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  • University offers female students extra credit for not shaving their armpits

    07/04/2014 11:26:16 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 79 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | July 03, 2014 | Lauren Clark
    "Men are also allowed to receive extra credit, as long as they shave their bodies from the neck down. Student Stephanie Robinson said it was a “life changing experience.” Female Arizona State University students can receive extra credit for defying social norms and refusing to shave for 10 weeks during the semester. Women and Gender Studies Professor Breanne Fahs, encourages her female students to cease shaving their underarms and legs during the semester and document their experiences in a journal. "One guy did his shaving with a buck knife." Student Stephanie Robinson said it was a “life changing experience.” “Many...
  • Brooklyn College Turns Down $10 Mil from Koch Brothers, Will Go On Taking Taxpayer Money

    06/26/2014 6:51:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 06/26/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    No Koch Bros wanted at B.C. Brooklyn College, part of the disastrous and dysfunctional City University of New York sinkhole, has a $60 million endowment. A drop in the bucket compared to CUNY’s horrifying $3 billion budget.46% of its wildly inflated budget comes from New York State. New York City taxpayers kick in another 10%.With so much taxpayer money, involuntarily extracted, they just aren’t in need of any dirty Koch Brothers cash. Brooklyn College’s liberal politics are keeping grants and progress from faculty and students, one frustrated CUNY professor told the Observer.The CUNY college has turned down a $10 million...
  • Little Boy Expelled From School For Rolling Up A PIECE OF PAPER, Pointing It Like A Gun

    06/17/2014 7:15:23 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 32 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 17 2014 | Eric Owens
    Another little boy has gotten in trouble at school for having something that represents a gun but isn’t actually anything like a real gun. This time, eight-year-old Asher Palmer rolled up a piece of paper, called it a gun and pointed it at other kids, reports the New York Post. Officials at the special-needs school in New York City which Palmer attended then expelled him. The school is the Lang School, a ritzy private bastion which specializes in educating students with language difficulties. Annual tuition is $51,500. “Asher is exactly the type of student Lang is supposed to be serving,”...
  • Who Won't Wear The Cord?

    06/17/2014 6:44:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 17, 2014 | Mike Adams
    Author's Note: The idea for this column isn't terribly original, as this YouTube video attests.Some readers have written questioning my series of columns lampooning the lavender graduation at UNC-Wilmington. That is the ceremony where UNCW graduates are given purple cords to show that they are gay and lavender cords to show they approve of homosexuality. Students then wear these cords when they get their degrees at the university-wide graduation ceremony. Some self-proclaimed conservatives have reasoned that since participation in the ceremony is optional, lavender graduation isn't a topic worthy of column space. That view is misguided as it fails to...
  • School District Apologizes for Imposing Homosexual Propaganda Film on Students

    05/28/2014 5:10:14 PM PDT · by kingattax · 18 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | May 28, 2014 | Jason Storms
    JANESVILLE, Wis. – A school district in southern Wisconsin has publicly apologized for a highly controversial film promoted to students that endorses same-sex marriage while disparaging those who disagree. Last month, students at Craig High School were shown the short video Kids React to Gay Marriage. Controversial statements in the film include calling those who do not approve of same-sex marriage “outrageous” and “insane.” The video was selected by the school’s Gay/Straight Alliance and approved by both the club’s advisers and Craig High Principal Dr. Alison Bjoin to be shown as part of the Day of Silence observance on April...
  • GRAD CERTIFICATE IN TRANSGENDER STUDIES

    05/28/2014 11:43:10 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 39 replies
    Campus Report ^ | May 2014 | Deborah Lambert
    When it comes to today’s college curricula, nothing, it seems, is beyond the pale. Case in point: At San Diego State University, a brand new graduate program will offer an “Advanced Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies,” starting this fall, according to Nathan Harden, editor of The College Fix. A university press release describes the program as a way to “advance knowledge in sexual and gender identity, and increase understanding of the diverse cultural, historical, ethnic, racial and contemporary experiences of people across sexualities.” The new LGBT certificate is actually no surprise for a school that honors San...
  • Dad Arrested for Speaking Up About Pornographic Content in Required Reading for 9th Graders

