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Ben Carson Attacks the New AP History Curriculum!

Ben Carson

Ben Carson gave a great speech decrying the AP History curriculum, going so far as to say it would make kids “sign up for ISIS.”   “I think most people, when they finish that course, they’d be ready to go

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Sandy Hook Commission: Homeschoolers to Blame for School Shooting


The Sandy Hook Commission (full name: Sandy Hook Advisory Commission) concluded that the real culprits in the Sandy Hook mass murder are homeschoolers. All because Adam Lanza was, for a very brief period, educated at home by his mother. For

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School Choice Programs Survive Despite Challenges from Teachers’ Unions


Have you ever heard of an education savings account? Arizona enacted a law to establish this helpful program and now other states are starting to follow their example. So what is the account? According to the Friedman Foundation: “Under Arizona’s

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More School Teachers Carrying Concealed Weapons to School

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Did you know that in the 10 years Utah has had laws permissive of teachers carrying concealed guns on school campuses, there hasn’t been even one fatal K–12 school shooting in the whole state? Apparently, even a resident can carry

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Guess What? The Public Supports School Prayer

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Prayer and other forms of religious expression in public schools continue to have broad public support,according to a new survey released by Gallup. A solid majority of adults, 61 percent, favor allowing daily prayer in the classroom, while 37 percent

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Colorado Students Stage Walk Out to Protest Conservative School Board - Liberals Applaud

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For the third straight day students at some schools in Jefferson County, Colo., have walked out of class in protest of curriculum changes suggested by the new conservative majority on the school board. The protests have been building steam since

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Denver Students Protesting Curriculum Change Which Would Teach American Patriotism


Jefferson County, Colorado encompasses the western half the Denver metropolitan area and has a population of just over 500,000. Like many larger cities, the population of Denver and Jefferson County has become liberal in a number of areas including education.

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There are People Actually Defending the Common Core Math Program!


Common Core has come under attack. Critics say the standards enlarge federal control of education — and do a lousy job teaching math. Those attacks, however, rely on gross distortions and misunderstandings, say defenders of the standards. Joseph Almeida has

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Dallas Schools Ban Books During Banned Books Week


A school district in the Dallas metropolitan area is taking flak after removing seven different books from the district’s reading list, from which assigned readings in the district are drawn. The Highland Park Independent School District, which covers a wealthy

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Special Needs Girl Raped after Being Used as Bait to Catch Sexual Predator

Sparkman Middle School

Imagine being the parent of a 14 year old special needs daughter and you find out that your daughter was raped at school after being convinced to act as bait to catch a sexual predator. Then what would you do

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8th Grader Suspended for Sharing his Lunch

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Government schools sure have an odd way of teaching kids. Last year, Mark Horne wrote about an incident in Florida where a 15-year-old student on a school bus was able to wrestle a .22 revolver away from a student who

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‘Virginity Rocks’ T-shirt Too Controversial for School

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Today’s public schools subjectively pick and choose what they believe to be too controversial and what is acceptable. For instance, schools allowed t-shirts promoting Barack Obama and other Democrats while telling some students to take off their Romney/Ryan t-shirts. Students

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