Day: February 28, 2022

Countering cynicism – a personal and national challenge | Opinion | themountainpress.com – The Mountain Press

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Last week’s Russian invasion of Ukraine brought to mind Bill O’Reilly’s 2017 interview with President Donald Trump. When the Fox News host inquired how the President could respect “Vladimir Putin — a known killer,” Trump angrily snapped: “We’ve got lots of killers…What, do you think our country’s so…

Georgetown school board candidates address critical race theory, state standards at forum – Charleston Post Courier

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PAWLEYS ISLAND — Georgetown County School Board candidates vying for an open tackled critical race theory, learning loss under COVID-19 and the very purpose of public education during at a forum hosted by the county Republican Party on Feb. 28.In his opening speech, candidate Scott Dubose said he…

Secret teacher portals reveal ‘pronoun surveys,’ ‘Black Lives Matter curriculum’ – The Christian Post

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By Kenny Xu, Op-ed contributor | Monday, February 28, 2022Sharon McCutcheon/UnsplashThe school district of Loudoun County, Virginia, may have made the headlines for aggressively pushing far-Left content onto students, including pornography and critical race theory, but other districts throughout the country are no better off.At the Santa Barbara Unified School…

Trump Derangement Syndrome plagues mainstream media – Washington Times

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By David Bossie – Monday, February 28, 2022 OPINION:Concerned parents across the political spectrum from Loudoun County, Virginia, to San Francisco and everywhere in between are taking back control to protect their children from destructive COVID-19 mandates and the radical anti-American curriculum that’s being taught in public schools.…

Education Group Says UT Austin Twisting ‘Academic Freedom’ to Impose Critical Race Theory – National Review

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University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas (Jon Herskovitz/Reuters) The head of the National Association of Scholars Affiliate claims the University of Texas at Austin is twisting “academic freedom,” long a conservative mission to restore pluralism and intellectual diversity on college campuses, to impose critical race theory and…

State Superintendent Releases Report on CRT, Equity Programs – Loudoun Now

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Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow released an interim report on Feb. 25, identifying concepts and programs found to be “discriminatory” and in violation of the governor’s executive order banning Critical Race Theory and divisive concepts in schools.  In a letter to Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Education Secretary Aimee…