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Transgender bathroom posters spark outrage

Transgender bathroom posters spark outrage

An LGBT university student group in England is hanging fliers in campus bathrooms telling students you shouldn’t worry if you see someone of the opposite sex entering the restroom because “they know better than you.” “If you’re in a public bathroom and you think a stranger’s gender does not match the sign on the door, follow these steps: 1. Don’t worry about it, they know better than you,” reads the sign. The University of […]

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Prof. claims racism inherently his fault, apologizes for being white, middle-class, heterosexual man

Prof. claims racism inherently his fault, apologizes for being white, middle-class, heterosexual man

A professor at DePauw University apologized for being a white, middle-class, heterosexual man, claiming his silence had made issues of race and inclusiveness his “fault.” The university hosted an event to discuss the issues where participants stood in solidarity for victims of microaggressions. The university is considering canceling classes and devoting a day to discuss inclusion on campus. A professor at DePauw University (DU) apologized to students for being a white, middle-class, heterosexual man, […]

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School Daze – 21st Century America

School Daze – 21st Century America

“Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.”   Matthew 7:6 by Gary Spina | Independent Sentinel The liberal academics and the socialist politicians, Control the minds of America’s youth by destroying old traditions. By arrogating the standards […]

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Fifty Shades of the Common Core: how much porn is too much for high schoolers?

Fifty Shades of the Common Core: how much porn is too much for high schoolers?

Dreaming in Cuban pages. Photo: Eagnews.org The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a project that attempts to standardize various K-12 curricula around the country. By design, American students subject to the Common Core will experience a reading regime that focuses heavily on nonfiction. There will be a slice of fiction here and there, though. One such slice for sophomores at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, Ariz. is an utterly minor 1992 novel […]

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Common Core’s days look numbered

Common Core’s days look numbered

Frank Daniels III 1466 CONNECT 28 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN 14 COMMENTEMAILMORE After more than four years of preparation and millions of dollars spent to train thousands of Tennessee’s teachers, it seems likely that the Common Core standards are headed for the trash bin, or perhaps the recycle bin. Beginning with an agreement to delay implementation of Common Core-aligned testing during the last legislative session, Gov. Bill Haslam has been fighting to salvage the state’s […]

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Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee

641 CONNECT 5 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Republican state senators filed legislation Monday to repeal the state’s Common Core standards even though Gov. Bill Haslam has called for a public review of the higher benchmarks in English and math. The proposal would set up a Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education new standards to be used in the state’s K-12 public schools. […]

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Math Teacher Pulls Knife On Students Who Talked During Pop Quiz

Math Teacher Pulls Knife On Students Who Talked During Pop Quiz

KRQE screenshot A middle school math teacher in New Mexico waved a big, sharp knife at two students who were talking too much during a pop quiz, police say. The incident happened on Friday at Bernalillo Middle School in Bernalillo, a small suburb maybe 20 miles north of Albuquerque, area affiliate KOB-TV reports . The teacher, Benjamin Nagurski, had the knife out in the middle school classroom because he was digging staples out of […]

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Kentucky bill would effectively nullify Common Core

Kentucky bill would effectively nullify Common Core

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A bill introduced in the Kentucky state house would ban the state from continuing its participation in the Common Core educational standards and penalize districts that continue them. House Bill 33 ( HB33 ), originally prefiled by State Rep. Thomas Kerr (R-Taylor Mill), would represent a sharp turnaround for Kentucky should it pass into law. In 2010, the state was the first in the country to adopt the Core. And Gov. Steve Beshear decided […]

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Who Could Have Predicted A Huge Spike In Violence At Reform School Once 40 Illegal Alien Kids Arrived?

Who Could Have Predicted A Huge Spike In Violence At Reform School Once 40 Illegal Alien Kids Arrived?

Arizona immigration Getty Images/Scott Olson Since October 2013, well over 50,000 “unaccompanied children” from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have crossed America’s porous southern border. The Obama administration has chosen to set aside normal immigration practices and allow de facto temporary amnesty for this wave of young illegal immigrants. Additionally, federal policy has purposefully aimed at dispersing the kids all around the country. One dumping ground for a group of some 40 young illegal […]

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Chinese American Mom ~ Common Core in U.S. same as Communist Core in China

Chinese American Mom ~ Common Core in U.S. same as Communist Core in China

. Mother of 3 Lily Williams comes to America for freedom and gets more communism under Common Core. Now she’s asking “What happened to America” It takes her about three minutes for her to explain– and gut Common Core.. . . It’s the perfect platform for political indoctrination, and erase American exceptionalism from history. It’s […]

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Is Common Core Ruining Gym Class?

Is Common Core Ruining Gym Class?

No kids, we aren’t playing speedball today. We are sitting down and working out our minds . Photo by kali9/Thinkstock No kids, we aren’t playing speedball today. We are sitting down and working out our minds. When Judy Schmid, a gym teacher at Jacobsville Elementary School in Pasadena, Md., teaches her students how to bowl, she has them score games manually, even though most modern bowling alleys have automatic scoring. Kids count fallen pins, […]

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Texas Group Compiles 469 Pages of Factual Errors, Omissions and Biases in 32 History Textbooks

Texas Group Compiles 469 Pages of Factual Errors, Omissions and Biases in 32 History Textbooks

EAGnews.org exclusive: In Texas, average citizens have taken matters into their own hands to counter the adoption of high school and middle school Social Studies textbooks that contain false information or promote an agenda. “This has never been done by any group in America,” says Donna Garner at Educationviews.org . “Without getting paid a penny, average citizens formed Truth in Texas Textbooks (TTT); and they have completed ‘the largest and most extensive textbook review […]

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Mom outraged at son’s HS propaganda: ‘Most Muslims faith is stronger’ than Christians?

Mom outraged at son’s HS propaganda: ‘Most Muslims faith is stronger’ than Christians?

A North Carolina woman is outraged at a work assignment her son brought home from school that appeared to show the public high school is teaching that Muslims have stronger faith in their religion than Christians. According to WJZY-TV , the woman in Union County, N.C., contacted the station with a homework assignment that included fill in the blank sentences in which the correct answer appears to show students are being indoctrinated. Here is […]

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Parent Power Returns In Los Angeles

Parent Power Returns In Los Angeles

Georgia charter schools. Photo – georgiatipsheet.com The new superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District has announced an abrupt reversal of a policy limiting parents’ ability to fix underperforming schools. Since 2010, California’s public schools have been subject to a so-called “parent trigger” law. The law allows the parents of children attending schools that have repeatedly demonstrated low performance to band together and take over the schools’ managment. Parents taking such an action […]

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