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  1. CHATHAM, N.J. – Parents of students at Chatham Middle School are calling on the board of education to eliminate lessons on Islam from the 7th grade social studies curriculum they believe proselytizes the religion. Several parents attended a board meeting Monday to take aim at materials distributed to students through a “World Cultures and Geography” […]
  2. PENNINGTON, N.J. – A New Jersey school district and its food vendor are apologizing for a culturally insensitive Black History Month lunch menu that featured fried chicken, sweet potato casserole, greens and cornbread. “The decision to include these items without any context or explanation, reinforces racial stereotypes and is not consistent with our district mission […]
  3. DALLAS – A high school transgender student claimed a regional championship for girl’s wrestling Saturday, despite the fact that she’s taking steroids to transition to a male. Trinity High School junior Mack Beggs is so far undefeated this year and she took home the 110-pound Class 6A Region 2 championship Saturday after opponent Madeline Rocha […]
  4. NAPLES, Fla. – An elementary school teacher in Collier County, Florida was reassigned to administrative duties over a Facebook post during the “Day Without Immigrants” protest last Thursday. Parkside Elementary School computer lab instructor Veronica Fleming linked to a Chicago Tribune story about the nationwide protest and offered her take on the situation. “The funny […]
  5. MADISON, Wis. – A University of Wisconsin anti-Trump student faces a misdemeanor charge for allegedly stripping buck naked at the state Capitol to protest the new president. Twenty-two year old Russell C. Doupe was caught on video taking off his clothes in the first floor rotunda around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 4, when he ran through […]
  6. RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Several teachers in California and other states face public backlash and work discipline after posting honest assessments on social media about how a nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” strike against Donald Trump impacted their classrooms. “Having my class reduced by 50% all day long only served to SUPPORT Trump’s initiatives and prove how […]
  7. HARRISON CITY, Pa. – Lunch is a drastically different experience now that Penn-Trafford High School is no longer bound by federal food regulations. District officials removed the high school from the National School Lunch Program after years of struggling to comply with federal regulations that drove down student lunch participation and cafeteria revenues, the Tribune-Review […]
  8. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Chinese students at the University of California-San Diego are protesting against the recent announcement of the Dalai Lama as the keynote speaker at the school’s June commencement ceremony. They contend the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader defies the university’s stated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and are using a combination of Communist […]
  9. NEW YORK – Parents at The Dalton School ruined a student ice skating party because it was to be held at a Trump-related venue: the Trump Wollman Rink in Central Park. New York City officials struggled for more than a half decade to make the skating rink operational before Trump famously stepped in in 1986 […]
  10. NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Six North Charleston High School students were arrested Thursday for racially motivated attacks on a school bus driver, fellow students, and police who responded to the scene. North Charleston Police Department officials contend several students charged at them and ripped off body-worn cameras before they managed to subdue the teens. Police […]

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