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Apr 30 16:19

Michigan governor wants to split Detroit Public Schools district to isolate debt

Gov. Rick Snyder has laid out a plan the struggling Detroit Public Schools district, which has big debts and poor student achievement in many of its approximately 100 schools.

Snyder said the district has reached a "crisis point where systemic change is needed."

Under the plan, the existing Detroit Public Schools would continue under the direction of the emergency manager and the elected Board of Education for the sole purpose of paying off the district’s debt.

Apr 30 10:28

Is perseverance the key to children's intellectual growth?

By Clifton B. Parker

Passion, dedication and persistence count the most when children are cultivating their intelligence and talents, a Stanford scholar says.

Carol Dweck, a Stanford psychology professor, said that when children are praised for the process they engage in – hard work, strategies, focus, persistence – they become better learners. The Stanford News Service recently interviewed Dweck on this topic...

Apr 30 09:15

Public School “Child Nutrition Supervisor” Served Students Reeking, Six-Year-Old Pork

(Nutritional Anarchy) Stories continually coming out of public schools illustrate time and again that our school lunches are “bad,” but this story makes Michelle Obama’s school lunch program look like a fancy dinner at a four-star restaurant.

After a determination made by someone given the title “Child Nutrition Supervisor” and the school’s cafeteria managers who performed “tests,” a decision was made to serve school children six-year-old pork in Hawkins County, Tennessee.

First of all… if you have to perform tests before you serve something obviously questionable enough to warrant tests to hundreds of trusting, innocent children…

Here’s an actual quote about the meat from local news outlet WBIR:

“The actual woman making a stink about it said it smelled so bad they made gravy to put over the meat to give it a smell and give it a better taste,” said [Hawkins County Commissioner Michael] Herrell.

Ew.

(Continued...)

Apr 30 08:48

State threatening anti-Common Core parents with jail?

Parents in South Carolina who are part of a nationwide revolt against Common Core say they are being threatened with “criminal accountability” if they prevent their children from taking the tests required by the controversial educational-standards program.

Tamra Hood, a member of South Carolina Parents Involved in Education, said the state Education Department’s Chief Operating Officer, Elizabeth Carpentier, warned parents could spend 30 days in jail if even a single day of testing is missed, Breitbart News reported.

Apr 30 07:54

Univ. of Illinois protected white supremacist, but not Steven Salaita, report finds

Salaita was fired last August as he was about to take up a tenured faculty position in the American Indian Studies program at the Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) campus, because of tweets criticizing Israel’s attack on Gaza that administrators deemed lacked “civility.”

By doing so, the university violated the AAUP’s long-standing and highly influential principles on academic freedom and tenure, the report concludes.

The AAUP report confirms – based on precedents dating back to 1962 as well as generally accepted practices applied to the facts of this case – that the university’s decision constituted a “dismissal” of Salaita and not a mere withdrawal of a job offer.

Salaita was therefore entitled to full protections of his academic freedom and to due process, all of which the university violated.

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"But Israel told us to do it, and that is all that really matters!"

Apr 29 15:05

Marco Rubio Went to Bat for Corinthian Colleges

Last summer, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida asked the U.S. Department of Education to "demonstrate leniency" toward Corinthian Colleges by permitting the wealthy for-profit company to continue accessing millions of dollars in federal financial aid while it was cooperating with a federal investigation.

Ten months later, the company shuttered its remaining 28 campuses, instantly displacing some 16,000 students just days after it was fined $30 million by the Department of Education for a scheme involving "confirmed cases of misrepresentation of job placement rates" for as many as 947 students. The decision to close shop came after years of federal and state investigations into the company.

Apr 29 12:06

Labor Department won't investigate alleged Edison H-1B visa abuses

The U.S. Labor Department will not investigate allegations that Southern California Edison Co. abused a popular visa program for skilled foreign workers, according to senators who requested the probe.

