Calif protestThe California Teachers Association is planning what it calls “State of Emergency” protests in order to achieve the objective of “forcing [the] legislature to pass tax extensions.” The Wisconsin-style protests have been approved by the California Teachers Association’s Council of Education, which wants to keep money flowing in a big way from California taxpayers into the coffers of public education. The protests are scheduled to last an entire week, from May 9-13.

A Mississippi judge appears to be on a personal fishing expedition to find all the home-schoolers in his jurisdiction — and despite federal law and his own state’s Education Department, he is not taking “no” for an answer.

The California Federation of Teachers, a branch of the AFL-CIO, recently adopted a resolution of support for convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The resolution was one of 30 adopted at the CFT’s 2011 convention, most of which pertained to the negotiations of teachers' benefits and student achievement.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a conspicuous and consistent defender of abortion "rights," will host an event for alumni of Jesuit-run Georgetown University on April 30 in San Francisco, LifeSiteNews.com has reported.

Late last week, the lower chamber of the Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill preventing public school administrators from obstructing the efforts of any teacher to help:

… students understand, analyze, critique, and review in an objective manner the scientific strengths and scientific weaknesses of existing scientific theories covered in the course being taught, such as evolution and global warming.