Category Archives: Education

Spring is Looking Up. March 15 #FridaysForFuture, April 4-23 #DrawdownEcoChallenge

March 15th. The Ides of March, notable to the ancient Romans for settling debts, as a holy day when sheep were sacrificed, and of course, a day to beware, as a seer warned Julius Cesar. What is this year’s prophecy?  … Continue reading

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Being Drilled for Armed Killer Opening Kindergarten Door

By Charline Spektor (with permission).  She was the owner of Bookhampton stores and is now a Grandma. My grandson began public school kindergarten a few weeks ago. He is so excited, and he comes home to tell “the best thing … Continue reading

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William Floyd’s Top Two Students

Found this great story from 5/17/2018, by RANDALL WASZYNSKI, in the Long Island Advance – thanks for tip, Marc Rauch. A Latina and a Pakistani get the honors at Lee Zeldin’s old high school.  I am still waiting to see … Continue reading

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Sonic Sea

  On Long Island we are witness to a series of beached whales and dolphins (same family as whales). This is not new.  I have previously blogged about it. There are some newer reports and many older reports.  This week … Continue reading

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DeVos to revamp Obama-era schools sexual assault policy

POLITICO    By BENJAMIN WERMUND  09/07/2017 12:20 PM EDT Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration will revamp the guidance through a rule-making process that likely will take months. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that … Continue reading

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Trump Just Got Slapped In The Face; Landslide Win For Democrats In Fairfax County Tonight

Posted on Daily Kos By ursulafaw Tuesday Aug 29, 2017 “WTF?! The KKK guy didn’t win and the black woman did?” I wrote a few days ago that Fairfax County Virginia is ground zero in the fight against racism and … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations. by Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman ProPublica, June 15, 2017, 8 a.m. An American … Continue reading

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