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40% of Chicago Teachers, Staff Didn’t Show Up to Work Even Though Health Dept Approved School Reopening Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 2:00pm 1/6/2021 at 2:00pm
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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) reopened on Monday for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has argued for months that it is unsafe to go into the schools even though the Chicago Department of Public Health’s COVID bureau supports the CPS reopening plan.

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Newt Gingrich: Democrats Are Using Schools to Brainwash the Young

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 6:00pm 12/30/2020 at 6:00pm
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said in a recent interview that the Democrats use the education system to brainwash the next generation.

When we see classical literature removed from curricula and teachers making crazy race-based demands, it’s hard to disagree.

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Massachusetts School Allegedly Bans ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 2:00pm 12/29/2020 at 2:00pm
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The left’s efforts to tear down the past may have started with the toppling of historical statues, but it is now working its way into other areas such as literature and education.

A teacher in Lawrence, Massachusetts, recently claimed on Twitter that Homer’s Odyssey had been removed from the curriculum.

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Joe Biden Pick for Education Secretary is a Proponent of Critical Race Theory

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 9:00am 12/24/2020 at 9:00am
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Consider this a preview of where a Biden administration would take American education. Expect more critical race theory in public schools.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Future Biden Education Secretary Oversaw Creation of Critical Theory Class for High Schoolers

Joe Biden’s likely pick for education secretary helped create a mandated, statewide minority-studies course that...

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NYC Kids Must Go Remote if Parents Do Not Agree to the School Performing COVID Test Without Them

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 4:00pm 12/23/2020 at 4:00pm
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I came across this New York Post article about 12,000 kids not allowed to return to school after the Christmas holidays over lack of COVID-19 consent forms. Interest piqued because government sucks.

It turns out Mayor Bill de Blasio required a consent form to test your child for COVID without a parent...

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls for Wealth Redistribution, Doubles Down When Called Out

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:00am 12/23/2020 at 10:00am
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Last week, during an online address that had to do primarily with education, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said frankly, “Our mission is to redistribute wealth.”

Apparently, the exodus of taxpayers from Manhattan is not happening quickly enough for the mayor, and he wanted to speed it along.

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Biden Expected to Pick Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary, Endangering DeVos’s Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 1:00pm 12/22/2020 at 1:00pm
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Joe Biden picked Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona as his Education secretary.

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Over 70 West Point Cadets Accused of Cheating on Calculus Exam

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 7:00am 12/22/2020 at 7:00am
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The U.S. Military Academy at West Point accused over 70 cadets of cheating on a math exam, making it the school’s worst academic scandal in 45 years.

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Teacher Claims She Was Forced to Resign Over Facebook Post Critical of Black Lives Matter Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 18, 2020 at 11:00am 12/18/2020 at 11:00am
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A special education teacher from Pennsylvania named Ashley Bennett says she was forced to resign after merely sharing a comment that was critical of the Black Lives Matter protests over the summer.

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Chicago Schools Hiring People to Supervise Kids in Class While Teachers Work Remotely

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 7:00pm 12/15/2020 at 7:00pm

I tried hard to word a decent headline but the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) makes it impossible.

The teachers will not return to the classroom with the students in January. So the cash-strapped city will hire supervisors to be in classes and at the school with the students.

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Oregon Teacher Placed on Leave Following Unhinged Expletive Filled Rant Against Lockdown Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 11:00am 12/9/2020 at 11:00am
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A schoolteacher in Bend, Oregon, has been placed on paid leave after she berated lockdown protesters in a profanity-laced rant that was caught on camera.

People on the left are having a curious reaction to people who object to continued, business-destroying lockdowns.

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Chicago Teachers Union Trying to Delay School Openings…Again

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 7:00am 12/8/2020 at 7:00am
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The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) already proved they don’t care about kids because reopening the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is based on “sexism, racism, and misogyny.”

The CTU filed an injunction, asking “the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board to halt the return to in-person learning until terms can be ‘determined by good-faith...

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Chicago Teachers Union Claims Motivation ‘to Reopening School is Rooted in Sexism, Racism and Misogyny’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 7, 2020 at 9:00am 12/7/2020 at 9:00am
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The Chicago Teachers Union proved to people once again that they do not care about kids.

They only care about “social justice.”

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Diversity and Social Justice Are Big Business in Education, and You’re Paying for it

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:00am 12/4/2020 at 11:00am
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The progressive concept of  “diversity, equity, and inclusion'” is newspeak for enforcing progressive political values and not including anyone who disagrees.

This is becoming an industry within education and is increasingly funded with tax dollars.

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NYC Mayor de Blasio Allows In-Person Elementary School Starting on December 7

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 30, 2020 at 1:00pm 11/30/2020 at 1:00pm
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Science has shown us for a while that schools are pretty safe from COVID-19 spreads. That didn’t stop New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio from shutting down the schools due to a spike in cases in the city.

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State Department Says Anti-American Educators Are Undermining Effort to Counter China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 8:00am 11/24/2020 at 8:00am

This will probably not come as much of a surprise to Legal Insurrection readers. When you have so many people in education who seem to be supporters of socialism and even communism, it tends to have an effect.

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Megyn Kelly Pulls Her Kids Out of NYC Schools Over Left-Wing Political Indoctrination

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11:00am 11/20/2020 at 11:00am
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Former FOX News host Megyn Kelly recently revealed on her podcast that she has pulled two of her children out of their private New York City school over what she sees as political propaganda. She even says she is leaving the city.

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