    05/06/2014 7:33:36 PM PDT · by massmike · 86 replies
    http://freedomoutpost.com/ ^ | 05/06/2014 | Lily Dane
    A reading assignment has some parents in New Hampshire confused and upset. The controversial book “Nineteen Minutes” by Jodi Picoult is required reading for some 9th grade students at Gilford High School. The book is a fictional story about a school shooting and has been part of the curriculum since 2007. School officials say that the book contains important themes, but parents say that message is overshadowed by what some call pornographic content on one page. The book was assigned to students last Monday, but the school failed to give parents of freshmen students notice of the sexually explicit content...
  • University professor tells his class that Republicans are racist

    04/22/2014 4:18:12 PM PDT · by raybbr · 30 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 4/22/2014 | Christopher Collins
    Campus Reform on Tuesday reported that Brent Terry, professor at Eastern Connecticut State University who teaches creative writing, told his class that a 2014 GOP victory in the Senate will turn America into a very different kind of country and that colleges will start closing up. A current student, who disagreed with the Terry, who according to Campus Reform, wants to remain anonymous recorded the audio of Terry’s rant against Republicans accusing Republicans that they will not and do not want blacks, Latinos, old and young people to vote and Terry incorrectly stated that it is because they are all...
  • Prof Calls Republicans Racist and Misogynist, Warns They Will Close Colleges

    04/22/2014 4:31:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 22, 2014 | Sarah Jean Seman
    Imagine walking into a college class Monday morning and finding the professor ranting against those 'racist, misogynist, money-grubbing people' known as Republicans. Welcome to intro to creative writing at Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU). If the GOP takes control of the House and the Senate in 2014, Professor Brent Terry warned, ‘colleges will start closing up’ and America could very well revert back not to 1955, but to 1855:' There are a lot of people out there that do not want black people to vote, do not want Latinos to vote. Do not want old people to vote, or young...
  • Kids who didn’t take the Common Core test were denied ice cream!

    04/13/2014 7:39:10 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 41 replies
    eagnews.org ^ | April 11, 2014 | STEVE GUNN
    ARKPORT, N.Y. – Were officials in the Arkport Central School District being petty and vindictive in their treatment of children whose parents removed them from Common Core testing? ice creamIf so, they went about it in the worst possible way – by giving an ice cream treat to the third through sixth grade students who took the tests, and denying those who didn’t. Parents of the opt-out kids were simply exercising their legal rights, and they’re angered that their children had to pay the price in such an obviously nasty manner. After all, The fair and equitable distribution of ice...
  • Are you there God? It's me, Bartram (Libs want God back in school)

    04/13/2014 4:13:28 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 41 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 04/13/2014 | Helen Ubinas
    --snip-- This was Thursday night and the two were part of a community meeting on the recent highly publicized violent incidents at the school, including a couple of lunchtime brawls and an assault on a conflict-resolution specialist by a 17-year-old student. Yes, a man charged to keep the peace got his skull fractured. At the start of the meeting, God got a shout-out by one of the speakers. It probably wasn't a bad idea. Given the disagreements over what caused the problems at Bartram, and what it's going to take to fix them, divine intervention may be the only solution....
  • First Grader Silenced For Mentioning Jesus

    03/29/2014 9:11:56 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 45 replies
    Eagle Forum ^ | 3/28/14 | Phyllis Schlafly
    A first grader in California has been told she’s not permitted to talk about the Bible at school. A teacher at Temecula Valley School told her first grade class to bring an object to school that represented a family Christmas tradition and then give a one-minute presentation. Brynn Williams brought the star that tops her family’s Christmas tree and shared how her family remembers Jesus’ birth at Christmas. “The star is named the Star of Bethlehem,” Brynn said. “The three kings followed the star to find the baby Jesus, the Savior of the world.” Brynn had planned to end her...
  • Missouri Teacher Tearfully Describes Bullying She Suffered for Opposing Common Core (Video)