A top Labor official said an investigation could not be opened because there was no complaint from someone adversely affected by the use of the H-1B visas and no reasonable cause to believe the company violated the rules governing the visas.
Senators seek federal investigation of alleged H-1B visa abuse at Edison
Senators seek federal investigation of alleged H-1B visa abuse at Edison

The Labor Department "has not received a complaint from an aggrieved party or a credible source, and other avenues for investigation are not appropriate at this time," M. Patricia Smith, the department's solicitor, said in a letter dated Tuesday.

Apr 29 12:01

Middle School Teens Were Sexually Violated to Search for Marijuana

Why are extreme and sadistic incidents increasingly taking place in public schools? Let's say 90-plus percent of school faculty and staff are looking out for the well-being of students. Unfortunately there are predatory characters in various school settings who are punishing students for sharing, checking into underwear for poop, making them kneel before administration, forcing one to clean out a poop-clogged toilet with bare hands...And now...

Apr 29 10:49

EDITORIAL: State should also shoulder blame for school testing meltdown

The Department of Education’s attempt to administer federally mandated assessments under new Common Core standards, which involved shifting all testing to computers, imploded last week when the Clark County School District halted the examinations because of constant system crashes. The online platform, administered by New Hampshire-based Measured Progress and UCLA’s Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, never worked properly for very long. Students couldn’t enter answers, saw questions placed out of order and dealt with mid-exam interruptions. By the time the Clark County School District gave up, many students couldn’t log into the testing server.

Apr 29 10:11

Rebel Dad Schools Educators on Totalitarian Attendance Policy

A Pennsylvania dad received a scolding from his children's school for doing the unthinkable: he let them MISS SCHOOL (*gasp*!) to go on a short vacation.

Michael Rossi took his nine-year-old twins on a family trip and was given what he calls a "nasty-gram" from the principal.

He posted a photo of the letter on Facebook, and it went viral...

Apr 29 02:48

Most 8th Graders Score Low on US History, Civics

Only about a quarter of eighth graders showed solid performance or better in U.S. history, civics and geography on tests known as the Nation's Report Card.

(*When an eighth grade history course is essentially a weaved web of lies , it has to be next to impossible for a person that young to untangle it , and get a good grade .
Introduce this http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/allwarsarebankerwars.php#axz... to the curriculum , and see how the kids perform .)

Apr 28 15:54

How to Make Your Own Alkaline Water

Alkaline water offers the best levels of hydration and minerals.

To keep your body nice and hydrated, drink two cups of water first thing in the morning.

Apr 28 11:19

Just 42 percent of the residents in Freddie Gray’s neighborhood are employed

Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died in police custody, was born into Sandtown’s literally toxic ghetto, according to a lawsuit he and his two sisters filed in 2008. The Sun’s Jean Marbella writes that the family claimed damaging lead levels in their blood as children led to “multiple educational, behavioral and medical problems.” They settled in 2010 for an undisclosed sum.

Whether because of lead or even more intractable structural problems, Sandtown has been unable to shake the kinds of economic woes prevalent in other predominantly African-American inner city neighborhoods.

Here are the terrifying facts about Sandtown, according to U.S. Census tract data.

— Just 42 percent of residents are employed, compared to the national average of 59 percent.

— Thirty-three percent of residential properties are vacant or abandoned.

— Just 54 percent of its residents are even in the labor force, even though 77 percent of residents are between 20 and 64 years old.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If you don't have a healthy environment, meaningful education, leading to meaningful jobs and the ability to better yourself, you are in a very, very bad situation indeed.

Hopelessness, exacerbated by police brutality, will ultimately lead to violence.

And it is very obvious that Baltimore PD has some industrial strength soul-searching to do about not letting officers, sworn to uphold the law, break it by brutalizing suspects, and not following standards and practices to the letter.

The late President Kennedy said it best: "When peaceful revolution is impossible, violent revolution is inevitable."

