IL high school plans mandatory lessons on ‘blackenomics,’ ‘western bias in science’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

WINNETKA, Ill. – A very enlightening exposé by the Illinois Family Institute is highlighting a radical leftist curriculum promoted at one of the state’s most affluent school districts, most recently in the form of a mandatory “All-School Seminar Day 2017.” The Feb. 28 event required of all students at New Trier High School is described […]


WI state superintendent Tony Evers fundraises on belief in global warming

By Victor Skinner on Monday, January 16th, 2017

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin’s “nonpartisan” Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers is sounding the alarm over updates to the state Department of Natural Resource’s website. Last month, the Wisconsin DNR updated the website to better reflect a lack of consensus in the scientific community about climate change. What used to read “Earth’s climate is changing. […]


AZ bill bans ‘social justice’ classes, events at public schools, universities

By Victor Skinner on Friday, January 13th, 2017

PHOENIX – An Arizona state lawmakers wants to impose funding cuts to public schools and universities that promote divisive social justice curriculums, events and activities. Rep. Bob Thorpe recently introduced legislation to expand on state law that bans ethnic studies courses that promote resentment toward other races that would add bans for classes and activities […]


‘White privilege’ threatens to upend upcoming Women’s March on Washington

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, January 12th, 2017

WASINGTON, D.C. – The intense focus on “white privilege” that has permeated public schools and college campuses across the country is now fracturing the supposed solidarity among women on the far left. The evidence of the emerging fault line surfaced most recently in a Monday New York Times article about a progressive Women’s March scheduled […]


Colorado profs require mandatory ‘inclusive language,’ ban ‘he,’ ‘she’ in class discussions

By Victor Skinner on Monday, October 31st, 2016

GREELEY, Colo. – Students in at least five classes at the University of Colorado last year were required to use mandatory “inclusive language” – essentially a ban on words like “he” or “she.” Sociology professor Kelly Davis demanded inclusive language in at least four syllabuses for classes this spring, and her colleague Mark Shuey did […]


UW condones student’s bloody ‘All White People Are Racist’ shirts

By Victor Skinner on Friday, October 28th, 2016

MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Madison is condoning a student’s racist clothing line by allowing him to model his wares on campus – directly in front of the administration building. Sophomore education major Eneale Pickett is selling hooded sweatshirts online in UW red and white, as well as other colors, that feature race-baiting phrases […]


Seattle teachers organize ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest

By Victor Skinner on Friday, October 14th, 2016

SEATTLE – Hundreds of Seattle teachers will celebrate the district’s “day of unity” with shirts signaling support for the divisive Black Lives Matter movement, an event sponsored by a group called “Social Equality Educators.” Social Equality Educators have preordered 1,000 shirts for teachers to wear next week, including a special “Black Lives Matter to Educators” […]


Teachers answer mandatory ‘White Privilege Survey’ in Colorado schools

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, October 13th, 2016

AURORA, Colo. – The Cherry Creek School District is forcing employees to gauge their “white privilege” with a controversial survey, and many aren’t very happy about it. Several employees contacted The Denver Channel after district officials forced them to take a “White Privilege Survey” that tasks them with weighting 26 different statements – scoring statements […]


Oregon high school assigns ‘white privilege’ survey

By Victor Skinner on Friday, September 30th, 2016

ALOHA, Ore. – Parents of students at an Oregon’s Aloha High School are questioning a recent “white privilege survey” that was assigned to students as homework. The assignment tasks students with rating different statements with a score of five for “often true,” three for “sometimes true,” and zero for “never true,” KATU reports. The statements […]


NYC teachers union slams de Blasio over kindergartner suspension ban

By Victor Skinner on Friday, September 9th, 2016

NEW YORK – New York City’s United Federation of Teachers is calling out the mayor it helped to elect over a recent ban on student suspensions the union believes will “backfire” in his face. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, a self-styled “progressive” elected with significant help from the UFT, banned suspensions at all city […]


Longtime St. Paul teacher forced to retire amid cries of ‘racism’ from Black Lives Matter agitators

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Black Lives Matter St. Paul won its war against a special education teacher at Como Park Senior High School. Theo Olson agreed to retire from the district after the group accused him of being racist for criticizing St. Paul Public Schools’ restorative justice approach to student discipline. The agreement between Olson […]


Are Omaha schools bringing ‘Black Lives Matter’ into classrooms?

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, August 18th, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. – Black Lives Matter is stirring controversy in corn country, where teachers are feeling pressured to incorporate the movement’s principles into classroom lessons. Omaha Public Schools is “in full lock-down mode” after local radio host Chris Baker exposed a recent training for teachers featuring “media consultant” Morgann Freeman, who promotes Black Lives Matter […]


Number of black parents homeschooling doubles

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

ATLANTA – There’s a growing movement of black parents homeschooling their children, and it’s driven largely by concerns about racism and a lack of opportunity in public schools that serve predominantly minority kids. The Christian Science Monitor detailed the movement in a lengthy profile featuring an Atlanta co-op where black parents are banding together to […]


MN racial achievement gap widens despite ‘white privilege’ discipline approach

By Victor Skinner on Monday, August 1st, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The achievement gap between white and minority students remains as big as ever in Minnesota schools, despite a “restorative justice” approach to student discipline designed to address the problem. Student scores on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments released Thursday show that student achievement has flatlined, and despite efforts to keep unruly minority students […]


Democratic education platform: Government knows best; less choice and more spending

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – The education policies of the 2016 Democratic Party Platform rely heavily on government intervention to fix the problems that plague public education, virtually the opposite of a Republican platform focused primarily on parental choice. Democrats laid bare their “strong belief that every student should be able to go to college debt-free, and working […]