Tag Archives: education

Florida Teen Rejects Plea Deal On Charge Of Sexual Assault On Another Girl

Kaitlyn Hunt, 18, today rejected a plea offer from Florida prosecutors and will go to trial on charges that her consensual relationship with a younger female schoolmate constituted sexual assault. Hunt was romantically involved with a high school basketball teammate who was 14 when they began dating last year. The other teen’s parents moved to press charges against the 18-year-old ...

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FLORIDA: 18 Year-Old Girl Arrested & Expelled For Sex With 15 Year-Old Girl

Kaitlyn Hunt, 18, has been arrested and charged with sexual battery for the consensual relationship she had with a 15 year-old female fellow classmate that began when she was 17. The charges were brought after the younger girl’s parents filed a complaint with the police after Hunt turned 18.  Hunt has also been expelled from her Florida high school. Kelley ...

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CA Hate Group Calls On Parents To Keep Kids Home On Harvey Milk Day

Save California has launched a radio and web campaign urging parents to keep their kids out of school during Harvey Milk Day observations.  In 2009 then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill designating May 22nd as a “special day of recognition” in California.  Save California has called for keeping kids out of school every year since then, but this year’s marks ...

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Home-Schoolers Lose US Asylum Bid

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a German home-schooling family who applied for asylum on the grounds of religious persecution. Home-schooling is illegal in Germany and some families have lost custody of their children over the issue. The U.S. grants safe haven to people who have a well-founded fear of persecution, but not necessarily to those under ...

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Open Thread Thursday

Are you doing what you went to school to do?

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Today’s New York Daily News

Despite today’s headline, if you actually read this “exclusive” you’ll learn that NYC’s public school cafeterias stopped using butter five years ago.  But news from 2008 doesn’t fit the Nanny Bloomberg meme, so….

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Highest Paid Public Employees

In 42 states, the highest paid public employee is a sports coach. (Tipped by JMG reader Michael)

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Texas Cheerleaders Win Court Battle

A Texas court has ruled that public high school cheerleaders may display banners which claim that God wants their team to win. District Judge Steve Thomas Wednesday ruled that the Kountze Independent School District cannot prevent the displays. The controversy began when the cheerleading squad at Kountze High School was ordered by the superintendent to stop displaying the banners. The ...

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VIDEO: Christian Kids Demand Return Of “Stolen Prayers” To Public Schools

In a campaign demanding the return of the “Christ-centered” message to the nation’s public schools, Reach America has enlisted about a dozen kids for a video which demands that “stolen prayers” be returned to classrooms. Because Christian students are being persecuted. From the Reach America mission statement: We believe that all people are sinful by nature, alienated from God and ...

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Another School Win For ACLU

Via press release from Florida: Just one day after 14-year-old Bayli Silberstein filed suit against the Lake County School Board to enforce her constitutionally protected right to establish a Gay-Straight Alliance at her school, today the School Board has ended months of delay and efforts to block the GSA, and will allow the club to meet. The consent decree entered ...

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Christian School Tells Gay Couple To Break Up Or Their Son Will Be Expelled

A private Christian high school in a northern province of South Africa has told a married lesbian couple that they must break up or their son will be expelled. Legally married Samantha (27) and Kally Mabe (26) told The Star newspaper that they were called to a meeting with the principal of Secunda Highveld Christian School and were told their ...

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Today In Christian Love

Campus preacher Brother Dean Saxton displayed the above sign at the University of Arizona, telling the student newspaper, “If you dress like a whore, act like a whore, you’re probably going to get raped. I think that girls that dress and act like it, they should realize that they do have partial responsibility, because I believe that they’re pretty much ...

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SAN DIEGO: Red-Caped Catholic Loons Launch Campaign Against Drag Show

The red-caped Catholic loons of Tradition, Family, & Property are rilly rilly upset about a drag show  scheduled to take place at the University of San Diego. Via press release: The Drag Show will be emceed by Manila Luzon, a professional Drag Queen, openly homosexual man, who advocates same-sex “marriage.” Students opposing this years cross-dressing Drag Show will hold a ...

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TODAY: Day Of Silence

Today is GLSEN’s annual Day Of Silence and dozens of anti-gay groups have demanded that Christian parents keep their kids out of school rather than learn that it’s wrong to beat up gay kids.  From the SPLC-certified hate group, the Illinois Family Institute: Parents and Guardians: Call your children’s middle and high schools and ask if students and/or teachers will ...

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OHIO: Diocese Of Columbus High School Fires Teacher After Learning She’s Gay From Her Mother’s Obituary

A Catholic school in Ohio has fired a teacher after an anonymous person sent the school a copy of the obituary for the teacher’s mother. The obituary mentioned the teacher’s same-sex partner. When Carla Hale, 57, received her termination letter from Bishop Watterson Principal Marian Hutson, Hale said she was in, “total shock. Like your legs had just been cut ...

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New NOM Video: Gay Marriage Will Be On The Curriculum At Public Schools

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Ben Carson Cancels Johns Hopkins Speech

Blaming the controversy on “political correctness,” Tea Party hero Ben Carson has canceled his commencement address at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Last week Carson made a “sincere” apology after a Fox News appearance in which he compared gay people to pedophiles and animal-fuckers. “Given all the national media surrounding my statements as to my belief in traditional marriage, ...

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Santorum Is Back On With MI School

The Michigan high school that two days ago rescinded their invitation for Rick Santorum to speak before a student assembly has re-invited him.  Grosse Pointe Public School Superintendent Dr. Thomas Harwood says former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s speech will happen in the district, after a brief cancelation and a few ruffled political feathers. Wednesday, Santorum had accused school officials ...

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MICHIGAN: Public High School Cancels Assembly Speech By Rick Santorum

A public high school in Michigan has canceled the planned speech by Rick Santorum, who was scheduled to appear at an all school assembly later this month. The cancellation came Monday after district officials requested a copy of Santorum’s speech and were denied access, district spokeswoman Rebecca Fannon said Tuesday afternoon. Outlaw sent an email to parents Monday explaining they ...

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Texas A&M Student Body President To Veto Bill To Defund Campus LGBT Center

Yesterday the Texas A&M student senate voted to allow “religiously objecting” students to withhold the portion of their student fees that funds the campus LGBT Resource Center.  Today the student body president announced that he will veto that vote. News this week that some student senators had targeted the center thrust the traditionally conservative university into the national spotlight, and ...

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