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 »
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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...
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In addressing criticism of the Common Core national education standards, a panelist at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal think tank, said critics were a “tiny minority” who opposed standards altogether, which was unfair because “the children belong to all of us.”...