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  • It’s Time to Shame Bad Parents

    05/07/2017 4:41:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2017 | Derek Hunter
    I learned a new term this week: lunch shaming. What is lunch shaming? It’s when parents don’t pay their children’s lunch bills at school so the schools make them eat food I lived a large portion of my life surviving off of. We really are out of problems if this is an issue worthy concern for society.The New York Times had a big story on how children were made to eat cheese sandwiches because their parents had paid off their school lunch debt. Now, it’s been a while since I was in school, but I do remember school lunches costing a couple...
  • Brawl Erupts at a High School Graduation

    05/22/2017 3:02:15 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 36 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | 5/20/17 | John Falkenberg
    In a hilarious, if embarrassing, turn of events, as students were marching in at the Arlington High School Graduation outside of Memphis, Tennessee, a savage brawl among parents erupted — and it was caught on camera. There are multiple videos of the violence, from different angles. Although the video that best shows the absurdity of it all is shown below, you can view a closer angle at USA Today. Please be aware — due to a high level of profanity on that recording, viewer discretion is advised. The video below starts out looking like a perfectly normal graduation ceremony —...
  • What does anybody make of this? (Vanity)

    05/20/2017 12:38:06 AM PDT · by MacMattico · 41 replies
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    This afternoon I logged on to my daughter's college account and found out grades had come out. I was very excited to see that she had received a 3.75 and was very happy for her. I showed her and the entire family and we went out to celebrate (dinner). I shared my happiness via Facebook. Tonight I went back on to pay a fee that I had noticed earlier was yet unpaid and her grades are completely different! She has one A, a B, two C's and a D! I don't have any clue how this is possible. One of...
  • TEACHING RACISM IN K-12 CLASSROOMS

    05/09/2017 9:24:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/09/17 | Matthew Vadum
    Leftist educators are corrupting the young. Teachers at Highlands Elementary, a school in Edina, Minnesota, are indoctrinating five-year-olds in order to radicalize them and encourage them to become activists obsessed with race. Public school teachers across America already saturate students with information about racial injustice in America in a nonstop barrage of historic facts and ahistorical nonsense. And in the culture at large, the media, politicians, and the entertainment industry can’t stop talking about race. The last thing any young student in America needs is to be taught about is race. Race matters only to radicals.
  • Texas Senate OKs allowing guns in parked cars at schools

    05/08/2017 2:19:27 PM PDT · by bgill · 14 replies
    keyetv ^ | May 8, 2017 | AP
    The Texas Senate has approved allowing concealed carry permit holders to have guns in their locked cars parked outside schools... It is aimed at teachers who have licenses to carry concealed handguns and want to keep guns in their cars while at work. State law bans guns on school grounds.
  • Rape charges to be dropped against immigrant teens in Md. case

    05/05/2017 8:10:57 AM PDT · by blueyon · 76 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/05/17 | Dan Morse
    Maryland prosecutors will drop rape and sex offense charges against two immigrant teens accused of attacking a 14-year-old classmate in a high school bathroom stall, according to attorneys in a case that shocked local parents, attracted international and White House attention and stoked the debate about illegal crossings into the U.S. In court on Friday, prosecutors said they will drop the sex assault case against Jose Montano, 17. On Thursday evening, they told a lawyer for Henry Sanchez Milian, 18, that they would also drop his sex assault case, according the lawyer, Andrew Jezic.
  • We Are “Lunch Shaming” Our Own Children In Public Schools

    05/01/2017 8:38:19 AM PDT · by davikkm · 39 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    I believe we have fallen from God’s grace, and we cannot even find the decency to feed our own children. What have we become? Have we not said over and over again, “a child cannot learn on an empty stomach.” We are “lunch shaming” children who cannot afford to pay for their lunches. In front of God and the rest of the world, if a child owes on his or her lunch bill, instead of doing the right thing…giving the lunch to that child regardless…we are doing this: We take away the hot meal. We tell them if they want...
  • Teacher to Parent - Positive reinforcement doesn't work in the long run

