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One mom is so worried that her children might be reading books written by conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh that she took her fears to a Slate parenting advice column. Fifth-grade teacher Matthew Dicks, who hails from Connecticut, helped allay the woman’s concerns in a lengthy response. The problem On Thursday, Slate presented the mom’s concerns
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A new study by University of Utah researchers claims adolescent males become “abortion beneficiaries” — in that they get better educations — after their sex partners terminate their pregnancies. What are the details? The study — published in the Journal of Adolescent Health and led by Bethany G. Everett, an assistant professor in the school’s
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New Jersey will be the second state to mandate middle and high school students to learn about LGBTQ contributions. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Senate bill 1569, which requires schools to adopt a curriculum that “accurately portray political, economic, and social contributions of persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
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You are currently funding some dangerous people. These people are indoctrinating young minds throughout the West with their ideology that’s built on resentment. In this video, Jordan Peterson, Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto, explains who they are and how American parents and taxpayers have found themselves funding this dangerous gang of
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The skyrocketing cost of tuition has caused skyrocketing popularity in online degree programs. Since the year 1982, tuition has risen upwards of 400%. But for more than a decade now, distance education enrollments have been growing despite traditional enrollments continuing to decrease. Colleges and universities are constantly evolving to provide online options for their
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most destructive books of the last century, The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrlich. The 1968 doomsday bestseller generated hysteria over the future of the world and the earth’s waning ability to sustain human life, as Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich offered a series of alarming predictions
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Two schools in Sweden have come under fire from school inspectorate authorities after it was revealed that migrant-background children being taught lessons in their native language were actually just learning the Quran. The issue was raised through an anonymous tip to the school inspectorate which exposed that the Quran, and other elements of the Islamic
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by Nate Church26 Apr 20180 26 Apr, 201826 Apr, 2018 Teacher and coach, 29-year-old Raquel Eleana Spencer, was behaving erratically at Northwest Whitfield High School where she was allegedly caught with heroin. According to reporting by the Atlanta Journal-Consitution, both students and teachers had noticed Spencer’s strange behavior before she was approached by the school’s administrative officials. Spencer
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A leader of the Arizona teacher strike scheduled for Thursday has urged his colleagues on Twitter to teach political activism to their students and to discuss with them gun control, white supremacy, and anti-capitalism. Yet, Arizona elementary music school teacher Noah Karvelis states teachers are engaging in the strike because “students deserve better”: This is why
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By now everyone who is up to speed on current events knows that Randa Jarrar, a “professor” at California State University at Fresno, took to Twitter after the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, to lambaste her memory. This cretin then bragged she couldn’t be fired because she was “tenured.” Jarrar tweeted: “I’m
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According to a video from 2016, embattled Fresno State Professor Randa Jarrar laments the fact that progressives no longer utilize terrorist acts like hijacking planes. “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. F**k outta here with your nice words,” Jarrar tweeted earlier this week. In
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Illinois Democrats are pushing legislation to reward schools that use funding to hire therapists instead of armed guards. The legislation, HB4208, is sponsored by Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (D-Westchester). It has 16 co-sponsors. The Associated Press reports that HB4208 “would allow schools to apply to an optional grant if they promise to reallocate funding for school-based law
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AP/Ted S. Warren by Tom Ciccotta17 Apr 20180 17 Apr, 201817 Apr, 2018 A professor of education at Stanford University argues in a recent academic journal article that the tabletop game Dungeons & Dragons perpetuates white privilege. Standford University Professor Antero Garcia argues in an academic journal article that the popular game Dungeons and Dragons
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A soon-to-be-released updated edition of an Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. History textbook teaches students that white Christian Americans are finding it “difficult to adjust” to becoming a minority and puts forward the perception that President Donald Trump’s election occurred because his apparent “racism connected with a significant number of primary voters.” In case you didn’t
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A Florida student claimed that school officials humiliated her after telling her to cover her “protruding” nipples with Band-Aids. The Bradenton Herald reported that school officials called Lizzy Martinez, 17, into the dean’s office Monday at Branden River High School to inform her that she was distracting other students because she did not wear a bra underneath
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As U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was meeting behind closed doors with educators and parents to re-evaluate the Obama-era school leniency policy of reducing reports of violent behavior committed by minority students, left-wing media and politicians were touting a new report that noted black students, boys, and students identified as “disabled” are disciplined at higher
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The Trump administration has named several Obama-era education officials who have been working at the U.S. Education Department to new posts in the Federal Student Aid Office (FSA). Politico reports the appointment of Jeff Appel was announced in an “internal email obtained” by the media outlet. The email was reportedly sent to department staff by
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Broward County, Florida, superintendent of schools Robert Runcie says it is “fake news” that his PROMISE school leniency program likely allowed accused school shooter Nikolas Cruz to remain under the radar of law enforcement and, therefore, able to purchase the firearm that killed 17 individuals at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February. On the
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A Southern California teacher and city councilman caught on film calling members of the military “dumbshits” who are the “lowest of the low” has been fired from his teaching position Tuesday evening. Aurora Villon, president of the El Rancho Unified School District Board of Education, announced Tuesday evening that the school board had reached a “unanimous
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A proposed City of Richmond School Safety resolution asks Congress to ban “large-capacity ammunition cartridges.” The proposed resolution also calls on Congress to “ban the manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, and use of assault weapons.” It also asks to implement “universal background checks.” Such checks would require a background check for a private sale just like the
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