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Nov 02 08:41

6 Reasons to Start Homeschooling ASAP

Oct 31 17:31

6 Reasons to Start Homeschooling ASAP

Oct 30 11:09

SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS CAN IDENTIFY EVERYONE BY "TALKING TO THEIR CELLPHONES"

“This system basically allows surveillance cameras to talk to the public through their individual phones,” Purdue Univeristy doctoral student Siyuan Cao said.

As the above video illustrates, soon no where will be safe from Big Brother's prying eyes.

Purdue University's SIMBA Labs has developed a camera-to-human surveillance program called PHADE otherwise known as Private Human Addressing. The name of this new program, seems appropriate as everyone's privacy will soon phade fade away. (Pun intended.)

Before I discuss PHADE I would like to point out a few important facts.

Purdue University is also known as "Purdue Homeland University (PHU)." PHU's mission is to "enhance Homeland Security.and validate Homeland Security technology."

DHS/PHU also has an entire section devoted to giving threat assessments of K-12 grade students, "we have created a threat assessment tool that schools can use for an all-hazards approach." You cannot make this stuff up.

Oct 30 11:05

SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS CAN IDENTIFY EVERYONE BY "TALKING TO THEIR CELLPHONES"

“This system basically allows surveillance cameras to talk to the public through their individual phones,” Purdue Univeristy doctoral student Siyuan Cao said.

As the above video illustrates, soon no where will be safe from Big Brother's prying eyes.

Purdue University's SIMBA Labs has developed a camera-to-human surveillance program called PHADE otherwise known as Private Human Addressing. The name of this new program, seems appropriate as everyone's privacy will soon phade fade away. (Pun intended.)

Before I discuss PHADE I would like to point out a few important facts.

Purdue University is also known as "Purdue Homeland University (PHU)." PHU's mission is to "enhance Homeland Security.and validate Homeland Security technology."

DHS/PHU also has an entire section devoted to giving threat assessments of K-12 grade students, "we have created a threat assessment tool that schools can use for an all-hazards approach." You cannot make this stuff up.

Oct 30 10:09

School Children Exposed To Horrific LGBT Propaganda

At one California school, 2nd-grade children were actually exposed to a “drag queen” who was labeled as a “historical leader to celebrate.”

Yes, 7 and 8-year-old students are being forced to read about a man, who ran for office, admitted he was a homosexual and dressed up as a woman.

All of this started when ultra-liberal California passed a law which forced schools to include “pro-LBGT” historical “leaders.”

And of course, in typical California fashion, they jumped right in by propping up a “drag queen” man with a criminal past.

Oct 29 17:09

Decentralized Truth - aantonop


Published on Dec 16, 2017
In this talk, Andreas explores the confusion and instinctive disbelief from newcomers about how open, decentralized cryptocurrencies can scale and grow in value without the finality of approval from authorities. He also emphasises the importance of "don't trust, verify" and why we should become accustomed to uncertainty, so that we may individually discover authenticity and truth. Markets are emergent aggregations of subjective decisions.

Oct 28 19:16

Scholars’ paradox: Don’t throw pearls before swine or Truth before sheeple, but sheeple need Truth or forever be .01% fleeced and slaughtered. Therefore, we must speak.

*hyperlinks/videos live at source*

“Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast
ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them
under their feet, and turn again and rend you.” ~ Matthew 7:6

scholar:
1. a learned or erudite person, especially one who has profound knowledge of a particular subject.

Word Origin and History for erudite:
early 15c., from Latin eruditus , past participle of erudire "to educate, teach, instruct, polish," literally "to bring out of the rough," from ex- "out" + rudis "unskilled, rough, unlearned" (see rude).

profound:
penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of thought or knowledge…
originating in or penetrating to the depths of one's being…
being or going far beneath what is superficial, external, or obvious.

Oct 26 11:51

TAXPAYERS HELD LIABLE AFTER OFFICERS CAUGHT ON VIDEO FORCING KIDS TO FIGHT IN A CHILD FIGHT CLUB

Cuyahoga County taxpayers will shell out $180,000 this week to settle a lawsuit brought by former children housed in the juvenile detention center—who were forced to fight each other for the officers’ entertainment in some sort of child fight club.

