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Stalin

DELINGPOLE: Stalin Wasn’t All Bad (Explain British Schoolteachers)

Stalin wasn’t all bad, you know. Sure he was a murderous thug responsible for around 50 million deaths, while reducing the rest of the population to a state of misery, poverty, and near-permanent terror. Sure his collective farming policy turned breadbaskets into famine-starved hellholes where cannibalism was rife and his Five Year Plans destroyed what was left of the Russian economy after Lenin.

Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Directive Still Blocked ‘Nationwide’

A federal judge has rejected the Obama Administration’s request to stay part of an injunction blocking the President’s transgender public school policy. The federal government wanted the Court to rule that the block against Obama’s directive to have a gender fluid school bathroom and facilities policy applied only to the 13 states that brought the lawsuit against the federal government.

Texas AG joins parent's protest

Texas Sues Obama over School Transgender Policy

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against President Obama and his administration and vows a fight on his transgender policy for Texas schools. Eleven states have joined the state of Texas in suing the federal government.

Nine Indiana Schools Close After Bomb Threats

Dozens Of Teachers Struck Off For Paedophilia-Related Offences

PARIS (AP) — French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem says 27 members of staff in schools and high schools were struck off in 2015 because of paedophilia-related offences. Speaking on French radio RTL, Vallaud-Belkacem says most of those fired where male

Compton Teachers Stage 2nd ‘Sick-out’ in a Week

On Friday, for the second time in a week, teachers in Compton failed to show up for work at 10 of the school district’s 37 campuses, according to teachers’ union president Patrick Sullivan. The school district claimed nine campuses were affected, as KPCC reported.

PHOTOS: America Celebrates Veterans Day Coast to Coast

Cities across America are celebrating Veterans Day today with parades and ceremonies. People in their communities are congregating in schools, town halls, and public venues to celebrate those among them and those who have passed for serving in our military and keeping America free.

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California Schools Stick Taxpayers with $149 Billion in Bond Debt

The California Policy Center has just published an exhaustive study regarding the $149.2 billion Californians have borrowed over the last 14 years to finance public school construction. Despite the sob stories about dilapidated facilities, huge amounts of cash has been siphoned off due to union project labor agreements, environmentalist lawsuits, and inadequate planning and public oversight.

CA Schools 9th Worst in America

The personal finance social network WalletHub ranked public school systems around the nation, and found that California’s ranked as the ninth-worst. Factors measured by WalletHub included: Test results in reading and math Remote-learning opportunities from online public schools Dropout rate