A registered child sex offender was allowed to read to children during the Houston Public Library’s Drag Queen Storytime. In other news, the Houston Public Library — the city government, y’all — sponsors a thing called Drag Queen Storytime, where troubled men put on women’s clothes and read books to small children.The lunatics who promote Drag Queen Storytime claim the idea is “to promote love and acceptance.” Rational and caring parents, who understand that protecting your child’s innocence, especially from things like adult sexuality, are suing the city to stop this madness. They claim that the government sponsoring “secular humanism” violates the Constitution’s Establishment Clause on religion. And now we learn that a six-foot, 200-pound sex offender managed to slip through the library’s screening system, slip on a dress, and read to small children — all of it sponsored by the government. He calls himself … [Read more...] about Nolte: Houston Library Allowed Sex Offender to Read to Kids During Drag Queen Storytime
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0 Have your say Brexit poses a real risk to the health of children in the UK, with concerns over recruiting specialist doctors and access to research funding, according to a new report. The study, from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), welcomed a Government shift towards prioritising child health through initiatives such as tackling obesity and poor mental health, but warned of problems ahead. The report also called for more to be done on child poverty, saying cuts to early-years services and public health funding were causing damage.It also pointed to the UK's poor breastfeeding rates - some of the lowest in the world - which are no longer measured after the UK infant feeding survey was scrapped in 2015.The study is made up of a scorecard on how much progress has been made towards recommendations contained in a 2017 RCPCH report.READ MORE: Ferry firm forced to cancel and move journeys from Portsmouth over extra Brexit sailingsIt … [Read more...] about Brexit ‘poses risk to children’s health’, according to this new report
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Eight schools host reading programs Earlier this month, the Tennessee Department of Education and Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced the recipients of 2019 Read to be Ready summer program grants, which include eight Hamilton County schools. Barger Academy of Fine Arts, Bess T. Shepherd Elementary, East Lake Elementary, East Ridge Elementary, Hardy Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, Lakeside Academy and Wolftever Creek Elementary all will host the month long literacy-focused summer camps for the fourth year of the statewide program. "Reading and literacy is the very foundation of academic success for children and is a major focus for Hamilton County Schools in the Future 2023 Action Plan," said Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools, in a statement. "These important summer opportunities help our youngest learners to love reading which will set them on a path to improved learning and success as they progress toward graduation." Read to be Ready is a … [Read more...] about Class Notes: Eight Hamilton County schools to host Read to be Ready summer programs
WASHINGTON — Melania Trump is keeping up the first ladies' tradition of a Christmas season visit to a Washington children's hospital. Mrs. Trump toured part of the neonatal intensive care unit at Children's National Health System on Thursday and met with families and children treated there. The two boys and one girl she met ranged in age from 16 months to 6 years old. All three were born premature, at 24 weeks. Each weighed about 1 pound (0.45 kilograms) at birth. The first lady also planned to read a book to patients. The White House says she chose author Todd Zimmerman's "Oliver the Ornament," a story about a family's cherished Christmas ornaments. The tradition of a Christmastime visit to Children's National dates back more than 60 years to first lady Bess Truman. … [Read more...] about Melania Trump makes Christmas visit to children’s hospital