Category: Education

Home Schooling Gets Degraded in Recent WaPo Article

The Washington Post Magazine‘s cover story this week is about … the horrors of home-schooling. Specifically, the horrors of “fundamentalist Christian” home-schooling. The cover illustration for the story depicts a sinister windowless log cabin that’s supposed to be your typical home school, I guess. Author Lisa Grace Lednicer’s main source for the story seems to have been an anti-home-schooling activist named Sarah Hunt, age 36, who was home-schooled herself and lived to tell the tale. Actually, Hunt seems to have done quite well for herself even though home schooling at the behest of her father had consisted “largely of...

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Government Now Indoctrinating 4-Year-Olds With Gay Education

Children as young as 4 could be exposed to explicit teaching on same-sex relationships under government plans announced today. Education Secretary Justine Greening has outlined proposals for a new statutory subject of “relationships education,” to be implemented in primary schools across England. The vague subject could open the door for children to be taught about a “bewildering array” of alternative lifestyles, causing confusion and undermining Christian values. Questions At this stage, it does not appear that parents of primary school children will be able to withdraw their children from such lessons. The government has tabled amendments to the Children...

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NYC Teachers Now Required to Address Transgender Students by “Preferred Pronouns”

The New York City Department of Education has instructed teachers and faculty to address transgender students by their preferred pronouns  — whether that be “he,” “she,” “they” or “ze.” The directive was issued on Wednesday and came in the form of a 10-page memo detailing how schools and faculty should treat transgender students. The memo states that “all students have the right to have their gender identity recognized and respected by their school community.” “Every student is entitled to be addressed by the name and pronoun that corresponds to the student’s gender identity that is consistently asserted at school,” the...

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Schools Now Push 11-Year-Olds to Question Their Gender Identity

A leading girls’ school is allowing pupils to change their names to boys’ names and wear boys’ clothes. Pupils over the age of 16 at St Paul’s Girls’ School in West London can now enter a formal process to self-identify as boys or as “gender-neutral.” So far, up to 10 sixth-form girls at the school are understood to have done so. Pupils as Young as 11 Can ‘Discuss’ Issue St Paul’s is a high-performing private school with alumnae such as Harriet Harman, MP, and actress Rachel Weisz. Under the new policy, pupils over 16 can submit a written request...

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‘Anti-Racism’ Preschool in Seattle Will Teach Toddlers Social Justice

Children are never too young to become “woke” to social justice ideology. A new preschool is set to open in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle, aiming to indoctrinate children younger than seven in social justice and intersectional theory. Two Seattle teachers, Benjamin Gore and Jason Frelot, are opening the preschool at the back of the Columbia City Church of Hope, where they will educate young children on the “experiences of people of color.” It has been dubbed the “anti-racism preschool,” and it’s set to open its doors in the fall, following a series of community workshops for parents in the...

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