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  • 25 Funny and Geeky Kids Who are Trying to Outsmart the School System (NOT!)

    05/31/2015 6:10:34 AM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 9 replies
    Techeblog ^ | 5/31/2015 | Staff
    There are some kids that just absolutely love school, and then these twenty-five who have other clever ways of dealing with it. For example, this student has a legitimate example for not doing their math homework...a duck fell asleep on the calculator. This may not work for every teacher, but this might have earned them some extra time.
  • [Video] Dr. Duke Pesta Testifies Against Common Core in Wisconsin - On Fire!

    10/21/2013 4:35:07 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 16, 2013 | FreedomProject Education
    Dr. Duke Pesta Testifies Against Common Core in Wisconsin - On Fire!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QJ3I_xF4MY On Wednesday, October 16, FreedomProject Education's Academic Director testified in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin against the implementation of Common Core. FreedomProject Educationhttp://www.fpeusa.org/ Common Core: A Scheme to Rewrite Education Common Core — new national education standards that the federal government is bribing and coercing states to adopt — will harm students, not benefit them. Orwellian Nightmare: Data-mining Your Kids Being implemented hand in hand with the new national curriculum standards being pushed on schools, called Common Core, is government surveillance of students.
  • [Video] Common Core: Dangers And Threats To American Liberty And Education

    10/15/2013 4:48:54 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | Sept. 23, 2013 | FreedomProject Education
    Common Core: Dangers And Threats To American Liberty And Educationhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epo2oWoL7ZE Get the DVD: Defeating Common Core:https://www.fpeusa.org/index.php/about/defeating-common-core FreedomProject Education presents "Common Core: Dangers And Threats To American Liberty And Education" This hour long presentation explores the new government mandated Common Core standards being implemented in public schools, private schools and homeschool curriculum. Dr. Pesta and Mrs. Black offer an in-depth look at Common Core, its long-term impact, and why American's should be concerned about these standards. ==== What is Common Core? The answer to this question has been a carefully guarded secret by those who created the Common Core Standards. The...
  • If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person (LEFTIST BRAINWASHING ALERT)

    09/01/2013 6:38:34 PM PDT · by Aircop_2006 · 27 replies
    Slate Magazine ^ | 08/29/2013 | Allison Benedikt
    ou are a bad person if you send your children to private school. Not bad like murderer bad—but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad. So, pretty bad. I am not an education policy wonk: I’m just judgmental. But it seems to me that if every single parent sent every single child to public school, public schools would improve. This would not happen immediately. It could take generations. Your children and grandchildren might get mediocre educations in the meantime, but it will be worth it, for the eventual common good. (Yes, rich people might cluster. But rich people will always find a way...
  • Collectivist Wonders, “Should I Sacrifice My Child For the Greater Good?”

    03/10/2010 12:24:55 PM PST · by Bodhi1 · 18 replies · 609+ views
    All American Blogger ^ | 3-10-10 | Duane Lester
    Here's one of those peeks inside the mind of a true believer, a follower of Marx, whether they realize it or not. Even though this parent feels she is doing what is best for his child, she wonders if she shouldn't sacrifice her child's education for the greater good.Not my words...hers: My family lives on the west side of Los Angeles. I face the same choice as many urban families: Will the kids attend public or private schools? Should one minimize opportunities for one's own child in service to the greater good? In our desire to protect our children physically...
  • The Threats to Homeschooling: From Hitler to the NEA

    08/11/2008 8:44:50 AM PDT · by Bodhi1 · 8 replies · 175+ views
    All American Blogger ^ | 8-11-08 | Duane Lester
    In 1937, Hitler ordered all German children into the government schools. He said: "The Youth of today is ever the people of tomorrow. For this reason we have set before ourselves the task of innoculating our youth with the spirit of this community of the people at a very early age, at an age when human beings are still unperverted and therefore unspoiled. This Reich stands, and it is building itself up for the future, upon its youth. And this new Reich will give its youth to no one, but will itself take youth and give to youth its own...
  • Subway sandwich contest: Homeschoolers not wanted

    05/25/2008 4:43:09 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 123 replies · 536+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | May 24, 2008 | Jay Baggett
    Subway sandwich contest: Homeschoolers not wanted Spelling-challenged promotion offers gift 'bastket' to winners Posted: May 24, 20087:00 pm Eastern By Jay Baggett © 2008 WorldNetDaily Subway, the sandwich restaurant, wants to hear your child's story – unless he or she is homeschooled.The national chain's "Every Sandwich Tells a Story Contest" offers prizes and a chance to be published on the Subway website and in Scholastic's "Parent & Child" magazine but specifically excludes homeschoolers: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contest is open only to legal residents of the Untied (sic) States who are currently over the age of 18 and...
  • Gallup Poll Shows Highest-Ever Acceptance of Homosexuality in America

    05/30/2007 4:58:35 PM PDT · by tuesday afternoon · 48 replies · 1,350+ views
    Lifesite News ^ | 5/30/07 | Elizabeth O’Brien and John-Henry Westen
    PRINCETON, NJ - May 30, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American Gallup Poll results, released this morning, indicate that tolerance of homosexuality within the United States has reached a record high. According to the Poll, since 1977 public support of legalization of “homosexual relations between consenting adults” has risen from 43% to a record-breaking 59%. According to Gallup, the general trend is an increased support for homosexuality. Notably, the observed increase in acceptance of homosexuality has occurred concurrent with a nationwide promotion of homosexuality in the American public elementary school system. LifeSiteNews.com covered a video-clip entitled “It’s Elementary” that shows a Gay...
  • Female Ky. School Workers See Strip Show

    06/17/2004 7:21:12 AM PDT · by esryle · 467 replies · 3,571+ views
    COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- When Covington schools Superintendent Jack Moreland saw an advertisement for a Chippendales show, he thought it would be a good morale booster for his female employees. So he shelled out $420 to send 20 female staff members to a Chippendales show to see buff men strip off most of their clothing. It worked, but it also raised the ire of at least one person, who wrote an anonymous letter to the state Office of Education Accountability accusing Moreland of using school-district funds to pay for the strip show. Moreland said he spent $420 of his own...
  • Does Government Funding = Government Control?

    04/12/2004 5:53:27 AM PDT · by TaxRelief · 2 replies · 199+ views
    A major concern about public funding of school choice is government control of private schools. “Who pays the piper calls the tune,” the argument goes. For example, in higher education, college students receiving assistance under the federal Basic Educational Opportunity Grants program (BEOG) subject the college to the provisions of Title IX, which bars sex discrimination by institutions receiving “federal financial assistance.” The U.S. Supreme Court so ruled in Grove City College v. Bell in 1984. While Grove City is accepted by many as proof that government funding leads to government control, a different perspective was provided by the late...
  • We Stand For Home Schooling

    06/08/2003 7:14:39 PM PDT · by steplock · 83 replies · 942+ views
    We Stand For Homeschooling The very nature, language and essence of homeschooling are being challenged and even co-opted by a vast array of emerging educational programs which may be based in the home, but are funded by government tax dollars, bringing inevitable government controls. These new "home-based" publicly-funded entities are variously called: charter schools, cyber-charters, e-schools, Independent Study Programs (ISP), dual enrollment, Blended Schools Programs (BSP), Programs for Non-Public Students (PNPS), Public School Alternative Programs (PSAP), virtual schools, academies, community schools, home bound, and other newly devised terms and concepts. There is a profound possibility that homeschooling is not only...