Monday, July 26, 2021

Kathleen Sebelius: no freedom for the unvaccinated

Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius thinks people who choose not to get the COVID vaccine should be prevented from going to work or anywhere else.  No freedom to choose; just stay in your home...

KSDE denial of critical race theory is just another fairy tale

The rapidly growing backlash against critical race theory yesterday prompted the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) to deny that CRT is included in curriculum standards.  Commissioner Randy Watson said the K-thru-12 history, government, and...

Shawnee Mission spent $400k on Deep Equity/CRT training

The Shawnee Mission school district says it doesn’t use critical race theory, but a Sentinel investigation found that the district spent more $400,000 on Corwin’s Deep Equity training, which is based on critical race...

Wichita State prof: keep kids in underperforming schools

The folksy saying that goes ‘Don’t spit on my boots and try to tell me it’s raining’ means ‘don’t try to deceive me with a brazen false claim.’  That saying came to mind while...

Critical race theory is #1 priority of National Education Association

The #1 priority of the National Education Association – the nation’s largest teacher union – is indoctrinating students with critical race theory. There is no real focus on ‘improving student achievement’ or even ‘better...

More school funding deception from Stand Up Blue Valley

A recent Facebook post by Stand Up Blue Valley is another good example of advocacy groups placing a higher priority on money than on student achievement.  And true to form, they talk down to...

Blue Valley ransom note to parents: pay up or else

Just when you think education officials’ money worship cannot be more depraved, an elementary school principal sends parents what amounts to a ransom note.  Cathy Austin, principal of Harmony Elementary School in Blue Valley,...

SMSD, board president Heather Ousley attempt to stifle speech

Shawnee Mission school board of education, led by President Heather Ousley, made several attempts to stifle speech at the May 17 board meeting.  YouTube took down the meeting video citing ‘medical misinformation’ and a...

KC Star: government institutions matter, not students

The Missouri Legislature put student needs first in passing the state’s first school choice program, and parents are thrilled.  People who donate to the program get a 100% state tax credit for their generosity,...

Friends University professor undermines our constitutional republic

Insidious efforts to indoctrinate college students were on full display in a recent column in the Wichita Eagle by Friends University professor Russell Arben Fox.  As a history professor, he knows full well that...