    03/27/2014 2:29:05 PM PDT · by Bodhi1 · 18 replies
    The Missouri Torch ^ | 3-27-2014 | Duane Lester
    When you think about bullying in public schools, it's generally in the context of a bigger kid picking on a smaller kid.  According to Susan Kimball, a kindergarten teacher of 20 years in the Sikeston Public School District, it's administrators and fellow teachers bullying and intimidating her, all because she opposes Common Core. At yesterday's Senate Education Committee hearing, Kimball testified she has suffered from bullying and intimidation since she began speaking out about the controversial standards. [caption id="attachment_25492" align="aligncenter" width="639"] "You have no idea what I have been through over the past six weeks because of my stand." -...
  • Conservative prof who was denied promotion wins First Amendment lawsuit (Mike Adams wins!)

    03/20/2014 7:44:46 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3-20-2014 | Robby Soave
    First Amendment enthusiasts are thrilled that Mike Adams, a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, won his lawsuit against administrators who denied him a promotion because of his conservative, Christian views. Adams joined the university in 1993. He was an atheist at the time. By the year 2000, he had converted to Christianity and become an outspoken political conservative. He eventually wrote columns for Townhall.com. In 2006, he was denied a promotion. Administrators were retaliating against him for his conservative views, he claimed. The jury agreed. Adams’s lawyers said the victory is an important one for free speech...
  • Professor Wants Climate Change “Deniers” Thrown in Jail

    03/16/2014 9:49:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 101 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 16, 2014 | Michael Schaus
    An assistant philosophy professor at Rochester Institute of Technology has proposed a bold plan to settle the debate on Global Warming. Lawrence Torcello wrote an essay suggesting that scientists who fail to fall in line with global warming alarmists should be charged with criminal negligence, and possibly even be thrown in jail. Nothing screams academic freedom like a little intellectual Fascism. Right? When it comes to global warming, much of the public remains in denial about a set of facts that the majority of scientists clearly agree on. Well, Larry (can we call him Larry?), it might surprise you –...
  • Stanford Traditional Marriage Event Deemed ‘Hate Speech,’ Denied Funding

    03/15/2014 12:22:39 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 39 replies
    The College Fix ^ | March 14, 2014 | Jennifer Kabbany
    An upcoming conference organized by Stanford University’s Anscombe Society called “Communicating Values: Marriage, Family & the Media” has been dubbed “hate speech” by the college’s graduate-level student government, which refused to allow any of its student fee-funded budget to support the event. The Anscombe Society is a conservative student group centered around traditional marriage and family values; it also encourages chastity, and tackles subjects such as sexual integrity and pornography.
  • EXCLUSIVE--Tammy Bruce: War on Boys Attempt to 'Create Society of Frightened People

    03/09/2014 7:47:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 3/8/2014 | AWR Hawkins
    On March 8th, Breitbart News was able to sit down with author and radio host Tammy Bruce to discuss the ongoing war against boys--especially as seen via zero tolerance school policies that result in suspensions for young students who pretend to point their finger like a gun. We asked her, "So many times we hear about 'the war on boys'--of a boy fashioning his hand or breakfast pastry into the shape of gun, then being suspended. What are we to think of this?"
  • America's Marxist university WAR against "BEAUTY"

    02/24/2014 2:31:06 PM PST · by rhema · 18 replies
    Minnesota Prager Forum ^ | 2/22/14 | Glenn H. Ray
    WHAT IS MEMORABLE FROM YOUR 9TH GRADE CLASS? Modern American Marxism insists that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. No beauty can be more beautiful than another. All art is equally beautiful……..which logically means ‘that which is equally beautiful is equally ugly’…..Equality is the goal of Marxist achievement. I disagree with these academic Marxist goals in any of the social sciences. It is because I am old and have been taught otherwise when Marxism was an anathema to our American way of life.. Is it possible that the utterings of a well-heeled, but cold-blooded murderer faced with his...
  • Blue Campuses Get Bluer