Apr 28 06:08

Censorship at Southampton University - An Analysis by Lawrence Davidson

Actually, as long as Israel insists on being “a Jewish state” instead of a democratic state of all its citizens, it must walk the path of apartheid. And, it can only get away with that through successfully maintaining an exceptional status - a status that puts it above international law.

Apr 27 14:39

Adult Students Please Get Real

You have been had.

You can’t see the obvious.

When the obvious is stated, you viscerally reject it, or fain being deaf.

Apr 27 14:14

Finding Scholarships and Grants for College

If you’ve started applying for college or have already received acceptance letters back, chances are you’re well on your way to preparing for the next step in your life.

Apr 26 12:46

To help spread its message, the NSA has produced a coloring book. You know, for kids

While I wasn’t able to score any government-issue school supplies, and none of the representatives could tell me if the NSA was still operating out of the hermetic former AT&T fiber optic hub down the street at 2nd and Folsom, I did walk away with a copy of the “CryptoKids Fun Book”, images from which you can see below.

Which anthropomorphic Myers-Briggs Type crypto-kid are you? I’m Decipher Dog, always looking for “the hidden messages behind the words, symbols and sounds,” and reading the latest robot news in Cryptobyte Monthly. That said, I don’t condone Dog’s habit of wearing shoes in bed and looking at kitty porn on his laptop. You bad dog you.

Apr 26 11:48

Research Of Princeton University, In The US There Is No More Democracy

Another study from Princeton spells awful news for American popular government to be specific, that it no more exists.

Asking “[w]ho truly leads?” scientists Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page contend that in the course of recent decades America’s political framework has gradually changed from a vote based system into a government, where rich elites wield most influence.

http://whatisusa.info/research-of-princeton-university-in-the-us-there...

Apr 25 10:29

Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become 'unbearable'

The working lives of teachers have become “unbearable” because of constant monitoring and as a result they are quitting in such numbers that the profession is heading for a crisis, according to an open letter to The Independent signed by 1,200 teachers.

The letter calls for more support and warns that politicians have made teachers’ working lives “increasingly difficult and for many, unbearable” and that “a constant fear of being judged to be failing” was “bleeding the profession dry”.

Teachers who signed the letter, organised by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) union, warn that schools are heading for a teacher supply crisis as more teachers leave and the Government fails to recruit enough new trainees.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

One major headache for finding new teachers is the added paperwork required. Last year I was contacted by the University of Hawaii to substitute teach a class for three days while the professor went on an expected maternity leave. As I had previously taught that exact same class, I said I would be willing to pitch in for those three days to help out. I then received a huge stack of forms in the mail from dozens of agencies and departments to fill out, including proof of citizenship (as illegals pour over the borders), verification of social security number, renewal of my TB test, and documentation of my qualifications to teach the subject. Apparently, new requirements from the government rendered the fact that I had been previously hired to teach that class and my industry reputation irrelevant, and I was faced with roughly a weeks' worth of filling out forms and visiting state and fed offices for a total of three hours' paid work! Clearly the feather-bedded bureaucrats are making more money off of education than the teachers do! At that point I told UH they should find someone else. But the fact is that I am a good teacher. I was well liked when I was at UH and many of my students found work in the industry after graduation. But I won't be teaching any more, not because I don't like teaching or that I am bad at it, but because trying to be a teacher has become too much of a hassle in these politically correct times.

Apr 25 09:54

Parents anger after children as young as THREE told to sign contract promising not to use 'transphobic language' at nursery

Children as young as three are being asked to sign a contract pledging not to use transphobic language at school.

The pledge is contained in a ‘home-school agreement’ which all children must sign before they start at Turnham Primary School in September.

The infants must also promise to refrain from using homophobic and racist phrases and to be tolerant of people with different sexual orientations and lifestyles. Each child must print their name and provide a signature to confirm that they understand their ‘responsibilities’ while attending the school.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I personally do not have a problem with anyone's orientation, but this idea of a contract is rooted in the theory that the state should decide a person's personal beliefs, and THAT I have a real problem with.

