sellick
    As we march fearfully into a woke future, if a man can also be a woman, why can’t a human also be an animal? What began as a sexual fetish subculture in the U.S. in the 19070s and 80s is now moving mainstream. After all, if you can choose your gender, or choose none at all, despite being born male or female, why wouldn’t you be able to choose to live as something other than human? According to newspaper reports in Australia and a German video from AUF 1 Productions, the furry fetish is picking up steam in the mainstream...
  • Conservatives Fear Schools Being Pressed To Accept Transgender Pronouns, Bathrooms And Showers

    10/02/2022 9:07:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 10/02/2022 | Darlene McCormick Sanchez
    Texas school boards are being pressured to adopt policies giving transgender students the right to use preferred pronouns, school bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers, according to conservatives who feel schools are stepping on parental rights.Transgender rights group members protest against an “Our Bodies, Our Sports” rally at the Freedom Plaza in Washington on June 23, 2022. (Terri Wu/The Epoch Times)The Texas American Civil Liberties Union presented a “best practices” program on transgender student legal issues based on Biden’s Department of Education interpretation during a convention on Sept. 24 in San Antonio.The Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of...
  • CPS is an all-around failure: It’s lost 120,000 students over the past 20 years, it has empty schools, and only 11% of black students can read at grade level – Wirepoints on AM 560 Chicago’s Morning Answer

    10/01/2022 5:14:37 AM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    Wirepoints ^ | September 30, 2022
    Ted was on with Dan and Amy to talk about the the diminishing enrollment numbers at Chicago Public Schools, Mayor Lightfoot’s proposal to add affordable housing downtown, the damage the SAFE-T Act will do to Illinoisans’ safety and more. ... Trapped in a death spiral: Chicago Public School spending hits record $29K per student as enrollment shrinks, outcomes plummet.. Chicago 2022 homicide rate 5 times higher than New York City’s, 2.5 times higher than Los Angeles’.. Chicago 2022 homicides will exceed 2019 baseline; McDonald’s CEO warns city’s future at stake..