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Princeton Uses the “Everybody Else Does it” Defense.

Princeton University’s “Everybody Else Does it” Defense

The Department of Education (DoE) is investigating Princeton’s admission of violation of the Civil Rights Act. What happened is the school’s president said racism remains “embedded” in the university. In response to the DoE’s inquiry, Princeton claims the school does not actively discriminate.

GrandFamilies

Special Request from the NH Senate Study Commission for GrandFamilies: a survey on GFs and coronavirus

As you all know, I am the NH Department of Education liason to the the GrandFamilies Study Commission (appointed by Commissioner Frank Edelblut).  Marylou Beaver is the Chair of the Commission and just sent an email out to the Commission members that contains a survey that I am asking all of you in this position …

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School Bus Charter Schools

ACTION ALERT: Public Charter School Grant Heads to Senate

UPDATE: The hearing today at 1pm has been moved to Representative’s Hall in the State House! The Fiscal Committee has killed the Public Charter School Grant (of $46 million) four separate times, including today. Rep. Ken Weyler announced today’s vote was 7 Democrats to table, 3 republicans no. Senator D’Allesandro and Chairman Wallner took great …

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Parents and families are key to educational success

by Frank Edelblut – Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Education   |   ALL OF THE education research tells us that when parents and families are active participants in a student’s education, the attainment and outcomes are better.

Public Education Money Pit

George Bush 43 doubled the budget at the Department of Education over eight years to roughly $32 billion.  Barack Obama more than double it again with the only bloated budget the Democrat congress ever dared to pass. That first Obama budget increased spending at the Department from Education from $32 billion per year in 2009 …

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That Rich Bastard Who Is Screwing The Teachers Over Is Actually…

The Department of Education does nothing that the states, or towns, or teachers themselves cannot do themsleves, (except double its budget every two years to pay more for doing even less.) So the real question is not how we can use class warfare to make an inefficient bureaucracy bigger, but how we find ways to help teachers teach children.