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Parents Upset at School for Map that Replaced Israel with ‘Palestine’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/12/2019 at 2:00pm
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Good for these parents for speaking up about this.

11 Alive News reports:

Map replacing Israel with Palestine angers parents at Fulton County school

A map depicting Israel as Palestine has left some Fulton County parents upset about a middle school multicultural night.

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After forcing student to wash off Ash Wednesday cross, Utah teacher now on leave

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/9/2019 at 4:00pm
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Like millions of Catholics this past Wednesday, I attended Mass and began the season of Lent by having an ash cross marked on my forehead.

One student who also observed Ash Wednesday and went to school with an ash cross was forced to wash it off by a teacher, despite pleas from...

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AZ High School Students Say Told to Leave Campus, Face Suspension For Wearing MAGA Attire on ‘USA Day’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 10:00am 3/3/2019 at 10:00am
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A group of students at Perry High School in Arizona claim they were disrespected by school staff and even told to leave campus over their pro-Trump gear. The school was in the midst of a spirit week aimed at celebrating the USA.

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Meghan Markle Backs Campaign to ‘Decolonize’ UK Curriculum from ‘Male, Pale, and Stale’ Professors

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/19/2019 at 1:00pm
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Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, is backing a campaign to “decolonize” the British curriculum by getting more women and ethnic minorities to join the faculties instead of “male, pale, and stale” professors,...

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The Covington Boys and the Politicization of Childhood

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 5:30pm 2/10/2019 at 5:30pm
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If I’d never send my children to political rallies, it’s partly because I expect something like the Covington boys pile-on to be the outcome.  I protect my kids from political ephemera and encourage them to read the great works of fiction.

In the minds of deep blue America, if some children can...

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Orders Removal of Common Core From Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/31/2019 at 7:00pm
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order to end Common Core standards in the schools. From WPTV:

“One of things we would constantly hear about on the campaign trail is frustration from parents with Common Core and the testing,” said Gov. DeSantis at a news conference at Ida S. Baker High...

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2010 Video Shows Kamala Harris Bragging About Threatening Jail for Parents of Truants

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 11:00am 1/30/2019 at 11:00am
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Newly surfaced video of then San Francisco district attorney Kamala Harris features the 2020 Democratic hopeful chuckling her way through a story about using law enforcement to combat school truancy.

She actually smiles as she describes threatening to jail parents if they don’t get their children to school.

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Kavanaugh Given Hero’s Welcome in Return to Georgetown Prep

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm 11/2/2018 at 6:00pm
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Newly sworn in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh recently visited Georgetown Prep, where he was welcomed with open arms. It’s a feel-good story, which provides a stark contrast to the circus that played out in recent months.

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Should We Do Away With In-Class Presentations?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 5:00pm 9/13/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Atlantic wrote an article about teenagers protesting in-class presentations after a tweet went viral that said “stop forcing students to present in front of the class and give them a choice not to.” Students said this experience can be traumatic and permanently scar them.

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CA High School Student Kicked Out of History Class for Wearing NRA T-Shirt

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 2:00pm 8/9/2018 at 2:00pm

You never hear stories like this over left wing t-shirts such as the ones featuring Che Guevara.

The Daily Mail reports:

California high school student is kicked out of history class for wearing an NRA T-Shirt

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Jordan Peterson: Increasingly, People Are Being Taught by Ideologues Not Educators

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9:00am 8/2/2018 at 9:00am
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Last month, we featured a video Professor Jordan Peterson did for Prager University about how “dangerous people” are teaching your children. In some of his recent interviews, he has expanded that idea and explained more about the thinking behind it.

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Loyola U. Maryland Now Offering ‘Social Justice’ Graduate Education Program

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:00am 7/27/2018 at 10:00am

The left is determined to move their higher education talking points into the realm of K-12.

Campus Reform reports:

Future teachers offered Master’s in ‘social justice’ curriculum

Loyola University Maryland recently announced that it will offer a Master’s degree program with a focus on “Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice” for aspiring K-12 teachers.

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Student Suspended for Trump Themed T-Shirt Wins Apology and $25K Settlement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9:00am 7/26/2018 at 9:00am
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A student from Oregon named Addison Barnes sued his high school after being suspended for wearing a Trump-themed t-shirt featuring the words “Border Wall Construction Co.” The school just settled with him for a cool $25,000.

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

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00am 7/13/2018 at 11:00am
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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.

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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

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/9/2018 at 4:00pm
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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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