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  • Pennsylvania District Mandates White Supremacy Lessons for Kindergartners

    08/12/2020 11:48:13 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 36 replies
    freebeacon ^ | AUGUST 11, 2020 | Chrissy Clark
    Elementary school children returning to a wealthy Pennsylvania classroom in the fall will learn that sympathizing with police officers is racist. Gladwyne Elementary School in Lower Merion School District, one of the richest in the nation—will require fourth and fifth graders to read Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness, which claims that white people who relate to police officers or decline to watch the news are complicit in racism. The curriculum also assigns A Kid's Book About Racism to kindergarten and first graders. Elana Fishbein, mother of two boys and a doctor of social work,said, "The book teaches kids...
  • Interest in homeschooling has 'exploded' amid pandemic

    08/12/2020 5:24:00 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 47 replies
    KTSP ^ | he Associated Press Created: August 12, 2020
    As parents nationwide prepare to help their children with more distance learning, a small but quickly growing number are deciding to take matters entirely into their own hands and begin homeschooling. Some are worried their districts are unable to offer a strong virtual learning program. For others who may have been considering homeschooling, concerns for their family's health amid the coronavirus and the on-again, off-again planning for in-person instruction are leading them to part ways with school systems... “We just saw that with her wearing a mask for the entire day, that would make learning more difficult for her,” she...
  • Fairfax Public Schools Warn Parents Against Hiring Tutors Because It’s Unfair

    08/11/2020 12:57:15 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 72 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 8/1/2020 | Damjan Tutarkov
    The Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia is advising parents not to hire private tutors for their children, claiming it would “widen the gap in educational access” between students who can and those who can’t afford private tutors “While [the Fairfax County Public School system] doesn’t and can’t control these private tutoring groups, we do have concerns that they may widen the gap in educational access and equity for all students,” the FCPS said in a memo Friday.
  • The Leaked BLM School Materials Are Insane (BLM school materials Video)

    08/11/2020 10:53:48 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 11 replies
    Akaad Daily Bitchute ^ | Sargon of Akaad
    A series of #BlackLivesMatter school materials were leaked to the internet recently, so I decided to take a look. As expected, it contains a programme to indoctrinate kids of all ages into the #woke #cult with openly postmodern agitprop. (video@link, and actual school materials link in comments)
  • 'You’re going to jail’: Body-cam video shows an 8-year-old Florida boy arrested at school

    08/11/2020 9:06:11 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 56 replies
    WaPo ^ | 08/11/2020 | By Jaclyn Peiser
    The 8-year-old boy slumps so far into his seat that the police officer’s body-camera footage only captures the top of his head. “You know where you’re going? You’re going to jail,” the Key West police officer says in the video. The officer then instructs him to stand up and place his hands on a metal cabinet in the hallway of his elementary school for a pat-down. Quivering with tears, the boy puts his hands behind his back, but his wrists are so slight that the handcuffs keep slipping off. Abandoning the cuffs, the officer tells the boy to put his...
  • Teachers Busted Complaining Online School Will Interfere With Liberal Indoctrination Of Kids

    08/10/2020 8:58:56 PM PDT · by MNDude · 30 replies
    Teachers on Twitter were recently caught complaining that they couldn’t push leftwing agendas down children’s throats online because their parents might be watching. Parental involvement was even called “dangerous” by one teacher. Sunshine is the best disinfectant. Parents should monitor what their children are learning at any time. Online learning will provide the perfect opportunity to do this. It will shine the light on what’s really going on. And after reading the tweets from teachers below, it’s even more important.
  • Public School Teachers Openly Fear Parents Overhearing the Leftist Brainwashing During Virtual Classroom Sessions

    08/10/2020 10:27:58 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 28 replies
    RedState ^ | August 10, 2020 | Brandon Morse
    Leftist teachers aren’t happy that you can now hear them programming your child with social justice ideology. The left owns our public education system due to years of infiltration, coercion, and strong-arming. They’ve apparently become so comfortable and cocky in the position that they’re not openly complaining that you’ll now be able to hear their attempts at brainwashing your children. Apparently, you being involved in what your child learns bothers these teachers. The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh screen-capped the tweets of educator and author Matthew R. Kay who has since switched his Twitter account to “protected” after his tweets began...
  • Pedophiles Now Control America – No Child is Safe from Medical Kidnapping