    02/24/2014 11:59:28 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 22 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | February 24, 2014 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The Obama Administration’s former Homeland Security Chief has taken over the University of California. “Janet Napolitano had zero experience leading a college before she became president of the University of California last year,” Eric Kelderman wrote in The Chonicle of Higher Education on February 21, 2014. “Yet after just four months on the job, Ms. Napolitano, 56, has outlined major goals for the system, including a reconsideration of tuition policies, improving cooperation with the other two higher-education systems in the state, ensuring the prominent role of research and graduate education, and making the campuses carbon-neutral by 2025.” “She even has...
  • We're Losing the War On Poverty Because Our Schools Turn Boys Into Eunuchs

    01/19/2014 8:05:37 AM PST · by Aspenhuskerette · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 18, 2014 | Melanie Sturm
    As a binge-TV watcher, I’ve relished devouring serial dramas in advertising-free gulps. But “Breaking Bad” — the story about a cancer-stricken chemistry teacher turned clandestine meth-cooking badass – didn’t appeal. Then Anthony Hopkins declared it an “epic work” with “the best actors I’ve ever seen.” Midway through season two, I understand why Walter White is heroic. As men increasingly check out of work, marriage, and fatherhood, it’s hard not to root for a man fiercely determined to secure his family’s future before dying – despite his morally abhorrent methods. That there are dramatically fewer men willing and able to safeguard...
  • Common Core Reading Comprehension Assignment Pushes Global Warming

    01/19/2014 6:51:30 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1/19/2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A Common Core-aligned elementary school homework assignment in a Jefferson County, Colorado school district tells children that by 2512, Kansas will be an oceanfront state, that the “Smokey” Mountains [sic] will become the “Smokey” Islands [sic], and that a sharp decline in the human population will take place, all due to man-made global warming.
  • Portland schools cancel speaker who calls homosexuality a 'mental illness'

    01/16/2014 7:47:54 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 43 replies
    http://www.nwcn.com ^ | January 16, 2014 | Reggie Aqui, KGW Staff
    He touts himself as an educator, psychologist, political scientist and “pan-Africanist.” Those credentials were apparently enough to get Umar Johnson invited to speak at two Portland schools. But now, the District is rescinding the invitation and is calling his words “unacceptable.” Johnson was supposed to speak Thursday about educational issues in the African-American community at the Self Enhancement Inc Academy that contracts with the district, and at Jefferson High School. One day earlier, the Oregonian, showed Portland Public Schools videos on the web where a man identified as Umar Johnson shares his views on gay people. “I see homosexuality as...
  • First-grader told to stop talking about Bible

    01/16/2014 7:28:28 AM PST · by Sopater · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 14, 2014 | Todd Starnes
    The parents of a 6-year-old girl said their daughter was humiliated when a teacher interrupted the child’s one-minute speech and told her to sit down because she’s “not allowed to talk about the Bible in school,” attorneys for the California family allege. The incident occurred Dec. 19 inside a first grade classroom at Helen Hunt-Jackson Elementary School in Temecula, Calif. The previous day the teacher instructed boys and girls to find something at home that represented a family Christmas tradition. They were supposed to bring the item to school and share the item in a classroom presentation. Brynn Williams decided...
  • Long Island School Removes Words From Silent Night – Too Offensive (Video)

    12/19/2013 7:04:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/19/13 | Silent Night
    For their Christmas Holiday concert Kings Park school in Long Island cut several religious references from their music. It was too offensive. It’s an Obama world. “Silent Night” is now too offensive to sing at school. CBS Local reported: The song “Silent Night” is at the heart of a concert controversy on Long Island. Kings Park school officials removed several religious references, including “Holy infant” and “Christ the Savior,” from the popular Christmas carol before a student concert last week, WCBS 880′s Mike Xirinachs reported. The intent was to avoid offending non-Christians, but the change left others upset. “I’m not...
  • Oregon high school teacher fired for pro-life activism

    12/18/2013 4:55:04 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    Life Side News ^ | 12/17/2013 | Kirsten Anderson
    PORTLAND, OR, December 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bill Diss, the pro-life teacher who got into trouble with school administrators after objecting to being forced to facilitate presentations by Planned Parenthood, has been fired by the Portland Public School District. Diss’s attorneys argue that he was wrongly terminated because of his religious beliefs, and have vowed to pursue legal action. “Bill Diss is a well-qualified teacher with a track record of success,” said Dana Cody, President and Executive Director of Life Legal Defense Foundation. “As the circumstances surrounding this termination demonstrate, Mr. Diss has done nothing that would merit being...
  • School bans Christmas trees, the colors red & green (Frisco TX)

