Tag: Department of Education

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VIDEO – Doug Jones: ‘Wrong’ to Nix Transgender Bathroom Rules

Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for December’s Senate special election in Alabama, found himself at the center of the hot-button issue of transgender people and the use of bathrooms and locker rooms in public schools after a video emerged Monday in which Jones discussed the topic.

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Dozens of Islamic Schools Remain Open Despite Extremism Concerns

Dozens of Islamic schools are still operating despite Ofsted inspectors finding that the schools are “unsafe”, with children being exposed to extremist ideas as well as being unaware of British values, it has emerged. Many more schools have never been inspected at all.

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Texas AG to Schools: Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Policy is Blocked

Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton sent a letter to administrators in Texas schools informing them that the State was successful in getting President Obama’s public school transgender bathroom policy temporarily blocked. The Court ruling came down just as schools were opening for the fall.

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Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina’s HB 2 Bathroom Law

Plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits over North Carolina’s HB 2 (the “bathroom bill”) scored a partial victory Friday when a federal district court made clear it was bound by higher-court precedent to rule for the plaintiffs. But that victory may be short-lived, as the U.S. Supreme Court will likely decide this matter in 2017.

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Federal Court Blocks Obama Transgender Directive Nationwide

FORT WORTH, Tex.—A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of 13 states against President Barack Obama’s directive that public schools must allow students and adults to enter whatever bathrooms or showers they choose, a policy imposing transgenderism on the nation’s schools.

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House Kills Transgender Bill After Moderate Republicans Panic

The full U.S. House of Representatives swats down a transgender measure, just hours after 43 Republicans voted for a Democratic amendment that would have forced transgender rules on all 50 states, and disqualify faith-based groups including the Salvation Army from doing business with the federal government.

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Hannity to Texas Governor: ‘Good Job in Texas, I’ll Tell You That!’

Texas Governor Greg Abbott was interviewed by Sean Hannity and the nationally syndicated radio talk show host told Abbott – “Good job in Texas, I’ll tell you that!” Hannity commended Abbott for his tough stance on sanctuary cities, his lawsuit against the Obama administration’s amnesty program, and putting a halt to Obama’s amnesty during his tenure as President. The talk show host also asked the Texas Governor who he was supporting as President.

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Confused Democrats Post Facebook Images with GOP Talking Points

Now that Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have officially launched their presidential campaigns, the Democratic Party is gearing up its propaganda machine to attack the Republican contenders. But a series of Facebook images they posted this week has many scratching their heads, wondering why the Democrats would use what seem to be Republican talking points in their messages.

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Jeb Bush Foundation Donor, Pearson Publishing, Admits to Spying on Kids

The British-based publishing company, Pearson—who happens to be one of the biggest publishers of books on education on the planet, and has “crafted” Common Core education testing, not to mention being one of the largest donors to former Governor Jeb Bush’s education foundation—has admitted to spying on students.