    05/01/2017 5:45:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    moultrienews.com ^ | April 26, 2017 | Jody Stallings Special to the Moultrie News
    Q. My third grade son recently came home in tears saying he didn’t want to go to school anymore because he was punished for talking during silent reading. The teacher kept him in from recess. I think this is horrible. It isn’t a teacher’s job to destroy a child’s love for school. Instead of constant punishment for every little infraction, what about using positive reinforcement? A. He was in tears for having to miss recess? Ah, sweet innocence of youth. Let’s hope he never gets a really tough consequence. Or a boss. Or a job. I don’t see what the...
  • This school is trashing all its textbooks

    04/30/2017 7:19:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 29, 2017
    School is no place for books, one Manhattan principal apparently believes. In a scene out of “Fahrenheit 451,” administrators at Life Sciences Secondary School have ordered all textbooks rounded up and removed — calling them “antiquated,” sources say. Principal Kim Swanson and Assistant Principal Derek Premo, who launched the ban, “really frown upon the use of books,” an insider told The Post
  • THE TRIUMPH OF FAKE HISTORY

    04/21/2017 6:42:54 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 13 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 21, 2017 | Deborah Lambert
    Here's a fun fact: Not surprisingly, after being trashed and trampled by the Left for several generations, there has been a downward spiral in the study of history on American campuses from 18 percent in 1971 to 9 percent today, according to historian Daniel Pipes. And, according to the American Historical Association, the reason appears to coincide with the percentage of historians who specialize in women and gender, which has risen from 1% to nearly 10%.during the past 40 years. Not surprisingly, the study of gender is the most important subfield in the academy, followed by cultural history and environmental...
  • Source: SLC principal forced student to pull pants down, sit naked in chair as punishment

    04/19/2017 4:43:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    fox13 ^ | April 19, 2017 | y Elizabeth Suggs and Lauren Steinbrecher,
    SALT LAKE CITY -- The Salt Lake City School District has placed Edison Elementary Principal Laurie Lacy on leave, and Salt Lake City Police have launched an investigation, following an incident that police said ended with DCFS getting involved. Police and the school district would not give exact details of the incident, but a source close to the situation told Fox 13 that Lacy told a student to pull his pants down in her office as a punishment.
  • Fairfax, VA Student Slams Liberal Indoctrination

    04/19/2017 3:03:51 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 19 replies
    ResistanceMedia ^ | April 18, 2017 | Louis Zhang
    By Louis Zhang Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) houses the country’s and maybe the world’s most competitive high schools and is infamous for their #closeFCPS trend that is still annoyingly popular today. This school district is just another reason why living in NoVA is so great. However, you’ve got an idiot running the thing, and he is called Ryan McElveen. You might’ve heard about his push to force gender neutral bathrooms, but that’s not all. To show you the damage he and other board members have caused, let me welcome you to my school, Chantilly High School. This school, like...
  • (Cont') UCLA Conservative Prof. May Be Fired For Refusing to Cave In to Political Correctness

    04/19/2017 8:23:35 AM PDT · by johnk · 24 replies
    Heat Street (https://heatst.com/) ^ | 6:10 am, April 18, 2017 | By Lukas Mikelionis
    (excerpt) By Lukas Mikelionis | 6:10 am, April 18, 2017 The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) administration is allegedly trying to sack an outspoken conservative professor for his resistance to political correctness. Keith Fink, a UCLA professor who teaches classes on entertainment law and free speech, fears the university could an upcoming professional review to help push him out of the institution. Fink has previously caused waves on campus by refusing to embrace trigger warnings and safe spaces, prompting the university to block some students from taking his classes. University policy dictates that every lecturer must undergo a periodic...
  • Ohio lunch lady says she was fired for giving food to children who couldn't pay

    04/16/2017 5:32:27 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 82 replies
    WXYZ Detriot ^ | 16th April 2017 | Jay Warren
    WILMINGTON, Ohio -- For 14 years, Debbie Solsman worked as a beloved lunch lady at Denver Place Elementary School in Wilmington, Ohio. She was fired by the district in February, and her supporters raised an angry social media storm. When a child doesn't have money for lunch, Solsman said they're given a cheese sandwich. She said she would upgrade the lunch for those without money, or give them extra food if they were still hungry. "If they didn't have enough money in their account, they would get a cheese sandwich instead ... The other kids knew when they walked out...
  • German boy beaten, kicked by Muslim schoolmates after telling them he is Jewish

