First, God created idiots. That was just for practice. Then He created school boards. – Mark Twain
Letter Sent via Facebook March 15, 2014 Ms. Rives Meier, I’m guessing that you have been having a few bad days lately. As a former Marine, a long-time civil liberties activist and someone who has worked in human resources for a long-time, I am a bit disgusted by your comments that collectivize veterans as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 22, 2014 Memorandum — Establishing a White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Establishing a White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault The prevalence of rape and sexual assault […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The White House Office of the Vice President For Immediate Release September 13, 2011 In Video Message, Vice President Biden Calls on New Generation to Take Action in Preventing Dating Violence and Sexual Assault at School and On Campus On 17th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, Vice President Biden Says “1 is too […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 05, 2011 Executive Order 13569–Amendments to Executive Orders 12824, 12835, 12859, and 13532, Reestablishment Pursuant to Executive Order 13498, and Revocation of Executive Order 13507 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
School Competition Begets Greater Quality July 16, 2009Art Carden, Mike HammockCommercial Appeal The June 24 edition of The Commercial Appeal reported that Shelby County Schools Superintendent Bobby Webb, who retired the following week, has been among those “holding back the tide of charter schools.” It also quoted county school board chairman David Pickler, who said that charter schools “are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mayoral Control Would Do Nothing to Boost Schools June 15, 2009Art Carden, Mike HammockThe Tennessean Should Nashville schools be run by an elected school board or the mayor? A better question is “should the government be running the schools at all?” Research on school choice suggests that the answer is “no.” On June 7, The Tennessean reported […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The school has seen the light. The students were given their diplomas yesterday afternoon. Apparently, the thought of actually having to defend "guilt by association" and "children paying for the sins of their parents" in an open court, rather than cowering like arrogant nobles behind the doors of their local educrat fiefdom was too much. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Three of the five students who've been told they must labor for the school system to pay for the actions of other individuals have secured legal counsel. And not just any legal counsel – an attorney with Jay Janssen's heavyweight firm in Peoria. In today's Register-Mail, Janssen attorney Jeff Green, representing the students pro bono […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Blogger Bryan J. Scrafford on Delegate Matt Lohr's new bill HB 1727: Since the school board already has to approve of extracurricular activities that take place on school campuses, many people would view this measure as useless because it is highly unlikely that the school board would endorse allowing a student to enroll in a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
My school board campaign website is now online. I still need to add more pages, but it is a start: http://jameslandrith.org Stop by and check it out! And remember to vote for me in November if you live in Fairfax County.Continue Reading... No Comments.