In a half-baked effort to placate an outraged citizenry, Missouri officials claimed to be “replacing” Common Core with supposedly “new” standards allegedly developed with local input. In the real world, however, the dumbed-down, Obama-backed national “education” standards were preserved largely intact, just under a new name, following what participants called a “farce” process. The federally decreed testing regime and data-gathering schemes will continue, too. Critics and those involved in the process were outraged by the “un-American” scheming. They vowed to keep fighting, saying it was time to “clip the wings” of the state education bureaucracy.
Christian institutions of higher learning are in the crosshairs of the secular Left for following their beliefs.
Little could be more valuable in the digital age than to have at least a basic knowledge of how to protect one's data. Sadly, colleges are not teaching those skills to students. The result is that many of today’s young people are not as tech-savvy as they may think. And their lack of knowledge is dangerous to them and the institutions where they work and go to school.
Educators and students from all over the country flocked to the 17th Annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Philadelphia over the weekend. The controversial gathering touted a number of radical ideologies, including those that could only be described as anti-Christian and anti-police.
“Go Western, young man” is the message. Some Stanford University students want required Western Civilization curriculum reinstated at their school, 28 years after it was nixed following the agitation of protesters chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Western Civ has got to go!"