Illinois Becomes First State to Mandate Asian-American History Lessons in Public Schools

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law requiring public schools to teach a unit of Asian-American history, making Illinois the first state in the nation to require such history teachings to be taught. The measure, Teaching Equitable Asian-American History, will ensure that every high school graduate in the state will be taught Asian-American history […]

Largest Teachers’ Union Votes to Help Members ‘Fight Back Against Anti-CRT Rhetoric’

The largest labor and teachers’ union has voted to spread and further the teaching of the quasi-Marxist critical race theory (CRT), which it describes as a “reasonable” and “appropriate” framework for students to understand and interpret America’s past and present. The National Education Association (NEA), which represent more than 3 million employees in public education, […]

New Jersey School Board Backtracks on Decision to Remove Holiday Names From Calendar

The school board in Randolph Township in Morris County, New Jersey, has reversed a decision to erase all holiday names from the school calendar following backlash from parents. Randolph’s Board of Education on Monday night voted to restore the names of holidays, admitting in a statement that the decision was made “without proper consideration.” “The […]

We Need to Restore The Traditional Ways of Education: Marilyn Torley

America’s public education has shifted away much from its traditional form in the past two decades, said Marilyn Torley, co-principal of Northern Academy, a private 6–12 school in upstate New York. Torley, an educator with 25 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in New Jersey, said in an interview with NTD’s “Focus Talk” […]

TDSB report accuses WE Charity of reinforcing white supremacy, not being anti-colonial enough

A report to be presented before the Toronto District School Board slams WE Charity and its sister organization ME to WE as not being “anti-colonial” enough for the public school board and for allegedly contributing to the reinforcement of white supremacy.

Pandemic caused 10% decline in Grade 1 reading skills: Toronto District School Board report

A preliminary report before the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) found that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the percentage of students meeting Grade 1 reading level expectations fell by approximately 10% when compared to the 2018-2019 school year.

Turkey Races to Outdo the Saudis

By James M. Dorsey
In a sign of the times, Turkish schoolbooks have replaced Saudi texts as the bull’s eye of criticism of supremacist and intolerant curricula in the Muslim world.
In a sign of the times, Turkish schoolbooks have replaced Saudi texts as the bull’s eye of criticism of supremacist and intolerant curricula in the Muslim world.
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Dinesh D’Souza: $5,000 Online College Program Would Crush Liberal Hold On Higher Education

Dinesh D’Souza: $5,000 Online College Program Would Crush Liberal Hold On Higher Education.
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