The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Detroit schools fail to provide an ‘adequate education’, and are “schools in name only” — bereft of proper books or teacher training, and often infested with rats. The court says — in Gary B. v. Whitmer — that the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution contains […]
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and other Democrat leaders nationwide announce that students can skip classes Friday (9/20/201) to join the global climate strike aimed at protesting man-made climate breakdown. Is this just a craven political move, at the expense of taxpayers and of student learning, or a great way to give young people an active role in the crucial work to save the planet?
In 2014, the Obama education department told public schools they should avoid suspending or expelling students of color because they were being punished three times more often than Whites. Trump’s education team just yanked that guidance. Will Black students suffer, or are all students safer? Right Angle — with Bill Whittle, Stephen Green and Scott […]