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The real story of the home made clock

I bought my first computer from Radio Shack in the 1970’s. In those early years if we wanted answers from our computers we first had to teach them to accept our input of data, teach them what to do with … Continue reading

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The Survey says… U.S. #2 – in Ignorance

Since 2009 nearly every indicator of a nation’s health has shown the U.S. is in decline compared to other major nations. It seems the “change” that was promised in the great campaign of 2008 has come about. But is unimaginable … Continue reading

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Courts rules school can ban American flag to avoid Hispanics becoming violent

By Jack Minor –   A California court issued a ruling that has infuriated those who love American and are patriotic when they said a Northern California High School had the right to force students wearing American flag T-shirts inside … Continue reading

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Transforming America’s Schools into Authoritarian Instruments of Compliance

By John Whitehead —   “To the degree that we take away play, we deprive children of the ability to practise adulthood, and we create people who will go through life with a sense of dependence and victimisation, a sense … Continue reading

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ACLU attacks student-led prayer at football games

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Alliance Defending Freedom sent a Michigan School District a legal letter Friday after the ACLU formally complained about prayers at the conclusion of football games that school officials found to be voluntary and student-led. “There’s no legitimate basis for … Continue reading

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Parents to get information on student educational options

GREELEY – Parents of children who reside in the Greeley/ Ft. Collins area will have an opportunity to hear about the multiple educational opportunities and schooling options available to their children during an expo in June.   Local radio station, … Continue reading

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Generation Opportunity reviews the State of the Union

By Craig Masters To paraphrase Generation Opportunity’s David Pasch, the message from Obama to America’s young people was as simple as: “Young people are Screwed.” The most recent Millennial Jobs Report reported by Generation Opportunity shows unemployment at nearly 14% … Continue reading

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Obama says education dollars are wasted?

by Craig Masters In May 2012 President Obama’s budget request was completely rejected by Congress, failing to receive even a single vote. That budget proposal was so bad, not even Nancy Pelosi voted it.Thank God that the children trapped in … Continue reading

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Florida school board policy now lower expectations for blacks than whites

by Peter Grady –   The Florida State Board of Education is coming under fire after it passed a policy that officially declares they have lower academic expectations for black students over others.   Last week, the board passed a … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Believin’ – It’s Ryan Time!

by Craig Masters After a short concert by country music star, Jamie O’Neal, Vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan kept spirits high of the enthusiastic crowd that packed the manufacturing facility of the Walker Implement Company in Fort Collins Wednesday morning. Like he … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers – How embarrassing!

by Craig Masters First a moment of silence for our citizens who have fallen at the hand of Islam. Tolerance of the intolerant will never reap the expected benefits. And now on to the rest of the story. It is … Continue reading

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The … Continue reading

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Chicago teachers go on strike for more pay despite being highest paid in nation

by Matt Lacy –   Despite being the highest paid teachers in the nation, over 90 percent of Chicago’s teachers voted to go on strike over higher pay and other issues.   CBS Chicago reported that teachers in the city … Continue reading

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of … Continue reading

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Muslims accused of playing victim card over Sikh shooting

by Matt Lacy –   An expert on Islamic Jihad says the recent attempts by Muslim groups to portray the tragic murders at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin as an anti-Muslim attack is hypocritical considering the long history of Muslim … Continue reading

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Local entities to offer concussion symposium

by Matt Lacy –   As more and more attention is being given to NFL players and the long-term effects of concussions suffered from playing the game, local entities have teamed up to provide concussion training for local coaches.   … Continue reading

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Media wrongly claims Aurora shooter tea party member

by Jack Minor –   Following the tragic shooting by an armed gunman at a showing of the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises,” the news media wasted no time in claiming the shooter was a Republican who was … Continue reading

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Jeffco approves bond measure but money won’t go to students

by Peter Grady –   While Greeley/Evans District 6 has formed an exploratory committee about a bond issue this November, the Jeffco school district has already done so, however critics say very little funding will actually go to benefit students. … Continue reading

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Why would our President brag on his unproductive high school years?

