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MA City Council Using Eminent Domain to Take Catholic Order’s Land for New High School

https://www.necn.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Catholic-Order-Could-Lose-Waltham-Property_NECN-488045701.html
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00am 7/13/2018 at 11:00am
https://www.necn.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Catholic-Order-Could-Lose-Waltham-Property_NECN-488045701.html

The city of Waltham, Massachusetts needs to build a new high school. They have set their sights on a large piece of land owned by the Stigmatine Fathers and Brothers, a Catholic order which has owned the property for nearly a century.

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Newton, MA public school officials backtrack on pledge to rid curriculum of anti-Israel bias

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 6:00pm 7/1/2018 at 6:00pm

In several posts we have described how biased teaching materials about the Arab-Israeli conflict and the history and practice of Islam were used for years in the curriculum of two public high schools in the Boston suburb of Newton, Massachusetts:

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Op-ed: de Blasio’s Race-based School Admissions Policy Is “Anti-racist.” Or something.

De Blasio Big Gulp
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/23/2018 at 6:00pm
De Blasio Big Gulp

A couple of weeks ago, we covered New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s “two-pronged plan” to “diversify” NYC’s elite public high schools.  These schools are considered elite not only for exceptional academic rigor but because they accept only those who excel on a standardized test.

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NYC: de Blasio Promises Styrofoam Ban Implementation to Begin Immediately

http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/bio.page
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/9/2018 at 4:00pm
http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/bio.page

Nothing says, “I have my finger on the pulse of New Yorkers and their priorities” quite like NYC mayor Bill de Blasio’s “BREAKING” news tweet—yes, in all caps—that his nanny state meddling regarding the news his predecessor’s ban on styrofoam is back on.

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Professor’s New Book Advocates for ‘Marxist and Socialist Ideas’ in Education

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 8:00am 6/1/2018 at 8:00am

The left isn’t trying to hide this anymore. This is where they want to take America.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof writes book calling for ‘Marxist Education’ in K-12

A University of Washington-Bothell professor who trains aspiring K-12 teachers is publishing a book that advocates for “Marxist and socialist ideas” in education.

A Marxist Education: Learning...

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Germany: Students at Heidelberg University Reject ‘Antisemitic’ BDS Movement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cRYaIJXbvI&t=336s
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:00am 5/15/2018 at 9:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cRYaIJXbvI&t=336s

The Student Council at Germany’s prestigious Heidelberg University has passed a resolution rejecting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for being antisemitic. Last Tuesday, the student body voted in favor of severing ties with groups engaged in anti-Israel boycott campaign, barring them for getting university funding and venues for...

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Student “Stand for the Second” Protests Largely Ignored by National Media

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/6/2018 at 12:00pm
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High school students in at least forty states participated in a walkout in defense of the Second Amendment and gun rights this week. The walkout was dubbed “Stand for the Second” and while many national media outlets carried the story in print, national television coverage was scarce.

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Signs Posted in Oregon High School Accuse Male Students of Sexual Assault

http://www.kptv.com/clip/14313348/signs-posted-in-grant-high-school-bathrooms-accusing-students-of-sexual-assault
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00am 5/3/2018 at 9:00am
http://www.kptv.com/clip/14313348/signs-posted-in-grant-high-school-bathrooms-accusing-students-of-sexual-assault

Signs were recently posted in hallways and bathrooms at Grant High School in Oregon which read “trigger warning: sexual assault” then the word “BEWARE” followed by the names of five male students.

This story is an example of the perpetuation of “rape culture” we have often covered on college campuses. Now it’s...

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Alabama: Teacher Sent Home To Change “Just Pray” Tee

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:30pm 4/29/2018 at 3:30pm
https://youtu.be/mzHAynGmGRk

An Alabama school teacher was sent home to change out of a T-shirt she was wearing to honor a child diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

Fox 10 reports:

A local teacher’s Facebook post is causing quite the controversy. She claims she was sent home from school to change her shirt because it...

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Ken Bone Claims Son Suspended from School Over Gun Range Photo, School Reinstates

https://twitter.com/kenbone18/status/786702412039983104/photo/1
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/27/2018 at 3:00pm
https://twitter.com/kenbone18/status/786702412039983104/photo/1

Ken Bone is the red sweater wearing man who became an internet sensation after asking a question at the second presidential debate in 2016. He was eventually demonized by the left for hav...

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Georgia Sixth Grader Records Teacher’s Unhinged Anti-Trump Rant

https://youtu.be/lPNk6ZWBnr4
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 10:00am 4/1/2018 at 10:00am
https://youtu.be/lPNk6ZWBnr4

A middle school teacher in Georgia recently decided to use her classroom as a platform to attack Trump. What she didn’t realize is that one of her students recorded it and then shared it with her mother who was not pleased.

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CA Teacher Placed on Leave After Asking if School Would Allow Student Walkout Over Abortion

https://youtu.be/rBncs6rEy7M
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/16/2018 at 1:00pm
https://youtu.be/rBncs6rEy7M

Schools all over the country allowed students to participate in walkouts to protest and demand gun control. But what would happen if students wanted to stage a walkout to protest something like abortion? Would the politics of such a demonstration be equally accepted?

California high school teacher Julianne Benzel posed this question...

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Clock Boy’s Most Recent Lawsuit Against Irving, TX Dismissed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 9:00pm 3/15/2018 at 9:00pm

In 2015, then-14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was caught up in leftist “zero tolerance” policies when he brought a homemade clock to school.  The clock, school officials said, looked like a bomb.

The teen was sent to the principal’s office when his clock started beeping in English class.  He was subsequently suspended from school...

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Baltimore Mayor Charges Taxpayers to Send Students to Anti-Gun March

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:00am 3/8/2018 at 9:00am
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Baltimore’s new Mayor Catherine Pugh is sending public school students to the “March for Our Lives” event in Washington, DC. The event has been organized for the students of Parkland who have been repeatedly exploited by the left to push gun control. Pugh is charging the taxpayers of Baltimore for...

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Texas Sheriff Who Trains Teachers to Carry Guns: “Day of Doing Nothing is Over”

http://dailycaller.com/2018/02/19/texas-sheriff-who-allows-teachers-to-carry-firearms-leaves-msnbcs-jaw-on-the-floor/
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00am 2/20/2018 at 7:00am
http://dailycaller.com/2018/02/19/texas-sheriff-who-allows-teachers-to-carry-firearms-leaves-msnbcs-jaw-on-the-floor/

After the shooting in Parkland, Florida, many people are saying we have to “do something” but few people know exactly what that is. One school system in Argyle, Texas decided to make changes after Sandy Hook. They dedicated a police force to their schools and began training teachers to...

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Student Who Recorded Teacher’s Anti-Military Rant Gets Death Threats

https://youtu.be/IZnHTp_JhUk
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/3/2018 at 12:00pm
https://youtu.be/IZnHTp_JhUk

We recently ran a post about California history teacher Gregory Salcido, who has been placed on leave for saying incredibly offensive things about members of the military.

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Academics Suffer After Minnesota School System Adopts Social Justice Curriculum

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 2, 2018 at 7:00am 2/2/2018 at 7:00am
https://youtu.be/nun_wpb1ZRE

Social justice activism is usually associated with higher education. We have documented the campus antics of social justice warriors countless times. But what would happen if you started training children from grades K to 12 to become SJWs? One school system in Minnesota is doing just that, and the results are...

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