Category: Education

LA teachers union says schools can’t reopen unless charter schools get shut down, police defunded

major teachers union is claiming that the re-opening of schools in its district cannot occur without several substantial policy provisions in place, including a “moratorium” on charter schools and the defunding of local police.

Anonymous Berkeley professors shreds BLM injustice narrative

An anonymous history professor at U.C. Berkeley has penned an open letter against the current narratives of racial injustice underpinning the BLM movement and ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.

Its authenticity was confirmed by Kentucky State University Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wilfred Reilley, who says he was sent a copy of the letter along with Stanford University economist Thomas Sowell.

University of Florida drops ‘Gator Bait’ cheer due to term’s ‘horrific racist imagery’

UF President Kent Fuchs said the change was just one of many the school is making to address racism on its campus, amid ongoing protests following the death of George Floyd.

“While I know of no evidence of racism associated with our ‘Gator Bait’ cheer at UF sporting events, there is horrific historic racist imagery associated with the phrase,” Fuchs said in a statement. “Accordingly University Athletics and the Gator Band will discontinue the use of the cheer.”

American professor gives instructions to radicals on how to topple monuments

As riots in the United States continue, Sarah Parcak went out of her way to post about 15 tweets giving instructions on what materials to use, how many people it will take and where to place chains for the most effective results.

Parcak tweeted: “PSA For ANYONE who might be interested in how to pull down an obelisk* safely from an Egyptologist who never ever in a million years thought this advice might come in handy,” adding, “*might be masquerading as a racist monument I dunno”

WHO guildelines encourage children younger than 4 be taught “Masturbation” and “Gender Identity”

The World Health Organization’s ‘Standards for Sexuality Education in Europe: A framework for policymakers, educational and health authorities and specialists’, advises children be taught about sexually pleasuring themselves and transgenderism before they’ve even fully learned to talk.

The WHO advises that children aged 0-4 are given “information about enjoyment and pleasure when touching one’s body… masturbation.”

Social media companies team up with WHO to censor Wuhan virus information

The Chinese government is already censoring what gets out about the Wuhan virus.

Now, social media titans in the U.S. think they know what’s best for Americans and want to make sure they receive the “right” information.

CA schools to halt PE tests for 2 years over fear of ‘fat shaming’

California students would get a break from physical fitness tests, which include timed 1-mile runs, for three years under a proposal from Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Newsom argues the tests can lead to body shaming and bullying of transgender and special education students, said H.D. Palmer, a spokesman for the governor’s Department of Finance.

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.