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Glenn Beck: Here's why we must ABOLISH the …

2 days ago · 2021 was a turning point for public education in America. Remote learning revealed to parents what public schools were force-feeding their kids — everything from critical race theory to the existence of infinite genders — while performance in subjects like math and reading fell across the board. Now

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Supreme Court strikes down Maine law that discriminated …

(1 days ago) In a victory for religious liberty and school choice, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a Maine law that unconstitutionally discriminated against sectarian schools. The court held in a 6-3 ruling that Maine's prohibition on using private school tuition assistance for religious schools violated the Free Exercise Clause of the First

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San Francisco school board votes for merit-based …

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · A school in San Francisco will return to merit-based admissions after angry parents recalled left-wing school board members. One of the contentious issues that led to the recall was the implementation of an admissions lottery at Lowell High School in order to rectify historical inequities and increase diversity in the school's student body.

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Deace: Mom fights woke school district and the spirit of …

(9 days ago) But the spirit of the age is a very jealous god. Chaskey, as many parents have in the last few years, dared to ask some questions about critical race theory being taught in her children’s school back in the spring of 2021. District officials responded by ignoring emails from her and violating freedom of information (FOIA) requests for months.

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13-year-old student arrested for bringing loaded ghost …

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · A 13-year-old student was arrested for bringing a loaded ghost gun to a middle school in Maryland, according to police. The alleged incident unfolded on Tuesday at Isaac J. Gourdine Middle School in Fort Washington. Police said they were called to the school after a report from a student who s

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Biden admin ties funds for school lunches to compliance …

(7 days ago) President Joe Biden's administration has moved forward with a new interpretation of Title IX anti-discrimination laws that could potentially strip federal funding for school lunches from schools that do not let transgender students use their preferred bathrooms or play on preferred sports teams. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last

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Iowa high school says drag show was unapproved and …

(4 days ago) Videos from a drag show performance at an Iowa high school went viral online on Tuesday, prompting the school to announce an investigation into the incident. "The district has been made aware of an unauthorized performance that took place yesterday after school at Ankeny High School," read the s

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Schumer blocks bipartisan school safety bill in Senate …

(6 days ago) Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) blocked a school safety bill introduced by Republicans but supported by members of both parties hours after chastising the GOP for allegedly doing nothing to prevent gun violence in schools. Following Tuesday's deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two adults were

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Here we go again: Racist note in school restroom

(6 days ago) Yet another racist note was discovered in a school earlier this month — this time in a restroom in Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women in upstate New York, a private, all-girls Catholic school serving students in grades 6 through 12. And yet again, a student of color reportedly wrote the ra

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'Mob attack' in high school included crying, trampled …

(7 days ago) Manassas Park City Schools told the station all the involved students were disciplined. However, parent Jessica Martinez shared videos with WJLA of what she said was a "horrible" mob-style fight featuring teachers "crying, being trampled on" and "kids jumping off the second-story balcony" to get away from the fight. The station said students

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Democratic official threatens school closures, new mandates over …

(7 days ago) Ironically, Montgomery County is one of the most vaccinated counties in the United States. Data shows that 93% of Montgomery County residents age 5 or older are vaccinated against COVID-19, including 95% of residents over 65. Meanwhile, 77% of residents 65 or older — the age demographic most vulnerable to COVID-19 — are boosted while 47% of

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Democrats fear school closings will hurt them politically

(5 days ago) The longer schools remain closed because of COVID-related issues, the more Democrats are feeling the pressure from weary parents who are fed up with the closures and remote learning. The New York Times reported that Democrats are concerned that school closing will hurt them politically. Chicago Public Schools have been closed since Wednesday becaus

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VIDEO: Pennsylvania HS teacher hosted a drag show for students …

(4 days ago) A teacher at a Pennsylvania high school hosted a drag show for students in the "Genders Sexualities Alliance" club after school hours and didn't notify parents or ask for permission slips. The incident occurred at the Hempfield High School in Lancaster on Monday. Video from the bizarre event s

