Category: Education

Mizzou students required to install location tracking app so college can ‘pinpoint’ them

New students at the University of Missouri will be required to participate in a tracking program designed to measure and enforce class attendance, according to a new report from The Kansas City Star.

Despite privacy concerns, officials defended the decision as one to the benefit of students, as the school’s athletics department has already been using the same app, SpotterEdu, to track certain student-athletes.

California teachers could be required to teach about climate change

California schools may soon be required to teach about the causes and effects of climate change under a bill introduced on Monday.

Assemblymember Luz Rivas (D-Arleta) says under AB 1922, “climate change education will be a coursework requirement for students in grades 1 through 6, and a graduation requirement for students in grades 7 through 12, starting 2025.

Climate expert shreds claims made by AOC, Thunberg in congressional testimony

Michael D. Shellenberger, President of Environmental Progress, ripped the far-left extremist rhetoric parroted by fringe activist Greta Thunberg and socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during his testimony in front of the House Committee On Science, Space, and Technology on the science of climate change.

LAUSD opening 50 Planned Parenthood clinics in California’s failing public schools

LAUSD also has some of the poorest performing schools in the state.

However, this week, the nearly bankrupt LAUSD diverted $10 million to allow Planned Parenthood to open clinics at 50 Los Angeles high schools.

“Planned Parenthood is pioneering a new model of reproductive health services for Los Angeles County teens by opening 50 clinics at area high school,” MSN reported. “

Minority voters blast Dem ‘Establishment’ for opposing charter schools

As top 2020 Democratic candidates unveil plans to curb or reverse the spread of charter schools, many Black and Latino voters are asking why their voices aren’t being heard, according to a New York Times report.

“As a single mom with two jobs and five hustles, I’m just feeling kind of desperate,” Sonia Tyler told the Times. “They’re brilliant; they’re curious. It’s not fair. Why shouldn’t I have a choice?”

Berkeley teacher, violent activist, Felarca gets community service in assault case

Felarca and two other activists were scheduled to go to trial Thursday over felony assault charges and misdemeanor rioting charges, but left the morning court hearing, in front of Judge Richard Sueyoshi, with only a community service requirement and stay-away order.

Trump follows in Reagan’s footsteps confronting Communism

“President Trump has been very clear on identifying this ideology—Marxism, communism, socialism—as the thing we must name and try to prevent from spreading. And he did that including at the United Nations,”