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NY Times Wonders ‘What Have Kids Lost?’ From Schools They Helped Keep Shut

September 15, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The latest New York Times Sunday Magazine cover story “What Have Kids Lost?” consists of interviews with six education experts discussing how some American children have suffered through over a year and half without being inside a classroom because of Covid restrictions in some areas. The discussion was introduced by a reliably […]

Confronting Yet Another Indoctrinating School Year

September 15, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Labor Day is over, and millions of American children are back in school for their first in-person classes since March 2020. They and their parents are dealing with anxiety and mixed emotions that promise to make this academic year far more stressful than most. Students and families are being thrown into […]

$3.5T Reconciliation Bill Would Lavish Hundreds Of Billions On Nanny State Education

September 11, 2021 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ The massive, unprecedented $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill making its way through Congress includes education spending on an equally unprecedented scale. In all, the plan would spend some $761 billion on education and workforce programs, on par with total annual education spending from all sources—federal, state, and local. The bulk of […]

Marxism Underpins Black Lives Matter Agenda

September 8, 2021 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ You may not hear as much now about Black Lives Matter as you did in the fateful year of 2020, but rest assured, it is still deeply affecting key aspects of our lives today. The divisive critical race theory conflicts flaring across the country are a legacy of BLM. So is […]

Antifa Teacher’s Indoctrination Attempts Should Outrage – And Mobilize – Public School Parents

September 4, 2021 by

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By Mary Clare Amselem ~ “Public schools are trying to indoctrinate our kids!” When parents hear statements like this, all too often they dismiss it as a right-wing conspiracy theory. But the evidence is piling up that shows this is not just a theory, and it’s time for parents to start taking indoctrination in school […]

Hijacking Natural Gas #2

August 26, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ When you hear a new study or report on anything do you believe it? We don’t, not without checking opposing views. We also want to know who paid for the study, but that information is often hidden. Does that inspire […]

By Relocating ‘Racist’ Rock, University Fancies Itself A Social Justice Warrior

August 11, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It’s not just racist birds. Now woke activists are triggered by racist rocks. The University of Wisconsin-Madison moved a 75-ton boulder Friday that had been placed on campus a century ago to honor geologist and educator Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, the school’s president from 1887 to 1892. The university relocated Chamberlin Rock, […]

China, Universities And Climate Change

July 1, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Mark Mathis of The Clear Energy Alliance ~ Who loves climate hysteria? China does! And so do American universities. Why, you ask? Because China is pumping billions of dollars into America’s elite academic institutions. A sizable portion of that cash goes to “research” into the “climate crisis” narrative. […]

How Biden Aims To Take Critical Race Theory To The Next Level In Your School

May 16, 2021 by

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By Lindsey Burke and Inez Feltscher Stepman ~ If the Biden administration gets its way, the federal government will soon be alternatively bribing and threatening every school district in the country to push divisive and damaging curricula on race in the classroom. It would come courtesy of a proposed rule from the Department of Education, […]

Here’s How You Can Beat Leftism In The Classroom Before It’s Too Late

April 24, 2021 by

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By Anna Agresti ~ In her Advanced Placement government and politics class, a high school student named Anna was assigned to read a New York Times commentary that called the U.S. Constitution “imbecilic.” Many of her peers agreed with this conclusion based on the author’s argument that the Constitution is too difficult to amend. So, […]

American K-12 Science Education Gone Bad

February 17, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ I don’t often write an article about someone else’s article but Shepard Barbash’s deeply researched piece “Science betrayed” deserves a wide readership. His subtitle says it all: “The propaganda infecting K–12 science curricula, especially on the environment, won’t go away.” Barbash first looks at the history, then where we are […]

Despite Being Closed, San Diego Schools Descend Into Wokeness

December 18, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Your local school might currently be shut down, but the “great awokening” will continue, pandemic or not—and whether you like it or not. Christopher Rufo, a visiting fellow for domestic policy studies at The Heritage Foundation, reported that the San Diego Unified School District—currently closed and only offering online learning—is conducting […]