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'Malicious misgendering,' 'malicious deadnaming' are 'slurs' and …

(6 days ago) "Malicious misgendering" and "malicious deadnaming" are considered gender identity "slurs," and students who use them could face suspensions depending on the "frequency and intensity" of the acts if Virginia's Fairfax County school board approves updated rules.Changes to the Fairfax County Public Schools Students Rights and Responsibilities …

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Report: School gives first graders gender identity handout, says …

(Just Now) A school district in Washington state is under fire after leaked images online show first graders in the district were given a gender identity handout that said they could identify as a "neither" or "both" genders.Images of the online assignment reportedly administered by Edmonds School District wer

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Woman, 67, and her adult daughter storm into middle school to …

(Just Now) A woman and her adult daughter stormed into a South Carolina middle school Wednesday to confront students they believed were bullying their relative — and the duo ended up beating three students, none of whom bullied their relative.Mamie Smith, 67, and her daughter Whitney Smith, 32, were jailed on

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Proposal to start 'After School Satan Club' at elementary school — …

(2 days ago) The club's website states that they "meet at select public schools where [Christian] Good News Clubs also operate." The site adds that "the pre-existing presence of evangelical after school clubs not only established a precedent for which school districts must now accept Satanic groups, but the evangelical after school clubs have created the

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Michigan's first gay attorney general says there should be a 'drag

(9 days ago) Drag shows at public schools have become a contentious issue in the national debate about sex and gender roles. Parents have expressed outrage at several incidents where drag shows were performed for children at high schools without permission from parents. In one instance from Pennsylvania, a drag show was performed in a meeting of the "Genders …

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DeSantis signs bill to require high school financial

(Just Now) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, signed a bill on Tuesday that will require high schoolers to take a financial literacy and money management course in order to earn a standard high school diploma. The requirement will be applicable to students who start the 9th grade during the 2023-2024 school year, and the course will cover issues

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MPS reimposes mandatory masking

(7 days ago) But the newly granted freedom was short lived, since MPS announced on Tuesday that masking would be mandatory once again beginning on Wednesday. "Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) has announced that masks will be mandatory for students and staff in all district buildings. The policy will take effect Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

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An Illinois school district promoted radical social justice curriculum

(9 days ago) The District 65 school district in Evanston, Illinois — a suburb just outside Chicago — urged special-needs students not to use the phrase "All Lives Matter" prior to hosting a week of events dedicated to indoctrinating students with woke talking points from the Black Lives Matter agenda. The Daily

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Ron DeSantis signs curriculum transparency and school board …

(4 days ago) On Friday, Republican Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law establishing term limits for members of Florida’s school boards and giving Florida residents increased access to educational materials available to students. Prior to signing HB-1467 into law, echoing his longstanding commitment to the rights of parents, DeSantis

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(UPDATED) 22 dead in mass shooting at Texas elementary school

(4 days ago) UPDATED, 7:40 p.m. EST: Texas law enforcement updated the death toll from the Uvalde shooting to 22, including 18 students, 3 teachers, and the suspect.. The shooter was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Romas, a high school student. Police said that he shot his grandmother before trying to escape police and crashing his vehicle.

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Biden says students are 'all our children' when they're in the

(6 days ago) While Biden meant the statement to express how much the government cares for children in schools, many on social media angrily rejected his formulation of ownership over children. "How about no. My kids have had phenomenal teachers. They still didn't treat them like their own, did not care about them like I care about them.

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Virginia HS lowers standards so much that students don’t even …

(Just Now) But lowering standards as much as Alexandria City Public Schools has may certainly be considered a questionable approach to addressing the problem. "I'm glad Alexandria City Public Schools took the time to translate their complete surrender of all academic standards into four separate languages; it's like a Rosetta Stone of mediocrity," tweeted

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Wiener says he has an idea: 'Offering Drag Queen 101 as part of …

(5 days ago) Texas state Rep. Bryan Slaton pledged to put forward legislation to protect children from being exposed to drag queen performances, but in response, California state Sen. Scott Wiener (D) issued a tweet in which he raised the idea of integrating drag into the K-12 school curriculum. "This guy just gave me a bill idea: Offering Drag Queen 101 as part of the K-12 …

