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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.

As someone with severe anxiety, I understand...

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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.

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

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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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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

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:00am 5/15/2018 at 9:00am
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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

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00am 5/3/2018 at 9:00am
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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
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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

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/27/2018 at 3:00pm
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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

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 10:00am 4/1/2018 at 10:00am
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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

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/16/2018 at 1:00pm
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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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