Over three hundred teachers said they planned not to work on “A Day Without Women,” a protest that grew out from the Women’s March on Washington. This from The College Fix: The Alexandria City Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 8 in observance of “A Day Without Women.” The district made the announcement earlier today […]
It’s an option currently under discussion by county officials in Montgomery County, Maryland, after some parents demanded race-based admissions to gifted student programs in the county’s public schools.
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 […]
From our friends at Accuracy in Academia…yes, it’s actually happening in a school system near you: Technically, it’s ‘cultural studies,’ but it is worrisome that the public school system decided to do this. Are they going to agitate for rioting? Photo by Light Brigading
Sounds like the Obama administration, both the Department of Justice and Education, are involving themselves even more in this debate over privacy. What are the repercussions for acting like North Carolina, which said it is protecting privacy by allowing people who use bathrooms based on their original gender? Loss of federal aid and possible lawsuits […]
Charles County Public Schools is facing a lawsuit over promoting Islam in the classroom.
Corruption is strong in Chicago, so why be surprised by this report? Chicago Public Schools employees engaged in improper political activity, stole kids’ museum passes to sell online, smoked marijuana with students, and stole money meant for cheerleader uniforms, according to a year-long review. The school system’s inspector general released its annual report on Monday. […]
Some estimate that this would mean half of America’s schools would be closed.
Looks like more parents want to empower themselves and their children regarding their education choices. Good for them (click to enlarge the image):
A really good op-ed by a professor at American University: “In our economically segregated society, ZIP code does matter. It is an excellent average predictor of how easy it is for a school to educate a child. The mechanism for this correlation is the physical and psychological damage of growing up in poverty, which leaves […]
3/8/2017 - Over 300 Teachers Won’t Go to Work on ‘A Day Without Women,’ so School was Canceled
6/8/2016 - Maryland School District May Implement Affirmative Action for Gifted Students Programs
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 - Obama Administration Tells States to Allow Transgender People in Either Bathroom
1/30/2016 - Maryland School District Sued for Promoting Islam
1/5/2016 - Report finds Chicago Public Schoolteachers Smoked Weed, Stole Money
12/25/2015 - Oops? Hillary Clinton Threatened to Close Poorly Performing Schools
5/31/2015 - School Choice on the Rise in the U.S.: An Infographic
5/6/2015 - Op-Ed: America’s Education System is Failing Those in High-Poverty Areas
5/5/2015 - Jon Stewart: Calling Baltimore Schools “Underfunded” Avoids the Real Problems
3/13/2015 - New York City Teachers’ Unions will have to face Campbell Brown Lawsuit on Tenure
1/6/2015 - Common Core Backers Make Money while Parents, Students, Teachers Suffer