The headteacher of Heavers Farm Primary School in South London suspended two 10-year-old Christian students after one of them asked for permission not to participate in an LGBT lesson during “Gay Pride Month.” The headteacher, Susan Papas, who obliged schoolchildren to participate in a “Gay Pride” parade last year, told the two children, who are both of African descent, they are “a disappointment to the school,” Christian Concern reported Monday.On June 20, pupil Farrell Spence asked his teacher Alex Smith for permission not to take part in a lesson when Mr. Smith handed out LGBT material for coloring. The teacher denied the permission, insisting that the LGBT lesson was part of the curriculum. After class, Mr. Smith allegedly accused Farrell of using “homophobic language” and saying, “LGBT sucks and LGBT’s dumb,” which the child categorically denies. Farrell, a Catholic, was sitting with his classmate Kaysey Francis, a … [Read more...] about UK Headmistress Suspends Two 10-Year-Olds for ‘Homophobia’
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CARLSBADArtist paints mural at Calavera Hills Middle SchoolArtist Bryan Snyder was the featured guest at the recent Spring Art Festival at Calavera Hills Middle School, where he finished painting a mural including the Calavera Coyote, the school mascot. Snyder met with teachers and art students for their ideas before creating the design. The festival also included performances by students in band, orchestra and drama. Hands-on art projects to help beautify the campus included tiles to paint with uplifting words and colors to decorate the interior stairs, painting beach rocks to line the school garden, and painting ceramic butterflies to be hung on the wall near the mural. The butterflies came from thebutterflyprojectnow.org and help teach tolerance of all people and races and represent children whose lives were cut short because of the Holocaust. The sixth-graders also created a business of crafting and selling birdhouses. People who bought the birdhouses could paint them during the … [Read more...] about North County School News, May 2
Published 12:00 am PST, Saturday, February 2, 2019 In this Jan. 18, 2019 photo, Cpl. Kirk Geweniger, with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, visits Brevard County, Fla., schools in the county with his yellow lab drug dog Sonic. Sonic looks for vape pens and Juuls, the most popular contraband in high schools around the country these days. (Malcolm Denemark/Florida Today via AP) less In this Jan. 18, 2019 photo, Cpl. Kirk Geweniger, with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, visits Brevard County, Fla., schools in the county with his yellow lab drug dog Sonic. Sonic looks for vape pens and ... more Photo: Malcolm Denemark, AP Photo: Malcolm Denemark, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 In this Jan. 18, 2019 photo, Cpl. Kirk Geweniger, with the Brevard County … [Read more...] about District says vaping now an ‘epidemic’ in Brevard schools
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POLITICS 11/24/2018 05:00 am ET A South Bronx school started by a child welfare agency has gradually found answers for educating youth in foster care By Caroline Preston BRONX, N.Y. — Sasha Redlener slipped into a child-sized chair at a table beside first-grader Alyssa. It was midway through a class discussion on safety, with the students at Mott Haven Academy Charter School scratching out answers to questions like, “What does it mean to feel safe?” and “What can you do to help make your school feel safe?” But Alyssa was sticking out her tongue and shimmying in her chair. Redlener asked the girl if she was comfortable at her table. “I’m comfortable,” said Alyssa. “I just have a lot of energy.” “I can see that,” said Redlener, suggesting they visit the water fountain for a quick break. As she escorted Alyssa into the hallway, Redlener’s co-teacher, Carolina Garcia, and Alexa Wernick, one of the … [Read more...] about One School’s Mission To Teach Kids Whose Lives Have Been Hijacked By Trauma