Going beyond NCLB’s Section 9528: The Army’s Adventure Van

A colleague of mine with United for Peace and Justice’s Anti-Recrutiment Committee, sent the item below to me. Military recruiters are going way beyond the provision in the NCLB to get into schools and entice our youth. Read on: A ninth grader in a suburban Washington DC classroom is delighted to be excused from Algebra … Continue reading Going beyond NCLB’s Section 9528: The Army’s Adventure Van

School District Gets Rid of Jr. ROTC – Elected Official Upset

I received this from fellow green Pat Elder, of the Center on Conscience & War in Washington. I met Pat this summer at the National Green Party Convention and then again at Camp Democracy. House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Duncan Hunter (R-CA) is apparently upset by the San Francisco Board of Education's decision last week … Continue reading School District Gets Rid of Jr. ROTC – Elected Official Upset

Leave My Child Alone!

Hold onto your schoolbooks, folks. Your kids still aren't safe. Take action. (see end of this post) Background: Under the No Child Left Behind Act, there is a provision that requires schools to hand over children's contact information to the Pentagon. To refuse to do so results in the Federal Government Funds for that school … Continue reading Leave My Child Alone!