Former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis are both focusing heavily on education policy in the run-up to the 2024 election, suggesting the issue will take center stage over the next two years. DeSantis is already on the warpath in Florida, as Trump vows to wrest control of schools from “radical left maniacs” and “pink-haired communists” in his second term.
Trump & DeSantis Target “Woke” Education on Road to White House
March 2, 2023 • Alex Newman
Quack ‘Reading’ Program at Columbia’s Teachers College Finally Axed
September 20, 2023 • Alex Newman
As the dominoes fall on quack “reading” methods that crippled tens of millions of Americans, the infamous Teachers College at Columbia University has quietly scrapped one of the key nerve centers that pushed the quackery into schools for almost half a century. It seems the truth is now too obvious to ignore: Learning to read and write English requires phonics.
Lesbian-Marxist US Library Boss: Schools & Libraries for “Socialist Organizing”
September 13, 2023 • Alex Newman
Government schools and local libraries should be used for “socialist organizing,” the self-proclaimed “Marxist lesbian” chief of the American Library Association (ALA) proclaimed at a major socialism conference last week. The library boss has also becoming notorious recently for hating on parents, families, Christians and anyone else who stands in the way of indoctrinating children.
District Turns to Phonics After Decades of Handicapping Students with Quackery
September 5, 2023 • Alex Newman
After decades of handicapping children using discredited methods for “reading” instruction, a major school district in Texas is finally turning to phonics, drawing praise from advocates reading reform but surprisingly few calls for accountability. The new phonics program is replacing the “whole language” quackery starting this school year as the trend gains momentum nationwide.