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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi: A Man Who Wears Tutus to Bars ‘Kind of Asks For It’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Wyoming's senior Senator, Republican Mike Enzi made some curious comments recently to a group of middle and high school students.

Telegraph Media Group acquires UK exam preparation app Gojimo

Gojimo, an app that helps U.K. high school students prepare for exams, has been acquired by Telegraph Media Group, the publisher of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph newspapers. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, but from what I gather the Gojimo team are staying on and the company will still be run as a separate entity. Read More

Republican senator apologizes for saying 'a guy who wears a tutu' in public 'kind of asks for it'

Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi apologized on Tuesday for suggesting to a group of students that gay people should expect physical violence based on their clothing. The remarks came last week as Enzi was speaking at Greybull High School during a Q&A with high school and middle school students. Show More Summary

Sen. Mike Enzi: 'The Guy Who Wears A Tutu To The Bar' Is 'Asking For It'

Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) told a group of high school and middle school students last week that it’s fine to be a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer community ? as long as you aren’t too open about it. On Thursday,...Show More Summary

Voucher-backing group runs thank-you TV ads

The national group backing school voucher expansion in Arizona ran television ads during a political talk show thanking Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP lawmakers who voted for the legislation. … Click to Continue »

Students want Raleigh school named for integration fighters

A group of eighth-grade students wants the Wake County school board to name a future school after a local African-American family who fought for integration. Twelve students at The Exploris … Click to Continue »

Voucher-backing group's Capitol "Thank You" lunch cancelled

The speaker of the Arizona House abruptly cancelled a planned "Thank You to the Legislators" lunch paid for by the national group that pushed a massive private school voucher expansion … Click to Continue »

Christian University Cuts Ties With Planned Parenthood After Pro-Life Students Protest

In a huge win for the Students for Life group at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, the school has officially cut ties with the nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood. In an email to the campus today (full text below), Whitworth University president Beck Taylor wrote: ­­­­­“I recently instructed the Dornsife Center for Community Engagement […]

Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people

Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. school have apologized for selling slaves in 1838 in order to raise money to pay off the … Click to Continue »

After Warning from Humanist Group, Texas School Removes Christian Crosses from Classroom

It shouldn't take a legal warning for school officials to do the right thing. But if this District got scared, good. They just saved themselves a lot of money by avoiding a lawsuit.

Field trip, 1947

last weekHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

Post-War Field TripsMinneapolis school children from Hay and Willard Elementary schools, as well as a South St. Paul group, wait at the Great Northern railroad station to board a train for St. Paul. Schools around the city have started taking field trips again after ceasing during war-time. Show More Summary

“Bologna is in the same category as cigarettes”

An American Cancer Society spokesman is quoted giving cover to an animal rights group’s lawsuit demanding the removal of cured meat from school cafeterias [San Diego Union-Tribune] More on the soi-disant Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and its publicity stunts here and here. Show More Summary

Groups Representing 40% Of Harvard Law Students Endorse David Wilkins For Dean

Harvard Law Record, HLS Affinity Groups Endorse Professor Wilkins for Dean: Thank you for including student input in your search for the next Dean of Harvard Law School. We write you as student leaders from the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA), Harvard...

AM News: Return Of TNReady, DC Parent Fundraising, LAUSD Replications, & More

The 8-year-old boy who was killed in the San Bernardino school shooting was overcoming Williams syndrome. Study: Parent groups in Northwest D.C. raise thousands for schools… Sue Snyder meets with Betsy DeVos to discuss campus sexual assaults via @freep Two L.A. Show More Summary

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Charter school study: In the April 11 California section, an article about a study of charter schools referred to a group that conducted earlier, related research with the American Civil Liberties Union as Public Counsel. It is Public Advocates. If you believe that we have made an error, or you...

VIRGINIA: State Supreme Court Rejects Hate Group’s Attempt Overturn School District’s LGBT Protections

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Associated Press reports: The Virginia Supreme Court has dealt a blow to a bid to overturn protections for gay and transgender students at a northern Virginia school district. Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional ValuesShow More Summary

Study: Parent groups in Northwest D.C. raise thousands for schools

Janney Elementary raised $1.39 million, making it the 5th-wealthiest PTA nationally.

Group seeks processed meat ban for LA school meals

An advocacy group wants to ban the Los Angeles Unified School District from serving processed meat to students. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine says it filed a lawsuit Wednesday … Click to Continue »

Discussion on ISTEP exam bill continues

Indiana teachers groups and some school administrators are pushing for further changes to an ISTEP exam bill as lawmakers negotiate a final version of the measure. The parties want a … Click to Continue »

VR First is creating 50 labs for virtual reality education at universities

VR First is on a quest to jumpstart interest in augmented reality and virtual reality at schools around the world, and so the industry-supported group has pledged to create a total of 50 VR First educational labs at universities by the end of 2017. There are already 26 labs operating in the United States, Europe, […]

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