EdSec DeVos slams billions in Obama school spending: ‘They tested their model and failed miserably’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos highlighted President Obama’s failure to improve education during his eight years in office, including $7 billion in “improvement” grants that made no meaningful improvement, at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday. DeVos took direct aim at the liberal ideology that money equals results in education, saying at CPAC […]


UPDATE: School reverses student suspension for recording prof’s anti-Trump tirade

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized 4 Comments

COSTA MESA, Calif. – A California community college reversed a suspension for a student who recorded his instructor’s rant comparing Donald Trump’s election win to “an act of terrorism.” Orange Coast College officials initially suspended freshman Caleb O’Neil for two semesters and ordered him to write an apology letter and three-page essay about what he […]


COPS: TX teacher demands pay raise if administrators ‘don’t want to burn alive’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

DALLAS – A Dallas high school teacher faces terrorism charges after he allegedly emailed administrators demanding “Master Teacher Salary” and back pay if they “don’t want to burn alive.” Police contend 29-year-old Omar Alanis admitted to sending emails from his district account to his principal at Seagoville High School and other administrators last week demanding […]


COPS: School worker mooned students, showed explicit personal pics in classroom

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

ROSEMONT, Pa. – A Philadelphia-area school worker faces criminal charges after students allege she flashed her bare bottom at school on multiple occasions, and often shared sexually inappropriate pictures and videos on her phone. Police allege Maya Johnson, a 35-year-old direct care staff member at Presbyterian Children’s Village showed three juvenile students and an 18-year-old […]


Philly charter school receives 9,190 applications for 96 open seats

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia’s MaST Community Charter School is the perfect example of the high demand for quality education alternatives to traditional public schools. The award-winning school is well-known for its top-notch math and science programs, and parents are clearly paying attention. The limited enrollment school accepted 9,190 applications for just 96 open spots, which were […]


MD school orders teachers to remove anti-Trump posters from classrooms

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WESTMINSTER, Md. – A Maryland school district last week forced teachers to remove anti-Trump posters from their classrooms, sparking students and alumni to campaign against the decision to separate politics from academics. The “We the People” posters depict Latina, Muslim and black women “in the same red, white and blue schematic of the ‘Hope’ election […]


Baltimore teachers stage mass ‘sick out’ — despite 70% graduation rate

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

BALTIMORE, Md. – Baltimore’s Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School #13 turned students away Wednesday because teachers reported sick en masse to protest the district budget. Those who stayed at school anyway watched movies and played in the gym, where a few teachers and administrators who did show up watched over them until 2:30, CBS Baltimore reports. […]


PA school to tear down Ten Commandments monument after single complaint

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. – Atheists at the Freedom From Religion Foundation prevailed in a years-long legal battle to force the New Kensington-Arnold School District to remove a granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments. FFRF sued the school district on behalf of resident Marie Schaub in 2012 based on allegations the 6-foot-tall stone Ten Commandments […]


TX school ‘suspends’ Muslim pre-school teacher over call to ‘kill some Jews’

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

SOUTH ARLINGTON, Texas – A Texas pre-school teacher and student at the University of Texas, Arlington was suspended from her job over social media posts calling on her followers to “kill some Jews.” Nancy Salem, a Muslim teacher at The Children’s Courtyard in South Arlington, was recently exposed by the campus watchdog group Canary Mission […]


Over 100 student languages in Iowa school district

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized 272 Comments

DES MOINES, Iowa – Teachers in Des Moines Public Schools are using special accommodations to help a flood of immigrant and refugee students — who come to school speaking 100 different languages — to learn English. Many of the students come from violent countries like Honduras and El Salvador, and teachers are taking numerous steps […]


School principal orders student to remove American flag from truck

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized 10 Comments

DINWIDDIE, Va. – Parents, students and staff in Dinwiddie are sounding off after an assistant principal forced students to remove American flags from their vehicles at school. “I was I the middle of my second period weight training class and my assistant principal came in and pulled me out of class and told me that […]


VIDEO: NBC News uses schoolkids to attack Trump

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized 5 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NBC News is fueling a war between the media and Donald Trump, most recently with videos of young students attacking the president with scripted racial grievances. In two videos – “Dear Mr. President: Kids Talk Trump” and “Dear Mr. President: Letters from the American Children” – the news site records students reading […]


NJ public school teaches Islam — but no other religions

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized 6 Comments

CHATHAM, N.J. – Parents of students at Chatham Middle School are calling on the board of education to eliminate lessons on Islam from the 7th grade social studies curriculum they believe proselytizes the religion. Several parents attended a board meeting Monday to take aim at materials distributed to students through a “World Cultures and Geography” […]


School apologizes after serving fried chicken, corn bread for Black History Month lunch

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

PENNINGTON, N.J. – A New Jersey school district and its food vendor are apologizing for a culturally insensitive Black History Month lunch menu that featured fried chicken, sweet potato casserole, greens and cornbread. “The decision to include these items without any context or explanation, reinforces racial stereotypes and is not consistent with our district mission […]


Transgender wrestler wins high school regional championship

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

DALLAS – A high school transgender student claimed a regional championship for girl’s wrestling Saturday, despite the fact that she’s taking steroids to transition to a male. Trinity High School junior Mack Beggs is so far undefeated this year and she took home the 110-pound Class 6A Region 2 championship Saturday after opponent Madeline Rocha […]