The ‘E’ Stands for ‘Excellence’: Remembering Walter E. Williams

December 5, 2020 by

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INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM  ~ Williams was that rare talent who could compellingly communicate to lay audiences. ~ By Caleb Fuller  ~ Walter E. Williams, prolific author, piercing cultural commentator, old-school economist (that’s a good thing), devoted husband, loving father, and long-time friend of Grove City College, has passed from this world. To the […]

The Structure Of Complex Issues

November 18, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ We live in a world of complex issues, which can be very frustrating. I have been doing research on the generic structure of issues for a long time. There is an underlying pattern that might be helpful to know about. I call it the issue tree. What follows is necessarily […]

Free Science Is Here And Growing Fast

November 11, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Most CFACT readers are interested in science. Many of the CFACT articles are scientific and these are often followed by lengthy technical discussions in the comments. Some of my scientific articles have had thousands of comments; one article was over 5,000 when comments were closed. And there are many other […]

Action Civics Is Teaching Our Kids To Protest

November 3, 2020 by

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By Katharine Gorka ~ Many young Americans seem to have a growing disdain for our country. According to a Gallup poll, pride in our nation has declined, especially among young adults. Young adults are taking to the streets and not merely protesting but wreaking havoc, rioting and looting, tearing down statues, and shutting down anyone […]

Harvard Student Newspaper FURIOUS Over Campus Republicans Endorsing Trump

October 11, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ GASP! Who ever head of such a thing? A campus political organization endorsing the re-election of their party’s president. Such was the outrage of the Harvard student newspaper, The Crimson, over the endorsement by the Harvard Republican Club of President Donald Trump for re-election. The Crimson‘s editorial, “Harvard Republicans Hail to […]

1776 Unites Curriculum Rejects 1619 Project Victimhood Narrative

September 17, 2020 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ Personal narratives are powerful and often serve to empower others. The African American community is full of stories of men and women who overcame slavery, Jim Crow laws, and discrimination. The 1776 Unites movement, founded by Bob Woodson, has just released a school curriculum to tell the stories of black success […]

‘Nice White Parents’ Responsible For Failing Public Schools, New York Times Says

August 26, 2020 by

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By Mary Clare Amselem ~ Why does the public education system continue to fail America’s children? Policy experts have pondered this question for decades. Most say the answer is complicated, requiring a nuanced, collaborative approach. But not The New York Times. It found the problem, and it’s simple: white parents. The solution? “Try, whenever possible, […]

Schools Use Empty Classes For Expensive Day Care, And Parents Are Charged Twice. This Needs To End.

August 21, 2020 by

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By Lindsey Burke ~ Normally when a business shuts its doors, it doesn’t still get to charge its customers for a product they can no longer access. It certainly doesn’t get to charge its customers twice for the privilege. Yet, that’s exactly what we’re seeing from some public school districts. They refuse to open their […]

I’m A Former Teacher. Here’s How Your Children Are Getting Indoctrinated By Leftist Ideology.

August 17, 2020 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Your children are being indoctrinated. The education system designed to teach them how to think critically has been weaponized by the radical left to push an anti-American agenda. As someone who has worked in education for four years, I have seen firsthand how your children are being ensnared by the left […]

California State University’s Mandate Of Ethnic, Social Justice Studies Driven By Hatred Of America

July 26, 2020 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ Pan-African studies are “the intellectual arm of the revolution,” the unrepentant communist Angela Davis triumphantly told students at California State University, Los Angeles, in a candid moment in 2016. Well, that arm got a lot longer this week. The entire California State University system just announced Thursday that it was making […]

Harvard Mag Wants ‘Ban’ On Homeschooling, Especially In Christian Homes

April 21, 2020 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Some folks have had enough with snotty parents who want to exercise some autonomy over their kids’ education. Harvard Magazine decided to take shots at parents who homeschool their kids, because how dare those fools not allow a massive portion of their kids’ formation to be dictated by the government. Titled, […]

COVID-19 And Climate Change Require A Better Understanding Of Science

March 31, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ We have all been barraged on the 24/7 news cycle for years over fearful claims about climate change and global warming. Now for months, our lives are completely altered with a more realistic fear of the most contagious virus any of us have ever experienced. Both, however, suffer from questionable […]