All posts tagged "education"

  • Nevada
    Controller’s Annual Report: K-12 Education Spending and Results

    Primary and secondary education (K-12) has been the second fastest growing category of Nevada state spending over...

  • Nevada
    But What about Your Fiduciary Duty?!?!?!

    When Ron was a Nevada higher education regent, his board met one time at Lake Tahoe for...

  • Government
    Nevada’s next chapter in education

    Education is the civil rights issue of our time. There are many important challenges I will address...

  • Government
    Friedman Foundation: New Report finds Public School Integration lags integration in American Neighborhoods

    Research Suggests School Choice Creates More Integration (Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice) – Although public school integration has...

  • Opinion
    Science Education – not that important in Nevada

    (Bill Hanlon, Nevada Public Education) – Make no mistake, students in Nevada are receiving an inferior education as...

  • Opinion
    A serious question!

    (Bernard Schriver) – Taking into account all the time, energy and other resources you and your fellow Patriots have expended fighting the Common Core attempt to centralize our children’s education more and more into the hands of the federal government – a question must be asked: Have your efforts so far resulted in even one page of...

  • Opinion
    America’s schools – educating or indoctrinating?

    (Bernard Schriver) – One of the most serious problems impacting the ultimate fate of our Constitutional Republic is the fact that many of the folks charged with the civics/citizenship education of our young people are themselves not educationally qualified to properly prepare their students to assume their responsibilities of citizenship in a manner consistent with...

  • Government
    Force majeure plus criminal fines make new “One-to-One’s” undesirable

    (Nevadans Against Common Core) – An article by Theresa Catalani in the Nevada News & Views, points out that the new “one-on-one” tablets, are being “lent” to students with heavy liabilities to parents – and possible unintended criminal punishment to parents as well as lack of privacy issues for students. Theresa Catalani’s son,...

  • Opinion
    Gingrich: Sometimes, the good guys win

    (Newt Gingrich) – For a model of ordinary citizens coming together to defeat prison guards of the past,...

  • Government
    NACC President traces data mining and sharing by companies cooperating with the CC testers

    (Nevadans Against Common Core) – “In following the money and the paper trail of organizations deeply involved with Common Core, such as the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) who have created the CC Tests, as well as companies hired to administer the tests, we have discovered the real intention of the Common Core...

  • Opinion
    Home Education inspires a Love of Learning

    Real Heroes: Homeschool Parents (Lawrence Reed of Foundation for Economic Education) – The hero in this story is...

  • Opinion
    Start Mentoring Kids Or The National Debt Won’t Be Our Biggest Problem

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – It occurred to me while I was watching the speeches during the Republican Convention that there was probably one thing running through the life’s experience of the vast majority of the speakers. I’d be willing to bet that very few if any of those speakers had a...

  • Government
    Global Education – Making Education Worse

    (Jim Blockey/The Real Education Expert) – In the July 3rd, 2012 Education Week, they published an article by Noah Zeichner called Global Education: Bringing the World to Your Classroom. I hate to point this out, especially seeing no one really wants to hear the truth, but we are not succeeding in educating...

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