Education

Biden Admin Issues Resources to Lawfully Advance Diversity in Higher Education Admissions

Biden Admin Issues Resources to Lawfully Advance Diversity in Higher Education Admissions

The Biden-Harris administration announced the first set of resources from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice on Monday to…

8 months ago

Greg Abbott: Texas Could Challenge SCOTUS Ruling That States Must Educate All, Including the Undocumented

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) announced that his administration could challenge a Supreme Court ruling that states must provide education…

2 years ago

Florida Joins the List of GOP-led States Banning Critical Race Theory

Back in September, two months before losing the election to Joe Biden, when Donald Trump was repeating the fallacy either…

3 years ago

WATCH: Comic Amber Ruffin Shuts Down Right Wing Critical Race Theory Critics

On Friday, host and comedy writer Amber Ruffin used her "How did we get here?" segment to respond to Critical Race…

3 years ago

Are Conservatives About to Beat Liberals on Education?

Will conservatives actually manage to get out ahead? Our edited conversation is below…you be the judge.

3 years ago

Trump Can’t Stop Lying About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Education

During his recent rallies it seems that Donald Trump has absolutely no idea of who he's running against. Last week,…

3 years ago

Betsy DeVos: We Need to Reopen In-Person Learning in “Every Possible Situation”

Parents across America would like to get their children back to school, but also do so in a safe way.…

4 years ago

Ivanka Trump’s Answer to Student Debt Crisis: Make it Harder for People to Attend College

The proposal Ms. Trump celebrated and the budget the President proposed, both calling for severe reductions in the funds available…

5 years ago

A Look Inside A State Democratic Convention A.K.A. Vote for Colbert Busch Tomorrow

There's a lot of listening, clapping and jumping up and down at a Democratic state convention. Other than that, very…

11 years ago

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Shows What A Democrat Has To Do to Win in the South

Elizabeth Colbert Busch had to try to appeal to Democrats, Republicans and Independents in her Monday night debate with Mark…

11 years ago

What You Need To Know For the Elizabeth Colbert Busch/ Mark Sanford Debate

This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour…

11 years ago

It Is Time For Democratic Women to Usurp the Power of Male Republicans

By any measure, America is in decline. The fault lies almost completely with male Republicans. Democratic women must usurp the…

11 years ago

Mark Sanford’s Very Republican God Redeems His Career: He Is Forgiven So You Must Forget

Former Congressman and South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is about as immoral and unethical as they get, but God is…

11 years ago

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Sarah Palin, the GOP’s New, Kinda New and Old Voices

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Sarah Palin seem to have captured the spirit of the current crop of Republicans; still…

11 years ago

Powerful Democratic Operatives in D.C. Help South Carolina Republicans Retain Control

South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is a powerful lobbyist for the Podesta Group. He's about to become the Chairman of…

11 years ago

What the DINOs In The Senate Have Really Cost Us

The five Democrats who killed the assault weapons ban will further embolden the million caliber wackjobs to make this the…

11 years ago

ALEC Education Bill Hides Privatization Behind a Reading Skills Disguise

An increasing number of states have passed a bill whose main component is increasing reading skills. It's really another privatizing…

11 years ago

Sit on Your Ass and Watch Democracy Pass: People Need to Act Not Just Talk

The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the…

11 years ago

The Bill to Fund the Government Is the Latest Bit of Stand-up Comedy From House Republicans

The primary purpose of House Bill 933 is to perpetuate the bloat of the defense budget and decimate domestic programs.

11 years ago

A Tea Party Texas Congressman wants to take a six-shooter to Sharia law

Texas Republican Representative, Louie Gohmert is convinced Sharia law is trying to take over the U.S. legal system. So, he's…

11 years ago

Chris Christie Sells Himself as a Moderate, but That’s Not Even Close to True

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and presidential hopeful has been casting himself as a jolly moderate. I invite you to…

11 years ago

The gun issue reaches the tipping point as the radicals are making their voices heard

The gun movement radicals are coming out of the woodwork post-Obama Executive Orders. The worst of them has threatened death…

11 years ago

Republican Grifters Rob Oregonians Blind With Charter School Scam

Two Republicans have scammed the state of Oregon out of $17 million in a charter school scam.