According to the lawsuit and the video, the officers would pit two children against each other in what they referred to as “Fight Nights.” This was a long standing tradition inside the juvenile detention center, according to the suit.

Luckily, for the victims, at least one of the fights was caught on video and served as evidence showing the officers chuckle and laugh as the kids tore each other apart. In the disturbing video, one child is seen throwing a punch and then body slamming another child before jumping on top of him.

Another video showed officers locking the children in a room and forcing them to fight until only one of the kids emerged victoriously.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Dear Lord, what is wrong with these people?!?

Kids who wind up in juvenile detention facilities, are generally bereft of love, structure, consistency, and inspiration to work for, and and to live, their dreams.

In looking at successful families in my own circuit, I can see, practically, that love, structure, inspiration, and extended (functional) families can make all the difference.

These officers need to be sacked, and immediately, and never, ever be allowed to work with kids ever, period, end of discussion.

And BTW, Attorney General Sessions, where the heck were you, when these officers were cheering on physical abuse of these kids?

In your "save zone" of not giving a damn about what was happening to them, I would imagine.

Oct 26 08:21

Challenging the Campus Rape Narrative

The American college tribunal system lowered the bar, requiring lower standards of proof, with the accused not protected by lawyers, often denied full access to allegations, and lacking other legal rights available under criminal law. It’s led to a steady stream of young men (and occasionally women) being suspended from college, their lives derailed by this “victim-centred justice.”

That’s proved a mighty costly exercise for the American university system, particularly with a number of these accused young men and their families winning legal cases and receiving substantial payouts from colleges that failed to protect due process rights. Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against universities alleging such violations. In most cases, judges have ruled in favor of the accused student and there has been increasing public disquiet about the unfairness of these kangaroo courts.

Oct 25 17:32

Seattle Private School To Use Facial Recognition Technology SAFR For Doors and Gates

By Aaron Kesel

Also, if a parent’s face is recognized by the system, the door/gate will open, reducing the need for someone inside the school to answer a buzzer. However, it’s worth noting that could be dangerous if the shooter was a parent...

Oct 23 11:19

NEW STUDY SHOWS 25% OF MILLENNIALS SAY THEY HAVE PTSD FROM THE 2016 ELECTION

Researchers surveyed Arizona State University students around the time of President Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017, and some had stress scores on par with that of school shooting witnesses' seven-month follow-ups.

Oct 23 10:53

Thanks, Common Core: ACT Scores for Class of 2018 Worst in Decades

The creators of the ACT test announced on Wednesday that scores for the class of 2018 are the worst reported in decades. Math scores, in fact, are in freefall among ACT-tested U.S. high school graduates, falling to their lowest mark in 14 years, according to The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2018, the ACT’s annual report.

The report includes ACT test results from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

"The percentage of ACT-tested graduates who met or surpassed the ACT College Readiness Benchmark in math—suggesting they are ready to succeed in a first-year college algebra class—fell to its lowest level since 2004," the report declared, with only 40 percent of 2018 graduates meeting the benchmark, "down from a high of 46% in 2012."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Unless, and until, Common Core is thrown out of the window, and replaced by a system which encourages math, critical thinking, and mastery of difficult subjects, our kids will continue to fail in real life.

Looking at these numbers, were I a parent with a kid in school, and seeing those numbers, I would pull my kid out of that failing school so quickly that the Principal would be spinning in their chair.

Failed education, unless it is replaced and repaired by extraordinary methods, translates into failed life skills for most kids. That is why parents have to be involved and committed, to make sure their kids are getting the best education possible.

Oct 20 03:46

Video: holocaust liar abram bomba

Note: Expose the liars. I personally witnessed a "holocau$t survivor" give a talk at the Simon Wiesenthal center after which children of about 12 years of age rushed up to get a hug from him and have their picture taken with him. Stop the lies and prosecute the liars.

