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School children in classroom at lesson
School children in classroom at lesson

Woke Elementary

An elementary school in Cupertino, California—a Silicon Valley community with a median home price of $2.3 million—recently forced a class of third-graders to deconstruct their racial identities, then rank themselves according to their “power and privilege.” Read More ›
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Funny girl fond of chemistry filming video while making experiment
Funny girl fond of chemistry filming video while making experiment

When Remote Learning Works

When the coronavirus took the world by surprise in the early months of 2020, schools were among the first entities to close their doors, ceasing operations as normal. Read More ›
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Radicals in the Classroom

The San Diego Unified School District has been radicalized. In recent months, the district has announced mandatory diversity training for teachers, added a new “ethnic studies” curriculum focused on racial grievance, and even abolished the requirement to turn in homework on time—all in the name of becoming, in the words of school board member Richard Barrera, “an anti-racist school district.” Read More ›
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The Bill Walton Show: Silver Linings

As we wrap up one of the most chaotic years in modern memory, members of the BWS team gather virtually to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. What will the future hold when it comes to masks? The economy? Life in general? While 2020 is one most of us would like to forget, we manage to find several “silver linings” heading into 2021. Read More ›
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White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave

President Trump Issues Executive Order Expanding Educational Opportunity

President Trump’s December 28 executive order expands educational opportunity by providing emergency learning scholarships to disadvantaged K-12 students to access in-person learning. These grants meet an urgent need among low-income, special needs, and minority students who have been disproportionately affected by school closures. Read More ›
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Sunrise over planet Earth in space

Discovery Institute: World Changers

When Bruce Chapman and George Gilder founded Discovery Institute nearly 30 years ago, they envisioned it as a “distributive think tank,” one in which technology would unite the collaborative work of scholars around the country. It was a forward-thinking model that has served us well in 2020, a year in which Zoom meetings have replaced in-person gatherings, both personal and professional. Read More ›
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Indoctrinating an Entire School System in PC Racism

What’s the goal here? Simply put, to transform Seattle schools into activist organizations. At the conclusion of the training, teachers had to explain how they will practice “anti-racist pedagogy,” address the “social-justice movements taking place” and become “anti-racist outside the classroom.” Read More ›
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Homelessness

This short film will help you understand the homeless and poverty crisis from the inside-out — what drives it, what perpetuates it, and why nothing seems to help. Read More ›