Friday, August 23, 2019

MixedTimes - Dr. Susan Berry

Poll: 60% of Americans Favor Free Public Four-Year College

Poll: 60% of Americans Favor Free Public Four-Year College

A new pollpublished at school reform journal Education Nextstates a free ride at a public four-year college is a popular concept in the country, with 60 percent of Americans supporting the idea.

Poll: Democrats Divided on School Choice Along Racial, Ethnic Lines

Poll: Democrats Divided on School Choice Along Racial, Ethnic Lines

Apollreleased by Education Nextfinds those who identify as Democrats are divided on the issue of school choice along racial and ethnic lines, with black and Hispanic Democrats more supportive of charter schools and school vouchers than whites in the party.

Planned Parenthood: Abortion ‘No Matter What’

Planned Parenthood: Abortion ‘No Matter What’

Planned Parenthood is living up to its slogan as it attempts to portray itself a victim of the Trump administration’s rule asserting that abortion is not family planning.

Report: Serious Violence on Rise in Nation’s Public Schools

Report: Serious Violence on Rise in Nation’s Public Schools

Federal data released Thursday show serious incidents of violence in the nation’s public schools are on the rise at the same time more schools are employing Obama-era “restorative justice” disciplinary policies and nearly all schools are touting “social emotional learning” (SEL) practices.

House Democrats Move to Protect Planned Parenthood Funding

House Democrats Move to Protect Planned Parenthood Funding

House Democrats specified Monday that Title X family planning grants could not be used to fund the Trump administration’s new rule that makes a clear distinction between abortion and family planning.

Pro-Life Generation vs. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Pro-Life Generation vs. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The largest organization of pro-life millennials gathered in New York City Wednesday evening to oppose Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s radical new abortion law, which declares abortion a fundamental right.

Transgender Rights: Judge Warns Girls Have No Right to ‘Visual Bodily Privacy’

Transgender Rights: Judge Warns Girls Have No Right to ‘Visual Bodily Privacy’

A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit against transgender facilities in a school district to proceed, but warned the student-plaintiffs that, if the government allows boys who claim to be female to use the girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms, then the girls have no right to “visual bodily privacy.

Alabama Bill Would Make Most Abortions Illegal

Alabama Bill Would Make Most Abortions Illegal

A bill introduced Tuesday in the Alabama State House would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, except if the mother’s health is in danger.

Texas AG to Investigate San Antonio Ban on Chick-fil-A for Christian Values

Texas AG to Investigate San Antonio Ban on Chick-fil-A for Christian Values

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Thursday he plans to investigate whether the San Antonio City Council violated the First Amendment when it bannedChick-fil-A from participating as a vendor at the city’s airport because of the restaurant’s support for Christian values:

Illinois Crowds Protest Radical Abortion Bills

Illinois Crowds Protest Radical Abortion Bills

Large crowds are anticipated in Springfield, Illinois, on Wednesday as activists gather to protest two abortion measures that pro-life champions say are both “anti-women” and “anti-children.”

Judge Halts Kentucky Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban

Judge Halts Kentucky Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban

A federal judge temporarily blocked Kentucky’s new law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected – usually six or seven weeks into a pregnancy.

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