Oct 20 03:22

Should Holocaust education be mandatory? This Oregon 9th-grader tries to make it so

Just ten states have laws requiring grade school Holocaust education, but a Lake Oswego, Oregon, high school student is hoping to make her state the 11th ... There are ten states where Holocaust education is mandatory: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, according to Rhonda Fink-Whitman, who helped spearhead the law in Pennsylvania and now coordinates a nationwide effort through her Facebook group "Campaign to Make Holocaust Education Mandatory in All 50 States." The daughter of a Holocaust survivor, Fink-Whitman said she was surprised to learn teachers weren't required to teach about the Holocaust in her home state of Pennsylvania.

Oct 19 10:17

Stop the Tape! Phony Debt Free College

Oct 18 11:07

Close Call For Children Of College Students In California

The left’s disregard for human life is shocking, and they will go out of their way to demonstrate this.

Pro-abortion advocates have been pushing to have their death sentences infiltrate unsuspecting arenas.

Now, in the latest force-fed politics by liberals, college campuses are looking to provide a disturbing service for their students.

HuffPost reported:

“Senate Bill 320 — which called for the 34 University of California and California State University campuses to make the abortion pill available in student health centers — was born out of a grassroots campaign at the University of California, Berkeley, after a group of students there noticed it was not available at the campus’ health center.”

Oct 18 10:21

Hawaii public teachers’ salaries misrepresented

A widely cited study issued last month by WalletHub erroneously stated that Hawaii public school teachers make a starting salary of only $24,409 when adjusted for cost of living, supposedly lowest in the nation.

In reality, Hawaii teachers make starting salaries that are $35,140 when adjusted for the cost of living, which is above the national average.

In response to a request for information from the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, WalletHub said it assumed a cost-of-living index for Hawaii of 188.3. It attributed that number to a report by the Council for Community and Economic Research,[1] which catalogues cost-of-living indices of urban areas nationally.

Oct 17 08:48

What is Wrong with Formal Education

Oct 16 09:14

Disturbing School Assignment Is A Sign Of Things To Come

We are all aware of the global progressive agenda pushed on the youngest of children, and now we have a shocking new look into what kids in the U.K. are learning.

Bewsey Lodge Primary School in Warrington, England just released a video they were quite proud of.

The topic? Kindergarten-aged children being forced to write “love letters” between an imaginary same-sex couple to promote “tolerance” and “diversity.”

One teacher explained the assignment by stating: “This class of 6-year-olds is learning about gay marriage. In this fairy tale, the prince wants to marry his [male] servant. And the children are writing a love letter,” as reported by The Blaze.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Whatever happened to teaching the kids science, math, and engineering?!?

Oct 15 09:43

Stanford’s Hoover Institution implicated in “astroturfed” pro-Israel demonstration

A leaked clip from a censored documentary indicates that a pro-Israel, anti-Arab protest was manufactured with the help of some staff and students from the Hoover Institution.

The documentary, produced by Al Jazeera, says that the protestors at the demonstration were “on a fellowship program run by a conservative think tank called the Hoover Institution.” A student says in the clip that they were “forced” to participate.

The Hoover Institution is located at Stanford University and is funded under Stanford University’s tax-exempt status as an educational institution. The Hoover Institution has refused to answer questions about the report.

Oct 13 16:44

Pastor Brunson Met With Trump At The White House After Spending Two Years Detained In Turkey

“He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience,” Trump tweeted Saturday.

Oct 13 11:23

Activists File Title IX Complaint Against Georgetown Professor Christine Fair over Her Call for Senator’s Deaths, Castration

An activist group has filed a Title IX complaint against Georgetown University Professor Christine Fair, who came under fire earlier this month for calling for the deaths and castration of several GOP senators.

“Look at [this] chorus of entitled white men justifying a serial rapist’s arrogated entitlement,” Fair wrote in the tweet on September 29. “All of them deserve miserable deaths while feminists laugh as they take their last gasps. Bonus: we castrate their corpses and feed them to swine? Yes.”

Oct 13 11:10

Creepy survey asks 5th-graders about their sex lives

Parents at a Vermont elementary school were livid after learning their 10-year-old children were queried about their sexual history and gender identity without their permission as part of a university research project.

Ten fifth-grade students at Windsor State Street School were asked to fill out a survey inquiring about their biological sex, how they “identify,” their sexual preferences, and whether they had had a “romantic relationship” with a “sexual partner” within the last year.

