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Christian School Bans 5-Year-Old Girl From Classes Because She Has Two Mothers

Christian School Bans 5-Year-Old Girl From Classes Because She Has Two Mothers

Some pretty messed up things have been done over the centuries in the name of Christianity–the Crusades, the Inquisition, etc.–but this may be one of the most heartbreaking I’ve ever seen because it involves a precious, innocent little girl who is only 5. Mt. Erie Christian Academy in San Diego, California, has told the parents […]

TN School Refuses To Allow Gay Teen To Bring Boy To Homecoming Dance, Citing ‘Logistical Reasons’

TN School Refuses To Allow Gay Teen To Bring Boy To Homecoming Dance, Citing ‘Logistical Reasons’

Lance Sanderson is a proudly gay teenager who attends Christian Brothers High School, an all-boys school in Memphis, Tennessee. And for the homecoming dance he wants to invite another teen boy as his date. Despite the fact that Sanderson had discussed the matter with an administrator last year and gotten permission to bring the boy, that […]

VA School Board Chair Defends Anti-Muslim Facebook Post–‘I Merely Shared It’

VA School Board Chair Defends Anti-Muslim Facebook Post–‘I Merely Shared It’

The chairwoman of the Chesapeake, Virginia, school board is under investigation for a racist Facebook post she made which features a cartoon character saying: “Muslims hate pork, beer, dogs, bikinis, Jesus, and freedom of speech. My question is, what the hell do they come to America for?” Christie New Craig made the post and is now […]

Pittsburgh-Area School District Must Remove 10 Commandments From Campus, Judge Rules

Pittsburgh-Area School District Must Remove 10 Commandments From Campus,  Judge Rules

A school district outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been ordered by a federal judge to remove a public display of the Ten Commandments from a school by a federal judge. The monument had been located outside Connellsville Area Junior High School, but the judge ruled it violates the First Amendment. While the judge stopped short of ordering […]

Removal Of Painting Of Jesus From Kansas Public School Causes Uproar

Removal Of Painting Of Jesus From Kansas Public School Causes Uproar

Royster Middle School in Chanute, Kansas, has had a painting of Jesus hanging in the hallway of the school for decades now. But it was recently removed, and that has caused all kinds of hurt feelings in this tiny town of 9,000. The painting, Warner Sallman’s 1941 work entitled “Head of Christ,” drew fire from […]

AZ Mom Discovers Son’s School Is Putting Anti-Abortion Stickers In Science Textbooks

AZ Mom Discovers Son’s School Is Putting Anti-Abortion Stickers In Science Textbooks

Suzanne Young recently moved to Gilbert County, Arizona, with her family, and was shocked when her son brought home his high-school biology textbook and told his mother that the school had made all the students in his class place a sticker in their books. Here is what Ms. Young posted on Twitter: Is this a […]

Indiana School Issues ‘Banishment’ For Student Who Says He Doesn’t Believe In God

Indiana School Issues ‘Banishment’ For Student Who Says He Doesn’t Believe In God

A lawsuit filed recently in Indiana accuses a teacher at Forest Park Elementary School in Indiana of giving a 7-year-old student “banishment” meaning he was not allowed to sit with other students at lunch merely because he said he didn’t believe in God. According to the lawsuit which was obtained by The Washington Post, second grade teacher […]

California School Board Member Faces Recall After Bizarre Anti-Vaxxer, Homophobic Rant

California School Board Member Faces Recall After Bizarre Anti-Vaxxer, Homophobic Rant

Chino, California residents are actively seeking to recall a member of the local school board after he went on a 10-minute rant which included derogatory references to school vaccinations, immigrants, and adoption rights for same-sex couples. Andrew Cruz, a conservative Christian member of the Chino Valley Unified School District, made the comments during a meeting on […]

#DontStayInSchool Reveals What We Are Missing In US Education System

#DontStayInSchool Reveals What We Are Missing In US Education System

I stumbled across this video on Facebook in a parenting/homeschooling group. To say the least, it makes a?tremendous point that I believe a lot of people are missing when we talk about the education system. I’m not an expert, but there’s something we’re not doing right in the US education system. Published on Youtube in […]