    12/05/2013 6:14:37 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 5, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    An elementary school in Frisco, Texas is believed to be the first in the state to violate “The Merry Christmas Law” after they banned Christmas trees and the colors red & green from an upcoming “winter” party. Boys and girls who attend the Nichols Elementary School “Winter Party” will not be able to make any reference to Christmas or any other religious holiday. Christmas trees are also banned—along with the colors red and green. … Ironically, the school is located in the district of state Rep. Pat Fallon, the author of a bill signed into law in June that codifies...
  • Rutgers University Bus Driver Claims He Was Fired For Praying For Disabled Student

    11/14/2013 4:28:46 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 17 replies
    CBS Local ^ | November 13, 2013
    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Rutgers University students are rallying around a popular bus driver who claims he was fired after praying for God to heal a wheelchair-bound passenger. Driver Stan McNeil, a Christian who is known for doling out encouragement and inspiration, claims he was forced to resign recently because he put his hands on a disabled student and prayed for her. He defended his actions in a nearly nine-minute video posted to YouTube earlier this week. “I prayed for the lady, I put my hand on her and I prayed,” McNeil said. “They said we don’t need your...
  • Muslim student pitches a fit over these awesome Halloween costumes [school agrees with student]

    11/09/2013 11:06:09 AM PST · by grundle · 79 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 8, 2013 | Eric Owens
    A controversy has broken out at Washington University in St. Louis over a Facebook photo apparently showing five students dressed up for Halloween as a Navy SEAL team capturing Osama bin Laden with garish neon water guns. The photo was originally posted on Facebook on Oct. 30 with the title “Halloween ’13 Amurrica!!” reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The photo shows three dudes in camouflage attire surrounding a kid also in camo garb who is sporting a long, fake beard and turban. There’s also a guy in the background holding up an American flag. Washington University student Mahroh Jahangiri later...
  • Florida school board votes to remove name of Confederate general

    11/10/2013 3:53:09 AM PST · by South40 · 30 replies
    Yahoo News (Reuters) ^ | 11/9/2013 | Susan Cooper Eastman
    JACKSONVILLE, Florida (Reuters) - A north Florida school board has voted unanimously to change the name of a local high school honoring a Confederate general who made a fortune as a slave trader and was linked to the Ku Klux Klan. "It's time to move forward with the renaming of Nathan B. Forrest High ... it's time to really put it to bed," said School Board member Constance Hall, who asked the Board to finally begin the process of changing the name on Friday. Hall and the board's other African American member were joined in the 7-0 vote by four...
  • UC BERKELEY STUDENT GOVERNMENT BANS TERM ‘ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT’

    11/08/2013 3:28:24 PM PST · by mandaladon · 57 replies
    The College FIx ^ | 8 Nov 2013 | JENNIFER KABBANY
    The UC Berkeley student government has banned the term “illegal immigrant” from its discourse, deeming the phrase racist, offensive, unfair and derogatory. In an unanimous vote, student senators passed a resolution that stated the word “illegal” is “racially charged,” “dehumanizes” people, and contributes to “punitive and discriminatory actions aimed primarily at immigrants and communities of color.” The “resolution in support of drop the I-word campaign” was approved 18 to 0 with one abstention on Oct. 30, according to a copy of the meeting’s minutes obtained by The College Fix. Its approval marks at least the second time this semester that...
  • Planned Parenthood Wants Pro-Life Teacher Fired Who Fought Its Abortion Business

    11/07/2013 2:01:17 PM PST · by rhema · 13 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 11/7/13 | Rita Diller
    If good people do nothing, Planned Parenthood may well trump the civil rights of an exemplary public employee. That’s why we are encouraging Oregon parents and friends of life to be present at a hearing on November 14 to stand up for the civil rights of pro-life teacher Bill Diss and his heroic efforts to protect his community and students against Planned Parenthood sex indoctrination. As we reported in March, the exemplary math and computer science teacher was unjustly escorted out of Benson High School by police, following a protracted battle with school officials over his pro-life work in the...
  • Teacher Calls (Jewish) Parent ‘Neo-Nazi’ for Criticizing Eighth-Grade Project

