US Family Breakdown=Poverty=School Drop Outs=Prison

US Family Breakdown=Poverty=School Drop Outs=Prison

21 January 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org According to Princeton’s Robert George, single parent families are a key cause of poverty, and children of single parent families are far more likely to drop out of school. Shockingly, according to Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford, the majority of school drop outs actually wind up in prison. Since the introduction of Lyndon Johnson’s […]

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Education Secretary: More Tests, More Programs, More $

Education Secretary: More Tests, More Programs, More $

20 January 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Education Secretary Arne Duncan sees an ever-expanding role for the Federal Government in K-12 education. Never mind that since the founding of the Department of Education in 1978, spending has skyrocketed while standardized test scores have plummeted and the US falls further and further behind the rest of the developed world. Not […]

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Old School Subjects: History, Algebra, Logic. New Subjects: Creative Thinking, Collaboration, Flexibility

Old School Subjects: History, Algebra, Logic. New Subjects: Creative Thinking, Collaboration, Flexibility

19 January 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org K-12 public schools have dropped curricula including subjects that taught knowledge and facts. They now have curricula that are hollowed out of knowledge, but contain empty skills like “critical thinking.” But critical thinking is only valid if the student has a body of knowledge and facts that allow critical thought to take place. […]

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Concord Review High School Author Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Concord Review High School Author Wins Rhodes Scholarship

15 January 2015

  By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org Rigorous writing is not required or taught in most high schools in America, but rigorous writing is de rigueur for admission to top colleges and is highly respected by employers as a critical skill. The Concord Review has published the best high school history papers in the world. TCR Publisher […]

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Florida Schools Rate C- for Reading & Math

Florida Schools Rate C- for Reading & Math

13 January 2015

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org According to Education Week, Florida public education has made some gains in a few areas like advance placement, but overall ranks 28 in the nation, and earns a C- for math and reading).   This year, Florida finishes 28th among the 50 states and District of Columbia, with an overall score of […]

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Colorado HS Students Forced to Wear Hajib on Mosque Field Trip

Colorado HS Students Forced to Wear Hajib on Mosque Field Trip

12 January 2015

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org A Colorado school district has come under fire from parents in the community when a local middle school told girls that they will have to submit to sharia-compliant rules regarding covering their heads and ankles on a field trip to a Muslim mosque in Denver. According to Western Journalism, the Douglas […]

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“Islamophobe” A Noun or a Threat?

“Islamophobe” A Noun or a Threat?

09 January 2015

  By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org   In light of the Islamic massacre of the staff of the magazine “Charlie Hebdo in Paris, I am rethinking what it means to be labeled an Islamophobe. The Report Card has published a number of articles about the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) which is the US face […]

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Florida Senate Candidate “Doc” Renuart on Education

Florida Senate Candidate “Doc” Renuart on Education

07 January 2015

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org   Ronald “Doc” Renuart is running for the Florida Senate seat vacated by John Thrasher who accepted the post of President of Florida State University. “Doc” resigned his state representative seat because, by Florida law, candidates who hold elected office must resign before they can run for another elected office. Renuart […]

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Common Core’s Coleman Praises Chinese Communist Propaganda Mill

Common Core’s Coleman Praises Chinese Communist Propaganda Mill

05 January 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org David Coleman, principal author of The Common Core Standard, and now president of The College Board lavished effusive praise over Ms. Xu Lin, head of the Chinese Confucius Institute that exists on many US, Canadian and European college campuses. The purpose of the Institute is to indoctrinate students about the virtues and values […]

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Indiana Law: Students Must Pass Same Civics Test as Immigrants

Indiana Law: Students Must Pass Same Civics Test as Immigrants

02 January 2015

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org According to the US Department of Education, 88% of high school seniors are NOT proficient in US History, yet immigrants must pass an oral test about history and American government. Indiana State Senator Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn is introducing a bill to require students to pass the same test as immigrants. What a great […]

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