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The public school double standard

With Learn Everywhere back in the news, discussions about the program tend to involve errors of fact (e.g., that costs for the program would be incurred by local districts) and errors of reasoning (e.g., that offering more alternatives to some students somehow means harming other students).  But to me, the discussions are most notable for …

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Nashua Overwhelms School System – Taxpayers Should Ask: Who Didn’t See This Coming?

Nashua, New Hampshire fancies itself a “Welcoming City.” That’s a semi-Orwellian phrase for deliberately taking in more refugees than you can handle. The Gate City now has kids in the school system who speak as many as 50 different languages and not English. Getting here from there was easy. Getting anywhere else from here will …

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Majory Stoneman Douglas High School gun free zone

Poll Results: Should School Districts Be Allowed to Establish Gun Free Zones?

The State legislature is considering a bill to allow each school district to decide whether or not they’d like to ban the possession of firearms on campus. The right to establish Gun Free Zones. We’ve got tons of coverage on (HB564): Skip recorded all the testimony. You can find it on site (Groksters, others against, and those …

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This Weeks Facebook Poll Question – Local Schools as Gun Free Zones

The gun-grabbers love to whittle away your ability to carry. Require permission. Make that process more complicated and expensive. Make it inconvenient to carry so that you are first forced and then get used to not doing it. Maybe get someone busted for carrying in some location where they have made it “illegal.” Use the media to …

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Public Schools behaving badly

When Public Schools try to extend their disciplinary reach and influence outside the educational calendar and off campus parents need to rein them and their facilitators in. Skip Murphy joins me to discuss a recent example of this, check it out. Check out the original blog post of this podcast for more ways to listen.