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August 2014 Blog Posts (19)

Fascist Anti-Christs Forces Texas School District To Cover Dedication Plaques Referencing God with Duct Tape

Carrie Dedrick Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com | Thursday, August 28, 2014

Two public elementary schools in Texas have covered dedication plaques that referenced God with duct tape after receiving a complaint for the Freedom From…
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Added by Harry Mathews on August 29, 2014 at 4:34am — 2 Comments

Huppenthal Request $1million to "Embrace" Illegal Kids

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 23, 2014 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Obama Makes Plans to Send Illegal Kids to US Schools

Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 By Todd Beamon

The Obama administration is prepping the nation's school systems for a huge influx of illegal immigrant children this fall as they await hearings that could lead to deportations.



"All children in the United States are entitled to equal access to a public elementary and secondary education, regardless of their or their parents' actual or perceived national origin, citizenship, or immigration…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 21, 2014 at 8:28pm — 3 Comments

New Poll: Public Opposed to Teacher Tenure by 2-1

8-21-14 The Report Card

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org The public is fed up with poor public school performance according to a new Education Next poll. 22% give teachers a D or F grade. The respondents feel that tenure rewards poor teachers by providing lifetime job protection. Historically,…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 21, 2014 at 8:19pm — No Comments

New Poll: 28% of Public School Teachers Sought Alternatives for Their Own Children.

8-19-14 The Report Card

 By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

Education Next, a non-profit organization conducts an annual opinion poll of 5000 teachers and parents about public school. A key finding was that 28% of teachers have considered alternatives to public school for their…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 20, 2014 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Proposed AP History Curriculum Portrays Colonists as "Bigots"

David Coleman, current president of the College Board and lead architect of Common Core State Standards, has been accused of “inculcating a negative view of American history” in his proposed advanced placement curriculum. In a letter dated August 4, American Principles in Action and Concerned Women for America, presented an exhaustive list of how American oppressors and exploiters are highlighted while dreamers, innovators and heroes are left out.

The new material…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 20, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Texas School Principal Fired for Requiring English

11 August 2014 The Report Card

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

Hempstead, Texas

Amy Lacey, the former principal of Hempstead Middle School, made national news this year: Amid allegations that she’d instructed students not to speak Spanish on the…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 20, 2014 at 9:24pm — No Comments

PUSHING AMERICAN HISTORY AS A LONG TALE OF OPPRESSION

Minding The Campus 8-19-14



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Added by Harry Mathews on August 19, 2014 at 8:52pm — 1 Comment

RNC Fights College Board’s “Blame America First” US History Framework

August 12, 2014

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

In January of this year, The Report Card featured an exclusive series of articles by Larry Krieger on the College Board’s new Advanced Placement US History Framework (APUSH). Mr. Krieger, a highly respected AP instructor and published…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 19, 2014 at 9:39am — No Comments

The Role Of The School Board

GILBERT / HIGLEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – NEWS AND INFORMATION

There are questions about what the proper role of the Board is in a school district. Some candidates say the proper role of the Board is to pick a good Superintendent and then stay out of the way and let the professionals run things. Others insist the Board can delegate authority to the…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 18, 2014 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Virginia Schools Ordered To Waive Health & Immunization Requirements For Illegal Immigrant Children

8-15-14 Ben Shapiro's Truth Revolt

The Virginia Department of Education issued a memo to its 132 divisions this week outlining how schools should handle the expected influx of more than 2,850 illegal immigrant children. In addition to giving them “homeless” status, which comes with benefits under the Homeless Assistance Act, the state is also ordering…

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 17, 2014 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Common Core "standards" on-line

For those that want to read the proposed Common Core "standards" for themselves they can go to: 

For the ELA-Literacy (English) language standards.
There is a link at the top of the page that will down load the proposed standards for your review.
 
 
Same thing with the math…
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Added by William Sandry on August 15, 2014 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

Huge Thanks to TUHSD

A sincere thank you to Tempe Union High School for posting the proposed new Sex Ed curriculum on their website.  This makes it much easier to review, especially for families who work during business hours.

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Added by Peggy McClain on August 14, 2014 at 9:40pm — 2 Comments

Readin', Writin' and Social Justice Agitatin'

Michelle Malkin | Aug 08, 2014
 
It's back-to-school season across the country. But in an increasing number of districts, "back to school" doesn't mean back to learning. Under the reign of social justice indoctrinators, academics are secondary to political agitation. Activism trumps achievement.
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Added by Harry Mathews on August 14, 2014 at 5:59am — No Comments

TUHSD Lays Out the Welcome Mat for Taxpayers

Thanks to all who came today to review the new TUHSD Sex Ed Curriculum, and thanks to those who still plan to visit the district office to review it between now and August 20th.

 

I know there was frustration because there was only one copy each of the standard and special ed versions to review and one small table for the group of people who showed up.  Clearly, the District is not used to parents taking an active role in the curriculum.  But this time, TUHSD should have been…

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Added by Peggy McClain on August 12, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

Chinese Students Given Preference Over Americans



CHINESE STUDENTS, PLEASE APPLY!

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 8, 2014 at 8:58am — No Comments

A Quote For Today

“In an age when scientists are creating artificial intelligence, too many of our educational institutions seem to be creating artificial stupidity.”

Thomas Sowell

Added by Harry Mathews on August 6, 2014 at 5:43am — No Comments

US Students Sink Further Behind in International Rankings

8-4-14 By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) reports that American students have fallen further behind in their ranking of 65 countries.

2009 Ranking…
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Added by Harry Mathews on August 4, 2014 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Why One School District Is Throwing All of its Student Laptops Away

Is giving students laptops a terrible idea?

July 30, 2014 …

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Added by Harry Mathews on August 2, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

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