Education

Kentucky Governor Hastily Signs Damaging Anti-LGBT Bill Overnight (VIDEO)

Kentucky Governor Hastily Signs Damaging Anti-LGBT Bill Overnight (VIDEO)

Many Kentucky LGBT students woke up Monday morning facing more threats of discrimination. Governor Matt Bevin wasted no time during the late night hours signing a bill which would allow religious people to discriminate against LGBT students. This was also signed on the eve of President Donald Trump’s visit to Louisville, Kentucky. Coincidence? Maybe… Maybe not. […]

RWNJ Black Pastor: You ‘Hate God’ If You Don’t Want Prayer In School (AUDIO, VIDEO)

RWNJ Black Pastor: You ‘Hate God’ If You Don’t Want Prayer In School (AUDIO, VIDEO)

The religious right has used a very simple formula to get ahead over the years. By hyping up social issues like abortion and gay rights, they wedged away white voters–especially in the South–who would otherwise have no business voting Republican. For some time, they’ve tried to use that same formula to make inroads among black […]

Despicable Losers Tell Winners ‘Go Back To Mexico’ At Elementary School Robotics Challenge (VIDEO)

Despicable Losers Tell Winners ‘Go Back To Mexico’ At Elementary School Robotics Challenge (VIDEO)

What should have been a day of pride for five fourth-grade students in Indiana turned into an embarrassing one for all of Indiana. Students from Pleasant Run Elementary won a robotics competition for Indianapolis area schools, and the makeup of their team had their competitors whispering. The Pleasant Run PantherBots are comprised of two African American kids […]

Treating Students Like Prisoners: An Examination Of For-Profit Education Models

Treating Students Like Prisoners: An Examination Of For-Profit Education Models

Mysterious injuries. Bruises. Scratches. Body-slamming. Abrasions. These may not be unusual injuries in a criminal environment like prison, but they are not experiences typical high school students complain about as part of their educational milieu. Billed as a therapeutic day program, Paramount Academy in Reading, Pennsylvania was an alternative school for students in grades six […]

FL Bus Driver Traumatizes Child With Tales Of Burning In Hell — And Gets A Reward (VIDEO)

FL Bus Driver Traumatizes Child With Tales Of Burning In Hell — And Gets A Reward (VIDEO)

A Florida bus driver is facing criticism and administrative leave after telling a seven-year-old child that he and his two mothers are going to go to hell because the mothers are in a same-sex relationship. Violeta Jacobo was placed on paid administrative leave on Monday. A spokesperson for the school district said: “The School District’s […]

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Touting it as a way to “trim waste” and “curb unnecessary spending,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order last night that could effectively dismantle major agencies of the federal government. After all, deconstruction is their M.O. The purpose of the order, as stated on the White House website is (emphasis mine): “… To improve […]

Stark Differences In How Michelle And Melania Celebrated International Women’s Day (VIDEO)

Stark Differences In How Michelle And Melania Celebrated International Women’s Day (VIDEO)

Wednesday, March 8, was International Women’s Day. Former First Lady Michelle Obama and current First Lady Melania Trump celebrated in very different ways. Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton also celebrated International Women’s Day in her own way. Michelle Obama paid a surprise visit to a combined middle school and high school, […]

HBCU President Realizes Con Man-In-Chief Trump Conned Him (VIDEO)

HBCU President Realizes Con Man-In-Chief Trump Conned Him (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, over 100 presidents and chancellors of historically black colleges and universities spent two days meeting with Donald Trump and congressional leaders. Trump made a big deal of the gathering, promising that he would “do more for HBCUs than any president has done before.” Well, the president of one of those schools now […]

DeVos Uses HBCUs As Positive Example School Choice – There’s Just One TINY Problem (VIDEO)

DeVos Uses HBCUs As Positive Example School Choice – There’s Just One TINY Problem (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has gotten more than she bargained for after buying her cabinet position. DeVos, a long-time advocate of charter schools and “school choice,” decided to use Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to score political points and make a case for her agenda. However, her plan (as is usually […]

A HUGE School District In A Deep Red State Just Said F*ck You To Trump’s Deportation Plans (VIDEO)