The survey was administered on behalf of Women’s Information Services, a nonprofit domestic violence prevention and advocacy group. It was also linked to a research project at the University of New Hampshire.

Oct 13 10:23

Outside In: The Trump administration’s plan to remake the Middle East

The only promise that is new about the promised peace plan is the way it will be forced on the Palestinians: no one has promised that the plan itself will be new. With Saudi Arabia and Egypt—the outside—brought onside with the promise of continued military aid despite their crimes against humanity and violations of international law and the Palestinians weakened by being silenced, economically crushed and stripped of any friends to help them, the United States and Israel are now free to attempt to impose a peace plan on the Palestinians.

Oct 13 08:38

California parents disturbed over state mandated gay rights lessons some say aren’t age appropriate

Parents of children attending the schools in the Elk Grove Unified School District got a preview of some new books that are aimed at educating students about gay rights and LGBT inclusivity.
According to KOVR-TV, however, some parents aren’t happy that some of the books — including a book tailored to second graders — feature life lessons from a drag queen.

Oct 12 15:01

Lead At Some Detroit Schools 50 Times The Allowable Federal Level

This week, Detroiters learned that at least two district public schools have lead-in-water levels over 50 times the allowable federal guidelines. Tests also showed that one school’s water contained copper at 29 times the limit established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Oct 12 12:09

Career teachers with master's degrees waiting tables to make ends meet

ASD middle school teacher Danielle Riha has a master's degree and is working on her PhD. After work, she picks up shifts at a local restaurant to make ends meet, and says that almost every teacher she knows also has a second job, either coaching, working summer school or shiftwork at a local restaurant.

Oct 12 11:14

Student Charged For Allegedly Making False Anti-LGBT Threats Against Herself

A member of student government at Ohio University has been charged with a misdemeanor after she allegedly made false statements to police about receiving threatening messages. 

Anna Ayers, who is a member of the OU student senate, was arrested Monday and charged by the Ohio University Police Department with three separate counts of “making false alarms.” It is alleged that Ayers falsely reported multiple threatening messages, including a “death threat,” which she claims was because of her being a member of the LGBTQ community.

Oct 12 10:44

San Francisco school board president drops Pledge of Allegiance

The San Francisco school board’s new president broke with protocol Tuesday night by deciding to skip the Pledge of Allegiance before a meeting, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

In its place, Steven Cook recited a quote from the poet Maya Angelou: “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.”

Cook told The Chronicle he chose not to enforce the pledge because of his disappointment with the political climate. He said the Trump administration “has been attacking our liberties.”

Oct 12 08:57

University of Michigan punishes professor for boycotting Israel

Free speech and Palestinian advocacy groups have denounced the University of Michigan for reprimanding a professor who refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student looking to study in Israel.

John Cheney-Lippold, an associate professor of American culture, had agreed to write the letter, but later declined after finding the student was planning to study in Tel Aviv. The professor is engaged in an academic boycott of Israel amid its human rights abuses against Palestinians.

"I am very sorry, but I only scanned your first email a couple weeks ago and missed out on a key detail," Cheney-Lippold wrote the student, Abigail Ingber, in an email last month.

"As you may know, many university departments have pledged an academic boycott against Israel in support of Palestinians living in Palestine. This boycott includes writing letters of recommendation for students planning to study there."

Oct 12 08:32

Report: Principal Boots Student Wearing Trump Jersey at ‘America Night’ Football Game

At one North Carolina high school, “patriotic” apparently doesn’t mean the president.

According to WTVD, ABC 11 in Durham, an 18-year-old student was ordered to change a jersey he wore with the name “Trump” and the number “45” for a football game Friday night, then marched off the premises by the school’s principal.

And his father isn’t happy about it at all.

Oct 11 12:53

Principal Boots Student Wearing Trump Jersey at ‘America Night’

Oct 10 18:14

“Smart” Playgrounds Emerge While Reports Indicate Kids Already Suffer From Too Much Tech

By B.N. Frank

So when communities install and promote “Smart” Playgrounds as a way to get kids to go outside and play, it sounds more like a skit on Saturday Night Live than something that’s actually happening. But it's no joke...

