Why have “Meatless Mondays” in schools? To reduce the threat of dreaded cow farts

By Jason on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 in Commentary, Indoctrination No Comments

By Kyle Olson EAGnews.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – Beef producers recently cried foul when the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced to its employees that it would be imposing a “Meatless Mondays” program in the department’s cafeterias.  In an employee newsletter, the department ironically criticized beef and dairy production, two industries it’s supposed to be promoting.

Governor of Maine says K-12 schools should pay for college remedial classes

By Jason on Monday, July 30th, 2012 in Commentary, Unions 1 Comment

By Ben Velderman EAGnews.org AUGUSTA, Maine – Every year, 54 out of 100 Maine college freshmen discover they don’t have the basic reading, writing or math skills necessary to complete university-level work. These students wind up in remedial classes where they learn how to write a coherent essay and understand fundamental math principles.

Problem with teachers unions is they make themselves, members the top priority

By Jason on Saturday, July 28th, 2012 in Commentary, Unions No Comments

By Hang La Indiana Policy Review Foundation FORT WAYNE, Indiana – Despite a stated interest in professionalism and student achievement, American teacher unions have been unable or unwilling to wean themselves from dependence on government privilege, much of it exclusive. And as a result, their existence and welfare as an organization take precedence over serving […]