schools

  1. The Man

    Banning phones from schools

    France banned smart phones from their schools last week: France bans smartphones from schools Secondary schools in Britain are also introducing new bans: Secondary schools are introducing strict new bans on mobile phones The same measure is being advocated in Hong Kong: To combat...
  2. bajisima

    Lawsuit filed against Boston schools for cooperating with ICE

    A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups sued the Boston Public Schools on Thursday to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials. The groups, including the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, allege in the...
  3. Southern Dad

    Georgia teacher schools Trump on grammar

    The White House should really have someone running responses to constituent through a grammar/spell checker.
  4. T

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under fire for saying schools can report undocumented

    Odd. I would think the secretary of education would be interested in the education of kids, not trying to get their parents thrown out of the country. Must be those deep Christian values of hers. Indeed, apparently using schools to attempt to enforce immigration policy is a local community...
  5. bajisima

    Best high schools for 2018: most are charter schools

    Seems to be a trend. Even here in New England, most of the top schools were all charters. https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/national-rankings
  6. bajisima

    Schools fret as teens take to vaping in the classroom

    I certainly have to question the stats on smoking when I see this and the bus stop near my house every morning with all the kids vaping. Sneaking a cigarette in the school bathroom? How quaint. Today's teens have taken to vaping, an alternative to smoking that's so discreet they can do it...
  7. D

    Massachusetts Schools Unveil LGBTQ Curriculum Including Lessons on Stonewall, Gay The

    Massachusetts Schools Unveil LGBTQ Curriculum Including Lessons on Stonewall, Gay Themes in ‘The Great Gatsby’ by Andy Towle ==================================================== This is exactly the right and the best move the school district could have made. It is high time that LGBT...
  8. Frecks1710

    Schools in Ok

    I just read that many schools in Oklahoma have been forced to reduce their schedule to only four days a week due to serious lack of funding. I think that is so disgraceful. Education should be a priority.
  9. OldGaffer

    Oklahoma teachers walk off job over pay, shut schools statewide

    I know there are some PH members that absolutely despise public employee unions, but these teachers have faced decades of budget cuts that have caused immense damage to the public school system in the state, plus they are right at the bottom for teacher pay nationwide. Without their union they...
  10. Madeline

    Hilliard City Schools Deny Suspending Student Who Refused To Walk Out

    18 year old Jacob Shoemaker received a letter, suspending him, because he did not walk out with other students protesting gun violence. He did not join students in the cafeteria who were opposed to gun control. Shoemaker stayed in his classroom, alone, because he felt neither group reflected...
  11. Southern Dad

    Hardening of our Schools

    Oklahoma, which is known for its tornados has a school district that is stepping up to protect its students not only from natural disasters that could happen but from things like the shooting in Sandy Hook. Plaza Towers Elementary School, a school with 500 students has already installed...
  12. Goofball

    Schools safer today than under Bill Clinton.

    I wonder why lefties weren't hysterical about school shooting in the 1990s........... '' https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/feb/27/schools-safer-today-1990s-study-shootings-says/
  13. Ian Jeffrey

    Bills Are About Promoting Religion In Schools

    ‘In G-d We Trust’ Bills Are About Promoting Religion In Schools, Not The National Motto Take a look at some of the statements made with regard to these bills. As I have indicated elsewhere (prior to reading this article, which came out this past Friday), these bills purporting to be nothing...
  14. Mister B

    About Those Guns In Schools

    El Presidente has proposed that 20% of our teachers with military or other training (the best, the very very best!) carry concealed weapons to school. There's about 35 million teachers beyond grade school in this country. Therefore, nearly 600,000 teachers will be toting guns in schools. Mostly...
  15. DebateDrone

    Students to Boycott Schools Until Congress Acts on Guns

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/students-to-boycott-schools-until-congress-acts-on-guns/ar-BBJfLXf Thank God these kids have awoken. The American Spring is coming.
  16. cpicturetaker12

    Shooter expelled from 2 schools: Long history of erratic behavior, "always had guns"

    (I'm putting this here as it is ALL NEW information, updated from NY Times minutes ago. If you want to combine mods go for it. I'm cutting low into the article because not everyone has access to to NYT. I'd put up RawStory 'the free one' but then everyone will BITCH). So the PUBLIC SCHOOL...
  17. C

    Schools remove 'Huckleberry Finn' and 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from curriculum

    Duluth drops 'Huckleberry Finn,' 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from school curriculum - StarTribune.com Students in Duluth will no longer automatically get schooled in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” or the trials of Atticus Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird.” In an effort to be considerate...
  18. aboutenough

    South Carolina bill would require schools to display 'In God We Trust' posters

    “In God We Trust.” And now, our nation’s motto is stirring up controversy in South Carolina. State Rep. Mike Burns’ bill would require schools to prominently display posters, saying “In God We Trust,” as well as the state motto, “Dum Spiro Spero” and its English translation, “While I breathe, I...
  19. KnotaFrayed

    Where Private schools RULE!!!

    Yes, Betsy DeVos and her boss, want us to be more like the following nation...... "International private schools (run by Canada, France, or the United States) and church-run schools educate 90% of students.[3] Haiti has 15,200 primary schools, of which 90% are non-public and managed by...
  20. PACE

    Iran bans english in primary schools.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-english/iran-bans-english-in-primary-schools-after-leaders-warning-idUSKBN1EW0L1