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Harry Mathews's Blog – December 2012 Archive (10)

Common Core Curriculum: Why all the cool kids are reading Executive Order 13423

By  Published December 27, 2012

A war of words is brewing. But this one doesn’t involve slinging insults. It’s a battle over what forms of writing – novels, poems, and non-fiction – will define English…

Added by Harry Mathews on December 28, 2012 at 10:13pm — No Comments

The Case Against Public Education

By Daren Jonescu…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 26, 2012 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Chicago Reporter Refuses to Report Teachers Union Links to Socialist Groups

12-20-12 Kyle Olson

The Chicago Teachers Union and Action Now (formerly known as ACORN) staged yet another protest Tuesday, this time targeting so-called Chicago “fat cats.”

Video from the event reveals that the local Chicago media – particularly Christian Farr of NBC 5 – is disinterested in reporting the radical nature of the union and its allies. Farr said that he’s too “objective” to report such news, even though it occurred right before his eyes.…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 26, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments


by George Leef

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 3:58pm

For years now, evidence has been mounting that America has badly oversold higher education. We know that many college graduates end up unemployed – most of the Occupy Wall Street protesters were jobless college grads. We know that many more are underemployed, working as bartenders or office clerks or aerobics trainers. And we know that because we have been scraping the bottom of the barrel to get kids into college who have…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 10, 2012 at 7:21am — No Comments

U of C Lab School Teacher: Use History Books not Textbooks

(editor’s note: Paul Horton, American History Teacher at my Alma Mater The University of Chicago Laboratory School does not use history textbooks. The Lab school, as it is known, was listed by the Wall…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 8, 2012 at 11:54pm — 1 Comment

Catcher in the Rye dropped from US school curriculum - Agenda 21 Emphasis

Schools in America are to drop classic books such as Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye from their curriculum in favour of 'informational texts'.

American literature classics are to be replaced by insulation manuals and plant inventories in US classrooms by 2014.

A new school curriculum which will affect 46 out of 50 states…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 8, 2012 at 11:53am — 1 Comment

Elementary school locks kids who misbehave in therapeutic box

Controversy abounds in southwestern Washington after a mother posted photos on Facebook of a padded, cell-like room not much larger than a telephone booth at Mint Valley Elementary School in Longview.



Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 11:56pm — No Comments

School Tells 6-Year-Old to Remove God from Poem Honoring Her Two Veteran Grandfathers

A North Carolina community is community is embroiled in controversy after a school ordered a 6-year-old girl to remove the word "God" from a poem she was supposed to read during a school assembly marking Veterans Day at West Marion Elementary School, Fox News reports. The poem, which honored…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 7:13am — 13 Comments


You will observe from the last 2 postings that:

Kinky Sex Clubs on Campus is OK,

God is not.


Got it?


And, by the way, this happened ON YOUR WATCH!

Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Harvard OKs Campus Kinky Sex Club

This is what you get for "only" $35,000 per school year in tuition

by Seeing Red AZ 11-30-12

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“Kink on campus” — Another sign of societal degradation…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 6:30am — 1 Comment


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