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AAE's Tracey Bailey on Teacher Activism Gone Too Far
posted by: Colin | May 19, 2010, 11:24 am

AAE’s Director of Education Policy and 1993 National Teacher of the Year Tracey Bailey was interviewed in a story about teacher activism for The article reports on the activism of an Oregon schoolteacher who is in trouble for creating an anti-Tea Party Movement website.  Continue Reading...

At Live Oak High School in California, several students were sent home for wearing shirts featuring American flags to school yesterday, Cinco de Mayo. The students, frustrated to be punished for displaying American flags, refused to turn their shirts inside out and were sent home to their equally frustrated parents. Administrators claimed the shirts were "incendiary" on a day when many in the school celebrate their Mexican heritage.  Continue Reading...

Student Sent Home for Wearing Colts Jersey
posted by: Colin | February 08, 2010, 01:23 pm

HT Joanne Jacobs A New Orleans high school student and Louisiana Army National Guard recruit was sent home for wearing an Indianapolis Colts jersey to school on "Black-and-Gold Day." The ACLU of Louisiana has cried foul. According to The Advocate, the student was not sent home for his own safety (a plausible excuse) but simply because he disobeyed the special "black and gold" dispensation of the school uniform.  Continue Reading...

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