Education

9-Year-Old Girl Shames Florida School Board – VIDEO

9-Year-Old Girl Shames Florida School Board – VIDEO

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit 9-year-old Sydney Smoot, a fourth grader at Brooksville Elementary, shared her concerns on testing in schools with members of the Hernando County School Board at their regular meeting on March 17, 2015. Speaking of the Florida Standards Assessment Test, or FSA for short, Sydney told the school board […]

Tea Party Idiot Ted Cruz Pleads For Repeal Of Federal Law That Doesn’t Exist

Tea Party Idiot Ted Cruz Pleads For Repeal Of Federal Law That Doesn’t Exist

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz is well-known for fighting lost causes, such as last year when he accidentally saved the day for President Obama’s presidential actions on immigration (although Republicans and Tea Partyers continue their hand at battling them). For some reason, Cruz seems to have a passion […]

Proposed Bill Bans AP History, Requires Study of 10 Commandments, 3 Reagan Speeches

Proposed Bill Bans AP History, Requires Study of 10 Commandments, 3 Reagan Speeches

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Lawmakers in Oklahoma are considering a bill that would ban Advanced Placement History courses while requiring student to study a long list of “foundational documents,” that includes “objects of historic significance” such as the Ten Commandments. The list also includes documents “related to the history, heritage and foundation […]

Superintendent Bans High School Students From Seeing ‘Selma’

Superintendent Bans High School Students From Seeing ‘Selma’

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Alabama: WAFF reported that a high school history club’s trip to see the historical civil rights film Selma, was denied approval by DeKalb County school superintendent Hugh Taylor over concerns of language. Taylor, who identifies as a Christian and a Republican, has not seen the PG-13 film, but […]

Christmas, Easter & Jewish Holy Days Axed From Calendar In Maryland Schools

Christmas, Easter & Jewish Holy Days Axed From Calendar In Maryland Schools

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In a 7 to 1 vote on Tuesday, a Montgomery County Maryland school board has decided to strike Christian and Jewish holy days from the official 2015-2016 school calendar. The vote came after Muslim leaders pushed for officials to include Eid al-Adha, an Islamic holiday, to the school […]