Category: Education

Florida begins arming teachers as other states consider doing the same

Teachers in seven Florida county school districts will soon be locked and loaded thanks to a state law enacted this month that provides schools with the option to allow teachers to carry concealed guns.

The law expands on a safety measure known as the “guardian” program. The program was created in response to the February 2018 Parkland massacre but did not allow teachers to carry guns, in part due to the recommendation of former Gov. Rick Scott. Under the original law, guardians were either non-instructional personnel who volunteered, or employees–such as school resource officers– hired specifically to protect students.

Christian crackdown? Students must now submit speeches, swear oath to school

The new regulations were implemented after a Christian school board member invoked the name of Jesus Christ during a graduation ceremony last June.

Rev. Alvin Dupree told students to “never succumb to the pressure of being politically correct,” the Post Crescent reported. He also changed the district’s prepared statement of “best wishes” to “God bless.”

Ohio College Democrats say Trump ‘not welcome’ in key battleground state

“In the wake of Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee’s launch of their nationwide campus initiative, the College Democrats of Ohio are standing together to say Donald Trump’s non-inclusive, hate-filled rhetoric is not welcome in the state of Ohio,” the statement reads.

BBC classroom show depicts trans and lesbians telling kids ‘there are 100 genders’

Another day, another opportunity for the left to push their bizarre gender agenda on children.

A new BBC-sponsored programme “Identity: Understanding Sexual and Gender Identities” is telling kids as young as nine there are “over 100 genders” they can identify as.

Indoctrination: NY lets 1.1 M students skip school for ‘Climate Strike’

School districts are debating what position to take after New York City announced that 1.1 million public school students could skip classes without penalties to join the global youth climate strikes Friday, the New York Times reports.

Sick! San Diego college instructs students on ‘pedophilia as sexual orientation’

The push by mainstream media and leftist academics to normalize pedophilia as an acceptable sexual identity appears to be reaching a new level of intensity, as an American student shared a powerpoint slide from a college class describing pedophilia in strikingly ambiguous terms on Friday.

School district pulls ‘To Kill Mockingbird’ from reading list; makes people ‘feel uncomfortable’

“To Kill a Mockingbird” is being removed from a junior-high reading list in a Mississippi school district.

The Sun Herald reports that Biloxi administrators pulled the novel from the 8th-grade curriculum this week. School board vice president Kenny Holloway says the district received complaints that some of the book’s language “makes people uncomfortable.”

CA Governor Newsom signs bill prohibiting suspending disruptive kids

It is will soon be illegal in California for both public and charter schools to suspend disruptive students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 419, which permanently prohibits willful defiance suspensions in grades four and five. It also bans such suspensions in grades six through eight for five years.