[VIDEO] Every High School Principal Should Say This

If every high school principal said this, it would change students’ lives and would change America. So what exactly should every high school principal say? Dennis Prager explains.

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‘Muslim Backlash’?

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Here are the most recent facts, per the F.B.I.

Of the 1,140 victims of anti-religious hate crimes:

56.8 percent were victims of crimes motivated by their offenders’ anti-Jewish bias.

16.1 percent were victims of anti-Islamic (Muslim) biashate crime

6.2 percent were victims of bias against groups of individuals of varying religions (anti-multiple religions, group).

6.1 percent were victims of anti-Catholic bias.

2.5 percent were victims of anti-Protestant bias.

1.2 percent were victims of anti-Atheist/Agnostic bias.

11.0 percent were victims of bias against other religions (anti-other religion). (Based on Table 1.)

In other words…

A full 84% of hate crimes based on a person’s religion are not directed at Muslims…(read more)

Source: Breitbart


Federal Government Ruling: High School Girls Forced to Undress Next to Naked Boys

FEDS RULE TO FORCE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TO UNDRESS NEXT TO NAKED BOYS WHO THINK THEY’RE GIRLS

Ben Shapiro reports: On Wednesday, the federal government declared itself fit for the madhouse by mandating that a Chicago high school allow a full biological male into the girls’ locker room for all purposes, including nudity. This biological male, the feds determined, was different because he thinks he is a female.

The feds have ruled that the presence of a twig-and-berries in the girls’ locker room has been mandated by Title IX of the Civil Rights Act. Yes, ladies and gents and non-cisgenders: now-panic-and-freak-out_i-g-61-6183-1f81100zit turns out that the battle against sexism enshrined in the ill-written Title IX was actually intended to force underage young women to look at the penises and testicles of mentally ill boys.

Progress.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights spent almost two years checking out the Township High School District 211 because of the transgender “girl.” He filed a complaint with the feds in 2013 after the school refused “unrestricted access” to the girls’ locker room. The district eventually agreed to allow the boy into the girls’ room so long as he used a privacy curtain while disrobing.

[Read the full story here, at Breitbart.com]

That wasn’t good enough. The feds determined that this still constituted discrimination. Why? As John Knight, director of the alphabet-soup LGBT and AIDS Project at the ACLU, stated, this was “blatant discrimination.” He explained (well, we think it’s a he, unless he identifies differently today):

It’s not voluntary; it’s mandatory for her. It’s one thing to say to all the girls, “You can choose if you want some extra privacy,” but it’s another thing to say, “You, and you alone, must use them.” That sends a pretty strong signal to her that she’s not accepted and the district does not see her as a girl. Read the rest of this entry »


Girls’ Rights Matter: 150 Students Walk Out Over Trans Teen Using Girl’s Locker Room 

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HILLSBORO, Mo. (CBS St. Louis) – Over 150 Missouri high school students voiced their displeasure about a transgender teen using the girls’ locker room by walking out of class.

“It’s going to end up in court…You have the administrative agencies – OSHA, EEOC, and the Department of Education clashing with the courts. Most of the times … the court, when the issue gets there, will not enforce those guidelines.”

— St. Louis attorney Timm Schowalter

“Boys need to have their own locker room. Girls need to have their own locker room, and if somebody has mixed feelings where they are, they need to have their own also.”

— protester Jeff Childs

“I’m sorry, Lila, but you’re not a girl. Anyone who tells you otherwise is deceiving you. While I feel sorry for a young, confused kid who’s becoming yet another pawn in the Left’s war on decency, I’m deeply heartened that more than 100 of his classmates took a stand for basic biology. Not every Millennial is a sexual revolutionary.”

— David French

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Students at Hillsboro High School staged a two-hour walkout Monday over 17-year-old Lila Perry, a student who has identified as a female since she was 13, using the girls’ locker room during gym class.

“The school offered Perry a gender-neutral bathroom, which she turned down. All students have a right, under Title 9, to access the bathroom of their choice.’”

Family members of high school students were also holding a protest. Read the rest of this entry »


‘I’m Middle Eastern, and I Thought the Bomb was Kind of Funny and Clever’: Student’s Controversial Prom Proposal Gets Him Suspended for 5 Days

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Ahmad strapped a paintball vest to his waist and filled the open pockets with red paper tubes attached to red wires, so that it looked like explosives. Then he stood up in the cafeteria…APPROVED-non-stop-panic

LA CENTER, Wash. — At a time of school shootings, violence and terrorism, it probably wasn’t the best idea for asking a girl to the prom.

