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Check out these hilarious textbook pictures that somehow slipped through the cracks.  I have to say, it’s no wonder today’s kids aren’t too bright. Daily Mail has the full story: Textbooks are designed to inform rather than entertain – whether they’re guiding you through algebra or the difference between stalactites and stalagmites. But these images …

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A Bowling Green State University snowflake got upset when she thought she spied a meeting of the Ku Klux Klan. Klansmen are so rare these days (I thought they were extinct) that I think anyone would freak out if they thought they actually saw one… and on a college campus of all places. Between safe …

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Set to roll out next month, the UN’s “New Urban Agenda” makes its assault on the globe. Tearing apart everything from private property, the free enterprise system, national sovereignty, and human liberty. Most importantly, the rights of parents. Referring to children as the “key agents of change” This radical new plan creates mega cities that will …

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In what is probably another attempt to grab at educational freedom, U.S. Education Secretary makes unfounded claims about homeschooled kids. Hes concerned that kids aren’t getting the “rapid instructional experience” they would get in a public school. Isn’t that the point?! The government is failing our kids and so is our education system. They know if …

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Your child going off to college is a proud moment until the child returns home believing it was America’s fault that Muslims murdered over 3,000 Americans in the World Trade Center terrorist attacks.

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I’ll bet, even if you have graduated from some of the U.S.’s most prestigious universities, you can’t pass this 8th grade test that was required for graduation (of 8th graders) in 1912. You can thank teacher’s unions and big government bureaucracy for the slow slide to the present dumbing down of education. I don’t think …

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Remember this carefully crafted answer when Jeb was asked about his Common Core cheerleading, over the past several years. Most who follow the promotion of the nationalized education standards know he has been one of their biggest supporters. But you would’ve never guessed by listening to this last week during the FOX News GOP debates. Well, …

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The reason many people homeschool is for the freedom it affords families to choose the type of education and all processes that contribute to that education. Well, when you are the nation’s largest union, dedicated to perpetuating the educational bureaucracy that is intent on controlling the social engineering mechanism we call American public education, homeschooling …

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If you are sending a child to college, have ever sent a child to college or have been to college yourself, you need to watch this video. George Will lays it out in plain speech that few have the courage speak this truth. And if you are attending a college graduation, you may want to …

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In this day of extremely inflated educational costs, parents are always looking for the best value for their dollars. As education is seen as the best way to expand life’s opportunity, academic excellence is important. Here is a list, from the International Business Times of the top universities that promise value for your buck. See …

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There is a faction of American culture that doesn’t subscribe to the idea that government schools are the be-all, end-all to educating children, and their numbers are growing. Homeschooling is becoming more popular as an alternative to modern day institutional education. In 2003, just under 1.1 million school aged children, 5 to 17, in America, …

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According to the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), American Millennials (those born after 1980 – 16 to 34 years of age), the most recent products of our educational system, have attained more education than any in our history, and with all that time spent in education, they are the weakest in literacy, numeracy …

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A new law in the Land of Lincoln is making waves in what some are calling a major government overreach and invasion of privacy. Students in the state of Illinois can now be legally compelled to give their teachers access to their social media accounts through a new law that’s intended to crack down on cyber bullying, but …

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A study on the prevalence of obesity by occupation found nearly half the cops, firefighters and security guards in the United States are obese. Economists, scientists and psychologists scored the lowest rates of obesity. Law enforcement personnel scored 40.7 percent on the American Journal of Preventive Medicine’s report for highest obesity rates in professions. Other …

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Parents at an elite, magnet elementary school in Chicago were “horrified” when they saw the “obscene” sexual education materials their fifth graders would be learning. The curriculum included condom demonstrations and discussions of anal sex. Andrew Jackson Language Academy (AJLA) hosted several parent workshops during report card pickup on Wednesday, including a meeting on Chicago …

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A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation. Former corrections officer, James Johnson, 54 was arrested by State Police following an investigation where they determined he was …

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The restaurateur responsible for a Cajun eatery in Louisiana hoped law enforcement would take advantage of an unusual discount offered during lunchtime, but says his eatery has since become a hot destination for gun enthusiasts. Bergeron’s Restaurant owner Kevin Cox says the plan was meant as a way of giving thanks to the local police. …

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