What ever happened to the 3R's? Instead we are left with many schools who are more concerned with blind obedience to inane policies than with teaching and learning. An increasing number of schools are training our kids to be slaves.Entered By: Dave Hodges
I thought many would find this issue interesting.
Some parents in Dupo, Ill. are not happy that a biography of President Barack Obama is required reading for fourth-graders.
One school administrator began the school year cracking down on exclusive language. She explained to the Portland Tribune in September how a simple example of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in a classroom indicated “white privilege”
The school lunch drama continues, this time in Manitoba, Canada.
‘A mom who thought she was properly parenting by sending her two young kids to school with a homemade, whole-food lunch was shocked to find.....
College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students
Education Secretary Arne Duncan was forced to apologize for an impolitic comment he made over the Common Core, a sweeping effort to standardize national education that’s angered a diverse coalition of parents nationwide.
The new, controversial common core curriculum has led nine Hillsboro, Oregon parents to pull their children from government run schools.
It’s often said that history is written by the victors. I don’t think that is entirely true, but I can definitely tell you who history is written for, and that’s the suckers.
Two seniors from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington were placed on indefinite probation Sunday after pulling a gun to defended themselves when a six-time felon attempted to enter their apartment.
They had $10 million in contributions, a barrage of advertising and support from usually warring factions of the educational establishment. But Democratic leaders were dealt a stinging defeat as voters resoundingly rejected an effort to raise taxes
Mr. Deprez is the principal at Hamilton High School in Chandler Arizona. Hamilton High School is not only the largest school in the state, but one of the top academic and athletic schools as well.
A 13-year-old Kansas eighth-grader says he was suspended from school on Wednesday because he refused to take off his Vera Bradley purse.
Daigle-McDonald admonished the class the following day. "In my classroom, everyone will do the pledge; no religion says that you can't do the pledge," she said. "If you can't put your hand on your heart, then you need to move out of the country."
Papers produced by global education corporation; Part of ‘No Child Left Behind’ program
It is time to get women out of the schooling of boys. It is way past time.
A graduate house adviser told Papay to remove a flag draped in his window, saying it violated fire codes for the dormitory, and the student replaced it with a paper replica flag, which he said the fire marshal had told him was permitted. But
A classroom demonstration went awry when a police dog attacked a fifth grade boy. Officers visiting the school were conducting a mock drug raid on when the dog bit the boy and left him with puncture wounds to the leg.
Elementary and high school principals, deans and student committees in what we jokingly call higher education issued uncountable "thou shalt nots" of what kinds of costumes are "appropriate" and what are not. That's why I call them "Notsies".
Police policy was not followed leading up to a school assembly where a student pulled the trigger of an assault rifle mounted on a police motorcycle and three children were injured by bullet fragments, authorities said.
A school in Virginia is following federal government instructions by telling parents that they need to have a doctor’s note in order for their children to be allowed to bring packed lunches to school, another example of the nanny state encroaching
Do you want your kids to be taught that the earth has too many people and that they should have no more than two children for the good of the planet? Yes, I know that this sounds absolutely crazy, but this is actually the kind of propaganda that is
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: YOUR PRESCHOOLER CAN’T BRING A LUNCH FROM HOME WITHOUT A DOCTOR’S NOTE
As tuitions rise and the job market still slumps, many young college graduates are wrestling with the question of how to make their increasingly expensive educations pay off.
A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, Sparks police said Monday.
17 year old Cody Chitwood was busted during a random sweep of a High School parking lot by police and faces prosecution, large fines, prison time, and loss of his plans to join the Air Force due to a hysterical overreaction resulting in arrest.
environmentalist Steve Brittle, Arizona Education Association president Andrew Morrill, Rev. John Dorhauer and Lisa Wales of the Community Media Foundation vs... Ernest Hancock :)
... the school responded with collective punishment based on gender: all male students at the high school lost their lunchtime privileges for two days to put pressure on students to turn in their friends.
Erin Cox is a senior honor student at North Andover High School and was captain of her school volleyball team until she was punished and suspended for five games. The crime? She gave her drunk friend a ride home.