    08/10/2020 11:27:42 AM PDT · by Sioux-san · 43 replies
    Health Impact News ^ | 8/10/2020 | Brian Shilhavy
    ...There is a war going on in America over your children that has been raging for many years. We put a name to it in 2014, and called it “Medical Kidnapping,” and then started a website called MedicalKidnap.com....We are talking about hundreds of thousands of cases all across this country happening every year....multi-billion dollar child trafficking system run by the U.S. Government and every State...This child sex trafficking business among the rich and powerful was exposed through the leaked Podesta emails in 2016... referred to as “Pizzagate,” and the corporate media, controlled by the CIA and the Globalists, did everything...
  • From the Horse's Mouth: Educationism Experts' Academic Writings on Dumbing Down School Students

    08/08/2020 10:43:06 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 18 replies
    Frreep | 08-08-2020 | CharlesOconnell
    Their professional purposes were handicapping the ordinary populations of Europe and America, to render them helpless, to ensure easy control, to regiment them for mass military service and factory employment, to eliminate competition for the accumulation of investment money, competition posed to the great financial families by average farmers, practical engineers and small entrepreneurs. We know why the deliberate dumbing down process was planned and implemented by "Educationists" in the period of 1880 to 1900, at the founding of mandatory, universal public education–with an unannounced agenda of propagating students’ educational failure–a design calculated to “crush the imagination” of school children....
  • When Educrats Can’t Even Agree That 2+2=4, Public Education Is A Joke

    08/07/2020 9:01:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 7, 2020 | Katya Sedgewick
    It seems critical theorists won't stop until they've denied, rewritten, and scrubbed every semblance of Western Civilization from the education system. It started on July 5 when Nikole Hannah-Jones, who penned the lead essay for The New York Times’ 1619 Project, was trolled with a meme. The meme came from philosopher James Lindsay, whose upcoming “Cynical Theories” book on identity politics co-written with Helen Pluckrose is already an Amazon bestseller. Lindsay summarized the exchange: [I]t appears someone put this Woke Mini into the employ of satirically replying to Nikole Hannah-Jones on the fifth of July in response to her tweeting,...
  • Teachers bring coffins, guillotine while protesting NYC schools reopening plan

    08/06/2020 2:59:01 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 92 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 3, 2020 | Elizabeth Rosner and Tamar Lapin
    They get an A+ for creativity. Teachers brought along visual aids, including handmade coffins and a guillotine, while protesting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s schools reopening plan in Lower Manhattan on Monday afternoon. About 200 protesters — many of them educators, parents and students — marched from the United Federation of Teachers headquarters to the NYC Department of Education offices near Foley Square. “We demand safe schools,” they chanted. The crafty group lugged a DIY yellow guillotine, with “DOE” painted on the blade and “US” written where the head would go. They also carried at least two boxes designed to look...
  • Chicago says students will stay home, New York erects COVID-19 checkpoints

    08/05/2020 6:50:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 5, 2020 11:15 AM | Maria Caspani, Brendan O’Brien
    Chicago will teach online only when school resumes in September, the mayor said on Wednesday, and New York City announced checkpoints at bridges and tunnels to enforce a quarantine on travelers from 35 states on a list of coronavirus hot spots. The teachers’ union and many parents in Chicago had objected to a plan to allow students the option of attending class in pods of 15 pupils twice a week. Local media reported that the Chicago Teachers’ Union had called for a strike vote over the issue. […] Los Angeles has already announced that students will be kept home, while...
  • To Save America, Defund the Schools

    08/05/2020 7:53:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | August 5, 2020 | Jeremy Egerer
    I've just been informed by a friend that school's closed this year, but you can send your kid to daycare — in the closed school. For money. There are online classes, of course — but why? They're terrible for children, and we know now that the disease itself isn't the issue. Matt Walsh reports that kids are three times more likely to die of the flu than COVID-19. So we know that schools aren't being closed for their safety. We heard that childcare costs hundreds a month, per kid, which we know parents can't pay, since many of them are...
  • Ohio introduces mask mandate for children returning to K-12 schools