Oct 10 13:23

The Man Who Saved VoIP - Naomi Brockwell


In the early days of the internet there was a danger that parts of the internet would be regulated out of existence. One man who fought this, @jeffpulver, shares his insight about how blockchain now faces a similar threat

Oct 10 10:42

'Whoever's not Armenian we're gonna shoot': Students suspended from California high school over brawl caused by racial tension on campus

Several students were disciplined at a high school in California after a violent brawl broke out on campus which parents believe was a race riot.

A video posted online last Wednesday shows dozens of students at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale involved in an altercation that has resulted in suspensions.

Police were called to the school around 1 pm Wednesday at the end of the lunch hour where dozens of students were involved in the melee.

Several stories have been floated around regarding what started the fight, including a bullying incident.

Oct 10 08:42

Police-Grade Surveillance Arriving In Schools

After the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, schools across the U.S. are installing police-grade surveillance “gunshot-detection systems,” metal detectors and even biometric locks requiring facial recognition or a person’s iris, The Atlantic reported.

Oct 09 13:14

Israel detains American student at airport for five days over her political views, with little attention from U.S. press

Israel’s detention at its international airport of Lara Alqasem, 22, an American student holding a visa to study at Hebrew University, has gone on five days today. Reports from the Israeli media are that Alqasem, whose father is Palestinian, will get a hearing of her appeal of the deportation order— “within days,” her lawyers hope.

This is plainly a battle between liberal forces inside Israel and the rightwing government. The Israeli government is denying visitors to Alqasem and is determined to deport her for pro-boycott views that Alqasem has sought to distance herself from.

The Times of Israel reports today:

The Tel Aviv District Court on Sunday was set to schedule a hearing for an appeal against the deportation of a US student of Palestinian descent, who was denied entry into the country last week over her alleged support of the movement to boycott Israel.

Alqasem is raising money by crowdsource in order to fight the deportation.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

An American kid, with a visa to study at Hebrew University?!?

Does any one of US Corporate presstitutes or members of the Israeli Knesset understand, even vaguely, just how lousy the optics of this detention are here for the country of Israel?!?

And Israel sells itself as "the only democracy in the Middle East"?!?

Give this detainee a break, here! Show yourself, as a government to be magnanimous, even if you hate the way she thinks, if you can.

And we have a companion story, also from antiwar.com: and bless Hebrew University for having the "male attributes" to have done this!

In a rare move, Hebrew University asks to join the appear for a US student detained by Israel

Oct 09 13:00

Putting War Back in Children’s Culture

Now that Darth Vader’s breathy techno-voice is a staple of our culture, it’s hard to remember how empty was the particular sector of space Star Wars blasted into. The very day the Paris Peace Accords were signed in 1973, Richard Nixon also signed a decree ending the draft. It was an admission of the obvious: war, American-style, had lost its hold on young minds. As an activity, it was now to be officially turned over to the poor and nonwhite.

Those in a position to produce movies, TV shows, comics, novels, or memoirs about Vietnam were convinced that Americans felt badly enough without such reminders. It was simpler to consider the war film and war toy casualties of Vietnam than to create cultural products with the wrong heroes, victims, and villains. In Star Wars, George Lucas successfully challenged this view, decontaminating war of its recent history through a series of inspired cinematic decisions that rescued crucial material from the wreckage of Vietnam.

Oct 09 09:17

THIS “GRADE SCHOOL TEACHER” WHO WANTS SOMEONE TO “KILL” BRETT KAVANAUGH Still Teaches CHILDREN In Minnesota

THIS “GRADE SCHOOL TEACHER” WHO WANTS SOMEONE TO “KILL” BRETT KAVANAUGH Shut Down Her Twitter Page But Her Name Is “SAMANTHA NESS” And Still Teaches CHILDREN In Minnesota And You Can Contact Her School Director At (651) 523-8100 ???? Let’s Make Her Famous !!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Note the spelling mistake in her tweet.

Oct 08 15:12

Schools Pushing For Police-Grade Surveillance Technology To "Protect" Students

By Aaron Kesel

After the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, schools across the U.S. are installing police-grade surveillance “gunshot-detection systems,” metal detectors and even biometric locks requiring facial recognition or a person’s iris, The Atlantic reported.

