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 »
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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 »
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that tenure, seniority and other job protections for teachers have created unequal conditions in public schools and deprive poor children of the best teachers. In a case that could have national implications for the future of teacher tenure, Judge Rolf Treu sided with a Silicon Valley mogul against some of the most ... Read More »
Disgraceful! CA Schools Have Students Comparing Civil Rights Hero MLK Jr. to Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal
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A school which asked students to compare Martin Luther King to convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in a lesson plan has been branded an 'absolute disgrace'.
Maureen Faulkner, whose husband Daniel was shot by Abu-Jamal in 1981, blasted the taxpayer-funded plan, saying it advocated violence.
The lesson, given to students in Oakland, California, asked them to draw a 'possible parallel' between civil rights activist King, and 'someone else many believe is currently targeted by the U.S. government, Mumia Abu-Jamal.'...
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Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana recently told a Nashua, N.H., audience about his experience with a school bully. Bullying is a nationwide problem, but the bully Jindal was describing was U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who recently tried to crush school choice in Louisiana.
Last Monday, March 17, parents in New York City who send their children to Success Academy, a Harlem charter school, filed suit in federal court to stop another school bully, Mayor Bill de Blasio, from denying them previously arranged space in a public school building...