Category Archives: Education

Racism, Always and Forever!

Shit that pisses me off: Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation TOPEKA, Kan. — Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, … Continue reading

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The Debate is Over – This is Stupid!

This article from The Atlantic is so cringe-worthy stupid it wouldn’t even be good satire: Does Traditional College Debate Reinforce White Privilege? It used to be that if you went to a college-level debate tournament, the students you’d see would … Continue reading

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The More Things Change . . .

Hot Air: New study, new confirmation that dumping money into schools doesn’t fix them So many progressive “solutions” to public policy problems simply involve dumping money into a hole. Education is no different. From teachers’ unions to New York Times … Continue reading

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Welcome to Obama’s Post-Racial America, where the only thing that matters is race

I could give a f**k about Chris Christie, but while the media was busy obsessing over “Bridgeghazi” this also happened: Holder’s New School Discipline Guidelines: Stop Targeting Minorities The Obama administration is urging schools to abandon overly zealous discipline policies … Continue reading

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Is Our Children Learning?

My littlest Okie sister had a question. Since we have some teachers here I figured I would seek their opinions. Anybody can join in: I need your opinion on something. This year, we have a teacher who marks off 10 … Continue reading

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Damn White People!

Union boss Karen Lewis blames ‘rich white people’ for Chicago school district woes Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is full of excuses for why the city’s schools are hemorrhaging money, failing to educate students, and laying off teachers by … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

This sounds racist: Grouping Students by Ability Regains Favor in Classroom It was once common for elementary-school teachers to arrange their classrooms by ability, placing the highest-achieving students in one cluster, the lowest in another. But ability grouping and its … Continue reading

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