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Tutoring Program For Colored Only? School Changes Mind.

Ouch. This doesn’t help race relations. A Colorado school wanted to offer a bridge program to students who needed academic assistance. But when they sent out advertisements to families the program was listed as only open to minority children. A point which was reiterated by the principal. However, following backlash from parents and the media, the district changed it mind ...

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Speaking Truth in front of POTUS. Dr. Benjamin Carson: Poverty Can Be Only Temporary

This year’s keynote speaker for the National Prayer Breakfast was Dr. Benjamin Carson, a world renowned Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins. Some will recall the movie ‘Gifted Hands’ which was the story about Dr. Carson. As a time when so many believe there is no way out of poverty his speeches provide insight and inspiration. Using his own personal upbringing ...

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Texas Senators blast pro-socialist teaching curriculum

An electronic system used by more than 70 percent of school districts in Texas has recently come under attack by the state’s Senate Education Committee for promoting socialism and criticizing American values. The curriculum management system known as CSCOPE is used by teachers in 875 districts to manage their lesson plans while allowing them to customize material for their own ...

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Post Crisis: Overreaction at Schools

The government, in particular our public schools, sometimes seems to lose common sense especially following a crisis. Everyone agrees that we must do as much as possible to stem the gun violence, especially in schools. But what happened to talking to the children and explaining the dangers of weapons in school? Shouldn’t a well educated teacher be able to tell ...

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He Said She Said with Demetrius & Stacy

When: Wed, Jan 30, 10PM EST/7PM Pacific Where: Listen live here: He Said She Said with Demetrius  What: Have you ever wondered what Black Conservatives think about the political issues of today? Well wonder no more, “He Said, She Said” with Demetrius and Stacy. brings you an inner peek into the mind of the conservative: bold, full strength, and unfiltered. Tonight: Special guest: ...

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Expanding Opportunity Through School Choice

Generation Opportunity is a proud partner of National School Choice Week Washington, DC – (1/28/13) – Generation Opportunity, the nation’s leading youth advocacy group for 18-29 year olds, is joining National School Choice Week as a proud partner. Beginning January 27th, National School Choice Week will be marked by a series of events and activities across the country focused on ...

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A Walk For The President

Capitol Washington DC

“The president has said a lot of things that made me think.” Me too. A remarkably telling video by Stoplight with Stuart Shepard. Many of us know this second nature by virtue of our upbringings. How easily the next generation of Americans can be brainwashed to forget. Don’t allow your up & comings to be counted among them: A Walk ...

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Why Miss California’s Seemingly Ignorant “Euthanasia, That’s a Vaccine Right?” Is Technically Correct

      Many Americans who watch the Miss America Pageant no doubt wonder if intelligence is still a qualification for young women entering beauty pageants. It appears as long as beauty queens are left-winged and give the desired politically correct answers leftist judges demand, beauty overcomes inglorious stupidity. I’m speaking of the the latest Miss America Pageant and the ...

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Chicago Teachers Union President: ‘Off With Their Heads!’

Oh, the tolerance that oozes from the hypocritical leftists! Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis giving the keynote speech at the Illinois Labor History Society’s 2012 Union Hall of Honor, where she talks about the 19th Century Union leaders being “ready to kill” those who opposed the unions in that day. When someone claps, she seems to get a bit ...

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A Time To Mourn – Even During Christmas

All Christmas’ are joyous. Gods gift to man, celebrated. Not just a baby in a manger… But Good Will. A hand of good will from a Good God, extended toward needy man in the most sacrificial expression this earth will ever know. Love made tangible. A quiet miracle birthed in an obscure place, yet celebrated even so, with angelic fanfare ...

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Mayan Doomsday Talk Sparks Fear; Schools Close

Yes, you read that right. The doomsday predictions of that some are reading into the Mayan calendar have sparked discussion, jokes, and in some cases fear. One situation where the fear and rumors reached a crescendo was in that bastion of knowledge, the public school system. Citing the significant disruption to the teaching and learning process Lapeer Superintendent Matt Wandrie ...

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MI Schools Close as Teachers Call-In Sick to Protest

Michigan teachers are calling in sick Tuesday as part of a massive protest effort against the state’s new Right to Work legislation that has just passed in the financially struggling state. At least two school districts are closed Tuesday after discovering more than half their teachers will not be working. The bill would allow workers at union-represented employers to not ...

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CA Teacher’s Union Creates Controversial Video

From the California Federation of Teachers Union Website: Tax the rich: An animated fairy tale, is narrated by Ed Asner, with animation by award-winning artist Mike Konopacki, and written and directed by Fred Glass for the California Federation of Teachers.  The 8 minute video shows how we arrived at this moment of poorly funded public services and widening economic inequality. ...

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