Taking Back America By Taking Back Our Schools
A ban on "open top" boots at Pottsdown Middle Schoolin Pennsylvania is not a protest against fashion.
In a letter sent home to parents from principal Gail Cooper Wednesday, "open top boots" are banned in classrooms starting next Monday because students have been…Continue
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HOWARD FISCHER Capitol Media Services azdailysun.com | Posted: Friday, January 27, 2012
PHOENIX -- A judge has ruled the state can implement a new law giving some parents access to state funds to send their children to private and parochial schools, potentially paving the way to make vouchers available for all of the more than one million children now in public schools.
In a ruling released Thursday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Maria del Mar Verdin refused to grant…Continue
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A ninth grader who snapped a picture of a snoozing substitute teacher with his cell phone camera and posted it on a social network is in hot water with his school district.
The unnamed student, who attends Mustang Mid-High School in Mustang, Okla., was suspended, according to ABC affiliate KOCO.
The picture shows a…Continue
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EMPOWERMENT OF THE PEOPLE
WHEREAS, the Republican Party will uphold and defend our nation’s fundamental
principles of freedom and liberty for all as set forth in our Declaration of Independence
and the Constitution of the United States of America. We can accomplish this goal by
constraining the size of government at every level, state, local and federal, according to
original constitutional law.
WHEREAS, we support the empowerment of the people by returning…
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Chandler will host a free, live simulcast of a Feb. 8 lecture on the state of higher education by Noam Chomsky, the linguist and political activist. Chandler will open its City Council Chambers for Valley residents to listen to Chomsky, who will deliver his speech from the University of Arizona in Tucson. The lecture, “Education for Whom and for What?” will be…Continue
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January 20, 2012 by Bojidar Marinov
Life under Communism wasn’t fun, not at all. And going to school was not exactly a joyful experience – in fact, if anything, school was specifically designed to brainwash you into not thinking about the big issues of life. The less you thought, the more useful you were for the Communist elite. Every activity, every hour of the day was supposed to pass under the watchful eye of…
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(Note: John Gatto is the former New York State Teacher of the Year who renounced the government school system in his landmark book DUMBING US DOWN. He is constantly in demand as a public speaker.
As a bit of background, the industrial…Continue
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Published Jan 7, 2012 at 3:00 am (Updated Jan 5, 2012)
Sometimes this editorial page finds itself in agreement with the political left. And sometimes the left uses us to score cheap, dishonest points against Republicans. Yesterday, the latter happened.
Last spring, the New Hampshire House considered a bill (…
Seriously, Maryland? This move is so "1 percent"!
Petula Dvorak 1-9-12
Right after cutting their athletics programs and ending a six-year freeze by raising tuition, University of Maryland leaders are beginning construction on a…Continue
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Subject: The Next Wonderful Plan for Public Schools – ”Gender Liberation”
Posted on January 5, 2012
by Al Benson Jr. http://albensonjr.com
A few years back I wrote an article for http://albensonjr.com about a news item that had appeared on WorldNetDaily. It concerned a public school in Des Moines, Iowa that had allowed and promoted an event they called a “gender-bender” in which all the…
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By Doug Powers • January 2, 2012
Columbia University is offering a new course on Occupy Wall…
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January 3, 2012 By Goldwater Institute
Imagine if your child’s assigned elementary school had puddles of urine in the bathroom, mouse droppings in the cafeteria, and clogged water fountains. Now imagine if your complaints were rejected by the principal.
Parent Revolution, the Los Angeles-based…
EEOC: High school diploma requirement might violate Americans with Disabilities Act
By Dave Boyer-The Washington Times 1-1-12
Employers are facing more uncertainty in the wake of a letter from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission warning them that requiring a high school diploma from a job…Continue
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January 3, 2011
The founder of a faith-based alternative to the Girl Scouts credits God for her organization's continued growth, OneNewsNow.com reports. Patti Garibay started American Heritage Girls in 1995 because she was concerned about the Girl Scouts' philosophies on abortion and sex education, and the group has continued to grow…Continue