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    Clarence Thomas rebukes Brown v. Board of Education ruling, saying, "it was a serious overreach"

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas issued a strong rebuke of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling on Thursday, suggesting the court overreached its authority in the landmark decision that banned separating schoolchildren by race. Why it matters: Thomas attacked the Brown decision in a...
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    New paper from Norway: Banning smartphones in school

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    The talmud and some of its teachings

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    Mathematics, reading skills in unprecedented decline in teenagers

    https://www.reuters.com/world/mathematics-reading-skills-unprecedented-decline-teenagers-oecd-survey-2023-12-05/ Mathematics, reading skills in unprecedented decline in teenagers By Leigh Thomas December 5, 20236:09 AM ESTUpdated 4 hours ago Schoolchildren work in a classroom on the first...
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    An American woman said she was shocked to discover that Alaska isn't actually an island, calling for an 'overhaul' of the school curriculum

    https://www.insider.com/woman-shocked-to-discover-alaska-isnt-an-island-2023-11 An American woman said she was shocked to discover that Alaska isn't actually an island, calling for an 'overhaul' of the school curriculumAimee Pearcy Nov 15, 2023, 9:35 AM EST Alaska is the largest US state...
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    An educator explains the dire situation her profession is currently in.

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    Texas state representative James Talarico explains his take on a bill that would force schools to display the Ten Commandments in every classroom

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    Idaho Sheriff Won’t Return Library Books He Thinks Are Obscene

    https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/education/article279934629.html Idaho Sheriff Won’t Return Library Books He Thinks Are Obscene BY GARRETT CABEZA THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW SEPTEMBER 29, 2023 4:17 PM Kootenai County Sheriff Bob Norris poses with books he said he found offensive and wants...
  9. DrBanneker

    40% of Black college grad couples' kids live in only 6 metro areas

    Everyone knows about the reverse Great Migration back South and how a few cities are the biggest beneficiaries. What you might not be aware of is that migration is heavily biased towards the young and educated. The overall migrant population is more educated than the Black community at large...
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    Rate this HBCU: The Closed HBCUs (RIP) Part III

    More of the past HBCUS.... Friendship College Rock Hill, South Carolina 1891-1981 Friendship College, originally the Friendship Normal and Industrial Institute, was established in 1891 after conferences by Black Baptists in York and Chester counties. It originally combined an elementary...
  11. DrBanneker

    America's Four Black Boarding Schools

    I have been meaning to write about these for a bit ever since I did my (lately not updated) thread on the best private schools for Black kids. There are four Black boarding schools left in the US down from about 80-100 before World War II. Not all of those were big but there were some famous...
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    Rate this HBCU: The Closed HBCUs (RIP) Part II

    Mary Holmes College West Point, Mississippi 1892-2005 Mary Holmes College was a two-year coed college in West Point, Mississippi. It was founded by a White Presbyterian Minister - Rev. Mead Holmes and his daughter Mary Emilie Holmes as an institute for Black women to train them in homemaking...
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    Community college is now free for Mass. residents 25 and older. Millions qualify

    https://www.wbur.org/news/2023/08/24/healey-massachusetts-massreconnect-higher-education-cost-free-students Community college is now free for Mass. residents 25 and older. Millions qualify August 24, 2023 Max Larkin Gov. Maura Healey wants to get the word out: Attending community college is...
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    Taliban official says women lose value if their faces are visible to men in public

    https://apnews.com/article/afghanistan-taliban-women-hijab-52937354eb8a89f916fd2dbc1f83c0d7 Taliban official says women lose value if their faces are visible to men in public Molvi Mohammad Sadiq Akif, the spokesman for the Taliban’s Ministry of Vice and Virtue, speaks during an interview in...
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    School district uses ChatGPT to help remove library books

    https://www.popsci.com/technology/iowa-chatgpt-book-ban/ School district uses ChatGPT to help remove library books Faced with new legislation, Iowa's Mason City Community School District asked ChatGPT if certain books 'contain a description or depiction of a sex act.' BY ANDREW PAUL | PUBLISHED...
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    Parents annoyed as pronouns law requires Indiana schools to report all nickname requests

    https://www.indystar.com/story/news/education/2023/08/10/pronouns-law-parents-annoyed-schools-must-report-nicknames-indianapolis-marion-hamilton-county/70562122007/ Parents annoyed as pronouns law requires Indiana schools to report all nickname requests Caroline BeckRachel Fradette Indianapolis...
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    Japanese military’s role in “comfort women” system of sexual slavery has disappeared from the country's textbooks

    https://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/1103348.html Japanese military’s role in “comfort women” system of sexual slavery has disappeared from the country's textbooks Posted on : Aug.7,2023 16:49 KST Modified on : Aug.7,2023 16:49 KST A cabinet decision in April 2021...
  18. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU: The Closed HBCUs (RIP) Part I

    The main series is done but as I stated before there were a few more posts I wanted to do on the HBCUs that have gone out of existence. There are a significant number though almost all were small private schools except for some community colleges in Alabama. It looks like Alabama lost the most...
  19. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU (final) Day 94: Tuskegee University

    We last covered Bishop State Community College which received an average score of 6. See the updated leaderboard here Today we cover the final school that will receive a standalone Rate this HBCU thread, and this school needs no introduction. Tuskegee University is one of the most storied...
  20. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 93: Bishop State Community College

    We last covered Benedict College which received an average score of 7.3. See the updated leaderboard here Today we cover the final community college HBCU, Bishop State Community College (BSCC) in Mobile, AL. BSCC was established in 1927 as the Mobile branch of Alabama State University to offer...
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