“I wasn’t wearing the vest for more than, like, 20 seconds. I asked her, took a picture, took it off, and then the school got upset.”

An 18-year-old senior at La Center High School was suspended Wednesday for wrapping a fake bomb around his waist as a “funny, clever” way to ask a girl to the prom, The Columbian reported.

In ‘promposals,’ you’re supposed to go big,” he said. “It’s kind of a trending thing now, too, where everyone just asks in a really creative way.”

Instead, the student, Ibrahim Ahmad, received a five-day suspension that will keep him from going to the school’s prom Saturday night, the newspaper said.

I kno it’s A little Late, But I’m kinda…THE BOMB! Rilea, Will U Be My Date To Prom?

Ahmad strapped a paintball vest to his waist and filled the open pockets with red paper tubes attached to red wires, so that it looked like explosives.

“It was really unfair, and it kind of felt racist. If anyone else did that, I feel like no one else would have gotten in trouble for it.”

Then he stood up in the cafeteria holding a sign that read: “I kno it’s A little Late, But I’m kinda…THE BOMB! Rilea, Will U Be My Date To Prom?”

That’s when the school administration stepped in. Read the rest of this entry »


Are Female Teachers Who Sexually Abuse Students Losing Their Gender Privilege?

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Is the era of deferential treatment that protects women sex offenders from going to jail finally coming to an end? 

(Reuters) – Barbara Goldberg reports: A “Saturday Night Live” skit about a male student having sex with his female high school teacher painted the relationship as every teen boy’s dream, but drew a firestorm of criticism on social media.

“Law enforcement is increasingly feminized, and women are much less prone to the old attitude: ‘Oh, this is just some kid who got lucky’. They recognize the issues involved and they go after women who violate the statutes.”

— David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center

The reaction to the comedy sketch reflected a growing view among law enforcement and victims’ advocacy groups that it is no laughing matter when a woman educator preys on her male students.

[Also see – Busted for Sex with Student and Sending Nude Pics, Connecticut High School Teacher Danielle Watkins Not Looking Happy in Police Photo]

[Also see – Meredith Powell, Boy-Crazy High School Teacher Accused of Rape Resigns, Surrenders Teaching Certificate]

[More – ‘Embarrassed and Mortified’: Oklahoma High School Teacher Confessed to Sex with Student Inside Teacher’s Lounge Multiple Times]

[ More – Joy Morsi Update: Queens Gym Teacher Gets Probation For Sex With Underage Students]

The crackdown is the result of  ‘two seismic shifts’, says Christopher Anderson, executive director of Male Survivor, the largest U.S. advocacy organization for male sex-crime victims.

One is a recognition that it does not matter who the perpetrator is or what the circumstances are. A teacher has absolutely no business engaging in sexual contact with a student…”

In U.S. schools last year, almost 800 school employees were prosecuted for sexual assault, nearly a third of them women. The proportion of women facing charges seems to be higher than in years past, when female teachers often got a pass, said Terry Abbott, a former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education, who tracked the cases.

[Also see – High School Teacher Julianna Ortiz Mills Charged with Indecent Liberties with a Student]

“…The second is a shift in the culture where boys and their parents are feeling empowered to come forward to say that something has been done.”

— Christopher Anderson

This year’s numbers are already slightly ahead of last year with 26 cases of female school employees accused of inappropriate relationships with male students in January compared to 19 cases the previous January.

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Erica Ann Ginnetti, Lower Moreland High School math teacher who had sex with a 17-year-old student

“There are contrary examples, such as Pennsylvania’s Erica Ann Ginnetti, 35, the Lower Moreland High School math teacher who had sex with a 17-year-old student and was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a male judge who said, ‘What young man would not jump on that candy?'”

Female educators who sexually abuse their students are facing tougher prosecution in part because there are more women police officers. There is also a greater awareness among prosecutors, judges and the general public that students who are victimized by an authority figure, regardless of gender, experience trauma with life-long consequences.

Terry Abbott, a former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education

Terry Abbott, a former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education

“Social media enables the behavior to start. There is no way that a teacher is going to walk up to a kid in the hallway and say, ‘Hey, would you like to see a naked picture of me?’ They won’t do it. But they will do that on social media. It’s like it erases what used to be that barrier.”

— Terry Abbott, a former chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education

“Law enforcement is increasingly feminized, and women are much less prone to the old attitude: ‘Oh, this is just some kid who got lucky,'” said David Finkelhor, director of the Crimes Against Children Research Center. “They recognize the issues involved and they go after women who violate the statutes.”

