Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tag: schools

The Edu. Dept. Might Be Interested In Paying Schools To Arm...

In two weeks, students all over the nation will be in school again. Some already are. That means school boards, districts, and politicians will re-ignite...

Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

I was a fifth grade teacher for a lot of years. I've spent countless hours encouraging children to be thoughtful, moral, cooperative members of...

WATCH: Betsy DeVos Speaks About School Choice – Skimps On The...

This week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos gave a speech at the American Federation for Children Summit 2017. She keeps talking about school choice, but...

‘Academic Freedom’ Education Bills Gaining Momentum In The US (VIDEO)

A new series of bills passing in various states around the country are calling for "academic freedom," which sounds good and all. However, these...

Poor, Minority WV Students Face Warlike Conditions That Betsy DeVos Threatens...

Going to school in Harrison County, West Virginia, can be a great experience full of hope and a bright outlook for the future. The...

Virginia Passing Its Own Bathroom Law And This Is Worse Than...

This is becoming a scary trend. Last year, North Carolina passed its now infamous HB-2 bill which made transgender people use the bathroom that corresponds...

Child Bullies May Develop Into Much Worse Study Shows (VIDEO)

A new study shows that young boys who bully classmates in middle school can end up sexually harassing classmates in high school, and beyond....

51 Of The Worst Attacks Committed In Trump’s Name – Days...

The election of Donald Trump has sparked a wave of bullying and hate crimes across the country, as racists, bigots, xenophobes, homophobes, and hate...

BOOM! Trans Student Wins Court Case Against His School (VIDEO)

Ash Whitaker might be just a teen, but he's no pushover when it comes to standing up for his legal rights. Slate reports that this kid...

Alabama Schools Paddled Over 19,000 Kids In One School Year (GRAPHIC...

Most schools in the U.S. have stopped the physical paddling of children. One of the few holdouts is my state, Alabama. During the 2013...

Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric May Be To Blame For Increase In Bullying...

In an August 25 speech, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said that the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign is based on "prejudice and...

BUSTED! Texas Schools Caught Showing Anti-Evolution Videos In Science Class

Sometimes teachers make some stupid mistakes and show or teach inappropriate things to their students. This teacher in Texas went too far. She showed...

Kids In California Are Now Going To Learn LGBT History In...

Students in California are going to be hearing some new things in history class. Public schools in California will be the first to teach...

GOP Budget Cuts Could Wind Up Closing Every Public School In...

How bad has the economic disaster Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has created gotten? Well, thanks to the his and his GOP-controlled legislature's slashing of...

Threatening Robo-Calls Force Dozens Of Schools To Evacuate

On Monday, thousands of students in the United States and the United Kingdom were evacuated after they received threatening phone calls. It seems to...

No More Bullying Of Trans Kids, Insists Obama (Video)

President Obama sat down with Chris Geidner of Buzzfeed News to talk about his nomination of Judge Garland for the Supreme Court. During the course of...

Ramshackle Conditions In Detroit Schools Prompt Sickouts By Teachers

The water crisis in Flint isn't the only tragedy unfolding in Michigan. Public school teachers in Detroit have spent most of the last month...

RNC Member: Disease Outbreaks In Schools Caused By Socialism, Not Anti-Vaxxers

Chances are you've never heard of Tamara Scott. She's a conservative activist in Iowa who serves as a Republican National Committee member for the state....

Ghost Of Joseph McCarthy Haunts Nebraska Public Schools

In the 1950s, Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisconsin) was the face of a witch-hunt in America that was thoroughly committed to rooting out Communist sympathies...

WTF?! Michigan Court: Gun Nuts Can Open Carry In Elementary Schools

Michigan Circuit Judge Archie Hayman has ruled that citizens in the state can now openly carry weapons in schools, including elementary schools. WTF?! Yes, that's right:...