A deeply controversial and secretive education curriculum system known as “CSCOPE,” used by more than two thirds of Texas schools, has come under heavy fire in recent weeks, with critics saying it promotes anti-Christian propaganda and so-called “progressive” values at odds with American traditions of liberty and self-government. Parents, teachers, experts, activists, and others were outraged. After lawmakers got involved, however, critics scored some partial victories against the program.

The Center for American Progress, a close ally of the Obama administration, has proposed federal funding for universal preschool and child care — a plan that might end up in Obama's State of the Union speech.

Children deserve to be saved from our nihilist public schools by conservatives who know how these children are being cynically used to keep the Left in power. And of course we know that we cannot take back the schools from the top. The radical left owns the schools lock, stock, and barrel. So we must start at the bottom, by encouraging young conservatives to run for school boards as a start of their political careers.

"Zero tolerance" policies that resulted in seven-year-old Alex Evans' suspension for pretending to throw a grenade while "rescuing the world" not only harm the boy/boys affected, they harm the men the boys become.

The discovery of the remains of England's notorious King Richard III will likely do little to change his historical reputation as a murdering usurper who took the throne through intrigue.

The five-year-old Midland City, Alabama, boy held hostage in an underground bunker since last Tuesday has been rescued, and his abductor is dead, authorities confirmed on Monday.

The University of Michigan has booted an InterVarsity Christian Fellowship group off campus for refusing to knuckle under to the college's non-discrimination policy.

Teachers are ignoring complaints by anti-gunners that being armed would somehow increase violence in the classroom and are instead taking firearms safety classes in increasing numbers.

The consequences of governmental intrusion into the private market are inevitable, painful, and costly, as students such as Nick Keith found out much too late.

JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for January 28 - February 3, 2013.

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