    11/05/2013 7:34:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | November 5, 2013 | Robert Stacy McCain
    A Pennsylvania father objected when his daughter’s middle-school history teacher assigned a project about a New York Times article blaming Republicans for the government shutdown. His complaint apparently made him the target of an orchestrated response by faculty at Camp Hill Middle School, and an English teacher named Cydnee Cohen left a voicemail message for one of the parent’s Facebook friends: “We’re having some problems with a parent in our school district and on his page you are one of his friends…but I would like to know, some of it seems like he is a neo-nazi…call me…” Bonus absurdity: The...
  • Cornell students demand end to “male heterosexual” Big Red Bear mascot

    11/03/2013 9:08:03 AM PST · by chessplayer · 56 replies
    The person inside the suit does not need to be male, but a controversy is brewing on campus as to whether the Bear should exhibit “male heterosexual” behavior:
  • Teen Wears 'Jesus' Costume to School for Halloween,Told to Remove It for Being 'Offensive'

    11/02/2013 6:21:12 PM PDT · by massmike · 28 replies
    christianpost.com ^ | November 1, 2013|11:46 pm | KATHERINE WEBER
    A Chicago-area high school pulled a senior student from class on Thursday after he showed up to school wearing a Jesus costume for Halloween. Shortly after, the school then reversed its decision and allowed the teen to return to class wearing the costume. Angenetta Frison, mother of Marshon Sanders, a senior at Highland Park High School in Chicago's northern suburbs, said in a statement to a local news outlet that her son was asked to remove his Jesus costume after two teachers at his high school reportedly complained that the costume was offensive. The costume consisted of a long white...
  • Listen up, California: Colo. school girls told they have no privacy rights [Transgender Agenda]

    10/24/2013 6:48:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    One News Now ^ | 10/24/2013 | Becky Yeh
    A California legal group says The Golden State needs to learn a lesson from an incident in Colorado where a male student, who occasionally self-identifies as a female, is being permitted to use the girls' restrooms.Earlier this month, attorneys with Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) sent a legal demand letter to officials at Florence High School in Colorado, asking them to respect the privacy rights of students. The letter was sent in response to the school's decision to allow a teenage boy to enter the girls' bathrooms. According to the female students, the boy also made sexually harrassing comments to the...
  • Some parents upset about a school play in which students portray sexual acts with a goat

    10/11/2013 6:48:19 PM PDT · by massmike · 105 replies
    rightwingnews.com ^ | 10/11/2013 | Victor Skinner
    CAREFREE, Ariz. – Some parents of students at Cactus Shadows High School are outraged over a play that has students acting out sexual encounters with a goat, and using vulgar sexual expressions. Other parents of students in teacher Andrew Cupo’s advanced drama class believe the concerns are overblown, and resent parents who questioned their children about the sexually explicit play without their permission. Parents attended the governing board meeting for the Cave Creek Unified School District Tuesday and shared about two hours of public comment on the play “The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” by Edward Albee, which revolves around...
  • Girls 'harassed' in school bathroom by transgender student told his rights trump their privacy

    10/13/2013 6:15:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 71 replies
    The rights of a transgendered Colorado high school student are being put ahead of girls the boy harasses in the girls bathroom. A male student at Florence (CO) High School who claims to be transgendered has caused controversy by harassing female students in the girls room, but will not face any discipline – this despite vocal protests from the girls’ parents. ‘The boy’s rights as a transgender trump their daughters’ privacy rights,’ the school has told concerned parents, according to CBN. Unidentified because all involved are minors, the students are being threatened with removal from sports teams or even hate...
  • Los Angeles school district wants teachers to wear pro-gay badges

