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VA SCHOOL DISTRICT DEFENDS SHOCKING OCCUPY-THEMED SONG PERFORMED BY THIRD-GRADERS
The Blaze ^ | 1,3,2012 | Tiffany Gabbay

Posted on 01/03/2012 2:15:36 PM PST by antidemoncrat

The ever-vigilant crew at WeaselZippers has uncovered a jaw-dropping incident at Woodbrook Elementary School in Virginia in which third-grade students performed (and school officials claim wrote) a song titled, “Part of the 99” as part of a “Kid Pan Alley” performance in October.

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: arth; leftismoncampus; occupy; owscourse; owsindoctrination; school; thirdgraders
We don't need to teach no steenking math or science when we can teach Progressive Politics.
1 posted on 01/03/2012 2:15:47 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: antidemoncrat

Under my rule in Savageania the administrators would be offered a blindfold and any last words. Boy, lucky for them I haven’t taken power yet!


2 posted on 01/03/2012 2:20:19 PM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: antidemoncrat

If you do a quick intermet search for “barack hussein obama mmmm mmmm mmmm” it is frightening how many NEA/Union teachers have participated in coarse, raw, and unabashed political indoctrination with students.


3 posted on 01/03/2012 2:33:05 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: antidemoncrat

Oh give me a break! Those 3rd graders did not write that song. The administrators of the school are full of crap! This I would not tolerate one bit!


4 posted on 01/03/2012 2:36:16 PM PST by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: SERKIT
my first thought as well...

“Mmm mmm mmm:” New details about the Dear Leader song video

Occupy Movement taught in sixth grade??

...the boy’s mother, knowing all too well that the OWS movement is anything but peaceful (considering the hundreds of rapes, assaults, and other violent crimes that have occurred during the movement), voiced her concern by emailing the teacher after the third day of classroom discussion. Not surprisingly, the teacher did not reply.

After five days of her son coming home and reporting that the discussion/activities had continued, Mom contacted the principal, who was very responsive and amicable. A meeting with the teacher was arranged, in which the teacher explained that he never intended to offend anyone and that the classroom discussions concerning OWS were student initiated (even though the teacher had originally asked for current examples of “peaceful” protest, and handouts with discussion questions were distributed).

When mom asked why the Tea Party movement was not also being discussed in class, the teacher responded with several excuses, one being that “he didn’t want it to get political.” As if the OWS movement isn’t political! He also said that the Tea Party is a political party. When mom—who happens to be her county’s Tea Party coordinator—corrected him, he retorted that the Tea Party gets funding. Not only is this assumption ridiculous, it’s actually quite the opposite, as I learned from the mother that her Tea Party group has actually turned away large donations from individuals within the group.

Also:

Columbia University to Offer ‘Occupy 101′ Course

NYU Will Offer Classes On Occupy Wall Street

5 posted on 01/03/2012 3:21:41 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm
1) from www.newsplex.com :
"They don't censor what the kids write. They don't shape what the kids write. It all comes out of the kids own mouths and the kids own words," said Albemarle County School Board Chair, Steve Koleszar.

2)http://www.albemarledems.org/tag/steve-koleszar/
While school board positions are non-partisan, two candidates have received the endorsement of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee: Scottsville incumbent Steve Koleszar reflected on what it takes to keep Albemarle’s public schools ...

And could you have The Party taken out and shot? Understand this: as the military struggle draws to a close, the political struggle intensifies. In the hour of victory, the military will have served its purpose - and all men will be judged POLITICALLY - regardless of their military record! - Boris Pasternak, "Dr Zhivago"

Yes, the PARTY must plant the seeds of propioganda, by positioning certain individuals whose loyalty is unquestioned to dissemenate information which is important to THE PARTY
6 posted on 01/04/2012 7:48:08 AM PST by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: metmom; wintertime

What’s shocking is that this is not shocking.

How many postings is that so far tonight? I guess it’s one of those nights.


7 posted on 02/17/2012 5:27:13 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: antidemoncrat; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

8 posted on 02/17/2012 7:24:21 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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