Higher Education or “Safe Spaces and Speech Codes”

Higher Education or “Safe Spaces and Speech Codes”

05 February 2016

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Parents and student need to investigate liberal art colleges very carefully before they plunk down $60,000 per year. Race, class and gender agenda courses — along with thousands of “studies” courses — have been invented. A generation of politicized professors has made the strange argument that they alone have discovered all sorts […]

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Common Core Publisher Makes Money When Kids Fail

Common Core Publisher Makes Money When Kids Fail

04 February 2016

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Pearson, the notorious Common Core textbook publisher and Common Core testing developer is forcing students to re-take tests for profit. According to Alan Singer of Hofstra University Pearson’s profits are all from student exam fees, which means Pearson makes its money when students fail. According to UUP Vice President for Academics Jamie […]

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Support Florida SB 1018-Stop Rotten Textbooks

Support Florida SB 1018-Stop Rotten Textbooks

02 February 2016

  By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org In 2014, Gov. Scott signed SB 864 into law. It was an excellent bill that took power away from Tallahassee educrats and placed it in the hands of local parents and citizens. It was supposed to: Assign each school board the constitutional responsibility to select and provide adequate instructional materials. […]

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School Invites Boys to Wear Skirts: “Gender Fluidity”

School Invites Boys to Wear Skirts: “Gender Fluidity”

01 February 2016

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org The latest politically correct lunacy to grips the halls of academe is that if one believes that boys are boys and girls are girls that is bigotry. The only thing really hard to fathom, is how fast this kind of thinking spreads. In American schools, last November’s Transgender Awareness Month was a festival […]

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FL Rep. DeSantis Supports Less Federal School Intervention, More Choice

FL Rep. DeSantis Supports Less Federal School Intervention, More Choice

29 January 2016

www.thereportcard.org “The vitality of our public K-12 education system has been stymied by schools bogged down in bureaucracy and resistant to reform, leaving many children without the education that they deserve. National ‪#‎SchoolChoice‬ Week celebrates the valuable opportunity that charter schools provide to students who would otherwise be trapped in failing public school systems. Parents […]

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Jew Hatred Rampant on US College Campuses

Jew Hatred Rampant on US College Campuses

26 January 2016

(Editor: 2015 was a bad year for anti Jewish behavior on campus. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement that seeks to force colleges and businesses to punish Israel and also driving personal anti-Semitic attacks on Jewish students. “There is a clear correlation between anti-Israel activism—particularly BDS campaigns—and the anti-Semitic targeting of Jewish students,” Rossman-Benjamin […]

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Detroit Schools: 7% Proficient in Reading, Union Calls Strike

Detroit Schools: 7% Proficient in Reading, Union Calls Strike

25 January 2016

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org The teacher’s union, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party, or perhaps the other way around, has orchestrated a “sick-out” to protest school conditions. But the biggest problem is total lack of teacher accountability in a school system where on 4% of students are proficient in math and 7% are proficient […]

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Common Core Math Author: Parents Should Butt Out, Teachers Know Best

Common Core Math Author: Parents Should Butt Out, Teachers Know Best

21 January 2016

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Jason Zimba, a lead writer of the Common Core Math standard that has been driving kids nuts for the past 2 years, says that parents should leave it to teachers (who are also confused) and not interfere with the kid’s homework. “The math instruction on the part of parents should be low,” […]

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11,000 Pro-School Choice Pack Tally to Protest Union Lawsuit

11,000 Pro-School Choice Pack Tally to Protest Union Lawsuit

20 January 2016

  (Editor: www.thereportcard.org Florida’s tax credit scholarship allows poor and mostly minority students to attend private schools, mostly Christian to get a superior education to the public school alternative. Teacher’s unions are bringing a lawsuit to end the scholarships and force kids back into lousy public schools. Led by Martin Luther King, III, educators, parents, […]

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Florida Citizens Alliance Supports Bills to Scrap Bad Textbooks

Florida Citizens Alliance Supports Bills to Scrap Bad Textbooks

18 January 2016

     The Florida Citizens’ Alliance (FLCA) is a coalition of citizens and grassroots groups working together through education, outreach and community involvement to advance the ideals and principles of liberty.  We believe these include but are not limited to individual rights, free markets, and limited government. FLCA opposes Common Core and Common Core related […]

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