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Required Readings

Summer vacation history, pre-K indoctrination in TX, integrative med ed, critical skills for grads, and more: Required Readings, 04.25.16

From our sister site Grounded Parents is a historical review of the evolution of summer breaks within the U.S. public school system. According to Texas State BOE candidate Mary Lou Bruner, who has appeared in prior Required Readings, the goal of pre-K education programs is gay indoctrination. The inclusion of training …

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Required Readings

Endless summer, same-sex firing, textbooks optional, writing assignments, the education/health nexus, and more: Required Readings, 07.10.15

If you’ve ever wondered how the summer vacation schedule in the U.S. came to be and why it persists, you’ll want to read this new series from SoD sister site Grounded Parents. A Pennsylvania Catholic school may be in hot water for firing a teacher in a same-sex marriage by violating …

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Pop Quiz: Camp Idonwannago

For a lot of K-12 schools here in my little corner of the world summer vacation is about to start or has already started. This means the kiddies will be home now free to run rampart through the neighborhoods and malls or free to sit playing video games all day. …

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Pop Quiz – Don’t Smile ’til Christmas

Although we still have two weeks of school left until our summer break, our timetables shifted at the start of this week. This means that all students moved up to the next year group and started their new courses three weeks before going off for summer. It also means that …

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Pop Quiz: How are you spending your summer?

Hey everyone! The spring term is over for us here in the Great White North, as it will be soon for folks south of the border and elsewhere in the world. I have to admit one of the things that originally drew me to academia was the schedule: unstructured (if …

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