Lots to share with you today.
In “Obama hates America and its history” news, President Obama will not attend the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address. Thankfully we have wonderful history teachers who can consult their Zinn Education Project (see yesterday’s morning roundup for the reference) materials. Kids will quickly understand that this is really Obama avoiding our ugly, racist past.
Proof that more conservatives need to be willing to sue the pants off of somebody when our constitutional rights are at stake. The Daily Caller reported that the California school district that forced a female student to remove her NRA t-shirt has backed down after threat of legal action. Guess what, folks, the first amendment applies to all political stripes. Do exactly what this family did when something like this happens to your rights.
The Daily Caller also reported that the companies that administer the SAT and ACT college entrance exams are being sued over their sales of students’ personal information to outside parties.
As only Glenn Beck can do, he used children and Halloween to teach a lesson about Obamacare.
Ender’s Game opened in movie theaters across the country tonight. Breitbart.com had a favorable review of the film. Here is a preview of the film.
Looking for Veteran’s Day teaching resources? The Association of American Educators has you covered.
2013 New York High School Principal of the Year Carol Burris speaks out on ridiculous Common Core tests for first graders. The story is over at Truth in American Education.
There were a couple of articles over at EAGNews. First, a California teacher is running for state board of education to stop Common Core. Second, a leading education scholar is warning Americans that Common Core may distract from real reforms. No kidding!