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May 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Mislabled ADHD Kids Get $700 a Month - Cha-Ching!

Mislabeling kids as ADHD? Investigate federal rules

  May 29, 2011

GOOD INTENTIONS have gone awry in the federal program that gives cash benefits to families of disabled children, and a comprehensive assessment of the program’s weaknesses is the first step toward fixing it. Given the strong possibility that children are being misclassified as disabled to make their families eligible for checks of up to…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 29, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Totalitarianism Through Education

Perpetuating Federal Spending on Education

by Phyllis Schlafly

The TEA Partiers are demanding that Congress not raise the debt ceiling but instead avoid default by cutting spending dramatically. Federal spending on education emerges as the discretionary item in the federal budget most available for the knife, and a House bill is being introduced by Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) that lists 43 education programs to be cut.

We've spent $2 trillion on education since federal aid…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 29, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments

TUSD students who failed AIMS can still walk

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) - The Tucson Unified School District has unanimously agreed to allow students who didn't pass the AIMS test to walk in their graduation ceremony, but will not award the diploma until that requirement is met.

In an early morning meeting Monday, the board voted 5-0 to let students participate in the ceremony, but only for this year, reporter David Gonzales said.

The students will have to take summer classes and pass the AIMS test or get a certain score on either the… Continue

Added by Harry Mathews on May 23, 2011 at 9:52am — 8 Comments

Radical Leftist Media in Tucson

Hello Education Watchdogs!

     If you want to know what is happening in education then look no further than the radical Leftist media "Three Sonorans". This is the most distorted bunch of propaganda hogwash you  will ever see but it also provides ample documentation concerning who and what we are up against: http://tucsoncitizen.com/three-sonorans/

 

Added by Harry Mathews on May 15, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

CHILD ABUSE: UN's Earth Dogma

New York City, New York

by Cathie Adams

Eagle Forum International Issues Chairman

cathieadams@me.com

Have you wondered why your children lecture you about the environment and where they get their misinformation? The answer is critical to fulfilling your parental responsibility to rightly educate your children and to protect them from a cruel scheme.

You need look no further than the…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 15, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Senior banned from prom over conspicuous ask-out technique

5-12-11 Liz Goodman

Here's further proof, if any should be needed, that grand romantic gestures are overrated.

High school senior James Tate wanted to impress his friend by asking her to their prom…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 12, 2011 at 6:52am — No Comments

Get Your Degree in Ethnic Studies! Become A La Raza Teacher!

UC Berkeley:

Cham woman with baby The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley offers undergraduate majors and minors in Asian American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Ethnic Studies, and…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 4, 2011 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Get Your Degree in La Raza Studies! Become a La Raza Teacher!

San Francisco State University

College of Ethnic Studies

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Department of Raza Studies to prepare students with the comprehensive knowledge base, critical skills and social consciousness necessary to function as effective leaders in an increasingly complex and diverse society. It is our intent to promote understanding, tolerance and appreciation of cultural difference and to…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 4, 2011 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

APNewsBreak: Gray wolves go back to state control

AP 5-4-11

 

BILLINGS, Mont. – The Obama administration on Wednesday announced it is lifting endangered species act protections for 5,500 gray wolves in eight states in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes.

The move essentially draws the line…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 4, 2011 at 1:15pm — No Comments

ASU: New Heights in Academic Achievement!

 THE ANNUAL ASU UNDIE RUN!…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 4, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

LAUSD shortens school day for teacher's union protest

The Los Angeles school district will hold a shortened day of classes on May 13 to accommodate a planned teachers union protest without interrupting standardized testing on most campuses.



Dismissal time will vary from school to school but could be up to several hours earlier than normal. Schools will be required to make up the lost time from the shortened day later in the year, according to officials.



The teachers' demonstration is aimed at encouraging state legislators to…

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Added by Harry Mathews on May 4, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Abraham Lincoln: "Philosophy Of Classroom In One Generation Will Be Philosophy Of Government In The Next"

Abraham Lincoln: "Philosophy Of Classroom In One Generation Will Be Philosophy Of Government In The Next" Posted By: FMeekins on 11/7/2008 10:27:48 AM in EDUCATION Road To Rome Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying that the philosophy of the classroom in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. If the proposals of one pedagogical theorist are implemented, students will in all likelihood never know anything about the figure believed to have uttered such an astute… Continue

Added by Harry Mathews on May 1, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments

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