Hermosa Elementary in Artesia, New Mexico, has installed a network of wireless microphones that can analyze the audio signature of gunfire...

Oct 08 12:41

Don’t install Microsoft’s Windows 10 October update Here’s why

Washington [United States], October 8 : Microsoft has put on hold the roll out of the latest update to its Windows 10 OS after some reported about missing files on their systems after the update.

Oct 07 10:27

Police-Grade Surveillance Technology Comes to the Playground

As other elementary schools across the country were preparing for the new school year by cleaning classrooms and training teachers, Hermosa Elementary, in Artesia, New Mexico was also installing a network of wireless microphones that could pick up the specific concussive audio signature of gunfire. Placed high in classrooms and hallways, the golf-ball-sized devices can alert authorities to the sound and location of gunshots, reportedly within 20 seconds of firing. They can also identify make and model of guns, and automatically lock doors and sound alarms throughout the campus.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Note that every dime spent for surveillance, personnel, and related equipment is not the dime being spent on real education for these kids.

Were I to understand that this was happening in my child's public school, if home-schooling was permitted, I would pull that child out of public school immediately, schedule an appointment with the principal, and explain why I was doing this.

If I lived in a state where home schooling is not allowed, I would move to a state in which it was; if Mike and I had had children, this is something that would have been that an important issue for us.

Oct 06 02:43

Disturbing study finds that humans are getting progressively dumber – IQ points now dropping by 7 points with each new generation

The dumbing down of civilization has been codified in a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. A pair of researchers from Norway found that average IQ levels are dropping precipitously, and that with each new generation, people in general are becoming progressively less intelligent.

Oct 02 12:53

WATCH: WHAT TAILGAITING IN A POLICE STATE LOOKS LIKE, POLICE HELICOPTER RAINS DOWN HELL ON TAILGATERS

In all of our years reporting on police conduct and activity at the Free Thought Project, we have never seen anything like we are reporting today. Several utterly insane videos show police officers from Penn State University using their helicopter to rain down hell from above on hundreds of students and parents alike who were tailgaiting for the game.

According to police, a group of college students involved with a fraternity were told to move from one area and relocate to another. However, according to police, this did not happen, so they escalated their tactics.

As StateCollege.com reports:

Penn State parent and tailgater Scott Olson said that early Saturday morning, a police officer asked the fraternity tailgating next to his group to move one space over. After the fraternity’s members refused to move, the officer told Olson and his group that the fraternity would be on watch for the day.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So this... is how Pennsylvania police have elected to interpret the phrase "to protect and serve".

Absoflippinglutely amazing, but perfectly predictable from police in the 21st century's Unhinged, Surveilled State of Amerika.

Sep 27 13:31

The Bitcoin Psyop - corbettreport


TRANSCRIPT AND SOURCES: https://www.corbettreport.com/bitcoinpsyop/
Yes, the blockchain is truly revolutionary. Yes, bitcoin is Tulipmania 2.0. Yes, cryptocurrency is a nail in the coffin of the bankster parasites. Yes, digital currency is a tool of the totalitarian tyrants. No, these statements are not contradictory. But don’t worry if you think they are. You’re just a victim of "The Bitcoin Psyop."

Sep 27 08:27

More Schools Are Converting Back to Safer Wired Internet. Free Documentary “Wi-Fried” Details Why.

By B.N. Frank

There is still no safe level of cell phone and wireless WiFi radiation exposure that has been scientifically determined for children and pregnant women. This is why an increasing number of schools in the U.S. and overseas are replacing wireless (WiFi) internet with safer wired internet. Many doctors have been recommending this for a while now. Regardless, this is not coming easily everywhere...

Sep 27 06:33

The college conspiracy theory

Sep 26 23:33

Dumbing Down America: Teacher Fired For Not Giving Students Partial Credit For Work They Never Did

A teacher in Port St. Lucie, Florida is now speaking out about how she was fired for refusing to give students partial credit for work that they never turned in. That’s right, for giving students a zero for completing zero percent of their work, Diane Tirado says she was fired. School policy dictates that she was supposed to give them at least 50 percent—for nothing.

