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Data Point – NAEP scores show failure of government schools

by Skip May 3, 2018

“Sixty-five percent of the eighth graders in American public schools in 2017 were not proficient in reading and 67 percent were not proficient in mathematics, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress test results released by the U.S. Department of Education.” And yet, we continue to force children to go to those sub-standard, poorly […]

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HB193: but they failed to ask and answer the most important question

by Skip December 9, 2017

Yet another piece from the Concord Monitor where Don Vallone of Reaching Higher New Hampshire makes the argument, financially, that ONLY Government schools should be allowed to teach your children.  How?  He cries in his cups of how government public schools would be losing money to other entities if HB 193 is enacted.  Boo-hoo (reformatted, […]

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“According to the school ranking website, the Central Islip Public School District has a C- rating in academics.”

by Skip June 4, 2017

Reports like this ought to have taxpayers OUTRAGED – and if you don’t live there, you STILL should be putting your School Board AND the local teachers’ union under the microscope and lots and lots of Letters to your local publications.  And get into a position where you can start watching over or developing their […]

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Ayup, those Govt schools are just bang-up, eh?

by Skip June 4, 2017

This is a VERY sad story because, as Progressives are screaming at us for disobeying ANYTHING against the Prog line, “it’s for the children”!  And because it is IFTC, how DARE you even speak!  So what is the way to get their attention?  Yeah, show them the results of their policies – and nothing says […]

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NH Democrats finally admit what I’ve been saying about them for years

by Skip May 17, 2017

This piece from Pravda on the Merrimack is about SB8 – the “Croydon” bill has a very pointed example of what I have been saying for years and years about Democrats.  I am still amazed that the PotM editor actually let it stay in place especially since all the Democrats save two, brought it up […]

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Schools are for indoctrination rather than for education

by Skip September 14, 2016

After all, it was Progressive Richard Ely that figured out that “social change” should be carried out in government schools – after all, catch them early when parents think they are learning their ABCs and math flash cards (oh, they don’t do that anymore, do they?  After all, go to that famous Progressive city, Detroit, and […]

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Notable Quote – Joseph Sobran

by Susan Olsen June 5, 2015

 “In one century we went from teaching Latin and Greek in high school to offering remedial English in college.”  

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Notable Quote – Sam Blumenfield

by Susan Olsen May 11, 2015

“A government education system is basically incompatible with the values of a free society. Eventually, one or the other must go.”

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GrokSHOT! – Gilford School Board’s Kurt Webber bemoans kids get summer vacation

by Skip June 3, 2014

…that ruins kids’ mandatory test scores because of that “education gap”.  Instead, Kurt Webber  wants the Gilford School Board to change from the old style “agrarian” schedule. Er, I beseeched the Board to go way past that – and “progress forward” (heh!) from the “Progressive Factory Educational model (which we have today)! Previous video GrokSHOT! – […]

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This HAD to have given William Tucker a heart attack: New Orleans now only has charter schools

by Skip June 1, 2014

That’s right – recently appointed to the NH Board of Education,  William Tucker is one of those that seemingly believes that only Government schools manned by union teachers should be the ONLY form of education for our children.  After all, we’ve seen such stunning scholastic successes with this 140 year way of doing business – […]

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EMail Doodlings – “We should be depending on public school grads to maintain a civil and benevolent society”

by Skip May 8, 2014

Certainly the news of the day is the Gilford School Board (“GSB”) making asses of themselves and painting the picture that Gilford has a rather arrogant set of elected officials running its Government Schools.  It is certainly true that the treatment of Dr. William “Billy” Baer by the Board (and his subsequent arrest, video by Josh […]

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“Defending NH’s Public Education” Monopoly

by Susan Olsen March 13, 2013

So what it is about Christianity that Mr. Duncan dislikes so much? For starters, let’s look at that old bugaboo ‘The 10 Commandments”: Does he oppose the one that says we shouldn’t kill? How about the one that says we shouldn’t lie? Or how about the one that says we shouldn’t steal? Or maybe it’s […]

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GrokTV – Panel Discussion: Making your vote count – Q&A Part 2

by Skip December 9, 2012

Continuing on with the Q & A session from yesterday’s Panel Discussion: Request to GraniteGrok: can you do some video lessons on how to do”voting stuff”? Frustration with the NH GOP Losing the vote due to the culture in the Government schools A shoutout to which is doing yeoman’s work on covering the Federal […]

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Our destructive government schools…

by Tim Condon September 27, 2012

…and why we desperately need competition and alternatives. This from today’s Wall Street Journal (bless those WSJ editorial pages!) where the owner of an employment agency writes in to explain that there are “jobs going begging” because applicants lack extraordinarily basic skills that public schools have failed to inculcate. Those “skills”? Well, it’s almost ridiculous to use that […]

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