Archives for April 2, 2015

Vermont House Approves Forced Consolidation of School Districts

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Despite one lawmaker’s valiant effort to preserve local control over schools in Vermont, the state House on Wednesday voted 88-55 to force districts to merge into 1,100-student pre-K-12 education systems, or to have the Agency of Education do it for them. As representatives discussed H.361 — the House Education Committee bill to reorganize 270-plus school districts […]

Grassroots Response to Marc Tucker

No way, ESEA!   FOR THOSE AMERICANS WHO HAVE BEEN LIVING ON MARS: THE MORE BILLIONS THE GOVERNMENT SPENDS ON EDUCATION THE MORE THE DECLINE IN TRADITIONAL ACADEMIC TEST SCORES $ee the earlier post about MARC TUCKER of the CARNEGIE CORPORATION titled “Governance” – Eradication of Representative Government: Marc Tucker’s Goodbye to Your Rights and […]

Police Raid Small Family Farm, Charge Family, Seize Animals Because They Were Free Range

Schenectady County, New York – Earlier this month, a family farm in rural New York was raided by police after the owners were cited on a number of trumped up regulatory violations. Joshua Rockwood, the owner of the farm, is being accused of mistreating his animals, and the local government has began confiscating some of […]