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July 22nd, 2020
High School students at tables
A strange thing is happening in the debate about how to reopen America’s 100,000-or-so schools in the fall. As the political debate is just heating up, the medical and scientific debate is essentially ending. You would not know it watching the news coverage in the mainstream media, and certainly not by following the hysteria and fear-mongering on social media. Source:...
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July 20th, 2020
first day of school at Stuyvesant High School in New York
For months, through travel bans, economic shutdowns, reopenings, reclosings, mask mandates and more, Democrats have hysterically urged the Trump administration to “listen to the science.” There has been no need for the screaming. After all, President Trump appointed the country’s top medical and disease experts to a task force on February 26. For weeks on end, we heard from these...
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July 20th, 2020
SCOTUS Building
The decision of the Supreme Court in favor of the plaintiff in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue validates a parent’s constitutionally protected right to direct the education of their children. Source: BREAKING: The Supreme Court Just Struck Down Discrimination in Education – The Center for Education Reform
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July 14th, 2020
A major Los Angeles teachers union said in a research paper issued Thursday that the reopening of schools should be conditioned upon the passage of Medicare-for-All at the federal level, along with a slew of other left-wing policy staples at the state and local levels. “It is time to take a stand against Trump’s dangerous, anti-science agenda that puts the...
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July 14th, 2020
NJ school closed
By: Editorial Board – wsj.com – July 13, 2020 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30 children under age 15 have died from Covid-19. In a typical year 190 children die of the flu, 436 from suicide, 625 from homicide, and 4,114 from unintentional deaths such as drowning. Only two children under age 18 have died in Chicago—fewer...
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July 13th, 2020
A Charter school
Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published “Charter Schools and Their Enemies.” He presents actual test scores of students in traditional public schools and charter schools on New York State Education Department’s annual English Language Arts test and its Mathematics test. Sowell gives the results of student tests in charter schools such as KIPP, Success Academy, Explore Schools, Uncommon Schools, Achievement...
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July 9th, 2020
church school children in uniforms
By: WND – thedailyreformer.com – July 8, 2020 Two employment discrimination cases brought by teachers dismissed from their jobs in Catholic schools are not subject to court adjudication because of the First Amendment’s religious protections, the Supreme Court decided on Wednesday. “The independence of religious institutions in matters of ‘faith and doctrine’ is closely linked to independence in what the court has...
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July 8th, 2020
homeschooling_family
By: Martin Bürger – lifesitenews.com – July 7, 2020 The increasing willingness of parents in North Carolina to homeschool their children has led to the online system for filing a Notice of Intent to Establish a Home School being temporarily overwhelmed. “The system is not currently available due to an overwhelming submission of Notices of Intent (NOI),” the website explained to visitors...
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July 6th, 2020
Cartoon: college grad with blinders on
By: John M. Ellis – wsj.com – July 5, 2020 Most campuses have similar rules of their own. Yet across the country, these categorical prohibitions are now ignored. Academia has become politicized from top to bottom. A typical example: California’s constitution spells out that the University of California “shall be entirely independent of all political or sectarian influence and kept free therefrom.”...
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June 30th, 2020
lecture-college students
By: Elizabeth Powers – nationalreview.com – June 29, 2020 For the origins of ‘woke’ culture, look to the turn that higher education took half a century ago. A recent Wall Street Journal editorial drew attention to the source of the moral denunciation that now dominates journalism: namely, “dogmas that began in the universities.” These dogmas go by various names (among...
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