Categorized | news

Teachers Union Opposes FBI Anti-Terror Education

Randi Weingarten AFT President

Randi Weingarten AFT President

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

Last year the FBI introduced an anti-terror website called “Don’t Be a Puppet.” The purpose of the website was to educate teenager who might be negatively influenced by Radical Islamic videos and websites. Many young men and some women have been seduced by the message of radical Islam and some of the ISIS and Al Qaida websites.

 

The website helps teachers understand the danger signals that a student might be leaning towards radical Islam. However the educational establishment and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee opposes the program because they feel it promotes Islamophobia.

 

Randy Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, said: “We know there’s a need to be hyper-vigilant, but there’s a difference between being hyper-vigilant and racial profiling. This program should not go forward.”

 

Supporters of the program strongly disagree. Craign Strazzeri of Prager U reasonably asks: “How could any rational person who cares about protecting innocent life, oppose teaching young people how to recognize recruiting strategies of Islamic extremists?”

 

Once again the Teachers Unions are doing their best to keep American students in the dark.

Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Delicious Stumbleupon

This post was written by:

- who has written 975 posts on The Report Card.


Contact the author

Comments are closed.

Click the “LIKE” button below to follow us on Facebook

Donate to The Report Card

Subscribe to Newsletters


Social links powered by Ecreative Internet Marketing