11 years ago

America’s stance on guns brings shame on an otherwise civilized nation

While the population still grieves over the loss of young lives at Sandy Hook, the NRA and Congress dig in…

11 years ago

Sanity Prevails in New Orleans as Revisionist Texas Textbooks Banished

Six schools have been saved for science in New Orleans, where humans will never walk with dinosaurs and Noah's flood…

11 years ago

Eric Cantor’s letter spells out the continuing ALEC/Koch right-wing agenda

Eric Cantor has gotten his orders from Koch/ALEC headquarters, and there is no mistaking their intent; continue to make life…

11 years ago

The vicious red states are engaging in an attack on the public school system

South Carolina is a prime example of right-wing attempts to destroy the public school system and replace it with private…

11 years ago

In South Carolina the stampede is on to replace DeMint

Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate to take over the Presidency of the Heritage Foundation. Another extremist will undoubtedly take…

11 years ago

Puzzled Republicans; here are the reasons African Americans gave the President 93% of their votes

The Emancipation Proclamation ostensibly freed the slaves back in the midst of the Civil War. Modern day slavery camouflaged as…

11 years ago

The handwriting is on the wall; cursive is no longer welcome in elementary schools

With schools hotbeds of electronic teaching devices, cursive writing instruction is being phased out, no longer considered necessary

11 years ago

Republicans Turn Charter School Officials Into the New Robber Barons

School privatization is the new Gold Rush. There is money to be made in them there hills. And charter schools…

11 years ago

Republicans Declare Defeat and Claim They Have Lost the Culture War

Longtime foe of multiculturalism, William J. Bennett, says Republicans lost culture war and accuses Democrats of playing identity politics

11 years ago

Failure to Teach Christianity in Public Schools is Mental Molestation

Fundies claim failure to teach Christianity in public schools is mental molestation - say it ought to be punished like…

12 years ago

GOP Congressman – Evolution a Lie Straight from the Pit of Hell

Paul Broun and Todd Akin, both serving on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, deny evolution and embrace…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Big Education Idea is a War on Working Moms

Mitt Romney took aim at working moms today at NBC News' Education Nation Summit, saying that it's better if one…

12 years ago

Romney Silences Teacher at Round Table: ‘I Didn’t Ask You a Question’

Cheryl, a teacher from Colorado, says when she attempted to give Romney a few of her ideas, he silenced her…

12 years ago

Hell Hath no Fury Like Saying ‘Hell’ in Your Valedictorian Speech

There are 20 churches in Prague, OK, and one high school valedictorian who was denied her diploma for saying hell.

12 years ago

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Thumbs his Nose at Court Ruling

Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his henchmen continue to do all they can to thwart the will of the people…

12 years ago

Louisiana School Voucher Decision Banishes Children to the Bronze Age

Rather than fixing its troubled public school system, Louisiana will remove standards and replace modern science with Bronze Age belief

12 years ago

To Bring America Out of the GOP Darkness Democrats Must Vote

The Republicans are continuing their march toward total destruction of America. Democrats are enablers through not going to the polls.

12 years ago

Public Schools Face a New Nemesis in Parent Trigger Laws

Parent trigger laws are being pushed by ALEC and other right wing groups to allow parents to essentially 'fire' a…

12 years ago

Behind Enemy Lines: Being Democratic Poll Worker In a Very Red State

Tuesday, June 12, I worked as a Poll Manager for the South Carolina Primary Election. It was an enlightening experience…

12 years ago

Chuck Norris Displays Comedic Talents on Scott Walker’s Behalf

Chuck Norris takes to WND to display comedic talents in support of Scott Walker, and badly misrepresenting Ronald Reagan in…

12 years ago

Billions of Dollars Rocketed Out Of the U.S. Yearly and It Has Nothing To Do With Romney

Legal and illegal residents of the U.S. send billions of dollars to their home countries every year. Dollars that benefit…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – Occupy May Day Edition

Look at all the things wrong in America right now and then look at the GOP solutions since 2010. You…

12 years ago

The Pocket Lint Generation: Sold Out, Indebted and Forgotten

Crushed between a pricey education and a worthless job, we've left 19-39 year-olds financially stranded in America.

