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School’s Purpose is Indoctrination.

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print The near sole purpose of present-day academia is indoctrination. This is a fairly bold thesis, but the evidence is in its favor. The increasingly progressive leftist agenda is sweeping through [...]

Schools Need a ‘Curriculum of Family’.

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print Who should be a greater influence in a child’s life: parents or teachers? Many would say the latter. After all, teachers are the professional experts who know about childhood development [...]

AP-NORC Poll: Low confidence in schools to respond to gunman

WASHINGTON (AP) – Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting made practicing for armed intruders as routine as fire drills, many parents have only tepid confidence in the ability of schools to stop a gunman, according to a [...]

Lawyer says ex-Milwaukee schools official will plead guilty

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The lawyer for the former president of the Milwaukee Public Schools board of directors says his client will plead guilty in an alleged bribery scheme. Michael Bonds is charged in federal court in Philadelphia with of [...]

Arizona bill would allow loaded guns in cars at schools

PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona House has voted to let adults leave loaded guns in their vehicles on school grounds. Arizona already allows unloaded weapons in vehicles driven by adults. Republicans say the measure approved in a party-line [...]

Refugee teens in Austrian schools straddle different worlds

VIENNA (AP) – Lilas Almalaki didn’t know a word of German when she enrolled in an Austrian middle school two months after fleeing her war-torn homeland in 2015, so she relied on the proficient English she learned as a top student in [...]

In a Divided Bosnia, Segregated Schools Persist

TRAVNIK, Bosnia and Herzegovina — The school in this medieval town is divided by a flimsy metal fence and the legacy of war. Each day, children stream into the same school building, only to study separately, using separate textbooks, [...]

France Bans Smartphones in Schools Through 9th Grade. Will It Help Students?

PARIS — The eighth-grade girls already know what to expect from France’s new smartphone ban in all primary and middle schools because their school voluntarily instituted one last year. “Annoying,” was the assessment of Zoélinh [...]

The New Thing in Hong Kong’s Public Schools: White Students

HONG KONG — For generations, Hong Kong’s prestigious international schools exclusively educated the children of wealthy Western expatriates. Today, placement in those schools is increasingly competitive and enrollment fees can exceed [...]
Oklahoma Senate Might Fund Schools, If Only To Get All These Teachers Out Of Their Hair
Signs you never saw at a Trump rally, part CCLXIV Oklahoma teachers walked out of schools on Monday to demand adequate funding for the state’s schools, and they’re still out today. The strike may be working — the Oklahoma Senate will [...]