De Blasio’s War on Minority Education


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The Democratic political machine versus the students.

Chris Christie Complains Black Democratic Speaker is Blocking Bill That Would Help Black Families, Accused of Racism


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It’s easier to distract from that issue with petty complaints and accusations of racism, instead of dealing with the fact that the Dem establishment is pandering to New Jersey’s teacher’s union, instead of helping black children

Head of Mexican Teachers’ Union Arrested for Embezzling $200 Million


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Some of the money was wired to accounts in Switzerland, he said, while other funds were used on plastic surgery. Some $2.1 million was spent at the Neiman Marcus store in San Diego, Calif.

Teachers’ Unions Divest from Gun Manufacturers, Can Gun Owners Divest from Teachers’ Unions?


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As investments go, gun manufacturers are a pretty good one. Teachers’ unions are a really bad one. But New York and California teachers’ unions which are funded by stealing from taxpayers, many of them gun owners, are using that stolen money to divest from gun manufacturers, even though this moves their larcenous pension funds closer to the brink of collapse, requiring further taxpayer bailouts.

How Chicago Public School Teachers are Destroying Education


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Seventy-nine percent of the 8th graders in the Chicago Public Schools are not grade-level proficient in reading, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and 80 percent are not grade-level proficient in math.

From the Writings of David Horowitz: May 1, 2010


Koreans, Chinese and Vietnamese come to America and are forced to learn English. And do very well. They score higher than any ethnic group on those “Eurocentrically” biased standard performance tests, get into the most elite colleges in impressive numbers and go on to become businessmen, engineers and computer scientists. They do it all without [...]

Save a School–Fire a Teacher? Part 1


It was 1987, and there I sat, with my son’s teacher, the principal, and a social worker. We were all sitting in chairs designed for third grade bottoms, shuffling papers, and discussing “my son’s” academic failures. I was quickly getting the impression that I had missed the first meeting; the one where all of the [...]