Sep 23 06:05

Hungary’s Holocaust museum triggers bitter conflict between Jewish groups

The planned opening of a Holocaust museum in Budapest has triggered an acrimonious exchange between the European Jewish Congress and Chabad of Hungary. In a statement Monday, EJC President Moshe Kantor called the Hungarian Chabad affiliate EMIH a group with "no tradition and no historical roots in Hungary" that is favored by the government for its moral pliability but not by local Jews. EMIH fired back by calling Kantor a dodgy oligarch who is ignorant of Hungarian history. The unusually harsh exchange is an escalation in the controversy over the House of Fates state-funded museum ahead of its opening next year under the ownership of EMIH ... The boycott was over the government's appointment of Maria Schmidt, a historian who has equated Nazism and communism, to head the museum.
Note: Coming soon a holocau$t museum in every city in every country yearly admission $100.00. HOLOCAU$T!

Sep 23 05:56

Jobs for All, Not College for All

Seven million jobs remain unfilled in the United States because employers can't find Americans with the skills to do them. At the same time, almost six million Americans remain out of work, despite record-low unemployment. In his soon-to-be published book The Once and Future Worker, Manhattan Institute senior fellow Oren Cass points out that the bulk of educational spending at the K-12 level is based on the premise that all children can and should attend college. Yet, despite a massive investment in higher education and financial aid, fewer than half of young adults attain a four-year degree ... Our national obsession with college obscures the economic demand for non-college skilled or trained labor.

Sep 22 10:41

Top food researcher resigns after his work gets retracted

A prominent Cornell University food researcher resigned after an investigation found he committed academic misconduct, including misreporting data, the school announced Thursday.

Brian Wansink has been removed from all teaching and research positions and will retire at the end of the school year next June, Cornell said in a statement.

Wansink had previously helped update the US dietary guidelines and is known for his research on consumer behavior, which has been widely cited including in articles by The Associated Press.

Cornell says Wansink’s academic misconduct also included “problematic statistical techniques, failure to properly document and preserve research results and inappropriate authorship.”

Sep 21 11:48

"Transphobic" Swedish Professor May Lose Job After Noting Biological Differences Between Sexes

A university professor in Sweden is under investigation for "anti-feminism" and "transphobia" after he said that there are fundamental differences between men and women which are "biologically founded" and that genders cannot be regarded as "social constructs alone," reports Academic Rights Watch.

For his transgression, Germund Hesslow - a professor of neuroscience at Lund University - who holds dual PhDs in philosophy and neurophysiology, may lose his job - telling RT that a "full investigation" has been ordered, and that there "have been discussions about trying to stop the lecture or get rid of me, or have someone else give the lecture or not give the lecture at all."

“If you answer such a question you are under severe time pressure, you have to be extremely brief — and I used wording which I think was completely innocuous, and that apparently the student didn't,” Hesslow said.

Sep 21 11:42

West Virginia high school counselor is charged with fraud for 'changing her daughter's grades to get the girl more than $10,000 in college scholarships'

A West Virginia high school counselor is accused of using a school computer program to raise her daughter's grades in order for the teen to obtain college scholarship money.

Mellissa Krystynak, 49, of Stuart, Florida, has been indicted on six counts of mail fraud.

The mother worked as a counselor from 2011 until 2017 at Greenbrier West High School in Charmco, West Virginia.

Two of Krystynak's children also attended the school.

US Attorney Mike Stuart said in a news release that Krystynak used her administrative access to change more than 35 of her daughter's grades.

Sep 20 22:55

Female Pedophiles ~ The BIG List Documentary {Part 1}

“Over the past four decades our corrupt and deceitful corporate-owned mainstream media, in cooperation with feminists and women's groups, have very effectively conditioned the public with propaganda with respect to how we view men. The only women who know the truth about female sexual predators are the mothers of the male children who have been sexually molested by a female predator. Remember that for every video clip you see about a female committing a sex related crime, there's a hundred news articles for which a video of a female predator was never made. This documentary dispels the belief that only men are capable of sexual exploitation of children”. (3.00 - 3.48)

Sep 20 12:04

School District To Begin Randomly Drug-Testing High School Students

While some parents support the new policy and hope it will discourage students from bringing drugs to school, others, like Lance Leach, feel it is too invasive.

