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Our schools are doing a great job – of keeping kids ignorant about Islam

Bruce Bawer, Don’t Tell the Children! In recent years, a growing focus of my concern has been the staggering ignorance of millions of young Americans when it comes to certain fundamental and crucially important matters. One of those matters is the evil of Communism: just the other day came news of a report showing that

Leftwing Radicalism Cheats Children

Newt Gingrich, Headlines about left-wing college students engaging in radical, sometimes racially charged protests are becoming all too common. In October 2016, students at University of California, Berkeley created a human chain in an attempt to block white students from going to class. This past May, students at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington demanded–

A Local School Board Election Can Change the Nation

Star Parker, Former House Speaker Tip O’Neill famously observed, “All politics is local.” We have a particularly sharp example in an upcoming school board election in Douglas County, Colorado that has far-reaching national implications. At issue is the Blaine Amendment, which appears in constitutions of 38 states. The Blaine Amendment prohibits appropriation of public funds

TX kindergarten teacher accused of slapping, pinching, stepping on students

Victor Skinner, EL PASO, Texas – A Texas kindergarten teacher faces assault charges after she allegedly slapped, pinched and stepped on young kids last year. Helen Ball Elementary School bilingual teacher Olga S. Najera was first accused of abusing students at Myrtle Cooper Elementary School last year, but an investigation could not substantiate the allegations

Virginia schools won’t rename buildings honoring Confederates

Victor Skinner, RICHMOND, Va. – Several Virginia schools report no plans to change the names of schools that bear ties to the Confederacy in the wake of a deadly clash between white nationalists and social justice crusaders in Charlottesville last weekend. Numerous social justice groups are applying pressure on city and school officials to erase

School District forces some students to buy Chromebooks, while others get them for free

Victor Skinner, EAGNEWS.org ARVADA, Colo. – A Colorado school district is requiring high school students to purchase a laptop for class, and they must buy the devices from the district. Officials in Jefferson County Schools used to allow students to bring their own computers to school, but the situation apparently caused confusion with connectivity issues

Southern schools: Let us eat grits!

Todd Starnes, When President Obama promised to fundamentally transform America, we had no idea he was secretly plotting to ban biscuits and grits. The 2010 Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act strictly limited calories, fat, salt, sugar and just about everything else that makes food edible – including grits. It was the War of Culinary Aggression.

CA principal allegedly used school credit card for trips, meals and personal expenses

Victor Skinner, EAGNEWS.org WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – School-issued credit cards are too much of a temptation for some employees, particularly when nobody is paying close attention to how they’re used. One of the latest stories of abuse comes from El Camino Real Charter School in Woodland Hills, California, where high school Principal David Fehte allegedly