School News – School Sucks Project http://schoolsucksproject.com self-knowledge, self-education, self-mastery Fri, 25 May 2018 14:37:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 self-knowledge, self-education, self-mastery School News – School Sucks Project self-knowledge, self-education, self-mastery School News – School Sucks Project http://schoolsucksproject.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg http://schoolsucksproject.com/category/podcast/school-news/ 143228067 Podcast #258: What We’ve Learned From 20 Years of Zero Tolerance http://schoolsucksproject.com/258-what-weve-learned-from-20-years-of-zero-tolerance/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/258-what-weve-learned-from-20-years-of-zero-tolerance/#comments Sun, 19 Jan 2014 16:45:58 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=3778 WARNING: Very strong language. Zero Tolerance policies penetrated American schooling in the early 1990s. A generation later, it could be argued that the verdict is on the effectiveness and damage of this approach. However, Zero Tolerance policies are now more destructive than ever, especially for poor and minority students. We covered this topic in depth ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/258-what-weve-learned-from-20-years-of-zero-tolerance/feed/ 1 WARNING: Very strong language. Zero Tolerance policies penetrated American schooling in the early 1990s. A generation later, it could be argued that the verdict is on the effectiveness and damage of this approach. However, WARNING: Very strong language. Zero Tolerance policies penetrated American schooling in the early 1990s. A generation later, it could be argued that the verdict is on the effectiveness and damage of this approach. However, Zero Tolerance policies are now more destructive than ever, especially for poor and minority students. We covered this topic in depth ... School News – School Sucks Project 2:00:00 3778
215: Viral Student Video Sparks Fake and Ephemeral Education Debate…Again http://schoolsucksproject.com/215-viral-student-video-sparks-fake-and-ephemeral-education-debate-again/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/215-viral-student-video-sparks-fake-and-ephemeral-education-debate-again/#comments Sat, 11 May 2013 18:38:29 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=2660 A one-take recording of a message to Jeff Bliss and students like him everywhere: schooling is not education Jeff Bliss Video: Texas High School Student Demands An Education Read More here... The "fortress" Video: Please Support the Show, Help Us Grow, and Get Hundreds of Hours of Bonus Content! Click Here to Join the A/V ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/215-viral-student-video-sparks-fake-and-ephemeral-education-debate-again/feed/ 3 A one-take recording of a message to Jeff Bliss and students like him everywhere: schooling is not education Jeff Bliss Video: Texas High School Student Demands An Education Read More here... The "fortress" Video: Please Support the Show, A one-take recording of a message to Jeff Bliss and students like him everywhere: schooling is not education Jeff Bliss Video: Texas High School Student Demands An Education Read More here... The "fortress" Video: Please Support the Show, Help Us Grow, and Get Hundreds of Hours of Bonus Content! Click Here to Join the A/V ... School News – School Sucks Project 19:52 2660
131 (School News! #8): El Cambio and Occupy Education http://schoolsucksproject.com/131-school-news-8-el-cambio-and-occupy-education/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/131-school-news-8-el-cambio-and-occupy-education/#respond Sun, 25 Mar 2012 16:53:06 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=883 Topic: Shane James, one of the founding members of El Cambio (which is allied with the Occupy Movement), joins me to discuss a recent walkout at his high school, and the response from police and administrators. We also discuss the goals of his activism, the meaning/purpose of education, and the Occupy Movement. And I try ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/131-school-news-8-el-cambio-and-occupy-education/feed/ 0 Topic: Shane James, one of the founding members of El Cambio (which is allied with the Occupy Movement), joins me to discuss a recent walkout at his high school, and the response from police and administrators. Topic: Shane James, one of the founding members of El Cambio (which is allied with the Occupy Movement), joins me to discuss a recent walkout at his high school, and the response from police and administrators. We also discuss the goals of his activism, the meaning/purpose of education, and the Occupy Movement. And I try ... School News – School Sucks Project 1:14:11 883
111 (School News #7): Community Outraged By Teacher Who Tells Kids the Truth http://schoolsucksproject.com/111-school-news-7-community-outraged-by-teacher-who-tells-kids-the-truth/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/111-school-news-7-community-outraged-by-teacher-who-tells-kids-the-truth/#respond Sat, 10 Dec 2011 03:45:29 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=834 From the New York Post (which is not a good newspaper): Elementary School Teacher Tells Kids There's No Santa Claus By Todd Venezia and Jennifer Bain Even the Grinch wouldn’t be this mean. A sourpuss teacher in Rockland County ruined Christmas for a class full of second-graders this week, when she told them that there ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/111-school-news-7-community-outraged-by-teacher-who-tells-kids-the-truth/feed/ 0 From the New York Post (which is not a good newspaper): Elementary School Teacher Tells Kids There's No Santa Claus By Todd Venezia and Jennifer Bain Even the Grinch wouldn’t be this mean. A sourpuss teacher in Rockland County ruined Christmas for a cl... From the New York Post (which is not a good newspaper): Elementary School Teacher Tells Kids There's No Santa Claus By Todd Venezia and Jennifer Bain Even the Grinch wouldn’t be this mean. A sourpuss teacher in Rockland County ruined Christmas for a class full of second-graders this week, when she told them that there ... School News – School Sucks Project 29:11 834
