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Apr 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via BUZZPO: 280 high schoolers – the entire junior class of Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, Washington – have effectively told President Obama and his band of progressive buffoons that they can take their Common Core and shove it. When state testing began on Tuesday, not a single junior showed up on campus to participate, as ...

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Apr 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: The student government body at Johns Hopkins University approved a resolution this week that seeks to keep the popular Chick-fil-A fast food chain off campus. The non-binding measure adopted by the Student Government Association cites comments the chain’s CEO Dan Cathy has made opposing same-sex marriage. The resolution said that allowing Chick-fil-A to open on ...

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Apr 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Leaders with the Student Government Association at Youngstown State University said they decided to act quickly this week when posters showed up on campus promoting “Straight Pride” week next month. The posters contained profanity, which our station has blurred for viewers. The posters promote the event as a way of not showing ...

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Apr 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – That’s not really a fish filet with a whole wheat bun resting on top. Nah, your eyes are playing tricks on you. That’s what administrators at Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools want parents to believe after a mother took a photo of her child’s paltry school lunch and posted it on social media. The mom says ...

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Apr 14, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Campus Reform: As recently as 2014, illegal immigrants in 22 states are eligible for lower-cost, in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. While students residing illegally in states such as California, Texas, Maryland, and Virginia are eligible for in-state tuition, legal immigrants, international students, and U.S. citizens continue to pay out-of-state tuition, often costing several thousand ...

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Apr 14, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted form American Family Association: The Day of Silence, which is sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), fast approaches. This year it will take place in most public schools on Friday, April 17. On this day, thousands of public high schools and increasing numbers of middle schools will allow students to remain ...

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Apr 13, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles faculty has approved a new policy that requires most future undergraduates to take a course on diversity. The university announced late Friday that the faculty voted for the requirement by a large margin, ending an effort that began two decades ago and was defeated three times ...

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Apr 12, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Campus Reform: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York postponed its screening of American Sniper, scheduled to show April 10, after receiving a request from the school’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) to cancel the screening. According to a post on the Union Programs and Activities Committee Cinema’s (UPAC) Facebook page, “RPI has long ...

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Apr 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Two students seeking to start school pro-life clubs in Fargo, North Dakota, are claiming they are victims of unconstitutional discrimination from officials opposed to their cause. According to a complaint letter sent by the Thomas More Society (TMS), a public interest law firm assisting ...

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Apr 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));Posted by Stanford Anscombe Society on Friday, March 20, 2015 Excerpted from Campus Reform: LGBT activists and faculty at Stanford University succeeded Wednesday in ...

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Apr 3, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TODD STARNES: Today is Good Friday. Many Christians around the world are attending church services. But at the University of Cincinnati, they are marking Good Friday by having a GenderF*ck Drag Show. The GenderF*ck Drag Show is one of many events scheduled for this year's QueerCat Pride Week - brought to by the letters LGBT and ...

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Mar 31, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Boston Globe: school system is failing to adequately teach thousands of students who speak limited English and provide them with rigorous coursework, nearly five years after promising the US government it would overhaul programs to comply with civil rights laws, according to an ongoing federal review obtained by the Globe. The violations are ...

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Mar 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Fire: Early last week, the Ithaca College Student Government Association passed a resolution to create an anonymous, online system for students to report “microaggressions” on campus. FIRE has closely monitored the bill’s progress, as its language presents obvious problems for freedom of expression at the private New York college. First, the measure resolves ...

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Mar 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via REASON: There are 18-wheelers with brake problems, hungry bears just stumbling out of hibernation, and lawnmowers that suddenly shift into reverse. And then there's the unparalleled danger of Double Stuf Oreos. Thank goodness this teacher requires parents to sign off on cookie consumption—if they dare. A screenshot of the permission slip comes from Twitter mom Main ...

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Mar 23, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Screenshot stat from Inside Schools: Via NY POST: Teaching kids takes so much effort, staffers at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn have found a quicker way to fix persistent failure rates, sources said: Just let them pass. Investigators are probing accusations of a massive grade-fixing scheme by educators desperate to boost the graduation rate at Dewey, The ...

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Mar 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from National Review: Apparently, feelings are more important than facts. A student at Reed College in Portland claims he was banned from class discussions mainly because he questioned a rape “statistic” — even though that “statistic” has been debunked — just because other students said they were uncomfortable. Nineteen-year-old Jeremiah True told BuzzFeed News ...

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Mar 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from SF Gate: Black students at UC Berkeley often feel isolated and even oppressed, says a campus group that wants the nation’s premier public university to step up recruitment of African American students and improve support for them. So in the time-honored tradition of Berkeley activism, the ...

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Mar 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Record Online: An effort to celebrate national Foreign Language Week by reading the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic Wednesday has polarized Pine Bush High School into angry factions. The morning's regularly scheduled announcements included the Arabic reading of the pledge. According to students, the announcement was greeted ...

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Mar 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A copy of the leaked letter penned by a NJ school superintendent over Pearson's monitoring of students' social media. (bobbraunsledger.com) Via FOX NEWS: One of the world’s largest education publishing companies, which crafted the standardized tests for the new Common Core curriculum, has been monitoring social media accounts to see if students refer to their exams. Pearson -- ...

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Mar 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Blaze: A Virginia police officer and his wife said they are disturbed and angry about the “anti-police propaganda” featured in a Black History Month program put on by one high school. The Orange County High School event was titled “Black Lives Matter” and featured readings including, “Voices: The Exhausting Task of Being ...

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Mar 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Today we'll announce the addition of Eid al-Adha & al-Fitr to @NYCSchools holiday schedule, a change that respects the diversity of our city— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) March 4, 2015 Excerpted from The New York Times: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday morning that New York public schools will observe two of the most sacred ...

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Feb 28, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

In this photo provided by the The Daily Northwestern, Northwestern University students celebrate after the Associated Student Government Senate passed a Northwestern Divest-sponsored resolution in Evanston, Ill. just before 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. The resolution asks the university to divest from six corporations the resolution’s sponsors say violate Palestinians' human rights. (AP ...

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Feb 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Ohio.com: Two ROTC passenger vans parked on the Kent State campus were found burning early Monday morning and investigators believe the fires were intentionally set. The 15-passenger 2014 Dodge vans were parked in the Terrace Hall lot when firefighters were called about 2:30 a.m., said Emily ...

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Feb 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Facing backlash for allegedly stigmatizing minorities — particularly black men — the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities announced on Tuesday that it will no longer include racial descriptors in crime alerts issued to students and faculty. “This change supports our public safety goals while recognizing the harm that the use of ...

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Feb 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Daily Bruin: Last week, I attended a council meeting to support my roommate, sorority sister and best friend, Rachel Beyda, as she went through the last step of being confirmed by the council as an appointed justice to the Judicial Board of the Undergraduate Students Association Council. I greatly admire Rachel’s academic ...

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