Thought for the day

"Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks." -- Doug Larson, English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games

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An exam board has removed the word 'blacklist' from its computer science GCSE due to concerns that the term could be considered racist.

AQA told the Times it would be removing the term from its specification for 2024 exams onwards following advice from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a branch of GCHQ dedicated to cyber security.

Connecticut Parents OUTRAGED Over Gender Ideology Seeping Into Elementary Schools

A Connecticut-area mother is distraught after learning about a gender-identity book creeping into the classroom of her second-grade student.

A Texas mother, frustrated by her school board’s reluctance to remove books with graphic sexual content from school libraries, found an embarrassing technique for getting board members and the public to pay attention.

A shocking video shows a Georgia teacher being repeatedly punched and attacked by a student inside a classroom. 

The incident, which took place just before noon on Tuesday at Discovery High School in Lawrenceville, happened after a parent-teacher meeting the night before where the teacher told the student's parents he was underperforming.

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The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an appeal by the Biden administration to reinstate its debt relief program.

The swath of pro-parent school board candidates backed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in Florida is already making their presence known.

The boards are firing teachers and administrators who "spit in parents' faces' prior to Election Day, as one Republican state lawmaker told Politico. So far, three state superintendents have been ousted from their roles since the school board shakeup earlier this month, according to local reports.

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On August 24, President Biden's Fact Sheet announced a student debt forgiveness plan that will cost in the neighborhood of $420 billion.

That is fiscal authority the President just does not have. 

Biden's plan went unchallenged for weeks, presumably because no one had the standing to sue. 

New York City pharmaceutical heiress Annabella Rockwell is claiming that her mother paid a $300-a-day "deprogrammer" after believing her daughter had been "brainwashed" by attending an all-female elite liberal college that left the young woman "totally indoctrinated" and estranged from the parents who raised her.

Furious Texans have blasted city officials in Houston for issuing a boil water notice after power outages at a purification plant.

More than 2million residents were ordered to boil water before drinking it or washing in it after the failures at the East Water Purification Plant caused water pressure to drop.

Public schools will be closed in the state's largest city today after the announcement late Sunday, as angry homeowners slammed Texas as 'less than a third world country'.