Justice Alito Dissent: “Students Who Cling to Old Beliefs Risk Being Labeled Bigots”

Justice Alito Dissent: “Students Who Cling to Old Beliefs Risk Being Labeled Bigots”

06 July 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org The Supreme Court 5-4 ruling for Homosexual marriage will impact what is taught in schools even though Obergefell vs. Hodges decision did not directly involve education. Justice Alito, in his powerful dissent, recognized that the opinion would harm American’s First Amendment Rights to speak out for traditional marriage: “I assume that those […]

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Oregon School District: “All White Teachers are Racist”

Oregon School District: “All White Teachers are Racist”

03 July 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org If you teach in Oregon’s Gresham Barlow school district, and you’re white, then you’re a racist. Not only that, but the failure of any black student to meet standards is YOUR fault because you’re a racist. This is the theme of a $100,000 per year school conference on white privilege. It also […]

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American College of Pediatricians Slam SCOTUS on Gay Marriage Decision

American College of Pediatricians Slam SCOTUS on Gay Marriage Decision

30 June 2015

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org   In a statement released Friday, the president of the American College of Pediatricians said the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage will have a significantly negative impact on children in the United States. In College studies conducted in 2013, findings demonstrated that the traditional family is the best family for […]

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Can Your High School Student Write Like This?

Can Your High School Student Write Like This?

29 June 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org  Callie Phui-Yen Hoon is an ethnic Chinese native of Singapore and English is her second language. She wrote this paper published in the Concord Review on the Chernobyl disaster as a sophomore at Deerfield Academy. This fall Callie will attend Stanford University. Rigorous writing such as this paper on Chernobyl is rarely taught […]

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US History Rewritten or Ignored

US History Rewritten or Ignored

26 June 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org When totalitarian regimes wish to indoctrinate the rules people, they always rewrite history to cast themselves in the best possible light. The Left believes that America is a racist, sexist oppressive empire that must be totally transformed. Ergo, the left in academe wants to rewrite history. They want to rewrite history and they […]

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Nationally Recognized Teacher Removed for Reading Huck Finn

Nationally Recognized Teacher Removed for Reading Huck Finn

24 June 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Once again, educrats have made a breathtakingly wrong decision in removing Rafe Esquith from the class from reading a racy passage from “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. Another teacher made a complaint, but the details of the complaint against reading Huckleberry Finn are unclear. “The Adventures of Huckeberry Finn” […]

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Progressive Academic Assault on Free Speech

Progressive Academic Assault on Free Speech

23 June 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org These columns have recently discussed how campus speech codes are leading to an outright assault on free speech on campus. The politically correct speech codes are engineered by faculty and student groups who have a strong leftist bias according the studies done by the National Association of Scholars. Progressives are also controlling […]

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U of Cal’s Progressive Assault on Free Speech

U of Cal’s Progressive Assault on Free Speech

22 June 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org A university is supposed to be a place where truth is taught and discussed. Open debate flourishes in marketplace of ideas. No longer, many universities now stifle free speech. The University of California, a state school, is becoming increasingly repressive toward any speech that is in conflict with leftist dogma. The term “microagression” […]

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Gates Foundation, Feds Push for Student Data

Gates Foundation, Feds Push for Student Data

12 June 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org The Federal government’s thirst for power and influence grows daily and exponentially. The Gates Foundation through its Post Secondary Data Collaborative wants every scrap of student data it can seize. Gates is supported by Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education. Not surprisingly, David Coleman, former author of Common Core Standard and president of […]

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Opponents of School Choice Cry Foul in Wisconsin

Opponents of School Choice Cry Foul in Wisconsin

09 June 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Administrators of public schools and teacher’s unions hate choice. They want to have monopoly control over all public education, as they once did. But once upon a time, before the teacher’s unions and before the founding of the Department of Education in 1978, U.S. public schools were excellent. Now schools are spending […]

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