    08/04/2020 2:13:32 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 53 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | August 4, 2020 | Emily Bamforth
    In the midst of a heated nationwide debate on sending children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine announced a statewide mask mandate for students headed to in-person school this fall. The mandate affects grades K-12. Under previous guidance, only teachers and staff were required to wear face coverings. Schools were left to decide face covering policies. The state will work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to distribute two million masks to schools, DeWine said. “Frankly this gives us the best shot that we can,” he said.
  • IL state rep. calls for "abolishment of history classes in schools" because they "lead to white privilege and a racist society"

    08/03/2020 7:53:53 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    DISRN.com ^ | 8/3/2020 | Adam Ford
    At a Sunday news conference, Illinois State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford (D), along with local leaders, called on the state's Board of Education to "abolish history classes in Illinois schools" because, he said, "current school history teaching leads to white privilege and a racist society." A news release distributed before the event claimed that "current history teaching practices overlook the contributions by Women and members of the Black, Jewish, LGBTQ communities and other groups." The lawmaker demanded history classes in the state immediately cease and remain abolished "until appropriate alternatives are developed." Concerned that current school history teaching leads to...
  • Court orders release of black Michigan teen who was jailed for missing schoolwork

    08/01/2020 3:58:13 AM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/31/20 | Brooke Seipel
    The Michigan Court of Appeals ordered the release of a Black 15-year-old who was detained for failing to complete schoolwork during the pandemic, a case that had drawn nationwide attention and scrutiny. Detroit News reports that the court overturned a previous ruling that said the teen violated her probation by missing homework. The court blasted the previous ruling, calling it "callous" and ordered the teen, known only as Grace, to be immediately released to her mother's custody. A report by ProPublica earlier this month first shed light on Grace's case, as it noted that she was on probation for fighting...
  • CDC warns Congress of ‘significant public health consequences’ if schools don’t reopen in the fall

    07/31/2020 7:06:17 PM PDT · by rxsid · 72 replies
    https://www.cnbc.com ^ | 07.31.2020 | Berkeley Lovelace Jr.
    CDC warns Congress of ‘significant public health consequences’ if schools don’t reopen in the fall Millions of children get nutritional and mental health services at schools, CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield told a House Select Subcommittee hearing on containing the coronavirus outbreak. “It’s important to realize that it’s in the public health’s best interest for K-12 students to get back into face-to-face learning,” he said. Redfield said he wants school reopenings to be done “smartly.” The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Congress on Friday of “significant public health consequences” if schools don’t reopen in the...
  • Government Teachers’ Unions Unveil New COVID-19 Demand: Pay Us For Doing Nothing

    07/31/2020 9:36:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 31, 2020 | Kylee Zempel
    The pandemic has left everyone with lots of give and take. In educating our children, however, don't let teachers' unions take from our children to give to themselves. As the Wuhan virus pandemic persists and wild rhetoric along with it, teachers unions are threatening to strike if schools reopen, but they’re also pushing to limit online teaching. These unions have long incentivized all the wrong things in education, but demanding teachers be paid to do virtually nothing is a new low. As a New York Times headline announced this week, teachers are “Wary of Returning to Class, and Online Instruction...
  • Public School Emperors' Pants are Drooping and Dripping

    07/31/2020 9:15:02 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 5 replies
    Freep | 07-31-2020 | CharlesOconnell
    The current blather about whether or not to return school students to physical class or "instruct" them at home using distance-"education", ignores the broader context of the very issue of school itself. A curious thing happened on the way to the forum, parents discover that universal, compulsory schooling is unnecessary and actually harmful to their young peoples' development--the Emperor does have some pants, but it's being discovered by the silent partners, the parents now looking in off-screen, that those pants are down, and there's an embarrassing substance that is leaking out. The unspoken, prime element of the Covid-19 siege, is...
  • Teachers are writing their own obituaries as schools near reopening amid COVID-19 (Drama Queens)

    07/30/2020 6:57:37 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 84 replies
    ABC ^ | 07 30 2020 | Nicole Pelletiere
    A group of Iowa teachers have sent their own mock obituaries to their governor in hopes she'll revisit plans for reopening schools. "I'm very scared," 7th grade teacher Kerry Finley of Iowa City told "Good Morning America." "Are we going to wear scrubs? Are they going to amend the dress code? If we are going to do this, we are going to have to do this the way the hospitals did. We need training. We can't just say, 'OK, go back.'" Finley is one of several educators who wrote their obituaries after art teacher Jeremy Dumkrieger shared his own obit...