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Organizer Of Job Fair For Gay MBA Students Seeks To Ban Straight People

Organizer Of Job Fair For Gay MBA Students Seeks To Ban Straight People

The organizer of a yearly conference for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students pursuing MBAs is in a huff because entirely too many straight students are attending the event, which includes a recruitment fair. Matt Kidd, executive director of Reaching Out MBA , has also charged that a few attendees made comments that he says some gay people did not appreciate, reports Campus Reform . For example, in addition to having the temerity to [...]

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New Jersey School District’s Free Laptop Program Crashes And Burns

New Jersey School District’s Free Laptop Program Crashes And Burns

Share An ambitious experiment to provide personal laptops to seventh-, eighth-, and ninth-grade students in Hoboken, N.J., paid for by federal stimulus funds, has gone down in flames, and now administrators are looking for a contractor to destroy the machines. “We had the money to buy them, but maybe not the best implementation,” Hoboken School District superintendent Mark Toback told The Hechinger Report , saying that the program had become “unsustainable.” Using federal stimulus [...]

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Government-Funded Study: Why Is Wikipedia Sexist?

Government-Funded Study: Why Is Wikipedia Sexist?

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending over $200,000 to find out why Wikipedia is sexist. The government has awarded two grants for collaborative research to professors at Yale University and New York University to study what the researchers describe as “systematic gender bias” in the online encyclopedia. “Wikipedia was launched in 2001 and has since become the world’s single most important reference tool and information clearinghouse,” the grant states. “Unlike traditional encyclopedias, which [...]

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About Those Terrific School Grade Improvements for Charter Schools USA

About Those Terrific School Grade Improvements for Charter Schools USA

Charter Schools USA boss Jonathan Hage bragged last month in his blog about some remarkable improvements his schools made in the past year: Every single one of our “D” and “F” schools from 2013 improved to an “A”, “B”, or “C” this year.  This evidence further proves that Charter Schools USA, one of the nation’s leading providers of education management, is making a positive difference in our children’s lives. Hage’s post is clearly intended [...]

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Parents warned about invasive behavioral tests, growing ‘human monitoring service’ in schools

Parents warned about invasive behavioral tests, growing ‘human monitoring service’ in schools

Tweet Restore Oklahoma Public Education Restore Oklahoma Public Education was formed in 2008 as a public education watchdog. Since 2010, ROPE has concentrated on educating parents and legislators about the Common Core State Standards and the loss of student privacy occurring with federally subsidized State Longitudinal Database Systems. OKLAHOMA CITY – I’m warning you, this will be a long post, but every parent should go through it with a fine-toothed comb. First, I want [...]

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SHOCK REPORT: At least 416 teacher-on-student sex assault cases nationally since January

SHOCK REPORT: At least 416 teacher-on-student sex assault cases nationally since January

Tweet Victor Skinner HARRISBURG, Pa. – The problem of educators sexually abusing students has reached epidemic proportions and Texas, Pennsylvania, and California are leading states with the most cases, though experts cited a growing trend coast to coast. epidemic predators in the classroom Nationwide, Houston-based Drive West Communications has tracked “416 (sex abuse) cases just since January,” the group’s chairman, Terry Abbott, told TribLive.com . “It’s an enormous problem all across the country, and [...]

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Common Core pushers: We’ve just been too darned principled!

Common Core pushers: We’ve just been too darned principled!

Tweet Cato Institute The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank – dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. Its scholars and analysts conduct independent, nonpartisan research on a wide range of policy issues. Archive» WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to Politico , supporters of the Common Core have come to a realization: they are losing the public relations war. And what do they [...]

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Mexican Immigration Policy Lowers the Cost of Central American Migration to the US

Mexican Immigration Policy Lowers the Cost of Central American Migration to the US

One persistent American complaint about the Mexican government’s opposition to immigration laws like Arizona’s SB-1070 is that Mexico’s immigration policy is far more restrictive than that of the United States or anything proposed in Arizona. In 2010, Representative Ted Poe (R-TX) articulately pointed out the Mexican government’s blatant hypocrisy. Brutal Mexican immigration laws were not only bad policy for Mexico but exposed an absurd level of hypocrisy. After Representative Poe’s comments, the Mexican government [...]