For one thing, the entire liberal theory that human thought can be reshaped by reshaping the environment derives entirely from Marget Mead's "Coming of Age in Samoa", which supported the theory that human minds were born totally blank, a "Tabla Rasa" and all human emotion and behavior was shaped by the environment. Of course, anyone that knows Polynesian and Samoan culture knows Mead's book is junk. Mead did not go to Samoa to find out the reality but to confirm a pre-designated conclusion and simply found those people who would tell her what she wanted to hear (not unlike the behavior of the supporters of human-caused global warming). Although discredited, Mead's book still forms the foundation of the liberal philosophy and Mead herself continues to be lionized by liberals, much as Al Gore continues to be deified by the Carbonazis.

Apr 25 09:31

How I communicate humanity’s challenge to colleagues

*hyperlinks live at source*

I felt it might be helpful to share how I state humanity’s challenge to leaders working for important reforms; particularly the big picture that reformers are asking literal .01% psychopathic criminals for their help. Of course, reform will be impossible until we recognize this important fact.

Among perhaps 100 crucial areas, this particular reform topic is in economics. The e-mail I sent regarding reform responses with nations’ international debt crises (with additional hyperlinks for your education, and deletions to keep this example generic):

Friends and colleagues,
I respectfully and gently suggest that our current work with mechanics of the existing system, and mechanics of (this reform) with intent to optimize public benefits, embrace this Emperor's New Clothes perspective:

Apr 25 08:49

Kansas kid corrects anti-drug teacher, cops raid his house

The 11-year-old son of medical marijuana advocate Shona Banda spoke out in his Kansas classroom to correct his teacher's misinformation about pot; then the state of Kansas raided his house and took him away from his mother.

Apr 25 06:42

Professors for Israel try to Shut Down Lancet

Academia is far from the bastion of free thinking and free speech it would like to claim for itself, as a newly confected “row” involving the leading medical journal The Lancet confirms.

Apr 25 06:34

Arms maker BAE Systems takes control of failing school

Europe’s largest arms manufacture BAE Systems has become the main sponsor of an under-performing school in the North West of England.

Apr 24 23:52

Collapses The Scene Of A School In Indiana And Several Injured

Sixteen harmed in stage breakdown at Westfield High School hall

Almost the greater part of the 16 understudies harmed in a stage breakdown Thursday night at Westfield High Schoolare back home recovering.

http://whatisusa.info/collapses-the-scene-of-a-school-in-indiana-and-s...

Apr 24 20:26

Arms maker BAE Systems takes control of failing school

Europe’s largest arms manufacture BAE Systems has become the main sponsor of an under-performing school in the North West of England

Apr 24 12:04

Collapses The Scene Of A School In Indiana And Several Injured

Sixteen harmed in stage breakdown at Westfield High School hall

Almost the greater part of the 16 understudies harmed in a stage breakdown Thursday night at Westfield High Schoolare back home recovering.

http://whatisusa.info/collapses-the-scene-of-a-school-in-indiana-and-s...

Apr 23 19:44

No Juniors Show up to Take SBAC at Seattle High School

SEATTLE -- Not a single 11th grade students showed up to take the SBAC test at Nathan Hale High School this week, a Seattle Public Schools spokesperson confirmed.

Apr 23 13:23

Koch Funding of Universities Shrouded in Secrecy

In a recent column entitled “The Campus Climate Crusade,” The Wall Street Journal ’s Kimberly Strassel spent over 800 words arguing the basic conceit of UnKochMyCampus , a campaign uniting students at universities around the country who are working to increase transparency on their campuses and fight attempts by corporate donors like Charles and David Koch from influencing their education. Her core arguments?