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San Francisco public schools drop 'chief' from job titles so as not …

(6 days ago) Public schools in San Francisco are dropping the word "chief" from job titles because of the word's connotation with Native Americans, school officials said. No longer will division chiefs be referred to as "chiefs" in the San Francisco Unified School District after a Wednesday decision to retire the term, spokesperson Gentle Blythe told the San Fr

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'You were about to say something horrible'

(7 days ago) Hoffman said officers from the Sarasota County Schools Police Department were at the meeting, not Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies, the paper said. "The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office would never participate in preventing a citizen from expressing their First Amendment rights during public comment," Hoffman said, according to the Herald

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Public school says it's searching student lunches brought from …

(8 days ago) A western Pennsylvania public school district announced that one of its schools was to begin searching student lunches brought from home this week and confiscating "excessive" quantities of chips, soda, candy and other snacks.What are the details? The Aliquippa School District posted a Facebook message saying that "due to the excessive amounts of

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Baltimore parents sue city after student graduates high school not

(Just Now) Two parents in Baltimore, Maryland, have filed a lawsuit against their city and its school district in response to shocking reports about the progressive city's abject failure to educate children.Earlier this year, local news outlet WBFF-TV highlighted the story of a woman who graduated from the Baltimore City Public Schools system without being ab

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Biden admin unveils Title IX rules intended to get transgender …

(5 days ago) 1 day ago · "Over the last 50 years, Title IX has paved the way for millions of girls and women to access equal opportunity in our nation's schools and has been instrumental in combating sexual assault and sexual violence in educational settings," Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said Thursday. "As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this landmark law, our proposed changes …

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Oregon forces all schools — elementary and up

(2 days ago) The department emphasized that schools must "consider all-gender access to the products." Sasha Grenier, a sexual health specialist with the department, said, "This new program will help students participate actively in classes and school activities by alleviating some of the economic strain and experiences of shame that are often barriers for

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New Jersey second-graders to be taught gender identity and …

(4 days ago) Second-grade students in New Jersey public schools will receive lessons in gender identity and climate change beginning this fall. In June 2020, New Jersey's Board of Education approved student learning standards for "Comprehensive Health and Physical Education" with an 8-4 vote. The curriculum is set to go into effect by September of this year

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Parents org fires back over allegations parents angry at

(4 days ago) The NSBA claimed school board members are under "immediate threat" from parents angry over a myriad of issues, but specifically cited COVID-related mandates, such as face masks in schools, and "because of propaganda purporting the false inclusion of critical race theory within classroom instruction and curricula."

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Preschool uses flashcards depicting pregnant man to teach …

(4 days ago)Schools should only be using age-appropriate materials, and these flashcards clearly do not meet that standard for a pre-school classroom. I hope schools across Wake County and the State of North Carolina will follow the example of Ballentine and respond swiftly when a parent expresses concern and ensure that materials like this are not

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Georgia advances legislation that outlines a 'Parents Bill of Rights

(Just Now) Just the News reported that on Friday, the Georgia state senate voted 31-22 in favor of House Bill 1178. The bill outlined a “Parents’ Bill of Rights” that proponents of the legislation say allows parents adequate recourse if they are opposed to the curriculum being taught in their local public schools. The bill passed the Georgia house

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Ruth Sent Us targets Amy Coney Barrett, her children, and church

(Just Now) Ruth Sent Us also sent a "special message" to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's wife and children at their school this week. The pro-abortion group posted the addresses of conservative-leaning Supreme Court justices on the internet in May.. Federal prosecutors said Nicholas John Roske – the California man who allegedly wanted to …

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Mayor Adams says 'Drag storytellers' are promoting literacy

(Just Now) Get the news that matters most delivered directly to your inbox. New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat, is openly supporting the practice of having drag queen events at schools and libraries, claiming that they foster literacy. "Drag storytellers, and the libraries and schools that support them, are advancing a love of diversity, personal

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