089 (School News #6): Force Feeding…For the Children http://schoolsucksproject.com/089-school-news-6-force-feeding-for-the-children/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/089-school-news-6-force-feeding-for-the-children/#respond Sun, 17 Apr 2011 00:42:24 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=430 In this show, I go nuts. The catalyst was an article called "Chicago school bans homemade lunches, the latest in national food fight". Discussed: -The government invites you to think less and depend more -The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Bumper Music: "Urgent" Foreigner "I Want To Know What Love Is" Foreigner Look Closer: Michelle Obama's ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/089-school-news-6-force-feeding-for-the-children/feed/ 0 In this show, I go nuts. The catalyst was an article called "Chicago school bans homemade lunches, the latest in national food fight". Discussed: -The government invites you to think less and depend more -The Healthy, In this show, I go nuts. The catalyst was an article called "Chicago school bans homemade lunches, the latest in national food fight". Discussed: -The government invites you to think less and depend more -The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Bumper Music: "Urgent" Foreigner "I Want To Know What Love Is" Foreigner Look Closer: Michelle Obama's ... School News – School Sucks Project 31:48 430
074: Police State Pupils – Acquiescence and Aggression http://schoolsucksproject.com/074-police-state-pupils-acquiescence-and-aggression/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/074-police-state-pupils-acquiescence-and-aggression/#comments Thu, 16 Dec 2010 22:32:34 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=398 The news over the last month has been interesting... The invasive TSA. The emerging snitch society. The calls for the execution of Julian Assange. Surprised? Outraged? Juxtapose today's current events with your childhood experiences. Were you expecting some other social or political reality? Today's show is a renewed call to strike at the root of ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/074-police-state-pupils-acquiescence-and-aggression/feed/ 2 The news over the last month has been interesting... The invasive TSA. The emerging snitch society. The calls for the execution of Julian Assange. Surprised? Outraged? Juxtapose today's current events with your childhood experiences. The news over the last month has been interesting... The invasive TSA. The emerging snitch society. The calls for the execution of Julian Assange. Surprised? Outraged? Juxtapose today's current events with your childhood experiences. Were you expecting some other social or political reality? Today's show is a renewed call to strike at the root of ... School News – School Sucks Project 1:06:07 398
051 School News! (#4b): The Mainstream Media: Parrots On the Shoulders of Pirates http://schoolsucksproject.com/051-school-news-4b-the-mainstream-media-parrots-on-the-shoulders-of-pirates/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/051-school-news-4b-the-mainstream-media-parrots-on-the-shoulders-of-pirates/#respond Mon, 19 Jul 2010 21:06:18 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=345 Most of this show was my original attempt to begin the Kids Are Not Defective Series, but it just turned into a rant about the mainstream media. A couple months ago I decided to watch a little cable news. MSNBC to be precise. They were running a story/series called "V Is For...Violence." It focused on ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/051-school-news-4b-the-mainstream-media-parrots-on-the-shoulders-of-pirates/feed/ 0 Most of this show was my original attempt to begin the Kids Are Not Defective Series, but it just turned into a rant about the mainstream media. A couple months ago I decided to watch a little cable news. MSNBC to be precise. Most of this show was my original attempt to begin the Kids Are Not Defective Series, but it just turned into a rant about the mainstream media. A couple months ago I decided to watch a little cable news. MSNBC to be precise. They were running a story/series called "V Is For...Violence." It focused on ... School News – School Sucks Project 31:48 345
050 School News! (#4a): Warning Signs of Violence To Come http://schoolsucksproject.com/050-school-news-4a-warning-signs-of-violence-to-come/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/050-school-news-4a-warning-signs-of-violence-to-come/#respond Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:56:45 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=343 Part one of two somewhat related installments. With all this concern about the violent behavior of teenagers, and subsequent crackdowns, would you be surprised to learn school administrators are actually encouraging even more widespread aggression. How about mandating it? JROTC obligation is stirring discomfort From mysanantonio.com By Lindsay Kastner - Express-News