Apr 23 12:32

Oregon Teacher Sues School District for Trauma Caused by Active Shooter Drill

Two years ago, Linda McLean, a teacher at Pine Eagle Charter School in Halfway, Oregon, was sitting at her desk when a man dressed in a black hoodie and goggles suddenly burst into her classroom.

The man pointed a gun at McLean's face and pulled the trigger.

McLean heard gunfire and smelled smoke, and felt her heart racing.

The gunman said, "You're dead" and left the room.

Apr 23 10:54

Chinese school likened to 'cell block' after pupils jump to their deaths

A middle school in northern China has been likened to prison block after bars were installed on windows and balconies to deter pupils from jumping to their deaths, according to a newspaper report.

The security measures have been taken at Hengshui No. 2 Middle School in Hebei province and were prompted after two pupils killed themselves jumping, apparently due to the pressure they felt to succeed academically, the Beijing Times reported.

One died in October last year and the other last month, the report said.

The school is well known for the high percentage of pupils who are admitted to China’s top universities and has a reputation for academic excellence, according to the newspaper.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But what will not change here is the psychological environment which causes kids to kill themselves?!?

Or do educators in China just consider these kids as "collateral damage" for having had the temerity to take their own lives, when the pressure got too great?!?

Apr 23 07:19

9-11 Truth Hits Holland

Richard Gage's successful visit to Holland on April 16-17 was the first in a series of 9-11 Truth events to hit Holland this spring.

Apr 22 15:34

I TOLD YOU WE WERE DOOMED

Apr 22 10:47

Did Hillel board member inappropriately advise Stanford on divestment request?

A board member of an Israel-aligned group played a key role in discussions which led administrators at California’s Stanford University to reject calls for the college to divest from firms which abet the oppression of Palestinians.

This week, the Students for Justice in Palestine group at Stanford learned that Susan Weinstein, chairperson of the Advisory Panel on Investment Responsibility and Licensing (APIRL) — which evaluated the request to pull university investments in US companies that profit from violations of Palestinians’ rights — was, until late January, concurrently serving as a director on the board of Stanford’s Hillel chapter.

Apr 22 08:58

This Article May Be Illegal: Lifting the Veil of Silence on Standardized Testing

Warning!

What you are about to read may be a criminal act.

I may have broken the law by putting this information out there.

Edward Snowden leaked data about civilian surveillance. Chelsea Manning released top secret military documents.

Apr 21 13:27

Tennessee Legislature Repeals Common Core

Yesterday, in a bipartisan vote, the Tennessee House of Representatives voted unanimously (97:0) to repeal Common Core. The Tennessee State Senate will take up the measure today, and is expected to pass the bill.

Apr 21 10:47

Imagine if your kids went to this school

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Common Core?!? :)

Apr 20 22:13

They Discover A New Species Of Frog That Looks Like Frog René

Somebody ought to tell Kermit he has another relative.

Another types of frog called the Hyalinobatrachium dianae has been found in Costa Rica. Like the glass frog, the lime-shaded land and water proficient has translucent skin on its underside and has eyes that make it resemble the acclaimed Muppet, Kermit.

http://whatisusa.info/they-discover-a-new-species-of-frog-that-looks-l...

Apr 20 11:52

Parent Offers Epic Response to Vaccine Homework

Sadly, this is not for Health Class! Like so many other assignments we've seen, this is for a staple class (the three Rs) but produces propaganda about an unrelated topic. We've seen this happen for math classes in story problems. In the upper right corner is the word "comprehension" indicating that this is from Reading class.

The parent would have none of it and marked a big....

SEE it here!

Apr 20 11:49

Campus Administrators Invoke ‘Civility’ to Silence Critical Speech

University administrators are successfully rallying around the value of “civility” in discourse as a means of silencing and getting rid of professors deemed politically troublesome.

