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Department of Education wants principals to censor student speech | Dailycensored.com

Department of Education wants principals to censor student speech | Dailycensored.com

Department of Education wants principals to censor student speech

Under the guise of defeating bullying, the US Department of Education has stated that it wants school principals to censor student speech, particularly in the cafeteria and at online sites, such as Facebook. School principals are being threatened by the DOE with lawsuits if they do not adhere to what special interest groups deem to be harassment of students. Facebook is delighted to help while the National School Board Association is the only vocal opponent of such a measure.

The agency’s threats, which are delivered in a so-called “Dear Colleague” letter,” have the support of White House officials, including President Barack Obama, who held a Mar. 10 White House meeting to promote the initiative as a federal “anti-bullying” policy.

The letter says federal officials have reinterpreted the civil-rights laws that

Jersey Jazzman: "Mommy, why do people hate teachers?"

Jersey Jazzman: "Mommy, why do people hate teachers?"

"Mommy, why do people hate teachers?"

Whoa:
When I picked up my first grader from school today, at five o'clock because I work late on Fridays, he told me a gut-wrenching tale of what happened today. Here is our conversation:

"Mom, you won't believe what happened today. [Jimmy] got in trouble because he was running around the room, and when [the teacher] told him to sit down, he said, 'My dad says I don't have to listen to you. He said teachers are stupid, lazy, and

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