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    Teachers responds to Lt. Gov. Robinson speech: “that mofo is crazy as hell”…”Uncle Mark”

    Some North Carolina educators had strong reactions to Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson’s views on reparations. Honestly, I am not sure why someone posted the video on the North Carolina Teachers United Facebook page, but NCTU page administrators appear comfortable with allowing folks to hurl insults at our lieutenant governor…
    Terry Stoops, June 15, 2021
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    Intolerance On Campus

    Add Northwestern University to the list of college campuses with a vocal, intolerant student movement. Associated Student Government passed a resolution calling for the recusal of Board of Trustees Chair J. Landis Martin from Northwestern’s presidential search committee during Wednesday’s session. The bill passed with 17 votes in favor…
    Donna Martinez, June 15, 2021
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    The latest on Glossarygate

    After I exposed some troubling issues with the proposed social studies glossary developed by N.C. Department of Public Instruction curriculum staff, the State Board of Education (SBE) delayed their vote on the glossary and asked curriculum staff to go back to the drawing board.  On June 17, the…
    Terry Stoops, June 15, 2021
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    America’s ‘Existential’ Civics Education Crisis Explored

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist places today’s debates over civics education in context. As leftists push for greater control of what children learn about American history and how Americans define their civic responsibilities, a majority of Americans support more “civics education,” an interesting new Heritage Foundation survey finds.
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2021
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    Biden Commits ‘Cascade of Errors’ in Prepping for Putin

    Joel Gehrke of the Washington Examiner reports a scathing critique of the president’s preparation for this week’s meeting with Russia’s strongman. President Joe Biden’s team has committed “a cascade of errors” in the lead-up to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the top Polish diplomat,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2021
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    Breyer’s Exit Could Lead to a More Conservative Supreme Court

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon explores the potential consequences of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer leaving the U.S. Supreme Court. The recent left-wing push for Justice Stephen Breyer to retire in favor of a younger liberal justice is likely to make the Supreme Court more conservative, at…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2021
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    Wokeness and the Impact on Philanthropy

    Naomi Schaefer Riley and James Piereson write for National Review about one unusual side effect from the growing power of the woke. For people who are worried about whether a new woke ideology has taken over philanthropy, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2021
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    Considering Critical Race Theory’s Impact

    Peter Spiliakos writes at National Review Online about a dangerous influence in American education. So are we doing the thing where we are pretending that curriculum, instruction, and materials can’t be determined by school boards and state legislatures and should be left to radical education consultants who are…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2021