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Educators, Students Take Day Off To Protest The Existence Of College Police Departments

On Monday, hundreds of educators and students nationwide participated in a “day of refusal” wherein they refused to go to work or class to protest the presence of police on college campuses.  According to Campus Reform, Stanford University Professor David Palumbo-Liu went so far as to cancel his class. Palumbo-Liu also co-founded the Campus Antifascist (Antifa) network.   The “day of refusal” was organized by the “Cops Off...

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Virginia’s Department Of Education Wants To Institute ‘Social Emotional Learning’ State Wide

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is attempting to institute “social-emotional learning” — which emphasizes the moral, ethical, and emotional development of students over academic content — into the state-wide curriculum.  According to a draft of VDOE’s new “social-emotional learning” proposal, middle and high schoolers state-wide must be able to recognize and describe a slew of social justice terms in order to...

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Education Insanity: Top 10 Stories Of The Week (Vol. 13)

Welcome back to Education Insanity, a weekly column updating you on the most insane events taking place in our nation’s schools. Here we’ll delve into the growing presence of critical race theory — the ideology that claims that America is irredeemably rooted in racism — and “woke” culture.   Let’s get started.  10. UNC Hires ‘1619 Project’ Creator As Race And Investigative Journalism Professor – The College...

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Tulane University To Host Hunter Biden As Guest Speaker For Class On ‘Media Polarization’

Tulane University will host Hunter Biden as a guest speaker for a class focused on media polarization and the impacts of media on public policy. According to a course description, Tulane will offer a fall semester class titled, “Media Polarization and Public Policy Impacts.” It is a 10-week course for “those interested in media relations and policy.”  “America’s rapidly advancing partisan divide is fueled substantially by...

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Report: Education Secretary Added Teachers To Advisory Board To Ensure Their Support Of ‘Woke’ Curriculum

The Biden administration’s Education Secretary reportedly invited teachers to join a Connecticut curriculum review board to ensure their support of the state’s new “woke” agenda.  A report from Fox News uncovered that Education Secretary Miguel Cardona — who was previously Connecticut’s Education Secretary — offered powerful teachers positions on an “Advisory Group” that was tasked with formulating a new history...

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Grace Church Teacher ‘Relieved’ Following Scathing Op-Ed On School’s ‘Anti-Racism’ Training

A high school math teacher at an elite private school was “relieved” of his teaching duties for the rest of the semester after penning an opinion article about the “anti-racism” curriculum being pushed at the school.  On April 13, math teacher Paul Rossi published an article titled, “I Refuse to Stand By While My Students Are Indoctrinated,” in journalist Bari Weiss’s “Common Sense” Substack letter. The article...

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Education Insanity: Top 10 Stories Of The Week (Vol. 11)

Welcome back to Education Insanity, a weekly column updating you on the most insane events taking place in our nation’s schools. Here we’ll delve into the growing presence of critical race theory, the ideology that claims that America is irredeemably rooted in racism, and “woke” culture. Let’s get started. 10. College Forces Students To Pay Fifty Dollars For Not Wearing Masks – The Daily Caller Students at St. Joseph’s...

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Brown University Infused Diversity And Inclusion Into Hundreds Of Courses

Brown University has infused diversity and inclusion into hundreds of courses across nearly 40 departments, according to an email from the university’s president.  Brown President Christina Paxson sent an email to faculty and students touting the school’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) and new classes on social justice. Paxson claimed that the social justice courses — which were introduced in the 2018-19 school year...