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July 2014 Blog Posts (8)

TUHSD Sex Ed Flash Curriculum Update

Weeks ago I wrote that we were waiting for the final Tempe Union High School Sex Ed Curriculum to be presented for public review.  I was told it would probably be ready the second or third week of July.


I called the District office on Wednesday, July 23rd.  After fumbling around and being put on hold a couple times, the receptionist gave me a tiny bit of information.  First, though, she wanted to know why I was calling to review the curriculum, asked if I am a district…


Added by Peggy McClain on July 28, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments

US Dept. of Ed Set to Downgrade History

23 July 2014 The Report Card

Margo Anderson

Department of Education

By Bill Korach

In a letter to Margo Anderson, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement, The National Council for History Education…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 23, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

Dumbing Down in the Name of Diversity

22 July 2014 The Report Card

W. Lee Hansen  - University of Wisconsin

By W. Lee Hansen

(Editor:  W. Lee…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 22, 2014 at 11:35pm — No Comments

New Poll: Only 34% of Americans 18-34 Say USA is Greatest Country

04 July 2014 The Report Card

(Editor: On this 4th of July, there is additional evidence from Pew Research that public education is failing to teach an appreciation of America’s role in the world, and an understanding of American Exceptionalism as first…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 21, 2014 at 10:02pm — No Comments

Mayor de Blasio to Dumb Down NY’s Top Performing Public Schools

21 July 2014 The Report Card

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio

(Editor: Stuyvesant High School, Bronx Science, among others are public schools but they require a competitive exam to attend.…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 21, 2014 at 9:47pm — No Comments

La Raza Invades the Calendar

In preparing next term's calendar for my classes, I use the At-A-Glance PM3-28 over-sized item. Sprinkled throughout the calendar are Christian, Jewish, and Muslim holidays, information about daylight savings, and the like.

Apparently since at…


Added by Harry Mathews on July 21, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Kyrene School District-- south Tempe, Ahwatukee, Chandler

Due to a candidate's family emergency we are under the gun to get the necessary signatures for two conservative Kyrene School board candidates. Bernadette Scoggins and Kristin Middleton will swing the board to a conservative common-sense majority if elected.

If you live in the Kyrene boundaries or know someone who does and will sign their petitions, please let me know. Thanks.

Added by Peggy McClain on July 18, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

TUHSD Sex Ed Curriculum Update

Word has it the new Sex Ed Curriculum for the Tempe High Schools will be available for the public to review in the next few weeks. We will have to keep an eye on the TUHSD website for updates.

I'm hearing the curriculum gurus really tore the Planned Parenthood Flash curriculum apart. Although the vote did not go our way in May, the administration seems to be approaching this controversy with a level head, realizing the tightrope it is walking both legally and in the court of public… Continue

Added by Peggy McClain on July 2, 2014 at 11:29pm — 2 Comments

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