Banned books can build bridges | Weekly

Click to enlarge As my parents were walking down a street in China, a man crept up to my mother and asked if they had any Bibles. He explained in accented English that some Americans took Bibles to give away in that communist country. My family is a pig farmer in Illinois and over the … Read more

ACLU’s fight against classroom censorship, state by state – 74

In 2021 and 2022, a series of policies banning books and suppressing racial and gender teachings will proliferate across the country — but are the rules really legal? The ACLU has launched a multistate effort to find out by challenging them in court. The approach includes a mix of lawsuits, public records requests and legal … Read more

3 ways to teach yourself for free

expressed opinion entrepreneur Contributors are their own. As a multi-millionaire real estate investor and trainer, I’m often asked about getting a financial education. The current schooling system offers no help in this regard, and as a result, most people are economically illiterate. This is in the interest of the ruling class, who need obedient workers … Read more

Son of ‘Purple Lady’ and Vikings fan, Harrison Phillips settles quickly in Minnesota | Football

MINNEAPOLIS — Harrison Phillips claims he was destined to play nose tackles since Jan. 25, 1996, the day he broke the oldest ever born at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Records of long babies. But his mother Tammie, who describes herself as a “broad-shouldered German farm girl,” said little Harry’s NFL fortunes actually started in … Read more

Minnesota proposes requiring teachers to use critical race theory.Here’s what parents need to know

[This piece has been published in Restoring America to highlight a recent Minnesota proposal that would require public schools to teach toxic racialism.] A former teacher recently told NPR that parents are spreading “disinformation and hysteria around critical race theory.” “Teachers can barely afford the resources for their own courses [so] The funny thing is … Read more

WATCH NOW: State Board of Education Denies HB 1775 Certification Challenge from TPS, Mustang | Education

The Oklahoma State Board of Education on Thursday morning rejected a request to re-examine the accreditation status of two districts over allegations that they violated state laws that limit classroom discussions of race and gender. Despite public pleas from parents and officials at Tulsa Public Schools and Broncos Public Schools, the Board of Trustees voted … Read more

White House 1600 Podcast “Bartlett Schell, American Storyteller”

White House Historical Society President Stewart McLaughlin talks Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Schell’s portrayal of Americans theatre history Washington, August 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The White House Historical Society releases a new episode White House 1600 Meetings Today’s podcast, “The American Storyteller Bartlett Shearer,” explores how one of our nation’s greatest storytellers has used drama … Read more

Texas school district deletes, reviews dozens of books, including Bible | National News

Andy Ross and Elizabeth Wolf, CNN Officials at a school district near Fort Worth, Texas, have instructed school staff and librarians to temporarily remove books, including Bibles and illustrated adaptations of Anne Frank’s diary, that were challenged through the district’s formal complaints process during the previous school year. The Keller Independent School District Board of … Read more

3 ways to teach yourself for free

expressed opinion entrepreneur Contributors are their own. As a multi-millionaire real estate investor and trainer, I’m often asked about getting a financial education. The current schooling system offers no help in this regard, and as a result, most people are economically illiterate. This is in the interest of the ruling class, they need obedient workers … Read more

Tulsa school violation education cited in legal challenge to HB 1775

The state Board of Education’s decision to lower the accreditation of Tulsa public schools for implicit bias training programs is now being cited in a federal lawsuit challenging state laws designed to limit the teaching of subjects related to race and gender. In a supplementary opinion filed Monday in the Oklahoma City-based U.S. District Court … Read more