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Education News You don’t mind the government, through our schools, changing the values, attitudes and beliefs of your children?

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December 22, 2013

Dr. Martin Haberman 1932 – 2012

Daily News

Common Core third graders read Taliban murdered parents
A text on the Common Core reading list for third graders in the state of New York is called “Nasreen’s Secret School.”

Mom who baked cookies for school bus riders for 15 years shut down
She received a phone call from the school this week telling her someone had complained and that she should cease and desist.


Commentaries and Reports

A Call for a Year of Advocacy
Michael F. Shaughnessy – This should be a year of advocacy wherein teachers stand up and say, ” this is simply inappropriate and unreasonable.

No Respect
“People in their twenties, their brains have been turned to mush from what they’ve been taught in college. They’re afraid to laugh

Book Review: Searching for Meaning: Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment and Hope
by Michael F. Shaughnessy – The only thing I can say is that it is the best book on gifted children and adults that has been written in the last ten years.


Why schools are changing values, attitudes and beliefs of our children
You don’t mind the government, through our schools, changing the values, attitudes and beliefs of your children?

Higher Education

College eliminates free speech zone after
17,000 fellow students and faculty members may exercise their First Amendment rights without being confined to a free speech zone

Georgia University Warning About HIV-Positive Man
A “dominant” black man was “intentionally and knowingly” transmitting HIV. School officials warned the press, too.

Professor calls for murder of NRA members’ children
School may now fire employees for comments made on social media

Students win LSE apology over T-shirt ban
Two students forced to cover T-shirts depicting Jesus and the Prophet Muhammad have won an apology.

Make sex abuse reporting compulsory
UK calling for the law to be changed so teachers, social workers and doctors have to report any suspicions of child abuse.

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