Education

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 26: Arizona teachers march through downtown Phoenix on their way to the State Capitol as part of a rally for the #REDforED movement on April 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. Teachers state-wide staged a walkout strike on Thursday in support of better wages and state funding …

Teachers’ Union Slashes Budget Following Supreme Court Decision

The nation’s largest teachers’ union is predicting a 14 percent drop in membership over the next two years and a $28 million budget cut for the next school year following the Supreme Court’s ruling that public sector unions can no longer compel non-members to pay dues.

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Texas AG Demands School District Release 6th Grade Sex Ed Materials

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton demanded the Fort Worth Independent School District release a copy of its sixth grade human sexuality curriculum after parents complained they were “repeatedly denied” access to the instructional materials.

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DeVos Wants U.S. to Adopt European Education Policies

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says switching to the type of education and workforce development policies embraced by countries such as Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the U.K. would “help catch us up” to students in other countries.

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NYT: Harvard Is Wrong that Asians Have Terrible Personalities

New York Times contributor Wesley Yang fired back at Harvard University after a report last week revealed that the prestigious institution was giving Asian applicants low personality ratings without even meeting them.

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Planned Parenthood Sues to Keep Access to Young Children in Sex Ed

HHS also noted CDC’s report that, while teen sex and pregnancy rates are at record lows, sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases are at record highs. Consequently, the agency says sex education “should be centered on science in the promotion of optimal health outcomes.”

circa 1942: Field Marshal Erwin Rommel (1891 - 1944) (on left) with Captain Aldinger. Rommel is Commander of the Afrika Korps. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Delingpole: Snowflake University Scared by Rommel Quotation

One of Britain’s leading universities has gone into a blind panic after discovering that a quotation it had used to motivate students originally came from the mouth of an actual World War II German general, Erwin Rommel.

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Trump Administration Proposes Merging Education and Labor Departments

“Rather than equip an individual to pursue whatever goal he sets for himself as part of his God-given freedom, this is, instead, the German model being pushed by misguided business interests and some state interests,” she explained. “As a result, the type of education an individual would receive would be influenced by crony corporations dictating to schools the skills needed for future workers.”