CA teachers sue unions, state for refusing to end forced dues paycheck deductions

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 15th, 2019 in Uncategorized

Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Janus v. AFSCME that requiring public sector employees to pay mandatory union fees violates their First Amendment rights. But unions in Washington, Oregon and California are continuing to do it anyway, according to the Freedom Foundation, a nonprofit legal firm representing public employees attempting to cut ties […]

De Blasio pushes 1,800 NYC schools to implement ‘Meatless Mondays’: ‘Keep our planet green for generations to come’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 in Uncategorized

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is waging a war against climate change by removing meat from the menu at all 1,800 of the city’s schools. De Blasio signed off on expanding a Meatless Mondays campaign districtwide after a pilot program at 15 Brooklyn schools allegedly proved popular with students. The campaign is based […]

Bay Area students plan to skip class, storm Pelosi’s San Fran office to demand Green New Deal

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 11th, 2019 in Uncategorized

Students from across House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s district plan to skip school on Friday to protest for the Green New Deal at her downtown San Francisco office. The student “strike” is also expected to target U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and culminate with a rally at Union Square, where speakers will demand the lawmakers move on […]

Sheriff investigates bus aide who snatched student’s Trump hat

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 11th, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hidden Oaks Middle School student Gunnar Johansson said he wore a Make America Great Again hat to class for hat day “to show my pride in Trump America.” But the MAGA hat apparently triggered a Martin County bus aide, who was caught on surveillance video berating Johansson and snatching the hat off the 14-year-old’s head, […]

NEA teachers union president pitches transgenderism to kindergartners

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 8th, 2019 in Uncategorized

The National Education Association and the Human Rights Campaign thinks it’s critical to teach kindergartners about transgender ideology, so the nonprofits partnered together to “support and celebrate” the cause through the union’s Read Across America Day. In schools across the country, teachers and LGBTQ advocates are reading NEA-endorsed stories that explain the gender spectrum and […]

Utah school apologizes after teacher forces Catholic student to wash ashes from his forehead

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 7th, 2019 in Uncategorized

A Utah teacher and principal are apologizing after a Catholic fourth-grader was forced to wash an ash cross off his forehead in front of his classmates on Ash Wednesday because the teacher deemed it “inappropriate.” Valley View Elementary School student William McLeod told KSTU he’s the only Catholic in his class, and both his classmates […]

Parents livid after sex offender found hiding on school bus full of kindergartners

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 in Uncategorized

St. Paul, Minnesota police arrested and later released a convicted sex offender last week after the man allegedly hid on a school bus hauling kindergartners on a field trip to Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center. Maggie Zimmerman, a parent chaperone on board the bus with 26 kindergartners from Chelsea Heights Elementary in St. Paul, told MPR […]

Report: Nashville schools spent $1.8 million in no-bid contracts for software that went unused

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nashville taxpayers shelled out millions just a few years ago for special new software designed to track the academic progress of every student in the city based on the recommendation of schools director Shawn Joseph. Now they’re learning Joseph misled the public as he worked to secure the no-bid contracts and his personal connection to […]

AZ high school students kicked off campus for MAGA gear on ‘USA’ day

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 4th, 2019 in Uncategorized

Parents are “infuriated” after they claim officials at Arizona’s Perry High School suspended students for displaying a Trump banner on “Party in the USA” day Friday, the last day of a themed spirit week. Several students told KSAZ they wore Make America Great Again gear and carried at Trump banner to school on Friday to […]

VA student charged after brandishing cardboard gun on school bus

By Victor Skinner on Monday, March 4th, 2019 in Uncategorized

A student in Danville, Virginia is facing a misdemeanor charge for bringing a cardboard gun on his school bus on Friday. Today, the DPD and DPS investigated a report of a gun being brandished on a school bus. Investigation showed that it was a replica of a gun made out of cardboard. The incident was […]

Betsy DeVos, Ted Cruz, Bradley Byrne introduce $5 billion federal school choice tax credit program

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 1st, 2019 in Uncategorized

Amid a barrage of attacks on school choice by the nation’s teachers unions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Republican lawmakers are proposing a nationwide school choice tax credit to open up more educational options for American families. DeVos announced the proposal to create $5 billion a year in federal tax credits for donations made to […]

Teacher faces prison time for sticking pencil in student’s exposed butt crack

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 in Uncategorized

An Arizona teacher could face serious time behind bars after she was arrested for sticking a pencil in the butt crack of a 10-year-old student in class. The alleged incident occurred months ago, on Nov. 28, but parents didn’t learn about it until this week, when prosecutors charged Justine Spitalny Elementary School special education teacher […]

OK student’s viral video of MAGA hat attack now evidence for his assault summons

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 in Uncategorized

An Oklahoma high schooler could face an assault charge after the teen attacked a classmate wearing a Make America Great Again hat and other gear supporting the president, then posted a video of the stunt online. Kenneth Dewayne Jones, an 18-year-old black student at Edmond Santa Fe High School, asked a friend to record video […]