by Carol Clemans —   In a recent interview, President Obama described his high school years. He bragged that he took drugs enthusiastically.  From the way he described those years, he was a non-productive student.  As I heard his words, … Continue reading

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ACLU now worried about “magical” words

by Jack Minor —     While the American Civil Liberties Union is well known for attempts to prevent students from voluntarily praying at graduation ceremonies, it is now gone a step further in wants to ban the words  “invocation” … Continue reading

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Obama’s Fallon appearance may have violated campaign law

Last night, President Obama appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s unwatchable show to “slow-jam the news.” By this, Fallon meant that Obama would read a campaign speech about student loans, Fallon would utter a few lines to back him up every so … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt policy causing 11 Christian student groups to leave campus

by Jack Minor — A coalition of 11 Christian student groups are being forced to leave campus at Vanderbilt University over policy requiring them to open their leadership up to atheists, homosexuals and any other group even if they are … Continue reading

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Colorado Online Education Leaders Chart Way Forward

Staff Reports — DENVER—Colorado online education leaders have charted a way forward to pursue policies that expand students’ digital learning opportunities. The new Independence Institute publication, “The Future of Colorado Digital Learning: Crafting a Policy Roadmap for Reform,” highlights recommended … Continue reading

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Contraception promotes immorality

by Carol Clemans The recent testimony before a congress committee by a female student from Georgetown University was blasted over the news several times. She was complaining that contraceptives for female students cost about $3,000 during college years. She was … Continue reading

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School rejected faith-based student’s community service

by Peter Grady – The Alliance Defense Fund is helping an honor student in Alexandria, Virginia after she was denied community service credit because her volunteering was faith-based rather than secular in nature. Matt Sharp, litigation counsel with the ADF, … Continue reading

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Being proud to be American now considered racism

by Matt Lacy – In a shocking display of political correctness run amok, students at an American school have been accused of racism for shouting “USA, USA” during a high school basketball game. The incident occurred following a game between … Continue reading

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Greeley schools on track to comply with proposed legislation to eliminate all trans-fats

by Jack Minor – The Greeley/Evans school district would not have any problem meeting the requirements of a proposed bill that would be the strictest in the nation by banning all trans-fat from school lunchrooms and buildings. Sen. Lucia Guzman … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind 2001: is it simply being traded in for a newer model?

Do Greeley schools have cause to celebrate? By Craig Masters February 9, President Obama signed an executive order granting waivers for 10 states from complying with the federal law entitled the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. New Mexico, on … Continue reading

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Blame for failing schools in District 6 lies on leadership, not students

An opinion in support of students by Craig Masters After reviewing performances of the schools and the December District 6 school board meeting, I submitted an op-ed calling for the board to immediately fire Superintendent Lang and set the priority … Continue reading

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Greeley West High School presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Staff Reports —   Greeley West High School Theatre presents the classic play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19.   This powerful drama, based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, still prods our national moral conscience … Continue reading

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‘Others’ will control Greeley school board

By Craig Masters To illustrate how much people in America want to avoid revealing more than necessary to their government, the 2010 census report for Greely’s population shows a population of ‘Others’ nearly twice as large as the combined total … Continue reading

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District to host citizens academy

Staff Reports —   Community members in Greeley and Evans who are interested in learning more about the operation of local schools and the school district are invited to participate in the 2011-12 District 6 Citizens Academy. The Academy begins … Continue reading

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Protestors in search of a protest…Teachers join in

The campers calling themselves protestors against corporate greed and the unfair influence by businesses in politics around the world are having a wonderful time in New York this fall. Identified in the media as an ‘organization’ named Occupy Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Board member tells school: Tell your parents at-risk children come before theirs

  By Jack Minor Following last year’s rejection of an application for an elementary school, Union Colony Preparatory School returned and faced harsh questions from the District 6 school board at this week’s public hearing. “We want an elementary school,” … Continue reading

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Critics say emphasis on student achievement forced Atlanta teachers to cheat on tests

  by Jack Minor While Greeley had a single instance of a teacher cheating on the CSAP, Atlanta has a far more widespread cheating problem; reportedly caused by a culture that is “run like the mob.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution revealed that a … Continue reading

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