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Public Schools’ High-Tech Spying on Kids

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

An old friend, lawyer John Whitehead, reports on an insidious new program. School officials in Bay Shore, Long Island (New York) recently purchased eight “Polar Active” monitoring devices to electronically monitor students. Schools in St. Louis and South Orange, New Jersey, are doing likewise. Bay Shore superintendent Peter Dion says the devices inform or motivate […]

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NAACP and Teachers’ Union Try to Shut Down Charter Schools

Written by Gary North on January 18, 2012

“It’s a political problem. The problems are sociopolitical. The problems are unions. You plot the growth of the NEA [National Education Association] and the dropping of SAT scores, and they’re inversely proportional. The problems are unions in the schools. The problem is bureaucracy.” — Steve Jobs, 1996 Here is a video that tells you how […]

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Cops in the Corridors: Why Your Kids Are Not Safe at School

Written by Gary North on January 13, 2012

A long article appears in The Guardian, a British Left-wing paper. The charge on the police docket was “disrupting class”. But that’s not how 12-year-old Sarah Bustamantes saw her arrest for spraying two bursts of perfume on her neck in class because other children were bullying her with taunts of “you smell” Police docket? What […]

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