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Tag: "Public School"

Freedom of Religion for ALL or NONE!

Freedom of Religion for ALL or NONE!

I recently read a story about a public school that took students on a field trip to a mosque. At first I was outraged, as were many of my fellow conservatives. How dare they spend my tax money to go to such a place of hate and an enemy to Americans, those jihadist-loving Muslims. To […]

Progressive Hypocrisy to Make You Sick

To say that there are items that present in the news each day that make me roll my eyes would be to under-state the fact in a dramatic way. But every now and again — and it is beginning to happen with more frequency, much to the detriment of the forces lending themselves to common […]

School Rocked by Sex Abuse Scandal Closes as Third Teacher Implicated

A third teacher has been implicated in the sex scandal that just keeps on going at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles County.  Two teachers have already been arrested on charges of lewd conduct with children.  Mark Berdnt is accused of 23 lewd acts on minors, including blindfolding his students and feeding them his own […]

Intentional Ignorance – Why the Public Schools Must Die, Part 1

I just read this sentence in a “Study Guide” for taking the public school certification test in middle school Social Studies, “The Constitution DEMANDS UNQUESTIONED respect and SUBSERVIENCE to the federal government by all states and citizens.” (emphasis mine). WHAT??!! Unquestioned? Subservient? We have a built-in questioning system by way of a national voting procedure […]

Tonight on the Dark Side w/Kira Davis

Tonight, December 4th 2011 Will this be the last night we ever devote to Herman Cain? Does America have Cain Fatigue? Where will Cain’s votes go? Will this cursed, wretched, rot-gut process we call election season ever come to an end?  Also, your feel-good public school stories just in time for Christmas and I’ll make […]

California State University 9% Tuition Increase Meets Reverse Action From California For-Profit University

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tuition at public and private universities across the nation has been increasing steadily over recent years as marked by the November 16thapproval by the California State University Trustees of a 9% tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year – the ninth increase in nine years.   The increase set off raucous student protests, however, the […]

What’s In A Name?

  Education is on the list of topics to cover by every politician hitting the campaign trail. It’s one of those topics we hear more ideas and theories about than actual solutions that are effective. Some say we need to coddle the students, others believe all students should attend a boot camp style school, and […]

Governor Scott Signs Legislation to Strengthen, Expand Charter and Virtual Schools

Orlando, Fla. – Keeping his promise to make Florida the state with the best-educated workforce, Governor Rick Scott today visited Hope Charter School in Ocoee to highlight education reforms that expand and strengthen charter and virtual schools and increase scholarship opportunities that empower parents to choose schools best suited to student needs. Later today, Governor […]

Chris Christie: None of Your Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tells a constituent that it’s “none of your business” when she asks why he sends his kids to private school. Gov. Chrisitie nails the voter in a 3 point argument: Christie pays property taxes for a system he doesn’t even use Gov. Christie and his wife pay $38,000 annually in […]

Charter Schools: A First Impression

For the first four years of his schooling, my son has been in a traditional public schools. At first, we had considered private schools. We visited several and even applied to one, but we also took the time to interview the principal and tour the school. Initial Experience With Traditional Public Schools The principal during […]

Motor-City Madness-Half of Detroit’s Adults are Illiterate

A recent study by the National Institute for Literacy says that nearly half (47%) of adults living in Detroit, Michigan lack the reading, writing, speaking and computational skills to function in everyday life situations. They are considered illiterate. They can’t fill out basic forms for things like job applications, welfare paperwork, driver’s licenses, etc. Also noted […]

Taxpayers are paying People Millions to Teach Stupidity

I have absolutely come to believe that I live in a nation where millions of American citizens must be voluntarily taking stupid pills. There can be no other explanation for the allowance of all the stupid ideas and idiotic practices that are being tolerated or, worse yet, accepted by many American taxpayers. From this country’s […]

Nuggets of Freedom

Last week, I asked my friend’s children “What do you think freedom means?” Her four-year old answered “It means eating chicken nuggets.” While her big brother found this answer hilarious, she is actually not that far off. Everywhere we look, the government is trying to tell parents what they may and may not feed their […]

U.S.D.A. Bans Wake County From Using School Lunch Data for ‘Diversity Busing’

The controversial policy of using socio-economic information to place students into schools in North Carolina ran into a brick wall last week when the U.S.D.A. blocked Wake County from using its data. Department of Agriculture officials had informed Wake Country School District that it can not use confidential and private information from school lunch programs […]

Having Kids Learn Math and Reading in School “Wildly Unrealistic”

The Associated Press released an alarming statistic today. The number of schools labeled as “failing” under the  No Child Left Behind Act could skyrocket dramatically this year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. The Department of Education estimates the percentage of schools not meeting yearly targets for their students’ proficiency in in math and reading […]