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Schools Ditching Head Boy, Head Girl Roles in Ongoing War on Gender

Schools in Britain have begun to ditch positions like head boy and head girl in a bid to fight gender stereotypes because the surging numbers of young people claiming to be transgender “make the roles difficult to sustain”, according to The Guardian.

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Class President Punished for Video Spoof Depicting Radical Islamic Terrorists

The parents of a student in California’s San Ramon Valley Unified School District are suing the district for discriminating against their son for a video he made as part of a school election campaign in which he pretends to save his fellow students from radical Islamic terrorists.

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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.

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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.