Accuracy in Media

The Irony: Women’s March Twitter Praised Protesters for Blocking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from Entering DC School

The Women’s March on Washington was supposedly a pro-feminism movement, right? Then why did their Twitter account praise a handful of protesters who prevented the country’s newly-confirmed female Department of Education secretary, Betsy DeVos, from entering a public school in Washington, D.C.? THIS is what resistance looks like! #WhyIResist https://t.co/ekt67HEUUK — Women’s March (@womensmarch) February 10, 2017

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Betsy DeVos, Despite Opposition from Democrats, Teachers Unions, Confirmed as New Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos, a pro-school choice advocate and philanthropist, has been confirmed by Senate vote to become the next Department of Education secretary to fill President Donald Trump’s cabinet. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to confirm DeVos. .@VP Pence breaks tie. U.S. Senate confirms #BetsyDeVos to be Secretary of Education, 51-50. https://t.co/xgthuQB51c #BREAKING […]

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Teacher Survey: 9 of 10 Educators Claim They’ve Seen a Negative Impact on Students’ Mood since Trump Won

Rethinking Schools conducted an online survey, in conjunction with the Southern Poverty Law Center, on the post-Trump school climate. Here are their findings: The results of the over 25,000 responses were frightening: Nine out of 10 said they’d seen a negative impact on students’ mood and behavior since the election. Four out of 10 have […]

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NBC News: ‘Undocumented Immigrant’ Term is Racist

Huh? So NBC News claimed that the phrase and term “undocumented immigrant” is racist, which is a reason why the Texas State Board of Education rejected a textbook for a Mexican-American heritage course: Since its submission, the book had been blasted for passages that painted Mexican Americans as undocumented immigrants and claimed that illegal immigration has “caused […]

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Wake County, North Carolina Decides No More Valedictorians

Ridiculous, right? Apparently working your hardest to be the best you can be — and being recognized for the effort — is one lesson a North Carolina school board no longer believes is worth teaching. Citing what it calls “unhealthy” competition among students, the Wake County school board is the latest in the country to […]

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February 2017

2/13/2017 - The Irony: Women’s March Twitter Praised Protesters for Blocking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from Entering DC School

2/12/2017 - Is the NAACP Deciding Their Policy on Charter Schools?

2/7/2017 - Betsy DeVos, Despite Opposition from Democrats, Teachers Unions, Confirmed as New Education Secretary

December 2016

12/8/2016 - Teacher Survey: 9 of 10 Educators Claim They’ve Seen a Negative Impact on Students’ Mood since Trump Won

November 2016

11/20/2016 - San Francisco Teachers Union Passed Out Anti-Trump Lesson Plans

11/19/2016 - NBC News: ‘Undocumented Immigrant’ Term is Racist

October 2016

10/6/2016 - Some Educators Doubt the Reality of Hillary Clinton’s College Plan

June 2016

6/26/2016 - Teacher Booted from Chicago Teachers Union after Coaching Chess Team during Strike

6/8/2016 - Maryland School District May Implement Affirmative Action for Gifted Students Programs

May 2016

5/24/2016 - Wake County, North Carolina Decides No More Valedictorians

5/18/2016 - Milwaukee Public Schools to Spend $471,073 for Black Lives Matter Curriculum

5/13/2016 - Texas School District Creates Transgender Bathroom Policy without Input from Parents