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Ohio Gov. John Kasich: Common Core Opposition Just ‘A Runaway Internet Campaign’

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is, again, insulting citizens of his state who oppose the Common Core standards. In January, Kasich referred to resistance …

Government

It's My PII

In December 2011, President Obama signed an Executive Order amending The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), dramatically expanding …

Education

Common Core: A Misguided Attempt to Reinvent the Mathematical Wheel

Photo credit: Brandon Grasley (CC-By-2.0)I love this letter at <i>PennLive</i> from Cathy Souders, a parent from Fairfield Township. An excerpt:As the proud …

Education

Confusing Ohio test results are latest effort to unravel Common Core’s promise

By Emma Brown<p>, Reporter<p>Lyndsey Layton<p>, Editor<p>As the first wave of new Common Core test scores trickle out, Ohio policymakers did something that threatens to undermine the reason why Ohio and dozens of other states agreed to a set of national K-12 academic standards in the first place.<p>Ohio officials …

Education

Memorizing the Unit Circle Using Left Hand Trick

Report: Iran finds 'unexpectedly high' uranium reserve after Dems seal nuke deal for Obama

Iran has reportedly found an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium, following assessments that the country is running low on the nuclear raw material and just days after President Obama essentially secured an international nuclear deal with the country's leaders.<p>The discovery was reported first by …

Shocker: US College Grads Know Nothing About The Constitution

11:09 PM 09/08/2015<p>The American public continues to show a staggering level of ignorance about the basic principles of America’s Constitution and …

South Dakota drops teaching high schoolers about American revolution, founding documents

Shares 5<p>PIERRE, S.D. – North Dakota students may or may not learn about the first 100 years of America’s history. <br>Important topics like the …

Why Did Hundreds of Common Core Implementers Meet in Dubai?

<i>via Common Core in Dubai ?! h/t Lisa</i><p>A concerned Williamson County <i>[Tenn.]</i> parent stumbled upon this, “On October 24 and 25, hundreds of schools, …

Amy Hackett Grand-Pre

Common Core Blockbuster: Mathematician Dr. Jim Milgram Warns Common Core Will Destroy America's Standing in Technology

During a Friday conference call sponsored by Texas-based Women on the Wall, Stanford mathematician and former member of the Common Core Validation …

Common Core

NY rejects all applications for new charter schools

The state Education Department has rejected all 15 applications for new charter schools, including 12 in New York City, claiming they failed to meet …

Teens Retaliate After School Put Girls In Sexually Dangerous Position

Kim Davis Fund

About Kim Davis Fund<p><i>GoFundMe changed their policies to prevent people crowdfunding support for people like Kim Davis. At the request of users,</i> …

Crowd Funding

How to Buy a Slave Girl From ISIS

Thousands of Yazidi women have been enslaved by ISIS. Does paying their captors for their freedom fund the terrorist organization?<p>ERBIL, Iraq — In a …

Email

Does this testing system work? NO, it doesn’t. It’s not really measuring academic achievement. And this is not a deep dark secret. It is critically …

Tucker, a Top Ten Scariest Ed Reformer, to Lecture at Legislator-USOE Conference

I’m surely sprouting new gray hairs at 80 miles per hour. If there was doubt about whether something was truly rotten in the state of education …

School Administration

9 Investigates: Dad protests Islamic lessons at school

<b>SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla.</b> - A history book used in school districts across the state is sparking controversy in Seminole County.<p>A parent called 9 …

High School

Hundreds will protest Islam lovefest history textbook foisted on high school students

7:13 AM 11/05/2013<p>On Florida’s Atlantic Coast, some 200 or more local parents and activists have announced plans to show up at Tuesday’s Volusia …

U.N. Report Advocates Teaching Masturbation to 5-Year-Olds

The United Nations is recommending that children as young as five receive mandatory sexual education that would teach even pre-kindergarteners about masturbation and topics like gender violence.<p>The U.N.'s Economic, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released a 98-page report in June offering …

Roku Private Channels: What Are They and How Do You Get Them?

As I mentioned in another post comparing the top four streaming media players (Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast), the Roku’s biggest …

Streaming Media

Peek Inside a Classroom: Jasmine

What happened to Jasmine?<p>When you look inside a classroom there are some things you can not see….<p>Jasmine was one of my favorites.<p>She was one of the …

What’s More Important? Test Data or Life Data ?

<i>.</i><i>What should be included in “Balanced Report Cards” about schools?</i><i>Is understanding the whole child important for teaching and learning ?</i><i>How do we</i> …

Education

Senate Debates NCLB; House Passes NCLB Rewrite Legislation, Student Success Act

This past week the full Senate began work to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation …

Education

House Passes ESEA Rewrite 218-213; Senate Debate Continues

<i>Washington</i><p>The U.S. House of Representative reconsidered and ultimately passed Wednesday a Republican-backed reauthorization of the Elementary and …

Education

Anchorage School District's Administrative Guidelines: Working With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students and Employees | Restoring Liberty

The following is a copy of the Anchorage, Alaska School District’s Administrative Guidelines on Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming …

Employment

Transgender Madness: Anchorage Schools Allowing Boys to Use Girls' Bathrooms, Locker Rooms | Restoring Liberty

In yet another indicator that Alaska is not immune from the insanity that has gripped much of the rest of the nation, the Anchorage school district …

LGBTQI

Parents Outraged After Disgusting Poem Read to Class About Homosexual Acts | Restoring Liberty

Students in one class at South Windsor High School were subjected to a poem that their superintendent and some parents call “highly inappropriate” …

High School