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School Districts: Separate But Equal?

-By Lennie Jarratt Given the fact that educational opportunities are a significant factor in allowing students to move out of poverty, how can trapping children in failing schools because of their social strata be moral for a society, especially a … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union: ‘This City Belongs to Black People’

-By Warner Todd Huston The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not … Continue reading

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Reminder: Teachers Unions Responsible for Illinois Pension Mess

-By Warner Todd Huston Over at his excellent McHenry County Blog, Cal Skinner has a good reminder of just who is in large part responsible for the pension mess in the State of Illinois. The teachers unions was one of … Continue reading

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Illinois Middle Schooler Told Marines Themed T-Shirt is ‘Inappropriate’ at School

-By Warner Todd Huston On Monday, an Illinois middle schooler was told that his U.S. Marines T-Shirt was “inappropriate” to wear in school and that if he didn’t take the shirt off, cover it up, or turn it inside out … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union Co-Sponsor of Socialist Program

-By Warner Todd Huston Now that the Chicago Teachers Union’s big strike is over they have time for other activities. Like pushing the communist idea of “social justice.” And so, the CTU is helping host a “Teaching for Social Justice” … Continue reading

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Lennie Jarratt Announces Formation of New Citizen Initiative, ‘For Our Children’s Future’

(Round Lake, IL – May 16, 2012) Lennie Jarratt announces the formation of a new citizen initiative focused on bringing fiscal sanity and sustainability to our local taxing bodies, especially our schools. This initiative will start by reaching out to … Continue reading

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Dear Ill. Teachers Unions: You Can’t HANDLE The Truth

-By Warner Todd Huston The teachers unions in Illinois are mad. They are unhappy that their scheme of having their personal, employee contributions to their own pensions paid by the taxpayer has been exposed. Echoing the Tom Cruise flick A … Continue reading

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Ooops: Chicago Trib Starts an Article on Education Misusing Words!

-By Warner Todd Huston Clarence Page wrote an excellent article questioning whether or not our students are actually learning anything, most especially critical thinking skills, at our colleges and universities. Unfortunately, his very first sentence commits what I feel is … Continue reading

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Open Letter to School District U-46 — You Insult Us

This is an open letter to School District U-46 TO: Dr. Jose Torres, Superintendent, School District U-46 and Dr. Ushma Shah, Chief of Equity and Social Justice, School District U-46 Let me begin by emphasizing how insulting it is to … Continue reading

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Restoring American Exceptionalism – Chicago Townhall

-By Warner Todd Huston I just got back from a wonderful evening taking school choice at the Restoring American Exceptionalism, Chicago Townhall. In attendance were radio talk show host Michael Medved, Fox News contributor Juan Williams, and Dr. Paul Worfel, … Continue reading

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