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October 2011 Blog Posts (10)

It's time courts outlawed color-coding of college students



Updated 06:31 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 2011

When students apply to public universities or colleges, should they be admitted - or rejected - based on their race? Should they be taught that it isn't their drive and determination that count, it's their skin color?

The United States Supreme Court has been asked to hear a high-profile lawsuit that asks these…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 29, 2011 at 11:39am — No Comments

Steve Jobs: Break Teacher’s Union or No Hope for School Reform

by Bill Korach

In the new bio Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, Jobs says: ” Until teacher’s unions were broken, there was almost no hope for educational reform.” By any measurement, Jobs made Apple a phenomenal success. Apple’s market value is greater than any company on the face of the earth including Exxon. Apple’s products are hot and the Apple stores are packed even the middle of a sluggish economy. Apple has been a huge contributor to the public school usage of computers…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 25, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Law Professor Says Vanderbilt University Clamp-Down on Christian Groups Is Unconstitutional



by Bill Korach 10-21-11



The Report Card is usually concerned with K-12 public school matters. However, when a great university like Vanderbilt decided this week to suppress Christian groups for practicing their faith, it is worth a comment. The news story in the adjacent column is about Vanderbilt’s brazen violation of the on-Campus Christian organization’s First Amendment rights. Christian organizations have been suspended because members must conform to their Christian…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 21, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Massachusetts School Principal Eats Crow, Or Maybe Turkey

Ann Foley, the Somerville, MA school principal who wanted to ban Columbus Day and Thanksgiving “because Christopher Columbus committed atrocities” received so many indignant e-mails from parents, historians and politicians, that she had to apologize for her politically correct remarks. Could it be that America is getting tired of Anti-American silliness in the classroom? {editor)

By Jessica Fargen
The Boston Herald

Tuesday, October 18, 2011…
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Added by Harry Mathews on October 19, 2011 at 7:20am — No Comments

Occupy” ing for College Credit at Northeastern University, Smith College, Austin Community College, Michigan State University, Black Hills State University, and More!

EARN COLLEGE CREDIT BY ATTENDING OCCUPY WALLSTREET PROTESTS!

College Professor Offers Students Extra Credit for Attending Occupy Protest



A sociology professor at Northern Michigan University has purportedly offered her students extra credit for taking part in a local Occupy protest.



According to an email obtained by The Blaze, Professor Jeanne Lorentzen is offering students in…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 18, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

"Occupy"ing For College Credit?!

EARN COLLEGE CREDIT BY ATTENDING OCCUPY WALLSTREET PROTESTS!

College Professor Offers Students Extra Credit for Attending Occupy Protest



A sociology professor at Northern Michigan University has purportedly offered her students extra credit for taking part in a local Occupy protest.



According to an email obtained by The Blaze, Professor Jeanne Lorentzen is offering students in her introductory…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 17, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

EUSE: Agenda 21 and Education

Agenda 21 is made up of 40 Chapters - two of which  (#25 and #36) relate to Children or Education http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/agenda21/res_agenda21_00.shtml .  There are a number of organizations that are focused 100% on this Agenda - primarily advocating "nullification"  Agenda 21 Today.   Eye On US Education (EUSE) is solely an Education organization and will focus only on those issues that directly effect…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 16, 2011 at 5:56pm — No Comments

US Teacher’s Colleges: More Social Justice, Multiculturalism, Less Math

By Bill Korach

 

Powerful evidence points to a tendency of American teacher’s colleges to expand the curriculum to “inclusion, social justice, diversity, multiculturalism” and other politically correct topics at the expense of math and other core subjects. Translated this means more “blame America first” diatribes, Islamic propaganda, and a firm opposition to America’s tradition of Judeo-Christian morality. Math and science courses where United States students lag the developed…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 10, 2011 at 2:10am — No Comments

No Intolerance Tolerated

Number 308 Education Reporter September 11, 2011

 

The Illinois Family Institute (IFI) was up in arms in June over yet another infringement of parental rights by the public school system. Hawthorn Middle School North in Vernon Hills invited six speakers to address students at a May program called "CHOICES" (Create Hopeful Opportunities in Children's Everyday Situations).

 

According to Laurie Higgins, Director of the Division for School Advocacy for IFI, two of…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 3, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Latest Crime Wave: Sending Your Child to a Better School

School districts hire special investigators to follow kids home in order to verify their true residences.…

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Added by Harry Mathews on October 2, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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