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National Takeover of School Curriculum

National Takeover of School Curriculum  by Phyllis Schlafly   March 4, 2014.  Reprinted from Worldview ~~Many people said Ho-Hum when Barack Obama threatened to change any law with his pen or phone, and even used that power to personally alter Obamacare and the welfare law, and to “legislate” the Dream Act that Congress refused to […]

Garbage Pickers, Garbage People, Trash Dwellers, and Scavengers of Tijuana

By Ray Holt, Graduate Student, University of Mississippi,  October 2, 2012 Tijuana, Mexico is a border city of over 2 million people just south of San Diego, CA.  Tijuana is a favorite city of the garbage pickers that make their living sorting and picking through the city garbage dumps at the large landfills. “Everything a […]

Wear radio chip or leave, school tells students

by Jack Minor, (c) copyright WND Education Brushing aside privacy concerns by parents and civil rights activists, a Texas school district has gone live with a controversial program requiring all students to wear a locator radio chip that will enable officials to track their every move – or face expulsion. At the beginning of the […]

The Bingity – Bangity School Bus

By Ray Holt, Graduate Student, University of Mississippi,  October 2, 2012 Tribute to:  Miss Marjorie Bell, Ulysses Grade School 2nd grade teacher, Ulysses KS, 1952 Miss Marjorie Bell was my 2nd grade teacher at the then Ulysses Grade School. I remember the very large brick building as if it were yesterday.  I remember Miss Bell […]

Can Students/Children Be Trained with Proven Dog Training Techniques?

By Ray Holt, Graduate Student, University of Mississippi,  October 2, 2012 The use of dog training methods to train or teach students and children could be effective but certainly a highly controversial subject.  Obviously, some dog or animal training techniques are not appropriate for children (such as food rewards, choke chains, negative reinforcements, etc.)  (Estep). […]

Mississippi Down 1, 2, 3 & Out – Lifting Up a Failed System

By Ray Holt, Graduate Student, University of Mississippi, September 19, 2012 The State of Mississippi is considered last out of all the states in several areas of K-12 education.  This ranking is measured in the fields of English, math, reading, and science.  “… only 11 percent of Mississippi students were ready for college in English, […]