Education

Evolution And Climate Change Education Could Be Over In Florida Schools

Evolution And Climate Change Education Could Be Over In Florida Schools

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Educators and science advocates warn a new law can be used to target evolution and climate change education.  A new Florida law has education advocates worried that it will make it more difficult to teach evolution and climate change in public schools. Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed a […]

Abstinence-Only Education Fail: Texas Sees High Rate Of Teen Pregnancies   

Abstinence-Only Education Fail: Texas Sees High Rate Of Teen Pregnancies   

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Despite ample amounts of research and statistics proving that higher rates of teen pregnancies occur when there’s a lack of comprehensive sex education, Texas and other states still push abstinence-only education while also making contraception less accessible.  The University of Florida-Pensacola conducted a study examining the number of nationwide […]

Republican Senator Captured On Video Yelling At School Children – Video

Republican Senator Captured On Video Yelling At School Children – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Texas Senator is caught on tape yelling at school children and parents during a PTA Rally Day discussion about education. With Betsy DeVos now heading the Department of Education, Americans are hearing more and more about school vouchers. Texas State Senator Don Huffines was captured on video on […]

Democrats Plan to Hold Senate Floor for 24 Hours to Block DeVos Appointment

Democrats Plan to Hold Senate Floor for 24 Hours to Block DeVos Appointment

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Democrats in the Senate have announced that they will be holding the floor for the next 24 hours in order to protest against Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for secretary of education. Speaking from the Senate floor on Monday, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York said: “In my mind, […]

Betsy DeVos Confirmation In Peril As 2 Republicans Declare They’ll Vote ‘No’ (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos Confirmation In Peril As 2 Republicans Declare They’ll Vote ‘No’ (VIDEO)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit These two GOP senators can’t bring themselves to vote “yes” on confirming Betsy DeVos. Betsy DeVos as head of the U.S. Dept. of Education? Not if GOP Senators Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) can help it. In most matters — including confirmations for President Donald […]