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Father busted after kindergartner smelling of pot tattles on him

Father busted after kindergartner smelling of pot tattles on him

Tweet Kyle Olson KINGSFORD, Mich. – The father of a kindergartner is facing charges after she was reportedly sent to school smelling of pot. marijuana plants 337×244 The Battle Creek Enquirer reports : Federal Magistrate Judge Timothy Greeley ruled there was probable cause to search Randall Fieck’s home last January. But Fieck’s lawyer has asked another federal judge to overrule that report and quash the search warrant. Kingsford police went to Fieck’s home Jan. [...]

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Wisconsin school district spends $167k on lawyers before dropping $8k dispute

Wisconsin school district spends $167k on lawyers before dropping $8k dispute

Tweet Victor Skinner FREDONIA, Wis. – Taxpayers in Wisconsin’s Northern Ozaukee School District are learning a very expensive lesson about public school spending. Money_Down_The_Toilet 337×244 Residents of the small town of Fredonia recently learned the district has already spent roughly $167,000 in legal fees on an $8,000 lawsuit over a storm water dispute with a school neighbor, who is also a school board member, Fox6 reports. Board member and adjacent property owner Kendall Thistle [...]

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Chemistry teacher arrested after bringing ‘date rape’ drug recipe to school

Chemistry teacher arrested after bringing ‘date rape’ drug recipe to school

Tweet Victor Skinner CONROE, Texas – A  Texas high school chemistry teacher was busted at school for allegedly carrying a backpack with recipes to make date rape drugs. Oak Ridge High School teacher Haivan Bui was arrested at school after deputies searched her apartment and allegedly found recipes to make date rape drugs, as well as marijuana, methamphetamines, prescription medication, and compounds used to make the date rape concoction, KHOU reports. Police contend that [...]

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Defence of Fort M’Henry: The Story of our National Anthem

Defence of Fort M’Henry: The Story of our National Anthem

Today, on the 200th Anniversary of the writing of our National Anthem, I thought it would be interesting to learn about the night Francis Scott Key penned it. ~~~~~ Francis Scott Key was a lawyer from wealthy Maryland family which owned an estate called Terra Rubra. He was born in August of 1779, and at the age of 10, Key was sent to grammar school in Annapolis. He graduated at 17 and began studying [...]

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Florida suspends a controversial exam as debate widens over school testing

Florida suspends a controversial exam as debate widens over school testing

Monday, September 15, 2014 6:06pm After weeks of protests, Florida testing critics claimed a victory Monday: The state suspended one of its tests. Related News/Archive Education Commissioner Pam Stewart ended the Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading, known as the FAIR test, in kindergarten through second grade. In its place, teachers will observe children’s reading abilities in a more informal setting than the online exam, which recently experienced glitches. Stewart announced the change in [...]

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Texas university to hold event on Ronald Reagan, ‘apartheid’s greatest ally’

Texas university to hold event on Ronald Reagan, ‘apartheid’s greatest ally’

Tweet Renee Nal Renee is a creative political junkie and driven prolific writer. Her main objectives are to expose media and academic bias and to contribute to a positive shift in culture; where integrity, honesty and independent thought are held in high regard. DALLAS – The Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University will be co-sponsoring an event this week featuring Dr. Piero Gleijeses, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and anti-racism activist Rozell W. [...]

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Loyola Marymount employees file complaint against California abortion mandate

Loyola Marymount employees file complaint against California abortion mandate

LOS ANGELES – Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) filed a complaint on Friday with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of seven Loyola Marymount University employees who argue that California’s Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has violated federal law by mandating insurance coverage of elective abortions. Loyola Marymount In August, the DMHC mandated that Loyola Marymount and Santa Clara University cover elective abortion as [...]

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Educational Stupidity: DC Schools Declare World Traveling Piano Prodigy ‘Truant’

Educational Stupidity: DC Schools Declare World Traveling Piano Prodigy ‘Truant’

Imagine that you represent an embattled urban school system.  Plagued by decades of failure, waste, and ridicule, you have one saving grace-a young student that is a piano prodigy.  This student travels the world; winning competitions and amazing world wide audiences with her talent.  You might want to publicize that to perhaps enhance your own embattled image. Avery Gagliano is a commanding young pianist who attacks Chopin with the focused diligence of a master [...]

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Parents decide to homeschool straight-A daughter after school labels her a truant

Parents decide to homeschool straight-A daughter after school labels her a truant

WASHINGTON, D.C. – If you needed more proof that bureaucracy induces the sacrifice of common sense to rigid rules, there’s this  forehead-slapping story from the Washington Post ’s Petula Dvorak: Avery Gagliano is a  commanding young pianist  who attacks Chopin with the focused diligence of a master craftsman and the grace of a ballet dancer. The prodigy, who just turned 13, was one of 12 musicians selected from across the globe to play at [...]

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Jennifer Lopez plays student-seducing teacher in upcoming movie

Jennifer Lopez plays student-seducing teacher in upcoming movie

Bob Kellogg Bob Kellogg is a freelance journalist. His work regularly appears on OneNewsNow.com. LOS ANGELES – Hollywood’s been having its headaches coming up with movies that moviegoers want to spend money on this past summer. And now, going into the fall, they’re not helping matters by coming up with a script that exploits the tragic teacher-student sex scandals that are plaguing our culture. ‘ The Boy Next Door ’ involves a recently-divorced Claire [...]

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Community outrage: Principal removes American flags from students’ trucks on 9/11

Community outrage: Principal removes American flags from students’ trucks on 9/11

Flag on truck An overly cautious high school principal said he was only following school policy when he removed American flags from students’ trucks on 9/11. Aaron Fulmer, principal of Woodruff High School in Woodruff, S.C., said that while he appreciates the students’ patriotism and understands why they were flying flags on the anniversary of 9/11, he cannot pick and choose when to enforce the rules, according to GoUpstate.com . Four students arrived at school [...]

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The Fallacy Of Congressional Ethics

The Fallacy Of Congressional Ethics

What is the “Senate Select Committee On Ethics”? Well, simply stated, it is a group of six Senators who advise the other 94 Senators and their staff on whether or not those other 94 Senators, as well as themselves, are acting ethically within their duties as Senators – according to the their own made-up “Senate Rules”. From the Senate Ethics Committee official website we read: “Members, officers, and certain employees of the United States [...]

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Parents slam school’s ‘safe snack’ list

Parents slam school’s ‘safe snack’ list

Tweet Kyle Olson MAPLE GLEN, Pa. – It came as a surprise to many parents that Oreos, Chips Ahoy and fruit rollups are dangerous. The School District of Upper Dublin recently sent a letter to parents, informing them schools would be clamping down on snacks the district deemed unhealthy or otherwise unsafe. That didn’t sit well. The Montgomery News reports several parents attended the school board meeting to criticize the “safe snack” list. Listing [...]

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School district ‘blacklists’ parents, mulls policy allowing principals to bar them from property

School district ‘blacklists’ parents, mulls policy allowing principals to bar them from property

Victor Skinner HENRICO, Va. – A Virginia school board wants to give individual school principals the power to banish parents from school property and to cut off all communications “to ensure the safety of its school buildings and campuses,” NBC reports. A draft policy in front of the Henrico County Public Schools board reads: “A principal may, to the extent practicable and after consultation with their Director, take steps to restrict a person’s ability [...]

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