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  • School forces all girls to lesbian kiss (Boys get lessons in how to spot 'sluts')

    04/24/2013 11:02:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 75 replies
    WND ^ | Arpil 24, 2013 | Chelsea Schilling
    Outraged parents say a New York middle school instructed young female students to ask one another for a lesbian kiss – and boys learned how to spot young sluts – in an anti-bullying presentation on gender identity and sexual orientation, according to Fox News’ Todd Starnes. According to Starnes’ Report, the children attended a special April 11 health class taught by college students at Linden Avenue Middle School in Red Hook, N.Y. Parents say they were not notified of the presentation. The students were introduced to terms such as “pansexual” and “genderqueer.” Some of the young female students said they...
  • Louisiana Governor’s School Voucher Plan Clears Legislature

    04/05/2012 11:58:31 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 47 replies
    BATON ROUGE — Louisiana will be home to one of the nation’s largest school voucher programs once Gov. Bobby Jindal signs legislation that recently passed his state’s legislature. Today, by a vote of 60-42, the Louisiana House of Representatives approved Gov. Jindal’s voucher expansion, which passed the Senate last night 24-15. “This is a momentous day for the families of Louisiana,” State Superintendent of Education John White said. “All students deserve a fair chance in life, and that begins with the opportunity to attend a high-quality school. These policy changes are aligned with that central belief, and Gov. Jindal and...
  • GOP U.S. Senate candidate addresses education with black leaders

    02/07/2004 3:50:55 PM PST · by NormalGuy · 28 replies · 898+ views
    www.illinoisleader.com ^ | 2-7-04 | Fran Eaton
    U.S. Senate candidate Jack Ryan spoke with black community leaders at the Chicago Defender on Friday."Our failing schools is the most important current civil rights issue," Ryan said. ...(see full article www.illinoisleader.com)... He read a portion of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren's 1954 opinion in Brown: In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms...."Why not allow the...
  • School Reform: Which are Better, Small or Large ?

    01/05/2004 3:43:05 PM PST · by spintreebob · 5 replies · 296+ views
    www.thechampion.org ^ | 01/05/2004 | Jack Roeser
    School Reform The U-46 Question: Which are Better, Small or Large School Districts? A group of concerned citizens have organized "Better Schools for All" with the aim of breaking up Elgin (IL) based school district U-46 into smaller, more responsive and more effective school districts. Follow this link to a statement from FTN and links to some of the research compiled by the citizens of "Better Schools For All." It is certainly no surprise that the Elgin teachers union is opposed to the break up. Teacher unions are famous for standing in the way of any institutional reform that might...