Texas School Districts Should Have Fryers Because ‘Liberty’

Texas School Districts Should Have Fryers Because ‘Liberty’

Texas Republicans are obsessed with liberty. Sid Miller is one of those Republicans, and as state agriculture commissioner, he believes the state’s ban on fried food and soda machines in Texas schools is wrong because of liberty and freedom. From NPR: “But Miller insists his proposal is not about treating kids to fried food. ‘We’re […]

Teaching Students In Radical Brilliant New Ways: The Ron Clark Academy

Teaching Students In Radical Brilliant New Ways: The Ron Clark Academy

This is one of the most inspirational stories I’ve seen in quite some time. There is a middle school in Atlanta, Georgia called the Ron Clark Academy. It has a very unique approach to teaching that gives both teachers and students energy and enthusiasm. I have never seen kids having so much fun while learning. […]

Missouri School Bus Driver Calls 11-Year-Old Gay, Tells Her She Will ‘Burn In Hell’

Missouri School Bus Driver Calls 11-Year-Old Gay, Tells Her She Will ‘Burn In Hell’

The driver of a school bus in Kansas City, Missouri, was dismissed from her job for allegedly “telling an 11-year-old girl and her friend that they were “gay” and would “burn in hell.” One of the students,?Maurissa Rushing, told a local TV station that she and her friend were playing a game on the bus […]

Racist High School Principal’s Son Is A Felon — And As Racist As She Is

Racist High School Principal’s Son Is A Felon — And As Racist As She Is

Just when you think this story could not get crazier…Many of you probably already know about my first two stories concerning the crazy school principal and founder who shocked the graduating class at her high school with her bizarre behavior and a shocking racist statement. Here’s the family: If you’re not familiar, you can check […]

Crazy Racist GA School Principal Apologizes — ‘God Has Forgiven Me’

Crazy Racist GA School Principal Apologizes — ‘God Has Forgiven Me’

Recently we brought you the story of a Georgia high school principal and school founder named?Nancy Gordeuk launching into a racist tirade against the graduates at a recent high school graduation ceremony. You can see read the original story of Gordeuk’s racist tirade here. It turns out a local news channel had caught up with […]

GA High School Principal Launches Crazy Racist Tirade During Graduation Ceremony

GA High School Principal Launches Crazy Racist Tirade During Graduation Ceremony

In 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruled that race based school segregation was unconstitutional. This started the process of integration within public and eventually private schools. The attitudes of many if not most the school teachers and administrators was pretty toxic towards the students of color. These school teachers were not prepared […]

‘We Carried Our Brand-New Skepticism Into All Our Classes’ — A Teacher Who Changed Everything

‘We Carried Our Brand-New Skepticism Into All Our Classes’ — A Teacher Who Changed Everything

This article was extracted from Reader’s Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48. I found it here. Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Mr. Whitson taught sixth-grade science. On the first day of class, he gave us a lecture about a creature called the cattywampus, an ill-adapted nocturnal animal that was wiped out […]

12-Year-Old Girl With Leukemia Dismissed From Michigan School For Excessive Absences

12-Year-Old Girl With Leukemia Dismissed From Michigan School For Excessive Absences

Rose McGrath has already faced and beaten the biggest battle of her life, against leukemia, but now she will have to start fighting the school she attends because they had the nerve to kick this brave girl out for excessive absences. McGrath was diagnosed in 2012 with?acute lymphoblastic leukemia in August 2012 and has been […]

Teacher Tells Students Abraham Lincoln ‘Was A N****r Lover’

Teacher Tells Students Abraham Lincoln ‘Was A N****r Lover’

A California family has filed suit against the?Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSA) for numerous racist remarks that were allegedly made in the presence of their mixed-race daughter, who is an eighth grader at?Paul Revere Charter Middle School and Magnet Center in Brentwood. According to the lawsuit, the teacher, Steven Carnine, gave a questionnaire to […]