12 years ago

Not All Tax Dollars Go To War: Here Is a Program Liberals Can Be Proud Of

On tax day, it's nice to take a look at one small positive slice of what the government does with…

12 years ago

The Not-So-Miraculous Charter School Solution

Recently, isolated successes in charter schools have gotten big headlines, masking the numerous issues they present including undermining public education

12 years ago

The Desperate Need for Broad-Left Coalitions In the Era of the Corporateer

The two-fisted right-wing war on the working and middle-class has arrived and only wave after wave of Broad Left coalitions…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – April Fool’s Edition

The Republican assault on American liberties has continued in 2012 with continued emphasis on the reproductive rights of women and…

12 years ago

Trayvon Martin’s Killer’s Story Is Still Full of Holes

When you closely examine the Zimmerman's version of the events that led up to the death of Trayvon Martin, his…

12 years ago

LaKay Roberts and the Rights of School Children to be Treated Like Human Beings

Children like LaKay Roberts have the same right to an education every other child in America has; to make special…

12 years ago

The “Good News Club”: How the Religious Right is Taking Indoctrination into Public Schools

With the blessing of the Supreme Court, fundamentalist, right wing evangelists are taking religious indoctrination into the public schools.

12 years ago

The 2012 GOP Four Horseman Of The Apocalypse Invade An Indifferent Illinois

The GOOP primary process moves to Missouri, Illinois and Louisiana as final results would appear to be a wash with…

12 years ago

Dumbing Us Down: The GOP’s Assault on Higher Education

The GOP has led a assault on higher education which has included restricting access, for-profit exploitation, and controlling curriculum.

12 years ago

Let’s Rain Down A Storm Of Protest And Blow ALEC Out Of The States

A storm of protest is the best way to flush out the stench of this anti-American embarrassment to democracy known…

12 years ago

The Republican Presidential Field Hits A New Low In Obama Hate

A general review of the debate lies and hateful Obama references of the three remaining viable GOP Presidential candidates.

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – February 2012 Edition

As we enter 2012 the GOP's campaign to save America from non-existent problems rather than to create jobs shows no…

12 years ago

Mitt Romney’s Errand Boy, Ron Paul Calls Rick Santorum a ‘Liberal’

Ron Paul, Mitt Romney's errand boy, who is in charge of making Rick Santorum look bad to his conservative base…

12 years ago

Republican Wrap Up: Maine Gets Their Turn To Pick Who Will Lose To Obama

Another day, another Republican caucus, another chance for conservatives to pick the candidate who will have the honor of losing…

12 years ago

Why Voters Should Have No Faith In Man Of Faith Rick Santorum

Even though Rick Santorum will soon come crashing back to earth, it's instructive to look at this darling of the…

12 years ago

The Tea Party Demands That Public Education Not Be Equal For All

Tea party leaders have shown their un-American roots by demanding that education be returned to an era when it was…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – the GOP’s Rights Killing Agenda for America

With no signs of abating. Republican legislatures are if anything more eager than ever to press their rights-killing agenda for…

12 years ago

Indiana Law Would Punish Schools for Getting National Anthem Wrong

A new Indiana law would punish schools that stray from lyrical and melodic guidelines for the national anthem, stifling artistic…

12 years ago

The Dirty Thirty Year End Edition

The Dirty Thirty Year-End edition is a recap of legislation, local, state and federal, the GOP is using to destroy…

12 years ago