“There has to be a reasoning, and you have to talk to a parent beforehand,” he said.

“Like suspicious behavior or they got caught doing something, then maybe, but not just random drug testing.“

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Why does this make me feel as though this procedure is part of the "new normal" to which students will be subjected by teachers, military superiors, and corporate minders to whom they will one day have to report?!?

Sep 20 08:53

Guy who says dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark tapped to review Arizona's evolution standards

Here is a bit of instruction from a guy Superintendent Diane Douglas tapped to help review Arizona’s standards on how to teach evolution in science class:

The earth is just 6,000 years old and dinosaurs were present on Noah’s Ark. But only the young ones. The adult ones were too big to fit, don’t you know.

"Plenty of space on the Ark for dinosaurs – no problem," Joseph Kezele explained to Phoenix New Times' Joseph Flaherty.

Flaherty reports that in August, Arizona's soon-to-be ex-superintendent appointed Kezele to a working group charged with reviewing and editing the state’s proposed new state science standards on evolution.

Sep 20 00:23

Political Roundup: Free speech has been strengthened at Massey

The attempt by the head of Massey University to ban Don Brash from speaking on campus last month has entirely backfired. Instead of Brash being undermined by her actions, it now looks like Vice Chancellor Jan Thomas is in danger of losing her position. What's more, her actions have ended up reinforcing academic freedoms on campus.

Certainly, we now know that Massey University academic staff have been fighting back against their boss, with the view that she has brought their institution into disrepute. Peter Lineham, a professor of history at Massey has been leading the charge, and he put forward a motion to the University's Academic Council yesterday to censure the Vice Chancellor.

"We don't want to go down some American style culture war where we see this sort of issue and people shouting down different views to them."

Sep 19 08:35

US school textbooks: Arab rejection of Israel cause of conflict

Schools in the US state of Texas will be required to teach students that “Arab rejection of the State of Israel has led to ongoing conflict” in the Middle East.

The Texas Board of Education voted during a curriculum review last week to keep the controversial sentence in high school textbooks, which will be used by some 5.4 million public school children. The board is comprised of five Democrat members and ten Republican members, meaning the move is likely to be seen as part of a shift towards a more Republican educational agenda.

In addition, the board voted to remove references to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton being the first woman to run for Presidential office. While teaching students about Clinton will not be banned, the board claims the move is part of an effort to “streamline” lessons and save teachers approximately 30 minutes of time.

Sep 18 09:40

All of these anti-Semitism allegations continue to sideline Palestinian suffering

As the row over what constitutes anti-Semitism rages in Britain, the very real fear that freedom of speech is being threatened has already been realised in America, according to one Jewish campaign group. At the heart of the argument is a decision by the Trump administration to change how the Education Department investigates allegations that Jewish students face discrimination; not surprisingly, the Trump team has backed an approach that is endorsed by pro-Israel groups.

The policy change has already prompted the reinvestigation of an event held seven years ago, involving Holocaust and Nakba survivors, which was deemed to be anti-Semitic because it included criticism of the Israeli government. The reopening of the 2011 case, dismissed under the Obama administration, means that anyone who supports Palestinian human rights is potentially going to be regarded as an anti-Semite, says Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP).

Sep 16 12:21

Leftists now claim “gifted” math classes are racist and must be halted nationwide

Cacey Wells, a teaching professor at the University of Oklahoma, wants to get rid of all advanced math classes designed for “gifted” students because he believes they’re inherently racist and promote “academic apartheid.”

According to Wells, placing more adept students into higher-level math classes based on their abilities is a form of “capitalist exploitation and settler colonialism,” a designation that’s supposed to sound really “smart,” but that’s nothing more than a rhetorical hodgepodge of anti-white, left-wing gobbledygook.

In a recent study he wrote, entitled, “Understand Issues Associated With Tracking Students in Mathematics Education” and published in the Columbia University journal Mathematics Education, Wells openly condemns even the mere tracking of individual students and their academic performance as a way to assess which math classes they belong in, claiming that doing so promotes white supremacy.

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