Larry Sand

Larry Sand is president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network.
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Biden Ain’t for the Kids

At the risk of stating the obvious, the country’s political future is murky. If Joe Biden withstands the onslaught of ballot fraud challenges and becomes POTUS 46, it’s anyone’s guess as to...

Teachers Unions Push to Halt Rapid Growth of Pandemic Pods

Seriously threatened by the pod phenomenon, the National Education Association is taking action. The union issued an “opposition report” attacking Prenda, a microschool provider in Arizona. Among other things, while Prenda policy says that prescription drugs, alcohol and weapons must be locked and secured at a pod location, the union claims that it is unclear whether Prenda conducts any inspections. NEA also says that Prenda should be taken to task for not providing meals or transportation to the students. In other words, the union is suggesting that parents are incapable of taking care of their own kids’ most basic needs.

Academic Achievement Has Crashed, NAEP Shows. Here’s Why.

The latest bad education news comes to us courtesy of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The most recent exam was administered to high school seniors in early 2019, a full year...

School Reopenings Are Being Decided by Politics, Unions—Not Science

A working paper released this month by Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform reveals that local politics, not the severity of COVID-19, is the most important factor in determining whether K-12 public...

Bugging the Proselytizers

Thanks to so many schools being in full online mode due do COVID-19, some of the proselytizers of indoctrination in schools are being outed. In Texas, a 9th grade English teacher adorns her virtual...

Indoctrifornia

California governor Gavin Newsom is a force of nature. He leads a state which has record homelessness, rising crime and exploding pension debt. But wait, there is so much more! Ruling more...

Creative Instruction and Its Enemies

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us with what economist Joseph Schumpeter termed “creative destruction,” an “innovation mechanism by which new production units replace outdated ones.” The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the teachers unions...

If Everyone Is Behind, Then No One Is Behind

In early September, researchers Corey DeAngelis and Christos Makridis released the results of a study they spearheaded, which found that “school districts in places with stronger teachers’ unions are much less likely to offer...

Cultural Marxist Education for the Kids

Is the American education system imposing Marxist beliefs on young Americans? The results of a survey released last week revealed that two-thirds of 18-39 year-old Americans do not know that 6 million Jews were...

Parents Removing Children from Government Schools over Reopening Delays

With schools beginning to reopen, it’s time for parents to choose how best to proceed with their children’s education in our COVID-obsessed country. If there is no in-school option, how many will...

Larry Sand

Larry Sand is president of the California Teachers Empowerment Network.

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Biden Ain’t for the Kids

At the risk of stating the obvious, the country’s political future is murky. If Joe Biden withstands the onslaught of ballot fraud challenges and...

Teachers Unions Push to Halt Rapid Growth of Pandemic Pods

Seriously threatened by the pod phenomenon, the National Education Association is taking action. The union issued an “opposition report” attacking Prenda, a microschool provider in Arizona. Among other things, while Prenda policy says that prescription drugs, alcohol and weapons must be locked and secured at a pod location, the union claims that it is unclear whether Prenda conducts any inspections. NEA also says that Prenda should be taken to task for not providing meals or transportation to the students. In other words, the union is suggesting that parents are incapable of taking care of their own kids’ most basic needs.

Academic Achievement Has Crashed, NAEP Shows. Here’s Why.

The latest bad education news comes to us courtesy of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The most recent exam was administered to high...

School Reopenings Are Being Decided by Politics, Unions—Not Science

A working paper released this month by Brown University’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform reveals that local politics, not the severity of COVID-19, is the...

Bugging the Proselytizers

Thanks to so many schools being in full online mode due do COVID-19, some of the proselytizers of indoctrination in schools are being outed. In...

Indoctrifornia

California governor Gavin Newsom is a force of nature. He leads a state which has record homelessness, rising crime and exploding pension debt. But...

Creative Instruction and Its Enemies

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us with what economist Joseph Schumpeter termed “creative destruction,” an “innovation mechanism by which new production units replace outdated...

If Everyone Is Behind, Then No One Is Behind

In early September, researchers Corey DeAngelis and Christos Makridis released the results of a study they spearheaded, which found that “school districts in places with...

Cultural Marxist Education for the Kids

Is the American education system imposing Marxist beliefs on young Americans? The results of a survey released last week revealed that two-thirds of 18-39 year-old...

Parents Removing Children from Government Schools over Reopening Delays

With schools beginning to reopen, it’s time for parents to choose how best to proceed with their children’s education in our COVID-obsessed country. If...