A HUGE School District In A Deep Red State Just Said F*ck You To Trump’s Deportation Plans (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have sparked outrage from an unlikely source – Texas. This week, The Dallas Independent School District passed a resolution stating that its schools would be “welcoming and protective” of all students, regardless of their immigration status. The message was said to be a response to the fear expressed by many […]

PROOF That Dangerous School Vouchers Truly Suck (VIDEO)

PROOF That Dangerous School Vouchers Truly Suck (VIDEO)

President Trump and his utterly unqualified Secretary of Education are both huge supporters of school vouchers. Like other voucher fans, Betsy DeVos believes that by providing financial support to families, the government is giving them more choice about their children’s educations. But a new report in USNews shows that it’s actually those who oppose school vouchers, […]

Trump Claimed He Was First In His Class At Wharton–Nope, Not Even Close

Trump Claimed He Was First In His Class At Wharton–Nope, Not Even Close

Despite evidence to the contrary, our so-called president has repeatedly said that “I’m, like, a smart person.” So smart that he’s even bragged he graduated at the top of his class from Pennsylvania University’s Wharton School of Business. And now we learn that too is a giant lie. According to a report from The Daily Pennsylvanian, academic records […]

WATCH Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Slink Away After Being Confronted By Protesters

WATCH Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Slink Away After Being Confronted By Protesters

Newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos got a rude welcome when she went to visit a school in Washington, D.C. on Friday morning. DeVos was on her way to visit Jefferson Academy, but was greeted by about three dozen protesters at the side entrance of the school. Some carried signs which read: “You do not […]

Now What? Republican Rep. Plans To Kill Dept. of Ed (VIDEO)

Now What? Republican Rep. Plans To Kill Dept. of Ed (VIDEO)

As if America’s public schools haven’t suffered enough today. This is the day when the Republicans in the Senate, with the notable exceptions of Sen. Susan Collins (R-Me) and Susan Murkowski (R-Ak), voted to approve the least qualified Secretary of Education in our nation’s history. As if it wasn’t demoralizing enough to teachers across the […]

Senate Republicans Just Sold Our Children To The Highest Bidder (VIDEO)

Senate Republicans Just Sold Our Children To The Highest Bidder (VIDEO)

The race to approve Trump’s cabinet selection for Secretary of Education has been a tough one. The vote was split along party lines, with Republicans voting for and Democrats against. During the last two weeks, a hard battle took place involving parents, teachers, administrators, and activists to convince at least three Republicans to switch their […]

Betsy DeVos Opposed By Bipartisan Lawyers For ‘Ethics Mess’ (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos Opposed By Bipartisan Lawyers For ‘Ethics Mess’ (VIDEO)

Norman Eisen and Richard Painter are ethics lawyers. They have worked for administrations from both parties. The two lawyers were not asked to speak out on any of President Trump’s Cabinet nominees. But they felt, given their years of experience and knowledge of ethics, that they should express their very strong opinion on one nominee. The […]

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

The Republican Congress is wasting no time in undoing many of the actions taken by the Obama administration. They are planning to use a provision called the Congressional Review Act, which allows them to look at, and possibly overturn, any rule issued by the Executive Branch. In the current case, Congress can review Executive Orders […]

Someone Is Bribing Strangers To Support Betsy DeVos (VIDEO)

Someone Is Bribing Strangers To Support Betsy DeVos (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos, the billionaire Republican donor and one of President Donald Trump’s most contentious picks for his cabinet, went through a disastrous Senate confirmation hearing after being tapped as Secretary of Education. She is one of the few of Trump’s picks with any amount of uncertainty regarding whether or not she will be confirmed, especially after two […]

Bullying Ruins Lives – Innovative New Program Aims To Change That (VIDEO)

Bullying Ruins Lives – Innovative New Program Aims To Change That (VIDEO)

Bullying – that nasty part of going to school that we all had to deal with. It seems to be getting worse with the popularity of social media, even causing many young people to think about and actually commit suicide. We have to do something to get it to stop. The town of Shawano in Wisconsin is taking […]

Education Secretary Nominee Plagiarized Her Responses On Senate Questionnaire

Education Secretary Nominee Plagiarized Her Responses On Senate Questionnaire

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s choice to serve as Secretary of Education, has been a controversial choice from the beginning. And today was supposed to be when a Senate panel would vote to decide whether or not the DeVos nomination goes forward. But new evidence uncovered by the Washington Post may well bring her confirmation to […]

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