November 2013 Education Reporter

The Common Core Steamroller How Much Is That iPad in the Window? Cursive Handwriting’s Benefits Education Briefs New Standards for Social Studies Have Zero Content Book of the Month: The School Revolution: A New Answer for Our Broken Education System … Continue reading

Checking Your Kids’ School Assignments

Checking Your Kids’ School Assignments by Phyllis Schlafly October 23, 2013 Have you checked your kids’ school assignments lately? You might be shocked if you do. Sixth-grade children in a history class in the Bryant School District in Arkansas (whose … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to October 2013 Ed Reporter Education Briefs The NEA is attempting to spin support of Common Core by 26% of its members as “strong support” among teachers. A National Education Association (NEA) teachers union poll of 1,200 members in … Continue reading

Teacher Training Falls Short

Back to October 2013 Ed Reporter Teacher Training Falls Short The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) has issued a report on more than 1,100 teacher preparation programs in the nation. In conjunction with U.S. News and World Report, the … Continue reading

October 2013 Education Reporter

Dad Arrested at Common Core Forum Duncan Threatens California Over Common Core Teacher Training Falls Short Education Briefs D.C. School’s Past Excellence Collides With Sad Present Gov. Bush Insults Concerned Parents Book of the Month: Is College Worth It?: A … Continue reading

Feds Over-Informing Girls

Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter Feds Over-Informing Girls GirlsHealth.gov is a website created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2002. It is aimed at helping girls ages 10-16 “learn about growing up.” “Growing up” is … Continue reading

Jr. High Students Text STD Status

Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter Jr. High Students Text STD Status A program for students called Qpid.me has been launched by the Los Angeles Unified School District. “Qpid” is pronounced like “cupid.” Qpid.me is a “sex education tool” that … Continue reading

Acting Up On Campus

Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter Acting Up On Campus College students have long found ways to act wild and shock their elders. “Sex Weeks” and “Undie Runs” are popping up on college campuses, even some that are funded by … Continue reading

More on Yoga in the Public Schools

Back to September 2013 Ed Reporter More on Yoga in the Public Schools by Mark Movsesian Originally published on August 9, 2013 by First Things. Last month, a California state court ruled that including yoga in an elementary school physical education … Continue reading