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SHOCK: Jewish students shown ‘photos of ovens and told to get in’ by classmates in Chicago

SHOCK: Jewish students shown ‘photos of ovens and told to get in’ by classmates in Chicago

Tweet Kyle Olson CHICAGO – A school principal has been reassigned after a series of shocking bullying incidents that targeted Jewish students. DNAinfo Chicago reports Ogden International School of Chicago principal Joshua VanderJagt asked to be reassigned because “challenges” arose after two students – one 14 years old and one 8 years old – suffered repeated threats by classmates. The challenges surrounded allegations from Ogden parent Lisa Wolf Clemente that her 14-year-old and 8-year-old [...]

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Ohio State Psychology Class Quiz Tells Students Atheists Are Smarter Than Christians

Ohio State Psychology Class Quiz Tells Students Atheists Are Smarter Than Christians

Education Share Creative Commons/Bible Illustrations by Sweet Media, Getty Images Here’s an actual, for-credit homework quiz in an undergraduate class called Psychology 1100 at Ohio State University: Theo has an IQ of 100 and Aine has an IQ of 125. Which of the following statements would you expect to be true? •  Aine is an atheist, while Theo is a Christian. •Aine earns less money than Theo. •  Theo is more liberal than Aine. [...]

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New website exposes sky-high public school salaries, including dozens of six-figure custodians

New website exposes sky-high public school salaries, including dozens of six-figure custodians

Tweet Victor Skinner LOS ANGELES – California school employees are squirming to justify their top-dollar salaries to the public after a government watchdog group recently launched an online database with the eye-opening compensation records of over a half-million employees. “The public votes on tax measures, bond measures without complete knowledge about how the money is being spent,” Ed Ring, executive director of the California Policy Center, told the LA Times . “Taxpayers are paying [...]

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Florida Law Firm Requests More Cash From Indiana for Florida-Based Charter Schools USA

Florida Law Firm Requests More Cash From Indiana for Florida-Based Charter Schools USA

Charter Schools USA executive Sherry Hage boasted last month  about “opening schools in areas of highest need,” but all isn’t going so well in three Indiana schools she and her husband took over in 2012. From reporters Eric Weddle and Scott Elliott in the Indianapolis Star : The four takeover schools in Indianapolis lost huge numbers of students — between 35 and 60 percent at each school — between the start of classes in [...]

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Andy Gardiner’s Demogoguery Misleads Floridians on FEA Lawsuit

Andy Gardiner’s Demogoguery Misleads Floridians on FEA Lawsuit

The incoming president of the Florida Senate cannot be trusted on education policy. Not if he’s going to deliberately mislead Floridians while  misrepresenting the position of the state’s teachers. Senator Andy Gardiner (R-Orlando) writes in the Tampa Tribune that “union bosses, union politics or union lawyers, ” filed a lawsuit earlier this month to block families of students with disabilities from receiving Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts. I am a father who personally understands the unique [...]

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John McCain’s New Pro-Invasion Bill Spends $100 MILLION, Does Nothing More than Make it a Federal Crime to Block DHS Buses, Opens Up Processing Centers in Foreign Nations and Provides Refugee Status for Illegal Aliens

John McCain’s New Pro-Invasion Bill Spends $100 MILLION, Does Nothing More than Make it a Federal Crime to Block DHS Buses, Opens Up Processing Centers in Foreign Nations and Provides Refugee Status for Illegal Aliens

The level of U.S. government involvement in the invasion plaguing the Republic is staggering. Once we scratch beyond the mainstream media’s shallow surface we find layers upon layers of treason. And even with the layers of treason and direct fault at the foot of the government, Congress does absolutely nothing to address it or represent the will of the people. Unfortunately, thanks to John McCain and Jeff Flake, it’s all about to get much [...]

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