    10/13/2013 11:27:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Robby Soave
    Los Angeles public schools are encouraging teachers and staff to wear badges that identify them as “LGBT allies” and supporters of the pro-gay movement. Superintendent John Deasy kicked off the effort Thursday, which he said was necessary to prevent gay kids from being bullied. “We want all our youth and staff to know that it is safe to be you in LAUSD,” said Deasy in a statement to the Los Angeles Times. The move is part of the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center’s “Out for Safe Schools” initiative. The front sides of the badges have the word “ally” written on...
  • Arkansas school assignment: Gut the Bill of Rights

    10/08/2013 9:59:53 AM PDT · by Kip Russell · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jason Howerton
    A parent in Bryant, Ark., claims her sixth-grade daughter brought home a history class assignment that asks students to “revise, omit two and add two amendments” to the “outdated” Bill of Rights. Her daughter is reportedly a student in the Bryant School District. Lela Spears, the girl’s mother, told the Digital Journal that the worksheet requires students to take part in a theoretical special committee, the “National Revised Bill of Rights Task Force.” The committee is charged with the task of revising the Bill of Rights to “ensure that our personal civil liberties and the pursuit of happiness remains guarded...
  • Ohio School District Agrees To Keep Portrait of Jesus Off Wall, Pay $95G Fine (ACLU Barf Alert)

    10/07/2013 4:38:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | Ocotber 7, 2013 | Staff
    An Ohio school district has agreed to keep a portrait of Jesus Christ off school property and pay a $95,000 fine in the face of legal pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union. The Jackson City School District, located in Jackson, reached a deal on Friday after the ACLU, along with the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation, sued the district in February, citing “unconstitutional” actions and charging that students and visitors to the school “will continue to suffer permanent, severe and irreparable harm and injury,” according to the lawsuit. The picture had been hanging in Jackson’s high school since 1947...
  • Public Schools “Celebrating” LGBT History Month

    10/03/2013 11:35:25 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 3, 2013
    What are your kids studying in school today? Public schools from California to Florida are celebrating LGBT History Month, where they highlight a homosexual or lesbian each day. Today, America’s school children are learning about Edward-turned-Gwen Araujo, who was intimate with men who allegedly beat him when they discovered that he was not a woman. “If parents think our school children should be focused on science and math, not sex and murder, they need to talk to teachers, principals, and school boards to ensure that this program is stopped,” cautions Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel. “The sexual...
  • DUKE PROFESSOR: WHITE PEOPLE ARE AS RACIST AS EVER

    09/30/2013 6:07:59 PM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 97 replies
    College Fix ^ | September 27, 2013 | College Fix Staff
    Duke University sociology professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva says white people are as racist as they’ve ever been, it’s just modern, more insidious forms of racism have taken over the more overt forms of racism common in America’s past, The Dartmouth reports. Bonilla-Silva made his argument Thursday in a guest lecture at the Ivy League Dartmouth College. Bonilla-Silva argued when white people say things such as “some of my best friends are black,” or “use the election of President Barack Obama to support the claim that America has moved beyond its racially tense past,” or say they didn’t personally own slaves – they are just denying their...
  • Man to College Pro-Life Group: I Want ‘A World Where All Your Churches Burn’

    09/28/2013 4:52:01 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 52 replies
    http://www.theblaze.com ^ | september 28, 2013 | Oliver Darcy
    A video uploaded to YouTube by a pro-life organization appears to show a university student verbally attacking a campus pro-life group on Thursday. Students For Life said in an email that the video, which has garnered a little over 2k views since it was posted Thursday, captures “one of the most disturbing ones our team has yet to take on a college campus.” The 26-second clip appears to show an unidentified student at Indiana University approaching the pro-life college group, allegedly upset with a display they had erected on the campus. “You’re in conflict with the world that I want...
  • Principal proud of transgender homecoming queen's election

    09/21/2013 5:46:59 PM PDT · by RDAardvark · 54 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 21st, 2013 | Abby Sewell and Adolfo Flores
    The principal at Marina High School in Huntington Beach had made a vow before one of his students – a transgender teen – was crowned homecoming queen Friday night. "If Marina High School is to make high-profile news during its homecoming week this year," Principal Paul Morrow said before the ceremony, "then we are proud that the message is one of equity and individual respect." Cassidy Lynn Campbell, who was born male but told The Times she always felt like a girl, broke down in tears during the homecoming ceremony at the school’s football game.
  • College professors should be more involved in K-12 education

