Rockwood School Board Quid Pro Quo?

From the “see, I told ya so” file . . . Rockwood NEA President Suzanne Dotta worked hard to influence the recent school board election. The candidates Ms. Dotta pushed won. The new board hired Ms. Dotta as Director of Professional Learning within 72 hours of the election. I expect Ms. Dotta to teach Rockwood’s…

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And the inspiring truth about teachers

Samantha. She’s the daughter every parent hopes for. Diligent. Dedicated. Kind to a fault. Smart. Hard working. Loyal. Prettier than she knows. She gets it from her mother. She’s about to graduate from college and become a teacher. Like her mom. She doesn’t need a union. She is a union. With her mom. And a…

Rockwood School District Hasn't Learned

The Devastating Truth About Teachers’ Unions

The stronger the union the weaker the learnin’.  According to Harvard Business Review, students learn less in states with stronger teachers’ unions. A 1-standard-deviation rise in teachers’ union dues per teacher is associated with a 4% fall in student proficiency rates, according to a study of 721 U.S. school districts in 42 states by Johnathan…

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If You Vote in Kirkwood School District, Listen Up

In the past 15 years, Kirkwood School Districts operation costs have skyrocketed almost 100 percent. But the people paying the taxes for that district have seen a cost of living increase of only 44 percent. Obviously, at some point, the system will crash. Unless you do something now. On April 2, you can elect two…

Colleges Suffocate Free Speech

Colleges in the United States are systematically destroying free speech, free thought, and creative writing. Sixty-five percent of colleges and universities censor students, even in creative writing classes. Hillsdale or nothing. Related articles GREG LUKIANOFF IN THE NEW YORK TIMES: Feigning Free Speech on Campus. “Colleges and universities a… (pjmedia.com) ONE WAY FREE SPEECH: The…

3 Great Reasons to Send Your Kids to Vacation Liberty School

Register today for Vacation Liberty School.  Here’s 3 reasons why you should: 3.  Most school systems don’t care about liberty; they care about conformity.  The only way kids will learn an appreciation for the blessings of liberty is if their parents send them to schools that put liberty at the center of the cirriculum.  That’s…