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Americans are told almost nonstop to ignore prohibitions against free sex and that indulging in unrestrained, promiscuous sex means everyone goes away happy. Bad idea.

The California Federation of Teachers has pulled a controversial class warfare “educational” video for children from YouTube after encountering stiff criticism from Fox News and the conservative blogosphere.

Though the future of homeschooling looks bright in much of the world, homeschoolers from over two dozen countries met to devise a plan to ensure its future everywhere.

Protesting the Obama administration’s “nanny-state” approach to curbing U.S. obesity, House Education and Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-Minn.) is demanding a government investigation of the contentious new school lunch standards implemented this fall. The rules promote healthy foods while establishing limits on calorie intake for school lunches as a component of the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act — the first major overhaul of school lunches in 15 years — which authorizes funding and enacts policy for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) core child nutrition programs.

The federal government’s new “healthy” school lunch program, which is now stirring controversy in public schools across the country, should act as a model for nutrition in the private home, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in a blog post October 1. Deflecting concerns about widespread cases of students trashing the government-sponsored healthy foods, the USDA emphasized the importance of students consuming (what it deems) a healthful portion of calories that will help keep them alert and energized throughout the school day.

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