    09/16/2013 4:08:08 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 29 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | September 8, 2013 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    [SUMMARY: All levels of education influence each other. College professors can greatly help higher education by joining the fight to improve secondary education.]-- No school is an island; each school, each sector of education, is connected to the others. Influences flow between them. It’s reasonable to think a nation’s educational institutions will rise and fall together. College professors may hope they can retreat to an ivory tower, untouched by the mediocrity in our public schools. Some professors may believe they are an intellectual aristocracy, and as such cannot be contaminated by the rabble below. However, the contamination relentlessly spreads and...
  • High School AP History Book Rewrites 2nd Amendment

    09/16/2013 7:55:35 PM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 77 replies
    DailyPaul.com ^ | 9/16/2013 | RobHino
    It is our duty to stop stuff like this. Guyer High School (and obviously several others) are complicit in attempting to condition students to interpret the 2nd Amendment in a clearly opposite manner in which it was intended. The 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th are also misinterpreted as several commentators below pointed out. This textbook, currently being used by Guyer High School, is attempting to redefine the Second Amendment to impressionable young minds. Parents, you must speak up and demand action. Investigate your child's history book ASAP, and post more pictures in the comments below. Call your school and demand...
  • Arkansas: More Creeping Sharia In Public Schools; Teacher.. Sneak Muslim Speaker To Class On 9/11

    09/15/2013 2:58:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Gateway ^ | September 15, 2013 | Mara Zebest
    Liberal Academia pushing Islam on the children. In case you missed this one, there was a report at JihadWatch and numerous other sources that a Boston school (Concord-Carlisle High) replaced the Pledge of Allegiance with a Muslim poem on the anniversary of 9/11. Now if that isn’t infuriating enough, there is another report out of Arkansas in which a school attempted to sneak in a Muslim speaker to proselytize on the 9/11 anniversary. Parents weren’t told and Liberal media was surprised that parents would have a problem with this. Notice in the video report below, how the media managed to...
  • Native American tribe calls protesters who destroyed 9/11 memorial ‘disgusting’

    09/14/2013 6:47:53 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/14/2013 | Robby Soave
    The protesters who uprooted a 9/11 memorial display at a liberal arts college in Vermont claimed they were defending Abenaki tribal lands and taking a stand against U.S. imperialism.The Abenaki tribe’s response? “Disgusting.”Don Stevens, chief of the Nulhegan Abenaki Tribe, said his tribe did not approve of the actions taken by five people–including one student–at Middlebury College last week. (RELATED: Student destroys 9/11 memorial, citing U.S. imperialism)“We didn’t know anything about this and if we had we certainly wouldn’t have sanctioned it,” he said in a statement to The Addison Independent.The 9/11 memorial display consisted of 2,977 flags placed in...
  • Teacher suspended for showing gay marriage rap video to middle school class

    09/12/2013 6:55:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/12/2013
    Why do American middle school teachers insist on playing the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis song “Same Love” for their students when the far-superior “Thrift Shop” is readily available?The Daily Caller cannot answer this vexing question. What is certain, though, is that this week marks the first time this year that a school district has suspended a teacher for playing the song.The unidentified teacher from rural Taylorsville, N.C. was suspended for showing the “Same Love” music video in class, reports the Charlotte Observer.“At West Alexander Middle School, there was an inappropriate video shown in class, outside the bounds of the curriculum...
  • MSU Prof ‘Relieved Of Duty’ After Verbal Attack On Republicans ( Next Ward Churchill ? )

    09/06/2013 8:41:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    WWJ ^ | September 5, 2013
    The Michigan Republican Party called the remarks political intimidation against students. ... “This is a public institution, funded by taxpayers, and this type of bullying is inexcusable. ” … By bringing his personal views into the classroom, Penn has directly isolated and threatened young Republicans into silence. His use of political intimidation is shameful and should not be tolerated.” Penn’s remarks were captured on video by a student and posted online by Campus Reform,