[More – Gifts & Affection: ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Darcy Smith Accused Of Raping 14-Year Old Student]

[OH YES SHE DID: Georgia Mom Rachel Lynn Lenhardt Accused of Hosting ‘Naked Twister Party’ for Teen Daughter, Friends]

[More – Teacher in Fullerton Arrested for Alleged Relationship With 14-Year-Old]

Depression, low-self esteem and difficulty maintaining future relationships are among the long-term consequences that male victims face, according to experts. Those problems are sometimes compounded by confusion and guilt over whether they are actually victims since their adolescent bodies involuntarily respond to physical contact. Read the rest of this entry »


[VIDEO] ‘Hot Sauce With That?’ Seattle Cop Pepper-Sprays Bystander, Invites Lawsuit

SEATTLE — A Seattle school teacher is suing the city after being pepper-sprayed by a police officer as he walked by a police line during protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 19.

“It was an irrational action, and that’s why we’re here.” 

— Hagopian’s lawyer

The incident in the South Lake Union area was caught on camera. Police were blocking streets with their bicycles and shouting for protesters to get back.

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That’s when Jesse Hagopian says he was hit in the face with pepper spray as he was talking on the phone to his mother and walking by the police line.

“I yelled out, my mom was in distress as she heard me yell and couldn’t see me,” Hagopian said at a news conference Wednesday to announce his lawsuit against the city.

Hagopian’s lawyer, James Bible, said, “It was an irrational action, and that’s why we’re here.” He is suing the city of Seattle for $500,000 in damages. Read the rest of this entry »


[VIDEO] BREAKING: Shooter Reported Dead at Reynolds High School, Troutdale Oregon

Fox news video from earlier…

UPDATE: NBC News reports: Shooting suspect at a suburban Portland, Oregon, high school was found dead Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Police said the situation was “stabilized” an hour after calls came in at 8:07 a.m. of reported gunfire at Reynolds High School in Troutdale….(read more)


[VIDEO] Facing Rape Charge, Lusty Gym Teacher Accused of ‘Doing the Secret Handshake’ with Second Male Student

A 38-year-old (some reports say 39) gym teacher is accused of rape after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old boy in the closet of her Queens high school, authorities say.

joy-morsi-photos-3The teacher, Joy Morsi, was charged with third-degree rape and a third-degree criminal sexual act in connection with the alleged abuse, police say.

[Also see Wanna Wrassle? Queens Gym Teacher Joy Morsi Raped 16-Year-Old Wrestler in School…]

According to the criminal complaint, Morsi had sexual contact with the boy as many as 30 times over a six-week period last summer.

[Teacher Allegedly Rapes Student, Then Gets Jealous of His Prom Date]

Police say Morsi was arrested after the boy told a friend, and that friend told a parent, who alerted school officials. Authorities say the 16-year-old student also has a sexually explicit video that is being investigated.

Specializing in Physical Education. Grover Cleveland School PE teacher Joy Morsi (middle, all in black) is lead out of Kew Gardens Courthouse by her lawyer Virginia Lopreto (suit, black top) and Bail Bonds woman Michelle Esquenazi (red designed top) after being arraigned for having sex with a student.

Specializing in Physical Education. Grover Cleveland School PE teacher Joy Morsi (middle, all in black) is lead out of Kew Gardens Courthouse by her lawyer Virginia Lopreto (suit, black top) and Bail Bonds woman Michelle Esquenazi (red designed top) after being arraigned for having sex with a student.

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Wanna Wrassle? Queens Gym Teacher Joy Morsi Raped 16-Year-Old Wrestler in School, Second Student Comes Forward

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PERP WALK:  Gym teacher Joy Morsi (left), seen with her attorney Virginia Lopreto, allegedly became jealous when she learned the 16-year-old wrestler was taking a date to prom. Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News

For NY Daily News, report: A Queens gym teacher accused of a year-long tryst with a teen student wrestler also bedded a second student, sources said Tuesday.

“We had a feeling that something was going on. They would always be together around the school.”

— Ninth-grader Josie Gonzalez.

Hours after Joy Morsi, 39, of Massapequa, L.I., pleaded not guilty to charges of raping the Grover Cleveland High School student when he was 16, two sources confirmed to the Daily News that additional charges were expected after a second student lover came forward.

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Morsi (center) is accused of raping a 16-year-old wrestler after helping him to lose weight. Additional charges are expected because a second student came forward, sources said. Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News

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“This case is particularly disturbing because the defendant is a teacher and schools should be safe havens for children,” Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.

“I see them together all the time. It’s not like they were sexual and touched each other, but they used to hug and stuff in the halls all the time.”

