After what critics viewed as waffling on his campaign pledge to end the Obama-backed national Common Core standards and restore local control of education, President Donald Trump reiterated this week his desire to abolish the controversial K-12 schooling scheme and get the federal government out of education. Speaking at his CEO Business Town Hall, Trump praised his controversial U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos and said the process of ending Common Core was underway. However, with Devos suggesting falsely that Common Core was eliminated under an unconstitutional 2015 statute dubbed a “Christmas miracle” by Obama, critics and analysts were left scratching their heads.

Universities of yesteryear gave us doctors and lawyers; today they’re giving us feminist, pro-communist, social-justice warriors with majors in social media. What?!

Support for LGBTQ is now required in California's textbooks and curriculum. And since California has such clout with the national textbook market, this will become the norm across the country in most public schools.

 

In a shocking case coming out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, a mother who consented to what she was told was a “field trip” discovered that her 16-year-old daughter had been taken — by representatives of a local clinic and with the consent of school officials — to receive the Norplant contraceptive implant.

 

VIDEO - In this video, The New American's correspondent Alex Newman, an educator and the co-author of a book on education, explains why it is essential that the unconstitutional and highly damaging U.S. Department of Education be shut down.

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