government schools

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 GovernmentOversite.com 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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