— Bianca Racz, 18, a senior

[Also see: Gym Teacher Who Banged High School Wrestler Busted After Jealousy Over His PROM DATEDaily Caller]

The relationship with the wrestler at the Ridgewood school began in June 2013, when Morsi began trying to help him lose weight, prosecutors said. Read the rest of this entry »


But No Pencil: Texas Student Brings AK-47, 2 Pistols and Knife to School

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bb-contributor-ktate-80x100For Breitbart.comKristin Tate reports: A 17-year-old male student brought three loaded firearms and a 12-inch knife to his San Antonio high school on April 28, a police spokesperson confirmed to Breitbart Texas. The teen suspect is a student at Madison High School.

North East Independent School District spokeswoman Aubrey Chancellor told the San Antonio Express-News that weapons and additional magazines were found inside the student’s backpack. The firearms were reportedly an AK-47, a .22 caliber and .45-millimeter pistols. Chancellor said she believes that the student got the weapons from home.

“We are reviewing all legal options at this point. That includes whether or not the parents took all precautions to secure their firearms.”

— Aubrey Chancellor

The student had reportedly run away from home prior to the incident. When his parents learned their son was at school, they drove to Madison High and had a meeting with the teen and several school administrators, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »


Alarming Education Document of the Day: ‘Social Justice’ Mathematics

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The Real Gender War is Against Boys

It's time to stop the grievance competition between the sexes and ensure all the nation's children get what they need to grow into productive citizens. (Photo: Thinkstock)

It’s time to stop the grievance competition between the sexes and ensure all the nation’s children get what they need to grow into productive citizens. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Lost in all the noise about helping girls achieve their potential is a growing body of evidence that boys are in trouble. It’s the real “gender gap.” Consider this: A recent study by two MIT economists found that men, not women, are less likely to graduate from high school and finish college. As a result, the study said, “over the last three decades, the labor market trajectory of males in the U.S. has turned downward along four dimensions: skills acquisition, employment rates, occupational stature and real wage levels.”

The authors say the declining economic value of men and the rise in women’s achievement contributes to the breakdown of the American family by making marriage less valuable. Then, with more out-of-wedlock births and single-parent households headed by women, the lack of a male role model hurts boys in particular, both economically and academically.

fathers-sonsThis isn’t a new finding: Multiple studies over the past 40 years have shown that boys suffer more than girls from divorcebecause they tend to externalize their reactions and act in ways that make them more likely to cause trouble at school or get arrested. Simply put: Boys need fathers to learn how to become men. And too many of them don’t have one.

The social cost of this is not just the obvious burden from spiraling welfare and prison populations — a 2008 study estimated that family fragmentation cost taxpayers more than $112 billion a year — but in the lost potential as well.

What to do? The first step to solving a problem is recognizing that one exists. And in this case that means ignoring all the political nonsense about a “war on girls” and “war on women,” and taking a serious look at whether the pendulum has swung too far in the opposite direction. The research indicates this is so.

Read the rest of this entry »


EPIC FAIL: Los Angeles high schools now confiscate all free iPads they gave students

FE_DA_120802_ipad-high-school-student250x166Hilariously, officials at high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District are now taking back a couple thousand iPads a week or so after giving them to students as part of a 47-school pilot program.

The mass repossession is the latest in a series of responses by school officials to the fact that hundreds of students figured out almost immediately how to hack the security settings on their iPads. Another 71 kids ostensibly lost their iPads just as immediately. 

Each iPad cost the school district $700. School district officials have said that the eventual goal is to supply every kid with one of the devices as part of a technology plan that will cost $1 billion.

As of Friday, students at Westchester High School and Roosevelt High School are now bereft of their iPads, reports the Los Angeles Times. At least most of them are now bereft, anyway. A Roosevelt teacher told the Times that about one-third of the devices still remain unaccounted for. Read the rest of this entry »


Google actually does something patriotic

This has to be some sort of mistake.

PC Mag:

Wisconsin high schooler Sabrina Brady’s best day ever was when her father returned home from an 18-month deployment in Iraq. Now, the country can share that moment with her, when Brady’s doodle is featured on the search giant’s homepage this Thursday.

After 130,000 submissions and millions of votes, Sparta, Wisc., resident Brady today was named the 2013 U.S. Doodle 4 Google National Winner.

Her image, titled “Coming Home,” tells the emotional story of her family reunion — the black-and-white journey of a child running toward her soldier father, ending in a colorful hug that will leave even the hard-hearted tearing up.

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She’s not scared of him?

She’s not spitting on him?

And Google picked it anyway?

Weird.

(Hat tip: Andy at AoSHQ)

via The Daily Caller