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I Learned More about Slavery from Fiction than Public Education

Before I began my summer course on Shakespeare, I was (per usual) reading multiple books at once. On my Kindle was Octavia Butler’s Kindred. On audiobook was Toni Morrison’s Beloved. This was not on purpose. I had heard wonderful things...
by Book Riot on Jul 30, 2015

La educación pública en Florida y en Miami acosada por políticos, cabilderos y mercaderes

  Edmundo García /La Tarde Se Mueve El pasado lunes 27 de abril dediqué parte del programa La Tarde se Mueve a comentar una noticia que como dije en ese momento me daba tristeza; además de que, por supuesto, me molestó bastante. Dicha noticia fu...
by Miradas Encontradas on May 5, 2015

Texas Student Suspended for Lord of the Rings ‘Terroristic Threat’

Last week The New York Daily News reported that a nine-year-old public school student in Kermit, Texas was suspended for making a “terroristic threat.”1 Now I know what you’re thinking and you’re right. Despite the fact that it is technically...
by Book Riot on Feb 4, 2015

Op/Ed: Michigan has No Legal Obligation to Provide a Quality Public Education, So Says the State Appellate Court

Photo Credit - Stale.com As the State of Public Education continues to decline in Michigan for the enrichment of Wall Street associated K-12 education companies and investors, the efforts gained by... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now to read more of...

Helen Keller Succeeded Despite Not Having a 'Village' - Will Your Kid Succeed?

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…   www.PoorManSurvival.com   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources “In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it...
by Urban Survival Resources on Oct 1, 2014

A Summary of Jeremy Scott Killian's, "The Trouble With Homeschooling" part 2. My Response

Last week I outlined an article written by my friend Dr. Jeremy Scott Killian about Homeschooling. As I mentioned before, it is a clearly outlined, logically written article. Though that be the case, however, I still cannot bring myself to subscribin...
by Clio's Lessons on Jul 11, 2014

A Summary of Jeremy Scott Killian's, "The Trouble with Homeschooling" part 1.

Jeremy Scott Killian is an intelligent person. Anyone can see that from his work. He argues in a clear, coherent manner about a number of topics. According to the American education establishment he’s well qualified to do so, as he has an earned Ph...
by Clio's Lessons on Jun 27, 2014

Collectivism Rears Its Ugly Head - Honors Night Cancelled in Rhode Island School

A middle school in East Greenwich, Rhode Island has cancelled the time honored tradition of "Honors Night".  It might hurt the feelings of some:“members of the school community have long expressed concerns related to the exclusive nature of Ho...
by just a conservative girl on May 20, 2014

The Dumbing Down of The Black Community Continues

I came across an article today on our very sad public education system in our country.  What is the most bothersome about the article is how little respect for the black community this administration seems to have.  I think I have...
by just a conservative girl on May 9, 2014

Better Not Read the Bible During "Read to Yourself Time" in Second Grade

A second grader is alleging that her teacher took away her bible during the classroom "read to yourself time".  After all why would you want a child reading something as dangerous as a bible?  She may learn a few things about values.  ...
by just a conservative girl on Apr 24, 2014

Kindergartner Told Not To Pray in Lunchroom Because it is "Not Good"

These parents are considering homeschooling.  My wife and I were shocked when our 5-year-old daughter began to tell us that someone on staff at her school saw her praying – told her to stop – and said “it is not good”. This is Kindergart...
by just a conservative girl on Mar 28, 2014

Charter Schools in Wealthy Urban Areas

Public funding for charter schools in wealthy urban areas is a continuing budget issue in large city school districts. At Success Academy Union Square, a […]...
by How To Learn on Mar 25, 2014

Parent's Night for Blacks Only - Apparently White Parents Don't Have Questions or Concerns About Their Child's Education

This happened in Portland, Oregon Do these idiots not realize how racist this is?  I guess not.  H/T KXL ...
by just a conservative girl on Mar 15, 2014

The Godfather at Uintah Elementary Takes Kids Lunch and Throws it Away

Is this the Uintah Elem Kitchen Manager  asking for a favor from the Nutrition Manager? The Tribune today had a shocking article on Uintah Elementary and their bizarre decision to give kids school lunch and then take it away and throw it in the tr...
by From Where I Sit in the World on Jan 30, 2014

Is the Sun Rising in the East?

By Patrick J. Buchanan The scores are in from the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment, which, every three years, tests 15-year-olds from the world’s most advanced countries. For the United States, the report card is dismal. The U.S. r...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Dec 6, 2013

Army Public Education Institutions Jobs

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Why I Believe in Gifted Education in Public Schools

It is a basic tenet of education that EVERY child has the right to experience growth ultimately leading to the attainment of their own full potential.Removing gifted education from the public realm promotes elitism … only the wealthy can afford pri...
by Gifted Parenting Support on Sep 8, 2013

Only Bad People Want a Good Education for their Children

So says Allison Benedikt of Slate Magazine.   Seriously, she said that.This article had me laughing out loud.  Of course I was laughing in a way that is really just to cover my utter shock, disbelief, and total dismay.I am not an educa...
by just a conservative girl on Aug 29, 2013

Detriot Leaders Speak and Place Blame

An acquaintance of mine works on Capitol Hill for a congresswoman.  Today she met with some leaders of Detroit to discuss the upcoming bankruptcy of the city.  This is especially personal to her since she grew up there.  Here is a snap...
by just a conservative girl on Jul 24, 2013

ERB Weekly Digest – July 15, 2013 – Public Education, MORE

    TODAY ONLY! Two excellent Kindle ebooks on sale: JESUS FOR PRESIDENT by Shane Claiborne and Chris Haw – $2.99 http://amzn.to/Jesus4Prez AT THE STILL POINT: A Literary Guide to Prayer in Ordinary Time, Compiled by Sarah Arthur R...
by The Englewood Review of Books on Jul 15, 2013


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