The Brattleboro Reformer is reporting a story of potential voter fraud in regard to a vote on the closing of Windham Elementary School. This case has echoes of one from Victory, Vermont, back in 2017, wherein a number of non-residents participated by absentee ballot in an election for town clerk.
Filmmaker Bradford Broyles on Monday sent a message to the Essex-Westford School District Board urging members to remove a sex-education library book that contains explicit graphic material.
Federal grant records show the U.S. Department of Education has awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to fund critical race theory training for future educators at several colleges across the country.
An alternative and worrisome correlation is the introduction of Common Core Standards. Released in 2010 and implemented between 2013 and 2015, Common Core Standards are a collection of curriculum and teacher standards, including a national list of topics students should learn in each grade.
The things I see from Vermont public schools cause me anxiety. I see example after example of racist teaching that has no place in our public schools. Students are singled out for their race and taught that because of the color of their skin they are racist.
The letter suggested the use of statutes, such as the USA PATRIOT Act, to stop threats or violence directed toward school board members over actions that it said could be “the equivalent to a form of domestic terrorism and hate crimes.”
Parent activists, school board members, and a congressman gathered Monday in Washington to remind Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Justice Department that the fight for education is only just beginning.
“When we tell you that schools aren’t teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT), that it is nowhere in our standards, that’s misdirection,” he said in the video. “We don’t have the quotes and theories as state standards, per se. We do have Critical Race Theory in how we teach.”
“While individual student results are valuable for educators and families, our 2021 scores serve as a stark reminder of how extraordinary last school year was. The state’s aggregate numbers aren’t themselves useful for making decisions.”
A hundred or so newfangled and as yet undefined gender selections are now offered to very young children from which to select, and parents who object are dubbed child abusers. Yet they can’t solve the bussing problem they have created.
Thanks to an agreement quietly reached between the South Kingstown, Rhode Island, chapter of the National Education Association and the South Kingstown School Department, teachers there now have access to an exclusive school choice program.
Vermont U.S. Rep. Peter Welch visited Burlington High School’s temporary downtown campus on Monday to discuss the $1.75 trillion social spending bill before Congress and the proposed $1 trillion infrastructure bill.