Education
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June 8th, 2015
Byron Barlowe—Eagle Scout, father of an Eagle Scout, veteran of 19 years of Scouting—is grieved by Robert Gates’ declaration that the BSA needs to end the ban on gay Scout leaders because Gates’s call violates the Scout law to be morally straight. Boy Scouts will now be subject to gay adult leadership if BSA (Boy Scouts of America) president Robert...
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June 2nd, 2015
When Jill and her husband Mark dropped their son off at college, they quickly realized how times have changed. Almost immediately, text messages started to pour in… all reiterations of the same thing: “I want to come home.” Why? “The classes are too hard. I don’t like the subjects.” And so on and so on. As loving parents, Jill and...
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May 28th, 2015
While many American parents are angry about the Common Core educational standards and related student assessments in math and English, less attention is being paid to the federally driven green Common Core that is now being rolled out across the country. Under the guise of the first new K-12 science curriculum to be introduced in 15 years, the real goal...
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May 11th, 2015
The exact nature and extent of Hillary Clinton’s relationship with radical community organizer Saul Alinsky has long been the subject of speculation and intrigue. The interest has been largely fueled by Clinton’s suppressed and later released 92-page senior thesis for Wellesley College offering an extensive, largely positive critique of Alinsky and his work. Now WND has found that long after...
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April 7th, 2015
As one who loves America — not only because I am American, but even more so because I know (not believe, know) that the American experiment in forming a decent society has been the most successful in history — I write the following words in sadness: With few exceptions, every aspect of American life is in decline. “Decay” is the...
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April 1st, 2015
According to the US Census Bureau, one in every seven Americans lives in poverty. But there are some very simple steps to reduce this rate… dramatically. Robert Rector, a senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, says there are 3 Golden Rules to avoid poverty:         Graduate from high school         Marry before having children         Get a job Actually,...
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March 10th, 2015
What would you say if you found out that our public schools were teaching children that it is not true that it’s wrong to kill people for fun or cheat on tests? Would you be surprised? I was. As a philosopher, I already knew that many college-aged students don’t believe in moral facts. While there are no national surveys quantifying this...
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February 16th, 2015
A Virginia school district has decided to scrap a policy that allowed it to interrogate Christian homeschool teenagers and their parents about their religious beliefs. Last November Douglas Pruiett and his wife received a letter from Goochland County Public Schools about the district’s requests for religious exemptions for homeschool students. Under the updated rules, once a child turns 14-years-old, the...
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February 16th, 2015
DALLAS, Texas — Increasingly, homeschoolers have come under attack by Big Education. Most recently, in Connecticut. Governor Dannel Malloy created an advisory commission that preliminarily sought to mandate involuntary mental health screenings for homeschoolers, citing the tragic 2012 Newtown shooter Adam Lanza as a reason for tighter control. However, Breitbart News called this a “knee-jerk reaction,” pointing out that there...
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February 5th, 2015
First came lunch, then breakfast. Now, schools are serving dinner, too. Should schools feed students dinner before they go home? There’s a growing demand for schools to feed students dinner before they come home, according to the Associated Press. Many low-income students are already provided with breakfast and lunch while they are at school. As part of the Healthy Hunger...
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