Is there a suicide prevention hot-line for teacher unions? There oughta be. “A half-century ago, teachers unions had a place in the American public. Now they have forgotten their place … going from protectors … to enablers of greed and malfeasance.” Half of America now sees teacher unions in a negative light. And the unions … Continue reading The Teacher Union War On Parents
"Here’s something you don’t see every day: A bunch of teachers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have decided to protest ... by withholding students’ grades" Yup. They're mad. At a statue. "Silent Sam" ... a long ago alumni-gift from Civil War veterans ... was set to be moved indoors ... out of sight of … Continue reading How To Ruin A College
Homeschoolers ... you're next. The feds have captured the public schools ... and now they wanna make sure you can never escape. Orwell yourself and come to terms with what awaits your children on the horizon of government controlled education. Huxley yourself into the world of tomorrow when they will be plugged into lifetime situations based … Continue reading Education’s Armageddon: Homeschooling
"There is a widely held belief ... that if we start teaching children to read, write, and spell in preschool and kindergarten that they will be ahead of the game ... that pushing our kids to start early will make them better and give them the edge. But it doesn’t work that way, in fact it … Continue reading Education’s Learned Idiots
Common Core just won’t die. It’s alive, alright. Maybe under an alias, but it’s the same old poison … spawning troubling stuff. Half-time band-shows that disrespect law enforcement. Kindergarten teachers hosting “Transition” ceremonies … for a five-year-old boy who fancies himself a girl. How about Black Lives Matter curriculum guides? Hijab days? Sanctuary elementary schools? Co-ed bathrooms? Or fifth graders … Continue reading Common Core: The Zombie Reform
All that's left of Columbus Day is a sale on runny ricotta ... and some crappy cannolis. As far as I can figure, somebody put dead Christopher Columbus on trial … sent his bones to prison ... where he was strung up by righteous liberals. So this is a sort of ghost holiday. It's here ... … Continue reading GOOD-BYE, COLUMBUS
A Tale of Two Schools "I'll be returning to the highest poverty school in Spokane in less than a week. Highest Homeless. Highest Refugee. Highest ESL. Please. Please. Grit is not the answer. Please, let these children experience art, music, movement, projects, building, exploration, curiosity, fun ... DAILY ... Not push push push ... Not … Continue reading The Kids in the Cheap Seats
Check your child for neck bolts … the educational Frankensteins are at it again. Forget geography, language arts, and math … schools are now all about feelings. And emotions. And attitudes. It’s the hot-rage in education … the creepy premise that schools can instill acceptable human emotions and reactions in your child because … I … Continue reading The Lost Schools
Childhood is taking a beating … pounded by ill-intentioned adults who seem in a special hurry to disease it with a certain regimentation. Quick to poison any spontaneity or innocence … and slam kids into adulthood before their own childhood is barely underway. What the heck are we doing? The last decade has seen furious … Continue reading Who Killed Mister Rogers?
Anne LaValle, New York's most relentless Anti-Common Core mother, reminds us of an unpleasant anniversary. Five years ago, every 8th grader in New York State was required to write an essay validating this statement: "A structured work day of 8 hours of work, 8 hours of rest and 8 hours of recreation is best not only … Continue reading Yes! It’s THAT Bad!