Tag Archives: Education

Slacktivism! University of Maryland students want class time for social justice protests

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As if liberal millennials weren’t lazy enough, now they are actually looking for ways to avoid protesting in the streets, hoping for easier, climate-controlled venues. According to CampusReform.org, students at the University of Maryland would rather use classroom time to insist “Black Lives Matter” over actually learning something. At a recent student forum, UMD student Rhys Hall whined about a ... Read More »

College blocks 9/11 ceremony to appease Muslims

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The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities appears to be joining the parade of colleges whose students lack maturity and are prone to getting butthurt on a regular basis. According to a story on Hypeline.org by Kelsey Petruzzi, what seemed like a simple attempt to recognize the tragedy of September 11 became a lesson in political correctness gone amuck. Hypeline ... Read More »

White professor says children’s books have too many white folks

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Watch out parents! Evil honkys are infiltrating children’s books to push a racist, white-bread, evil honky agenda! This is according to Melanie Koss, a honky professor at Northern Illinois University (NIU), which itself is over 60% honky. I’m not sure if it’s a case of self-loathing or white liberal guilt, but Koss has made it her mission to expose the ... Read More »

Hands Up, Don’t Teach: Court tosses out exam students can’t pass

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A New York court has tossed out an exam used in a classroom, not because the test was faulty, but because minority students couldn’t pass it. Kevin Jackson of TheBlackSphere.net appeared on Fox & Friends Monday to discuss the situation, which is a sad reflection on the state of our education system. If you can’t pass a test, we’ll just ... Read More »

Texas teacher gives students “ghetto” awards

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If a teacher doesn’t realize that using the word “ghetto” to describe your students is a bad thing, should they even be teaching to begin with? That’s what parents are asking after a teacher at Sulphur Spring Middle School in Sulphur Springs passed out certificates to kids labeled “Ghetto Classroom Awards.” According to a report by CBS DFW.com, one of ... Read More »

Why liberals should stop trying to ‘help’ black Americans

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The civil-rights struggles of the mid-20th century were liberalism at its best. The efforts culminated in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which outlawed racial discrimination in employment and education and ensured the ability of blacks to register and vote… Click here to view original web page at nypost.com Read More »

New York’s Common Core-Aligned Standardized Tests Are PAINFULLY Stupid And Awful

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Well America, the Common Core-aligned standardized tests that Common Core supporters have zealously trumpeted as college-related and so dramatically superior to all previous standardized tests are finally starting to trickle out for public consumption. New York is one state that has released some Common Core tests. The tests for elementary school kids remain strictly guarded. However, other tests including the ... Read More »

Boehner Chokes Back Tears at Taco Bell Event

On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, started to sob at a Taco Bell event, but it wasn't because the salsa was too spicy. 

Boehner made a brief cameo at a gathering sponsored by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as the former gave the latter $30 million to help teens graduate from high school. (Taco Bell employs many teens, so that’s the connection.)

“Some of you know how I am about these things,” Boehner said, choking back tears while praising the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs. “We need to do a better job at educating more American kids. We live in America, for goodness' sake.”

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Frustrated Father’s Response to Son’s Common Core Assignment Goes Viral

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In response to this homework assignment, Severt wrote a letter to his son:

“Don’t feel bad. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering which included extensive study in differential equations and other higher math applications. Even I cannot explain the Common Core mathematics approach, nor get the answer correct. In the real world, simplification is valued over complication. Therefore, 427 – 316 = 111”...

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Tim Scott on school choice at CPAC: ‘When the parents have a choice, the kids have a chance’

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott upped his national profile by getting one of the lead-off speaking slots Thursday at the season's largest gathering of conservatives - the CPAC conference outside Washington.

Focusing on education, the South Carolina Republican drew applause when he told the Conservative Political Action Conference that school choice is a parental right...

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