We should always be leery of laws passed “for our own good,” as if the state knows better. The history of compulsory schooling statutes is rife with paternalism, triggered by anti-immigrant sentiments in the mid-nineteenth century and fueled by a … Continue reading Compulsory Schooling Laws: What if We Didn’t Have Them?
A mother’s lawsuit against a Minnesota school system for secretly helping her 15-year-old son “transition” to “female” was dismissed by a federal judge. Anmarie Calgaro of Iron Junction discovered all too late last November that her son’s school was secretly giving him female hormone treatments with funding from the government. She sued the school district, the county health board, and a local health care entity for violating her rights as a parent. But the school countered that the boy was “emancipated” from his mother because he had been living on his own, and was therefore legally able to make his … Continue reading Mom Loses Lawsuit Against School That Secretly Gave Her Son ‘Transgender’ Treatment
(NaturalNews) As infrastructure in America’s oldest cities approaches the century mark in many cases, it is becoming more apparent than ever that a national revitalization plan is needed to address what are evolving – and worsening – health issues … Continue reading NY Schools Found Dangerously High Levels of Lead in Their Drinking Water
Will this be the most chaotic election day in modern American history? All across the nation, schools are being closed on election day due to safety fears.
A Florida high school is backtracking its decision to deny a boy the chance to run for homecoming queen because of his gender.
© Mario Anzuoni / Reuters The Los Angeles Unified School District closed all schools after a bomb threat was called in to a school board member, the LA Police Department has confirmed. The LAUSD is the nation’s second largest, with 640,000 students in over 1,000 schools. The threat was made to “students at school,” LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines said at a press conference Tuesday morning. ‘It was a message,” he said refusing to elaborate while the investigation is underway. By RT NEWS Full report at RT NEWS Continue reading Los Angeles Schools Closed Over Terror Threat
Parents outraged after student penalized for correctly answering math questions A Common Core math assignment posted online last week is causing outrage among parents who say their child was penalized for correctly answering a question. Imgur / Cloakenn A photo of the math quiz, uploaded to Imgur, shows how an unknown third-grade student received negative marks after allegedly failing to properly articulate how he correctly solved the question 5×3. “The first question asks the student to use repeated addition to solve the question 5×3. The student answers 5+5+5=15, but is marked incorrect,” notes theDaily Mail. “Instead, the teacher writes that the … Continue reading 5+5+5=15 is Wrong, According to Common Core
Students and parents need to know their rights to privacy in sex-specific showers and changing areas and the rights of the school district to maintain policies keeping opposite sex students, including transgender students, out of those areas. (Flickr/Creative Commons) Attorneys from the Thomas More Society and Alliance Defending Freedom have sent a letter to the School Board and Superintendent Daniel Cates of School District 211, articulating the rights of students and parents to privacy in sex-specific showers and changing areas and the rights of the school district to maintain policies keeping opposite sex students, including transgender students, out of those … Continue reading Obama Now Officially Forcing Girls to Share Showers With Boys
Veterans group fears high schools across the country to follow suit Image Credits: c7f.navy.mil. A school in Iowa is banning a time-honored tradition memorializing veterans who served the country with their lives. Administrators at Belle Plaine High School in Belle Plaine say the facility will no longer hold their annual Veteran’s Day assembly on school grounds, claiming the event’s traditional 21 gun salute “promotes gun violence,” according to NBC affiliate KWWL. Veterans and residents of the small town were understandably upset following the announcement, “as veterans firing blank rifles at the school assembly has been a fun and safe tradition for as … Continue reading SCHOOL BANS 21 GUN SALUTE HONORING VETERANS CLAIMING IT ‘PROMOTES GUN VIOLENCE’
Lawmakers and the Obama administration are plotting to unconstitutionally commandeer local schools and turn them into “full-service community schools” — government centers that will usurp vast new responsibilities over children that have traditionally been handled by parents and families. Under … Continue reading Obama’s “Community Schools” Aim to Replace Parents
“It’s a secure way to ensure a student’s identity when paying for a school meal…” Want a school lunch? Get your palm scanned. That’s the new policy being implemented at elementary schools in Muscogee County, Georgia for the 2015-16 school … Continue reading GA SCHOOL DISTRICT INSTALLS PALM SCANNERS FOR LUNCH PROGRAM
As the tyranny in this country keeps expanding in an exponential manner, the Independent Media is at the forefront of reporting these events, particularly as the relate to Jade Helm and the conversion of existing structures into potential FEMA camps. … Continue reading The Conversion of Schools to FEMA Camps
(NaturalNews) Several dozen young students at a private school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, were exposed to sexually explicit materials and “toys” recently after their teacher decided to take them on a special “field trip” to a local sex shop. A clear … Continue reading Parents furious over socialist-style ‘democratic’ school taking 11-year-old children to sex shop
A number of students at San Antonio’s McCollum High School were charged with inciting a riot for their involvement in a food fight that took place at the school this Thursday just after noon. “It was a rowdy food fight. … Continue reading SCHOOL CHILDREN ARRESTED AND CRIMINALLY CHARGED FOR INCITING A RIOT — FOR A FOOD FIGHT
The science is clear these days: An unborn child is just that, an unborn child, not “tissue” as the abortion industry has insisted, activists say. And when it comes to protecting that life, there’s a younger generation that understands what … Continue reading PRO-LIFE STUDENTS WIN BATTLE TO FORM CLUB
Adam Stinnett’s high-and-tight haircut. (Fox) Adam Stinnett looks up to his older stepbrother—a soldier in the U.S. Army. So when it came time to get a haircut, the 7-year-old told his mother he wanted a basic military-style cut. And that’s … Continue reading School That Was Named After War Hero Forces Child to Shave Off Military-Style Haircut
Adam Stinnett’s high-and-tight haircut. (Fox) Adam Stinnett looks up to his older stepbrother—a soldier in the U.S. Army. So when it came time to get a haircut, the 7-year-old told his mother he wanted a basic military-style cut. And that’s exactly what he got—high and tight—just like his stepbrother. Adam got his haircut on March 8. On March 9, his mother got a letter from the principal of Bobby Ray Memorial Elementary School in McMinnville, Tennessee. It seems they were not all that thrilled with the second-grader’s new hairdo. The principal told Amy Stinnett that her son’s haircut was distracting—and … Continue reading School That Was Named After War Hero Forces Child to Shave Off Military-Style Haircut
Children as young as eleven are to be given lessons in school on pornography and on what constitutes rape. The classes will be introduced into English schools following the Easter holidays, amidst concerns that teenagers are being pressurised into having sex … Continue reading 11-Year-Old Children to be Taught How to Consent to Sex Under Guise of Rape Prevention
Atheist provacateur blames religion for most of world’s problems In Hudsonville, Michigan, an RV belonging to a Bible study ministry has been evicted from school grounds after complaints from concerned parents. Bible Club Ministries International-Western Michigan, which has provided Bible … Continue reading LOCAL SCHOOLS EVICT BIBLE STUDY FROM GROUNDS
It is not against the U.S. Constitution to say, “God Bless America.” (Elvert Barnes/Flickr) A Florida high school that last week told a student to stop adding the phrase “God bless America” when reading scripted morning announcements, announced on Tuesday his use … Continue reading Atheists Lose Again, ‘God Bless America’ Not Unconstitutional After All