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November 2013 Blog Posts (16)

Can America Survive the Arrogant, Elitist Imbeciles of Academia?

FJ Rocca | November 27, 2013 Conservative Teachers Of America

Universities are supposed to be places where genuine learning occurs, where the atmosphere of academic freedom abounds for intellectual stimulation, experimentation, inquiry, debate and speculation. In other words, universities are supposed to be portals to the universe of truth, knowledge and wisdom. We are not speaking here of the professional training one may get in, say,…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 29, 2013 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Great Hearts Dallas Charter School Rejected by State Board

Dr. Daniel Scoggin, CEO Great Hearts Academies

Dr. Daniel Scoggin, CEO Great Hearts Academies

www.thereportcard.org 11-27-13

 

 

In an article yesterday the Dallas News…
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Added by Harry Mathews on November 29, 2013 at 9:03am — No Comments

Student Indoctrination

Walter E. Williams | Sep 18, 2013

The new college academic year has begun, and unfortunately, so has student indoctrination. Let's look at some of it.

William Penn, Michigan State University professor of creative writing, greeted his first day of…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 25, 2013 at 6:24am — No Comments

Obama Biography, Required Reading For Fourth Graders

Minute Man News 11-23-13

Some parents in Dupo, Ill. are not happy that a biography of President Barack Obama is required reading for fourth-graders. They say the book contains a host…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 24, 2013 at 11:05am — 2 Comments

More Big Obama Federal Programs Coming Your Way

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org 11-21-13

President Obama, fresh from the disaster that is Obamacare, is pumping new funding into Federal education programs. He is not in the least discouraged that previous programs like Race to the Top have been colossal expensive flops. No, Obama has nationalized Common Core and upped the ante with two additional whoppers. One idea is so bad that Bob Kerry a former Democratic Governor of Nebraska calls…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 21, 2013 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Kline, Rokita Applaud Developments in Louisiana School Choice Lawsuit

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    Congressman John Kline, Chairman

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    November 19, 2013   CONTACT: Alexandra Sollberger, Brian Newell

    (202) 226-9440

    Kline, Rokita Applaud Developments in Louisiana Private School Choice Lawsuit

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Education and the…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 21, 2013 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Choice Media Announces a New Documentary Film The Ticket: The Many Faces of School Choice

A new documentary film directed by Bob Bowdon takes viewers on a cross-country whistle stop train tour in order to answer one question: What is school choice?…



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Added by Harry Mathews on November 21, 2013 at 9:37pm — No Comments

12 Arizona schools earn failing grade

The Republic | azcentral.comMon Nov 4, 2013 9:48 PM

Twelve public schools in Arizona received a failing grade from the state Department of Education for 2012-13, and several of them have already closed.

Schools’ letter grades were released in August but the F-graded schools were just released last week after an appeals…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 18, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments

Conservative Teachers of America

Why?

Education takes on many forms in America; private, home school, and public education. Conservatives exist in every form of education delivery. Conservative teachers often feel marginalized in the profession. Believing that they are in the minority or that they do not have a voice, they often remain silent and do not speak out. Conservative Teachers of America is a place for conservatives, both teachers and concerned citizens, to speak out…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 14, 2013 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Chicago College Re-Writes History: Lincoln a “Democrat”

14 November 2013 The Report Card

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

A plaque at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago states “This building is dedicated to public service honoring the memory of Abraham Lincoln   Democrat.” Lincoln, of course was a Republican and in fact one of the founders of the Republican Party. The strangely worded plaque was installed in 1905, but Charlie Kirk, founder and executive director of…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 14, 2013 at 10:23pm — No Comments

The Education Earthquake In The Rocky Mountain State

Hugh Hewitt | Nov 07, 2013 TownHall.com…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 10, 2013 at 1:11am — 2 Comments

Standing Up for Real Reform in Colorado

Teachers’ unions want to use a November 5 election to stop education reform in a top suburban district. 

By Jeb Bush 11-1-13 National Review Online…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 7, 2013 at 6:51am — 3 Comments

Michigan union consultant leading recall against two board members because they voted to privatize services

By Victor Skinner

EAGnews.org

CLAY, Mich. – Parents and taxpayers in St. Clair County’s Algonac school district learned a valuable lesson about union politics this year, and they’re now prepared to ace the test.



busses Amid the board’s decision this spring to privatize school busing services, an undercover Michigan Education Association (MEA) official tried to bamboozle…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 6, 2013 at 6:59am — No Comments

'I felt like a criminal': Army veteran mother banned from disabled daughter's school after posting photo of her weapons permit on Facebook

By SNEJANA FARBEROV - Mail Online



A US Army veteran is outraged after being banned from her daughter's school for posting a photo of her concealed weapons permit on her personal Facebook page. 

Tanya Mount, of Hephzibah, Georgia, said she was…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 6, 2013 at 6:39am — No Comments

AFP 2013 Guide to School District Overrides & Bond Measures

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AFP-AZ Guide to School District Overrides and Bond Measures

School District Overrides

When considering school district override questions for…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 4, 2013 at 6:28pm — No Comments

America Poised to Self-Destruct

Posted: 2013-11-01

Published Wed, Aug 28th, 2013   Senior Correspondent - The Capitol Hill Daily

Years ago, President Abraham Lincoln declared that, “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed…

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Added by Harry Mathews on November 1, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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