Schools

BoJo Deploys Military To Help Secure UK Schools Against COVID As Cases Surge

Boris Johnson is bringing in the troops to help prepare British students to return to schools across the country after the winter holiday is over, even as his government continues to jack up new “Level 4” restrictions due to surging case numbers allegedly caused by a COVID strain that had mutated to become more infectious….

Student Privacy and the Fight to Keep Spying Out of Schools: Year in Review 2020

By Lindsay Oliver and Jacob Hoffman-Andrews As students were sent home from school in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, schools followed them home with invasive surveillance technology. This trend, spurred by the surge in remote learning, was an opportunistic move by tech companies and schools already in a race to control students through…

Will Students Return To Public Schools After The Pandemic?

By Will Flanders and Cori Petersen of the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty; submitted by RealClearEducation. “She’s a happy kid, a good student, and the virtual learning was a disaster for us,” said Erin Haroldson of Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, whose eight-year-old daughter was receiving virtual education from her local public school last spring. When…

Signed by the Governor: New York Puts Moratorium on Facial Recognition in Schools

By Michael Maharrey Today, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill placing a temporary moratorium on facial recognition technology in the state’s schools. The new law will not only help protect privacy in New York, but it will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Assm. Monica Wallace (D-Lancaster)  introduced Assembly Bill 6787…

San Diego Schools Eliminate Grading In Anti-Racist Education Push

Authored by Robby Soave via Reason.com, District officials in San Diego evidently believe that the practice of grading students based on average scores is racist… K-12 students in large public school districts across the country spent much of the fall semester at home, a less-than-ideal result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But Zoom learning was hardly…

Chicago Teachers Union Tweets Reopening Schools Would Be “Racist, Sexist, And Misogynistic”…And Then Deletes It!

UPDATE: After getting pummeled on Twitter, the CTU attempts a backpedal. No one’s buying it… Fair enough. Complex issue. Requires nuance. And much more discussion. More important, the people the decision affects deserve more. So we’ll continue give them that. Appreciate the feedback of those truly in the struggle. — ChicagoTeachersUnion (@CTULocal1) December 6, 2020 “…in…

Post-George Floyd, A Wave Of “Anti-Racist” Teaching Sweeps K-12 Schools Targeting “Whiteness”

By John Murawski of RealClearInvestigations The notices to parents began arriving fast and furious in the weeks after the death of George Floyd in late May. Megyn Kelly: The former Fox News anchor, who now has her own podcast, says she’s pulling her three kids from their New York City schools. “It’s out of control,…

Baltimore County Schools Closed Monday, Tuesday Due To Ransomware Attack

By Tyler Durden Well, it’s becoming evident in Baltimore, Maryland, that teaching remotely in the pandemic is not sustainable as hackers have hit Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) with a ransomware attack, forcing the school system to close schools for Monday and Tuesday, reported CBS Baltimore. “Due to the recent ransomware attack, Baltimore County Public…

New Mexico Public Schools Are Missing Over 12,000 Students

Authored by Linnea Johnson via The Organic Prepper blog, Public schools have had a chance to evaluate student attendance data and have found “missing students” between the Spring and Fall semesters of this school year.  You might ask why they are suddenly so concerned about this fact. Is it because they are concerned about students…

In Sudden Reversal, de Blasio Announces NYC To Reopen Elementary Schools, Phase Out Hybrid Learning

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio may still doesn’t have a plan for reopening NYC’s schools, but that’s not going to stop him from sending hundreds of thousands of elementary school students back into the classrooms starting early next month. While Middle Schools and High Schools will remain closed, elementary schools will reopen immediately abruptly abandoning…

UNICEF Finally Admits: “Schools Are Not Main Drivers Of COVID Among Children”

Via 21stCenturyWire.com, One of the easier targets for social demolition by western authoritarians and bureaucracies has been schools. Aided and abetted by a hysterical mainstream media permanently geared towards maintaining a constant level of public fear, politicians have been able to deceive worried parents and teachers who may genuinely believe that COVID19 poses some sort…

Huck Finn, To Kill A Mockingbird, Other Classic Books Banned In California Schools For “Racism”

Authored by Matt Agorist via The Free Thought Project, When Gutenberg introduced the printing press in 1440, the world had no idea that things were about to drastically change. Prior to the release and production of the printing press, books were incredibly expensive, rare, mostly written in Latin, and reserved for royalty and clergy. The spread…

NYC Schools Won’t Close Monday; Austria 2nd European Country To Adopt Mandatory COVID Testing: Live Updates

The US exceeded 100k newly confirmed COVID-19 cases for the tenth straight day on Saturday. Although they came in below Friday’s record, new cases exceeded 160k on Saturday, leaving the 7-day average at a record high, while deaths exceeded 1,300, topping 1,000 for the fifth straight day. One major development in the the US this…

The Racial-Justice War On Merit-Based Schools: It’s an Injustice Against Excellence, Critics Say

Submitted by Vince Bielski, of Real Clear Investigations At a virtual town hall in Brooklyn about how the pandemic will change admissions to high-performing selective schools, New York City officials got a lecture on systemic racism. “Racism is foundational in all of our institutions, in our government, our economy, our health-care system, our legal system…

NYC Prepares To Close Schools, Puerto Rico Brings In National Guard, As Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 1.3MN: Live Updates

Summary: Global deaths top 1.3 million NY tops 5k new cases in a day for the first time since the spring. Puerto Rico gov orders national guard to help enforce curfew NYC mayor warns parents brace for Monday school closure Biden advisor says national COVID lockdown unlikely NYC’s single-day positivity rate nears school-shutdown threshold Japan…

Investigation: Facial Recognition at Schools is Growing Due to COV*D1984

November 11, 2020 By The Conscious Resistance Derrick Broze breaks down a new investigation from WIRED magazine which reveals the growing use of surveillance and facial recognition in response to COVID1984. Schools are prisons, free the kids! ? Watch on Minds / Flote / Hive / Bitchute / Odysee Source: Schools Adopt Face Recognition in…

It Was A Mistake To Close Schools, UK Study Concedes

Authored by Jeffrey Tucker via The American Institute for Economic Research, On March 12, 2020, the memo went out from the pen of Carter Mecher, bioterrorism expert at advising the Veterans Administration. It went out to public health officials and others from around the nation. Close the schools. Pull the trigger now. And it happened,…