    04/13/2017 7:51:43 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 28 replies
    National Post ^ | April 3, 2017 | Justin Huggler
    The case of a British Jewish child forced to leave his Berlin school after being subjected to anti-Semitic violence has provoked outrage and soul-searching in Germany. The 14-year-old, who cannot be named under child protection laws, was beaten, kicked and threatened with a replica gun after he revealed to fellow pupils that he was Jewish. *snip* His British mother, who asked not to be named to protect the identity of her son, told the The Daily Telegraph the school had done little to stop the bullying. “They told us this is normal for adolescents from this background, that they’re just...
  • California activist's proposal denies undocumented kids access to free education

    04/04/2017 7:20:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    ABC News Los Angeles ^ | April 3, 2017 | By Leticia Juarez
    In California, public education is a right afforded to all children from kindergarten through 12th grade, but an anti-immigration activist is looking to strip undocumented children's access to public schools. "This initiative would prohibit illegal aliens from attending public schools in the Yucaipa-Calimesa school district," said Joseph Turner of American Children First. "It would also prohibit children of illegal aliens from attending for free they would have to pay a non-resident tuition fee." Turner filed a ballot initiative which requires 3,200 signatures to have it placed on an election ballot. The community of Yucaipa is located 87 miles east of...
  • Boy suspended for taking (shotgun bullet) shell casing to preschool, mom's Facebook post goes viral

    03/25/2017 7:15:43 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 24, 2017
    An Illinois mom behind a viral Facebook post spoke to Fox 2/News 11 Wednesday. Her son, Hunter, 4, has been suspended from his preschool for bringing a shell casing from a fired bullet to school. He'd been at the preschool for about a year, she said, and now was in tears. Neither she nor Hunter's dad knew it, but he found something he thought was pretty neat and he took it to school Tuesday to show his friends. [Snip] Well....when I was escorted to the office for a sit down. I was handed a tiny .22 empty brass casing. Not...
  • Hundreds of hate messages target Maryland high school at center of rape case

    03/24/2017 8:22:58 AM PDT · by Morgana · 49 replies
    wtvr ^ | march 24, 2017 | cnn wire
    The alleged rape of a Maryland high school student by two schoolmates — one an undocumented immigrant — has prompted a torrent of threats and hate messages to the school and the school system, a county school spokesman said Thursday. Hundreds of hate-filled emails and calls have been received by Rockville High School and the Montgomery County Public School District, Derek Turner said. The calls and emails came after police said two students, 18-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian and 17-year-old Jose Montano, had been arrested and charged as adults with first-degree rape.
  • Christians Urged to Pull Children From Public Schools

    03/24/2017 5:03:59 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 58 replies
    The New American ^ | 23 March 2017 | Alex Newman
    The warning was clear: Christian parents should pull their children out of public schools, now, to protect them from spiritual damage, extreme indoctrination, and other serious problems. Pastors and churches should work to encourage that “exodus,” helping and encouraging families to put their kids in homeschools or private Christian schools as quickly as possible. The alternative will be the continued decline of the church in America and an acceleration of the nation's decline. That was the explosive message of an evangelical ministry leader speaking as a guest this week on one of America's top Christian radio programs.Dr. James Dobson, one...
  • MCPS: Sanctuary or Safe Space?

    03/23/2017 7:10:16 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 9 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 23, 2017 | Spencer Irvine
    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan did not mince words when he discussed how he felt about the Rockville, Maryland rape case where a 14-year-old girl was raped by two classmates, one of whom is confirmed to be an illegal alien (i.e. illegal immigrant). The county school system in question, Montgomery County Public Schools, had issued a letter condemning the rape in which the school superintendent made a public statement on the tragedy. Nevertheless, Governor Hogan said that the school system is not cooperating fully with the governor's office and the state's education agency. Hogan said the following: "Why is an 18-year-old...