Life with Luna more Harm than Good

Life with Luna more Harm than Good

‘Another Fox in the Hen House’ If you haven’t already read this article from 2015 on common core in the Federalist, it is a must-read for anyone interested in our current education system and how much it is costing us...
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Op-Ed: Can Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?

Op-Ed: Can Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?

By Ronald Nate, Ph.D. and Lindsey Zea Idaho laws put clear limits on local governments’ taxing, spending, and regulating ability. As sure as water runs downhill though, local governments push for more money and more control. Here’s an example. Let&...
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Education and Class Mobility — They’re not gained through Common Core

Education and Class Mobility — They’re not gained through Common Core

We have class privilege in our country and not gender or race privilege. Many of the special opportunities available for upward mobility across classes and generations are not based on wealth or income, or skin color or ethnicity or gender,...
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Public Education – Feeding the Beast

Public Education – Feeding the Beast

When will it end? How much is enough? Once again, State Education has its hands in our pockets. Like drilling a well, they won’t stop even when they do hit the ‘gusher‘ of public funding. As a youngster, I was...
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Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core

Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core

Common Core is exactly what we thought it was. Try telling that to the Idaho State Board of Education, though. The board’s members won’t hear you. Idaho adopted Common Core standards earlier this decade in hopes that the latest federal...
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Arbeit Macht Frei

Arbeit Macht Frei

Translated, Arbeit Macht Frei means, “Work Will Free You”. It is the iconic sign at the entrance of Auschwitz and many other concentration camps during WWII. Many may not realize the sign was designed by the camp’s iron-worker and mounted by...
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Here come the Clowns

Here come the Clowns

Why are Liberals so sensitive when someone makes fun of them? We are speaking about the depiction of the new President of Boise State University as a clown. I only wish there were more clown pictures of the people in...
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What Does the NEA Plan for Children in the Fall?

What Does the NEA Plan for Children in the Fall?

The question, What does the NEA plan for children in the Fall? begs the question, Why would the NEA have ANYTHING planned for children in the Fall. The NEA is a union that is supposed to represent teachers. The chartered purpose of the NEA...
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No Eater Left Behind

No Eater Left Behind

What if we bought groceries the same way we “buy” public education? Each community would have a local grocery district and families would be assigned their local grocery “stores.” Many would mistakenly think the food is free because there would...
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Entitlement and “The Gift of Work”

Entitlement and “The Gift of Work”

The “Varsity Blue” DOJ investigation into College Admission cheating and scamming by people and families of means is consistent with the narrative today that there are two separate classes of people. Those in the upper ruling classes who believe th...
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We are Responsible for the Undermining of our Republic

We are Responsible for the Undermining of our Republic

When the American people lose interest in who they elect to govern them and who teaches their children, it is the beginning of the end of our republic as it was founded. Most Americans are living in a bubble and...
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Why are Idaho School District Levies & Bonds EXEMPT From Campaign Finance Reports?

Why are Idaho School District Levies & Bonds EXEMPT From Campaign Finance Reports?

Coeur d Alene School District 271 is asking for another levy in the amount of $40,000,000 for the next two years. The election is March 12, 2019. All taxpayers in Kootenai County will be required to provide these funds through...
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