The Obama administration, which bears much of the blame for the excessive number of standardized tests students must take, is now calling for limits on the number of such tests and the time spent on them.
Political correctness continues to reach new heights on school campuses across the country. The latest example comes out of Everett Middle School in San Francisco, where the school principal decided to withhold the results of a student body election because they “weren’t diverse enough.” In yet another epic example of the political correctness monster, the entire student body has ultimately been disenfranchised in order to achieve the Left’s purported dream of “diversity.”
The selection of John King as "acting" secretary of education is yet another indication that Obama does not respect any checks on his powers by the Congress.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is stepping up its campaign to indoctrinate your children. The controversial Alabama-based group, widely ridiculed and criticized even by left-wing leaders for shady practices and deception, recently unveiled a new Common Core-aligned “educational” campaign.
The United Nations has a far-reaching global agenda for all of humanity, and your children are in the cross-hairs. In the UN document outlining the 17 "sustainable development goals" of its master plan, the word “education” alone is mentioned more than 20 times. But the UN and its radical vision on the “education” of your children, described as “agents of change” in the manifesto, goes far beyond what most parents think of as education.
Indeed, the UN openly advocates the use of schools to indoctrinate all of humanity into a new set of values, attitudes, and beliefs in preparation for the new “green” and “sustainable” world order. The UN's all-encompassing scheme, which the murderous Communist Chinese regime played a “crucial role” in formulating, was outlined in “Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”
Washington State University has responded to the controversy surrounding its professors' syllabi that trampled on free speech by censoring language in their classes. In a strongly worded statement from WSU’s interim school president Daniel J. Bernardo, the school reminded professors that they are required by law to adhere to constitutional speech protections.
Defying political correctness and the "transgender" agenda, some Missouri high-school students recently protested their school's decision to allow a boy to use the girls' locker room.
The 2015-2016 school year is now in session and with it comes stories of indoctrination at the hands of college professors. Campus Reform reports that multiple professors at Washington State University have threatened students that their grades would be negatively impacted if they failed to utilize gender-ambiguous language and failed to “defer” to non-white students.
Rhode Island health bureaucrats are facing an uprising among parents, lawmakers, and even some doctors after issuing a deeply controversial vaccine mandate last month. Unless it is reversed, the decree purports to require that all seventh-grade students, generally about 11 years old, be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted disease (STD) prior to starting school in September. Despite making headlines nationwide amid growing protests and public outrage about what critics say is an attack on parental rights, state officials reportedly have no plans to back down on the HPV shot. Neither do activists, though, and state lawmakers are already vowing to take action.
Before Hurricane Katrina damaged or destroyed more than 100 of New Orleans’ 128 public schools in August 2005, Cohen College Prep was one of the worst-performing schools in the city, with very few students graduating and fewer still being accepted into college. In the aftermath CCP was turned into a charter school, and now almost 100 percent of its students not only graduate but are accepted into college.
Lawmakers and the Obama administration are plotting to unconstitutionally commandeer local schools and turn them into “full-service community schools” — government centers that will usurp vast new responsibilities over children that have traditionally been handled by parents and families.