Writing in The Nation, Joan W. Scott, professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study’s School of Social Science in Princeton, N.J., and adjunct professor of history at the Graduate Center at City University of New York, reports that administrators at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign denied formerly tenured professor Steven Salaita a promised position at their institution because of critical comments he made about Israel’s 2014 military assault on Gaza.

“Well-organized supporters of Israel alerted the university to his tweets, accused him of anti-Semitism, and questioned his scholarship as well as his political judgment,” Scott writes.

Apr 20 01:52

Is the American Education System One Big Conspiracy?

Jeff Rense of RenseRadio.com interviews Charlette Iserbyt, the author of the book The Deliberate Dumbing Down Of America and senior policy adviser at the Department of Education during the Reagan administration, on how government policies have affected the quality of American education and how public schooling has evolved.

https://youtu.be/Bw3oDtFGjH4

Apr 19 09:19

BEX Alert!!! - "Nazi invasion of London EXPOSED: World's top Holocaust deniers... filmed at secret race hate rally where Jews are referred to as the 'enemy' "

Nazi sympathisers, Holocaust deniers and their supporters from across the world have held a sickening secret rally in Britain at which speakers unleashed anti-Semitic rants, referring to Jews as ‘the enemy’ and ‘children of darkness’.

The meeting of the shadowy organisation will fuel fears of a growing resurgence in hatred towards Jews across Europe. The vile event was observed by a Mail on Sunday undercover team. Held in London’s Victoria, the meeting was, said experts, the most significant gathering of Holocaust deniers Britain has ever seen, with speakers invited from Spain, Canada and the United States.

Apr 19 06:23

Screwing the Young & Old

Apr 18 09:20

PHOTO: School blames ‘poor lighting’ for paltry Michelle O lunch

That’s not really a fish filet with a whole wheat bun resting on top.

Nah, your eyes are playing tricks on you.

That’s what administrators at Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools want parents to believe after a mother took a photo of her child’s paltry school lunch and posted it on social media.

The mom says James Hurst Elementary served the lunch Tuesday.

After the photo began circulating around the community, Food Service Coordinator Jim Gehlhoff admitted the lunch “concerns us,” but added that it might not actually be as bad as it looks.

portsmouth-lunch“Poor lighting and food presentation make this lunch unappealing,” he said in a statement released to the media.

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Apr 18 08:11

‘Monster Marijuana’ To Become Reality As Monsanto Patents GMO Pot

‘Monster Marijuana’ To Become Reality As Monsanto Patents GMO Pot
Last week Monsanto announced that it had patented the first genetically modified strain of marijuana. This news has far-reaching consequences for drugs policy, since cannabis is still an illegal substance. Many believe Monsanto’s interest in the market must mean that full legalization of the drug for recreational purposes is on the horizon, but at what cost?

Apr 18 07:05

George Soros: 5 Reasons Not to Trust Him

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Apr 16 15:38

Thousands of students boycott state-mandated exams

Jessie Rothenberg, age 8, holds a sign while sitting on her father's shoulders while protesting Gov. Cuomo's education policies in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in March. Stephanie Keith/for New York Daily News It's an anti-testing tsunami.

Apr 16 10:33

Demonstrators rally at USC to raise minimum wage

Hundreds of Los Angeles workers and community members gathered Wednesday in the neighborhood surrounding the University Park campus to rally for an increase in the minimum wage from $9 to $15.25 with enforcement provisions and paid sick leave.

Part of a national effort, the demonstration, organized by the coalition Raise the Wage LA, was called “Fight for $15 on 4/15” and began in downtown Los Angeles early Wednesday morning.

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Apr 16 09:08

SCHOOL NURSE REFUSES TO TREAT STUDENT AFTER SHE REFUSES TO RECITE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

A Pennsylvania school was refused medical treatment after she exercised her right not to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance. Opting out of the Pledge is a Constitutionally-protected right, and this right has been upheld numerous times. But the Carlisle Area School District decided that if they couldn’t force the eighth grader to stand for the Pledge, they could ban her from receiving medical aid from the school nurse.

