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  • D.C. Public Schools homework assignment asks 6th graders to compare Bush to Hitler

    09/11/2014 9:54:54 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 09/10/14 | Andrea Noble
    A D.C. public school gave a sixth grade class a homework assignment that required students to draw comparisons between former President George W. Bush and Adolf Hitler.
  • Unbelievable: Common Core Problem Asks Kids to Choose Two Amendments to Remove From Bill of Rights

    03/31/2014 1:58:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 107 replies
    IJReview ^ | 03/31/2014 | Emily Hulsey
    A mother in Arkansas has expressed concern over her daughter’s recent Common Core school assignment that asked her to remove and replace two of the first ten amendments of the Constitution. The team assignment stated that the Bill of Rights is “outdated and may not remain in its current form any longer.” Here is a copy of the assignment:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE PHOTO The mother who spoke up said she was particularly troubled by the fact that her daughter’s Sixth Grade History class had received no prior training in civics or how to amend the Constitution, which may...
  • The Doctrine of Academic Freedom - Lets give up on academic freedom in favor of justice

    02/20/2014 6:02:42 AM PST · by Keltik · 7 replies
    The Harvard Crimson ^ | February 18, 2014 | Sandra Y.L. Korn
    Yet the liberal obsession with academic freedom seems a bit misplaced to me. After all, no one ever has full freedom in research and publication. Which research proposals receive funding and what papers are accepted for publication are always contingent on political priorities. The words used to articulate a research question can have implications for its outcome. No academic question is ever free from political realities. If our university community opposes racism, sexism, and heterosexism, why should we put up with research that counters our goals simply in the name of academic freedom? Instead, I would like to propose a...
  • Leftist geography professor at taxpayer-funded university rails at students over shutdown

    10/08/2013 7:43:49 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 43 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10-7-2013 | Eric Owens
    Leftist geography professor at taxpayer-funded university rails at students over shutdown 9:35 AM 10/07/2013 Eric Owens Education Editor Last week, a geography professor at the public, taxpayer-funded University of Wisconsin-La Crosse used a required assignment in one of her courses to wage a campaign against Republicans, blaming them entirely for the government shutdown over federal spending. Rachel Slocum, an assistant professor in the UWLa Crosse geography and earth sciences department, sent the vitriolic email entitled government websites on Oct. 1, reports Media Trackers Wisconsin. Here it is, unexpurgated: hi everyone Some of the data gathering assignment will be impossible to...
  • How 1960s Radicals Ended Up Teaching Your Kids

    04/13/2013 2:25:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | April 10, 2013 10:16 AM EDT | Michael Moynihan
    How have we come to the point where so many criminals, terrorists and radical leftists from the 1960′s hold so many prominent positions in American academia? Michael Moynihan of The Daily Beast explains. How 1960s Radicals Ended Up Teaching Your Kids Last week, Rutgers University fired its mercurial basketball coach after he was videotaped “shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs,” according to ESPN. Under pressure from school administrators, Rutgers’ athletic director, who had previously defended the coach’s behavior, resigned. It was an appropriate response: violent oafs should be fired from their university jobs...
  • NEA celebrates 'drag queen' teachers

    07/15/2010 6:38:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 20 replies
    One News Now ^ | 7/15/2010 | Bill Bumpas
    The National Education Association (NEA) continues to alienate more and more of its conservative constituents as the organization showed its liberal leanings at its 2010 national convention. At this year's meeting in New Orleans, the largest professional organization and labor union in the U.S. recognized a new caucus: the NEA Drag Queen Caucus. (See list of recognized NEA caucuses [PDF]) "They already have had the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, [and] Transgender Caucus and apparently felt that the drag queens needed their own caucus," explains Finn Laursen, executive director of Christian Educators Association International (CEAI). Finn Laursen (CEAI)"America, I think, needs to...
  • Millard High teacher accused of sex with female student (A former mayor, LDS bishop)

    06/10/2009 7:06:05 AM PDT · by colorcountry · 40 replies · 1,605+ views
    KSL News ^ | 6/09/09 | By Sam Penrod
    FILLMORE -- A former mayor, LDS bishop and high school teacher in Fillmore has been arrested on charges of having sex with a 17-year-old girl. Keith Gillins was booked into jail Monday night after the student came forward with the allegations. News of the arrest comes after weeks of rumors in Fillmore. Still, it is shocking for residents of the small town to hear that the well-known 61-year-old coach, teacher, religious leader and former mayor of the city was arrested. "He is well-known. He's done a lot of good. He's a good man, and it is upsetting to the community...
  • Teacher indicted on two counts of rape resigns (Missouri)

    01/24/2007 5:51:07 PM PST · by BOBWADE · 8 replies · 861+ views
    News Tribune ^ | 01/24/07 | Bob Watson
    Facing criminal rape charges, Brent Roark - a Jefferson City High School math teacher and softball coach - resigned Tuesday. The seven-member Board of Education had scheduled a special, closed-door meeting to discuss his situation, after a Cole County grand jury earlier this month indicted Roark with two counts of second-degree statutory rape. The Board of Education voted to accept Mr. Roark's resignation at the special meeting, Superintendent Bert Kimble reported Wednesday morning. The board executed a separation agreement with Mr. Roark, at his request. The separation agreement says Roark agreed to irrevocably resign immediately and includes no special arrangements...