Classroom forecast: Miseducated with a high chance of indoctrination

By Larry Sand
Instead of American history, students now learn about the evils of capitalism, airplanes and cow farts.  “‘Education is Political’: Neutrality in the Classroom Shortchanges Students” read a recent headline on the National Education Association website. What the teachers union is essentially saying is that an objective approach to controversial subjects does a disservice to the...

TAGS: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Howard Zinn, Larry Sand, Massachusetts Teachers Association, National Education Association, Saul Alinsky, teachers union

The NEA, Social Justice and Indoctrination Ghettos

By Larry Sand
The NEA convention had its humorous moments as well as a very disturbing one. The National Association Education’s yearly convention, which wrapped up last week, was mostly a tame affair with not much worth writing about. But NEA executive director John Stocks did provide some unintentionally comedic moments. His boiler plate lefty political ranting included...

TAGS: American Federation of Teachers, class warfare, income inequality, Indoctrination, Jason Hart, John Stocks, Larry Sand, Los Angeles Unified School District, Occupy Wall Street, Randi Weingarten, Saul Alinsky, social justice, teachers union, white privilege

Unions and Obamacare, Part 3: A Financial and Political Resource for Left-Wing Groups

By Matthew Vadum
A corrupt union official who orchestrated massive campaigns involving identity fraud in furtherance of voter fraud and who covered up a million-dollar embezzlement will soon have unfettered access to confidential information on thousands of people seeking health insurance. That man is disgraced ACORN founder Wade Rathke, and his shady union will soon be helping people...

TAGS: NAACP, Saul Alinsky

Typical Teachers Union Tactics Kill Parent Trigger in Connecticut

By Larry Sand
Time for being shocked, shocked about teacher union methods and objectives is over. Last week, writer Rishawn Biddle broke a story about the American Federation of Teachers’ recent successful actions to neuter a Parent Trigger bill in Connecticut. The first Parent Trigger law, officially the Parent Empowerment Act, was passed in California early last year....

TAGS: American Federation of Teachers, Michigan Education Association, National Education Association, Parent Trigger, Saul Alinsky