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Apr 15 18:57

FAA investigating Florida mailman's landing of gyrocopter on U.S. Capitol lawn

From the mailman himself. Watch the vid.

UPDATE 2:45 p.m.: ST. PETERSBURG — Doug Hughes' close friend and co-worker, Mike Shanahan, said today that the Ruskin mailman is not a terrorist and did not mean any harm with his protest.

And just hours before Hughes landed in Washington, Hughes' friend said he called a Secret Service agent to notify him of the possibility of the gyrocopter flight.

"He's not a suicide bomber, he's a patriot," said Shanahan, 65, of Apollo Beach. The whole stunt centers around Hughes' effort to change campaign finance laws, "or the lack thereof," according to Shanahan.

Apr 15 13:32

GERMLINE ENGINEERING COULD LEAD TO DESIGNER BABIES AND SUPERSTRENGTH

In the past month momentum has mounted around a technology called CRISP?R-Cas9, often described as a “search and replace” tool for DNA. The reason? It’s possible that scientists are now looking into using the revolutionary technique to permanently edit the genome of human eggs, sperm and embryos, a process called germline engineering.

Apr 15 11:47

Education departments, textbook publishers now spying on students’ social media accounts

One of the globe's biggest publishers of textbooks and other educational materials has taken to monitoring the social media accounts of students

Apr 15 10:31

Everyone's Going Crazy Trying To Solve This Math Problem

A TV presenter in Singapore recently brought up this math problem and people on the Internet have been going crazy trying to solve it. Do you have what it takes to find the answer?

Apr 15 09:52

"Staggering" Student Loan Defaults On Deck: 27% Of Students Are A Month Behind On Their Payments

Calls for a benevolent suspension of both personal responsibility and accounting truisms (which mandate that one person’s liability is everywhere and always someone else’s asset) in the interest of forgiving all student loans at the expense of the US taxpayer aside, America has a student debt problem. Here are some good places to start if you need a refresher:

Apr 15 06:53

How Zionists Are Destroying Free Speech In Universities

An academic conference, International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism, was due to start this Friday but the University of Southampton - citing spurious ‘health and safety’ concerns -cancelled it, following intense pressure from the pro-Israel lobby. Despite many academics writing to the university expressing their dismay and a petitionwhich garnered wide public support, an application at the High Court yesterday denied organisers a judicial review and the conference has now beenpostponed indefinitely. While an outrageous affront to freedom of speech, Southampton’s capitulation to external pressure is not hugely surprising. The Israel lobby has a long history of censorship, including in universities, which are no longer bastions of free speech.

Apr 13 19:07

Israel uses child slave labour to plant and harvest its agriculture. Not a big deal though

Palestinian children as young as 11 are being employed under dangerous conditions in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank in breach of international law, a human rights group said on Monday. Hundreds of child labourers are working in farms and agricultural businesses in the strategically sensitive Jordan Valley for just £13 a day, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch, which documented cases of young people suffering work-related ill health and injuries.

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Apr 11 16:16

The Bombing of West Philly 5/13/85

Apr 10 18:58

Eighth Grader Charged With Felony Cybercrime For Changing Teacher’s Desktop Wallpaper

A middle school student who said he was just trying to play a prank on a teacher he didn't like was charged with a cybercrime Wednesday after authorities said he hacked into his school's secure computer network. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office has charged Domanik Green, an eighth-grader at Paul R. Smith Middle School, with an offense against a computer system and unauthorized access, a felony. Sheriff Chris Nocco said Thursday that Green logged onto the school's network on March 31 using an administrative-level password without permission. He then changed the background image on a teacher's computer to one showing two men kissing.

Apr 09 10:19

Avoid Becoming a Patsy like Dzhokar Tsarnaev

by Henry Makow, Ph.D.

