Charter Schools and Their Enemies

July 10th, 2020 11:31 AM

Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published "Charter Schools and Their Enemies." He presents actual test scores of students in traditional public schools and charter schools on New York State Education Department's annual English Language Arts test and its Mathematics test. Sowell gives the results of student tests in charter schools such as KIPP, Success Academy, Explore Schools, Uncommon Schools,…

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NBC Dems Bring On Biden-Backing Union Chief to Trash Trump

July 9th, 2020 3:20 PM

Since NBC News is nothing more than the public relations arm of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, on Thursday, the Today show welcomed on one of the presumptive Democratic nominee’s biggest supporters to trash President Trump. Of course the network morning show never bothered to tell viewers that its guest, American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, had endorsed…

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Stephanopoulos Badgers CDC Director to Bash Trump, Return to Lockdowns

July 9th, 2020 11:12 AM

ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos grew increasingly frustrated on Thursday’s Good Morning America after he failed to get CDC director Robert Redfield to bash President Trump for insisting we need to reopen schools in the Fall.

 

After the GMA team sneered that President Trump was “going against the advice of federal health experts” by pushing to reopen…

WashPost Book Reviewer Sneers at ‘Unbearable Whiteness of Jane Austen'

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July 6th, 2020 10:24 AM

It’s hard out there for a Washington Post book reviewer. Hey, you try balancing your exquisite wokeness (or the appearance thereof -- it strains credulity that anybody really believes all this bilge) with a supposed love of literature. 

 

The True Plight of Black Americans

June 11th, 2020 5:36 PM

While it might not be popular to say in the wake of the recent social disorder, the true plight of black people has little or nothing to do with the police or what has been called "systemic racism." Instead, we need to look at the responsibilities of those running our big cities. Some of the most dangerous big cities are: St. Louis, Detroit, Baltimore, Oakland, Chicago, Memphis, Atlanta,…

Ruin a Kid’s Summer with WashPost’s Woke Teen Reading List!

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May 28th, 2020 12:38 PM
Worried your teen may enjoy his summer? Afraid she’s insufficiently steeped in victimology and identity politics? Relax, The Washington Post has you covered! Just head to Amazon and order up Karen MacPherson’s “five standout choices” for teen summer reading.

Rotten Education Isn’t Preordained

May 21st, 2020 3:44 PM
Black politicians, civil rights leaders and their white liberal advocates have little or no interest in doing anything effective to deal with what's no less than an education crisis among black students. In city after city with large black populations, such as Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., less than 10% of students test proficient in reading and math. For…

The Nation’s Report Card

May 8th, 2020 11:52 AM
The Department of Education just released results of the quadrennial National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in U.S. history, civics and geography given in 2018 to thousands of American eighth-graders: "Grade 8 Students' NAEP Scores Decline in Geography and U.S. History; Results in Civics Unchanged Since 2014." The tests were administered from January to March 2018 to a…

Harvard Mag Wants ‘Ban’ on Homeschool, Especially in Christian Homes

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April 20th, 2020 5:00 PM
Some folks have had enough with snotty parents who want to exercise some autonomy over their kids’ education. Harvard Magazine decided to take shots at parents who homeschool their kids, because how dare those fools not allow a massive portion of their kids' formation be dictated by the government.

Fixing College Corruption

April 16th, 2020 3:10 PM
America's colleges are rife with corruption. The financial squeeze resulting from COVID-19 offers opportunities for a bit of remediation. Let's first examine what might be the root of academic corruption, suggested by the title of a recent study, "Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship." The study was done by Areo, an opinion and analysis digital magazine.…
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Scarborough: Mika Frets Trump's an Authoritarian—I Worry He's Nuts

April 14th, 2020 9:33 AM
President Trump: would-be dictator, or mental patient? Nice choice that Morning Joe offered us today! Scarborough opened the show by saying he and Mika "really differ" in their reactions to President Trump's statement yesterday that he had "total authority," superseding that of governors, to re-open the economy. Mika described the statement as "another step in his…

Manipulation Through Racial Hoaxes

April 9th, 2020 4:11 PM
We black people are so convenient and useful to America's leftists. Whenever there's a bit of silencing to be done, just accuse a detractor or critic of racism. A recent, particularly stupid, example is CNN's Brandon Tensley's complaint that the "Coronavirus task force is another example of Trump administration's lack of diversity." Tensley said the virus experts are…

Progressive Cities and Black Education

March 25th, 2020 5:56 PM
A recent report by Chris Stewart has shed new light on some of the educational problems faced by black youth. The report is titled "The Secret Shame: How America's Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational Opportunity for All." Stewart is a self-described liberal and CEO of Brightbeam, a nonprofit network of education activists who want to hold progressive…
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FX's Newest Crude Parenting Comedy: Kids 'Can Be Real Pr*cks'

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March 3rd, 2020 10:16 PM
Urban Dictionary defines the term "breeders" as when people think "the sun rises and sets for their child/ren... and are in general very selfish and greedy." The site also suggests "breeders" is a derisive term used to describe heterosexual couples who "use their parenthood status or their children as an excuse to get their way." The definition might also…