Public Schools

Not-so-great moments in history

Education | New Jersey schools turn to LGBTQ promotion instead of teaching important lessons about the past
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 2/13/20, 03:59 pm

Starting in September, New Jersey public schools will be teaching children in grades five, six, eight, 10, and 12 about the great historical contributions of LGBTQ people to United States history. 

What are these great historical contributions, you ask? Well, for example, that Barbra “Babs” Siperstein was the first transgender person to serve on the Democratic National Committee. Yes, it’s true! You may have lived your whole life in deplorable ignorance, but your children will never again be deprived of this knowledge. 

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Athletes sue to keep girls sports for girls

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/13/20, 12:38 pm

Three Connecticut high school students and their families filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday to keep boys from competing as girls in high school athletics. The plaintiffs are runners who say competing against male athletes has unfairly cost them championship titles, state records, and scholarship opportunities.

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Math gets woke

Education | Anti-Western philosophy and history will now be part of arithmetic lessons
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/02/20, 04:05 pm

If you scan alarmist websites as I do, you may have run across the alarming news that the Seattle School Board is considering new guidelines for what might be called “social justice math.” Some culture watchers have taken this to mean that 2 plus 2 is no longer 4, but that’s not exactly the case. Math functions will remain the same, and there will still be such a thing as a right answer.

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