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/050-school-news-4a-warning-signs-of-violence-to-come/feed/ 0 Part one of two somewhat related installments. With all this concern about the violent behavior of teenagers, and subsequent crackdowns, would you be surprised to learn school administrators are actually encouraging even more widespread aggression. Part one of two somewhat related installments. With all this concern about the violent behavior of teenagers, and subsequent crackdowns, would you be surprised to learn school administrators are actually encouraging even more widespread aggression. How about mandating it? JROTC obligation is stirring discomfort From mysanantonio.com By Lindsay Kastner - Express-News School News – School Sucks Project 15:46 343
042 School News! (#3): School District Sues Taxpayers To Stop Questions http://schoolsucksproject.com/042-school-news-3-school-district-sues-taxpayers-to-stop-questions/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/042-school-news-3-school-district-sues-taxpayers-to-stop-questions/#respond Sun, 16 May 2010 20:10:20 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=324 Picture: The primary lesson of public school politics. Congress, Ariz. school district sues taxpayers to stop questions Mark Flatten Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report March 10, 2010 The Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report is a periodic publication intended to identify government corruption and waste and to hold politicians and public agencies accountable to taxpayers. A handful of ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/042-school-news-3-school-district-sues-taxpayers-to-stop-questions/feed/ 0 Picture: The primary lesson of public school politics. Congress, Ariz. school district sues taxpayers to stop questions Mark Flatten Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report March 10, 2010 The Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report is a periodic publication in... Picture: The primary lesson of public school politics. Congress, Ariz. school district sues taxpayers to stop questions Mark Flatten Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report March 10, 2010 The Goldwater Institute Watchdog Report is a periodic publication intended to identify government corruption and waste and to hold politicians and public agencies accountable to taxpayers. A handful of ... School News – School Sucks Project 25:40 324
039 School News (#2): Too Fat To Fight http://schoolsucksproject.com/039-school-news-2-too-fat-to-fight/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/039-school-news-2-too-fat-to-fight/#respond Thu, 22 Apr 2010 19:55:59 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=316 Picture: Hey kids! The military wants you to know that if you eat right and exercise, a nice box like one of these could have your name on it one day. School lunches called a national security threat! Retired military officers say kids are growing up too pudgy for service WASHINGTON - School lunches have ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/039-school-news-2-too-fat-to-fight/feed/ 0 Picture: Hey kids! The military wants you to know that if you eat right and exercise, a nice box like one of these could have your name on it one day. School lunches called a national security threat! Retired military officers say kids are growing up t... Picture: Hey kids! The military wants you to know that if you eat right and exercise, a nice box like one of these could have your name on it one day. School lunches called a national security threat! Retired military officers say kids are growing up too pudgy for service WASHINGTON - School lunches have ... School News – School Sucks Project 16:00 316
032 School News! (#1): The Pledge of Xenophobia and Intolerance http://schoolsucksproject.com/032-school-news-1-the-pledge-of-xenophobia-and-intolerance/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/032-school-news-1-the-pledge-of-xenophobia-and-intolerance/#comments Fri, 12 Mar 2010 19:31:20 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=296 Pledge of Allegiance Apology Will Come From Montgomery Teacher By Jenna Johnson and Michael Birnbaum Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, February 25, 2010 A Montgomery County teacher has agreed to apologize to a 13-year-old student whom he reprimanded and sent to the office for twice refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance, said a ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/032-school-news-1-the-pledge-of-xenophobia-and-intolerance/feed/ 1 Pledge of Allegiance Apology Will Come From Montgomery Teacher By Jenna Johnson and Michael Birnbaum Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, February 25, 2010 A Montgomery County teacher has agreed to apologize to a 13-year-old student whom he repriman... Pledge of Allegiance Apology Will Come From Montgomery Teacher By Jenna Johnson and Michael Birnbaum Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, February 25, 2010 A Montgomery County teacher has agreed to apologize to a 13-year-old student whom he reprimanded and sent to the office for twice refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance, said a ... School News – School Sucks Project 11:46 296