education

Texas Conservatives Add ‘Balance’ To The Teaching Of History In Schools

Texas Conservatives Add ‘Balance’ To The Teaching Of History In Schools

We all know that Fox News isn’t really “fair and balanced.” Being even-handed when you’re talking about something is, of course, a laudable goal. But in some cases, two sides of a story aren’t really equal in validity, and if you treat them as if they are, what you’re actually doing is diminishing the power of the […]

The FSU Student Protest Against The Koch Brothers Gains More Steam

The FSU Student Protest Against The Koch Brothers Gains More Steam

In 2014, I published two stories about the surreptitious attempts by the Koch brothers to bribe their way into the academic freedom and integrity of FSU/Florida State University. The most recent story can be found in this link. For several years, FSU students, along with faculty, alumni, and concerned citizens have been adamantly dissenting the […]

Teacher Fired For Answering A Child’s Question About Sandy Hook

Teacher Fired For Answering A Child’s Question About Sandy Hook

Original article, Beloved Teacher Fired For Answering Question About Sandy Hook, published on Daily Kos by turn723. Our favorite after-school teacher, beloved by 99.9% of parents and children in her district, was fired due to the complaint of ONE parent. That’s right, one parent. Here is the link A beloved supervisor, [GiGi Kearns] of an […]

12 Year-Old With Leukemia Expelled By Battle Creek Catholic School – VIDEO

12 Year-Old With Leukemia Expelled By Battle Creek Catholic School – VIDEO

12 year-old Rose McGrath has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia for almost three years. Diagnosed in August of 2012, she has been in the fight of her life. Her treatments have concluded, but as her mother says, “You still have a very long recovery process because you’ve basically just put two and a half years […]

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