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Education Around the Web, May 2015

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Here are some education-related headlines from this past month:

Liberal/Leftist/Communist/Socialist Tyranny and Social Engineering:

College professor accused of ‘outrageous bias’ for failing Christian student

Federal bill requires all public students to be vaccinated – No exemptions for conscience or religion

Homeschoolers interrogated on guns, vaccines – Caseworker demands: ‘Follow public school’ curriculum

How Liberals Ruined College

Parents reading to kids blasted as ‘unfair’

Should all children be made to run or walk one mile EVERY day to combat obesity? Scheme pioneered at one school MUST be rolled out across UK, experts say

Parents reading to kids blasted as ‘unfair’

Police called after boy, 9, uses a RULER as pretend sword in playground game of ‘knights and dragons’

Popular elementary school teacher SACKED for ‘public humiliation’ of child because she asked him to consider how his bullying ‘was hurting other students’

Professor Gives Christian A Hard Time…Admin Doesn’t Care.

Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts

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Boarding schools told to introduce gender-neutral uniforms to prevent LBGT bullying

Gender-bender bathroom doors flung open for preschoolers

How the federal government may put Christian schools out of business

Obama Administration Says Non-Profit Status ‘Going to Be an Issue’ for Religious Schools

Lesbian: I use math class to teach young kids about homosexuality so I can ‘hide’ it from parents

Lesbian teacher: How I convince kids to accept gay ‘marriage’, starting at 4-years-old

Outrage as students forced to strip naked with male professor and perform ‘erotic gesture’ by candlelight before being allowed to graduate from University of California, San Diego

Parents anger after children as young as THREE told to sign contract promising not to use ‘transphobic language’ at nursery

Parents furious over school’s plan to teach gender spectrum, fluidity

School officials under fire for reading transgender children’s book to KINDERGARTNERS without telling their parents

Teens receive graphic BDSM tips at Toronto high school

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From the Rebel Community: “Why I Oppose Child Sex Ed”

Kathleen Wynne is ‘absolutely rigid’ on imposing sex-ed, parents say after meeting

Ontario parents plan to pull kids out of school next week to protest Wynne’s sex ed

Why Kathleen Wynne’s claim that parents can ‘opt out’ of sex ed is an utter farce

Educational Decline

Britain at bottom of global skills league table: Schools leavers and graduates are no better at maths and English than workers on verge of retirement

Common Core’s real goal? ‘Dumbing down people’

Guess How Many Students on Standardized Test Said They Knew That the ‘United States Should Be a Democracy’ Is a Widely Held Belief

One in five pupils lacking basic skills in maths and science at age 15: British teenagers behind those in Vietnam and Slovenia in survey of 76 countries

Stupefying Generations of Americans

Higher Education

Don’t waste your money on college

Ken Coates: Are too many of our kids going to university?

THEY SAID GO TO COLLEGE

Why law schools are losing relevance — and how they’re trying to win it back

Miscellaneous

Bedtime stories DO aid reading, brain tests show: Study finds it provides a ‘meaningful and measurable’ boost to their development

Chess whizz aged 12 who stumped a Russian grandmaster: Home-schooled prodigy takes experienced player to the wire

Children at California elementary school welcome new STANDING desks

Girls DO work better at single-sex schools without boys to hold them back, claims leading headmistress

Homeschoolers win televised quiz bowl against Michigan schools

Problems of Trojan Horse scandal ‘have not gone away’: Headteachers say schools still face intimidation including death threats and dead animals strung up in playgrounds

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