Modern life presents some unique challenges. STD's. Student loans. Gender bending etc. None is greater than the danger of becoming a patsy. This short article shows you how to avoid becoming the target of a massive, televised manhunt, and being vilified and butchered in the process.

Apr 09 07:36

New Bill Would Have Teachers Diagnose Psychological Issues in Children and Report Them to Police

Considering the state of our schools today, this is positively frightening.

Apr 08 13:51

The Zionist Lobby and a Cowed Academia - When Free Speech Becomes Dead Silence

The sudden cancellation of an academic conference on Israel, as well as the lack of outcry from 'mainstream' media, demonstrates once again the skewed limits to 'free speech' in 'advanced' Western democracies. 'Je suis Charlie' already feels like ancient history. It certainly does not apply when it comes to scrutiny of the state of Israel.

Apr 08 10:39

This Is How Education Kills Creativity

Is it a coincidence that pretty much all children love to write stories, have fantastic imaginations, enjoy getting messy, painting, making music, inventing characters, acting out plays, drawing and making things? Why don’t we carry this natural capacity throughout adulthood? Why would nature intend us to lose these gifts?

Apr 07 10:27

NBC'S LAW & ORDER: VACCINE AGENDA MOUTHPIECE

To honor April as National Autism Awareness Month, NBC’s Law and Order has decided to run a new episode titled Granting Immunity.’ This episode revolves around a measles outbreak in an elementary school due to parents that didn’t vaccinate their children. No stranger to taking the wrong side of controversy, it appears NBC is looking to follow in the footsteps of ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel to attack parents who still want medical choice. This is termed ‘behavior placement’ in which subtle messages are woven into shows. It should be noted that watching television instantly switches a viewer’s brainwaves into the alpha state (relaxation, suggestibility etc.). Next to criminality and fraud from the mainstream medical community, it appears ridicule and brainwashing are the only ‘real science’ vaccines still command.

Apr 07 10:13

Best government — governs least

RALPH WALDO EMERSON WROTE IN AN ESSAY TITLED “POLITICS”: “THE LESS GOVERNMENT WE HAVE, THE BETTER.”

Apr 07 09:59

Southampton faces outcry from staff and public over cancelled Israel conference

The University of Southampton is facing a public outcry and discontent from staff over its cancellation of a conference on Israel and international law.

After months of pressure from pro-Israel advocacy groups, university officials announced last week that the event would not take place due to concerns over 'health and safety'.

Since organisers revealed that Southampton was pulling the plug, more than 9,300 people have signed a petition calling for the university to "uphold free speech & allow the conference on Israel and international law to proceed."

Within the university itself, more than 30 researchers, lecturers and professors at Southampton have joined a list of some 900 academics expressing support for the conference.

Apr 06 19:00

How America Became an Oligarchy

Apr 06 14:53

Ukraine’s Poroshenko Commits Gaffe During University Speech

Demonstrating his history skills in front of university students, Petro Poroshenko miscalculated events by a few centuries.

Apr 06 11:59

CALIFORNIA VACCINE EXEMPTION BILL FACES CRUCIAL FIRST TEST ON WEDNESDAY

CALIFORNIA VACCINE EXEMPTION BILL FACES CRUCIAL FIRST TEST ON WEDNESDAY
On Wednesday, a controversial bill proposed by three state lawmakers to abolish all vaccine exemptions in the Golden State — except for medical reasons — begins an uphill journey through the Legislature. And many observers wonder if it will encounter a similar fate.Democratic-led efforts to ban vaccine exemptions in Oregon and Washington state toppled one after the other last month amid fervent opposition from parents and anti-vaccine groups who say the bills would have trampled their fundamental rights to decide how to care for their own children. Now it's California's turn to try.

Apr 06 11:10

Think eugenics could never come to America? It already has: victims now being compensated in Virginia

The 11 remaining victims of a covert sterilization program between the years of 1924 and 1979 have received compensation by the commonwealth

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