Maryland school board pays scandal-plagued leader $790,000 to go away

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 in Spending

Taxpayers in Prince George’s County, Maryland will pay their scandal-plagued school CEO Kevin Maxwell nearly $800,000 to go away, a massive price school board members justified as a necessity to move on. An independent audit earlier this year found that as many as one in four Prince George’s County graduates may not have met the […]

SHOCK: Educators defend colleague convicted of molesting student, ‘ask court for leniency’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, July 13th, 2018 in Uncategorized

Parents and advocates against sexual violence are raging after dozens of folks, including educators and guidance counselors, spoke out in court in support of a colleague who molested a 14-year-old Exeter High School student. The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence blasted the show of support for former guidance counselor Kristie Torbick in […]

Audit shows NJ school district wastes at least $1 million a year on inefficient bus routes

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 in Uncategorized

A recent audit of the Lakewood, New Jersey school district’s transportation department shows the district is wasting at least $1 million per year on inefficient routes and unnecessary outsourcing. Ross Haber, transportation consultant with Ross Haber Associates, presented his findings at a public meeting at Lakewood High School Thursday that was attended mostly by school […]

‘PRIMA DONNAS’: Attorney for teachers union president attacks groping victims in court

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 9th, 2018 in Uncategorized

An Illinois choir teacher and local teachers union boss convicted of groping teens during drinking parties at his home avoided jail last week after alleging he’s “truly sorry” for the appalling behavior. “I have let a lot of people down,” Justin Hubly, choir director at Crystal Lake Central High School, acknowledged at his sentencing on […]

NY school district pays $433,000 to boot superintendent who presided over 48% graduation rate

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 9th, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Poughkeepsie City School District wasn’t impressed when the graduation rate dropped 20 percentage points last year to an abysmal 48 percent, so the school board is removing Superintendent Nicole Williams. The change will cost taxpayers at least $433,000, the Poughkeepsie Journal reports. “Implementing the change this board and this community has expressed is necessary […]

PA school district refuses to show parents pro-LGBTQ videos 2,800 students watched

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 in Uncategorized

A Pennsylvania school district is refusing to show concerned parents a series of pro-LGBTQ videos students were forced to watch in April, prompting a threat of legal action from the Liberty Counsel, a religious liberty law firm. Parents sounded off about the situation at a recent board meeting, where they accused Emmaus High School officials […]

University defends ‘privilege’ retreat ‘specifically for white students’: Doesn’t violate equal opportunity

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 2nd, 2018 in Uncategorized

The University of Vermont is moving forward with its Examining White Identity Retreat for 2019, an event “specifically for white students” to get woke about “identity, diversity, and culture.” According to the program’s website, the annual retreat schools “students who self-identify as white” on how to “conceptualize and articulate whiteness from a personal and systemic […]

Schools stop ‘lunch-shaming’ — and Denver unpaid meal debt grows over 2700%!

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 29th, 2018 in Uncategorized

When Denver Public Schools superintendent Tom Boasberg announced last August that the district “will feed every kid, every day,” the unpaid balance on student lunches stood at $13,000. The announcement followed revelations that some DPS students were served cold “alternative” meals when their lunch accounts went into the red, and the change was designed to […]

‘Supreme Court be damned’: Chicago Teachers Union vows to ‘resist’ high-stakes ruling

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Chicago Teachers Union thinks the recent SCOTUS ruling against forced union fees is racist, and Vice President Jesse Sharkey vowed to “Re-Card and Resist” school employees who want to ditch the CTU. “Our movement is not going away. We’re going to continue to advocate for what’s just,” Shockey told reporters before a Board of […]

WY high school takes fire over English quiz answer about ‘shooting at Trump’

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in Uncategorized

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. – A Wyoming high school is under fire after parents exposed an online student quiz that offered “shooting at Trump” as one of the multiple choice answers. An unidentified English teacher at Jackson Hole High School gave students a multiple choice quiz on Thursday about George Orwell’s novel “Animal Farm” that included […]

CA middle school flies American flag upside down for whole day by ‘mistake’

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in Uncategorized

LOS ALTOS, Calif. – Locals are calling out a California middle school after they allege it flew the American flag upside down for an entire school day, though officials claim otherwise. Blach Intermediate School Principal Bhavna Narula confirmed to Fox News’ Todd Starnes that the American flag was recently posted upside down on the school’s […]

Judge continues suit by black teacher punished after criticizing ‘white privilege’ lessons

By Victor Skinner on Monday, October 9th, 2017 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A U.S. District Judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a black teacher in the St. Paul school district who alleges administrators retaliated against him for criticizing the district’s ineffective, race-based school discipline policies. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson denied a motion by St. Paul Public Schools to dismiss […]

‘Vigorous investigation’ reveals ‘noose’ on campus was dropped shoelace

By Victor Skinner on Friday, October 6th, 2017 in Uncategorized

EAST LANSING, Mich. – After a “vigorous investigation,” Michigan State University’s campus police determined that a noose reportedly hung outside of a student’s dorm room was not the “racial incident” that it seemed. MSU President Lou Anna Simon issued a statement Wednesday morning about an alleged “racial incident” at Holden Hall reported by a student […]

Supreme Court to hear case on forced union fees as Big Labor prepares for defeat

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Labor unions are preparing for the worst after the U.S. Supreme Court last week announced it would consider a case that could have serious financial implications for Big Labor. President Trump’s appointment of conservative-leaning Justice Neil Gorsuch has tiled the court to the right, and labor leaders are concerned that the case, […]