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C-Ya, CNN: Pennsylvania school removes CNN from classrooms, opt for patriotic videos

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A Norwin, Pennsylvania School Board voted 5-4 to end a requirement for homeroom teachers to put on CNN10 in their homeroom classes for students to watch. The requirement to have on CNN was described as “compact on-demand news broadcasts ideal for explanation seekers on the go or in the classroom.”

After the School Board’s vote, teachers will have the freedom to “use their discretion on whether to keep TVs turned off, show the newscast, or show patriotic videos on events such as Veterans Day or the attack on Pearl Harbor” reported Trib Live.

The school district added CNN 10 as “required viewing material” in 2019. One mom, Ashley Egan disapproves of the school showing the channel, saying broadcasting its affiliated programs is “feeding [her son] every day that CNN is a label you can trust.”

Egan added it “is not unbiased” for the program to be recommending students “visit our friends on CNN.com.” Advocates for the programming, however, say the content is a learning tool. Kristen Ummer, an eighth grade social studies teacher said it was supportive of the school district’s mission statement of civic engagement.

Pennsylvania has been one of the most discussed states in national media due to conflicts between parents and school boards.

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  1. Daniel Metz

    February 17, 2022 at 8:44 am

    Force feeding children to watch only one News Broadcast is akin to indoctrination of the Liberal Left’s propaganda, which we ALL know is opinion based and a mouthpiece of the DNC! Forcing students to watch one and ONLY ONE News Broadcast is ludicrous and counter-productive to teaching critical thinking! It’s worse than mandating CRT!!!

  2. Brindell Tilden

    February 17, 2022 at 8:44 am

    Schools are there to teach our children about history, math, science. These teachers have no right to indoctrinate our children to their views of politics. And CNN news is biased. They do not give the news that’s happening they give it clipped out according to what they think the news should be. Time for parents and grandparents to stand tall against the teachers unions get rid of them all. Private schools and give the parents the money to choose where they go to school. We the taxpayers want our dollars to go to the right people. The teachers unions have proven to have failed our children. Masking our children and keeping them on zoom. Shame on all of them they should all be fired!

  3. Sewnya

    February 17, 2022 at 9:10 am

    Advocates for the programming, however, say the content is a propaganda tool.

  4. Renesmae Sherman

    February 17, 2022 at 9:53 am

    Hallelujah!

  5. MR DANIEL SILAGI

    February 17, 2022 at 10:06 am

    I personally prefer MSNBC to CNN. But it would appear the anti-CNN trumpist fascists wouldn’t want anything other than FOX, OANN, NEWSMAX, or Breitbart.

  6. Lou

    February 18, 2022 at 9:38 am

    CNN can be used as a bad example of biased journalism.

  7. Kenneth McCarthy

    February 18, 2022 at 12:38 pm

    That’s why we voted red in the last election all our lower people are Republicans sticking the screws to the man that’s why we voted the Republicans in

  8. Ummagumma

    February 19, 2022 at 2:31 pm

    The problems in America are from toxic leftist Jews, not conservative Jews.

    “Socialism is precisely the religion that must overwhelm Christianity. In the new order, Socialism will triumph by first capturing the culture via infiltration of schools, universities, churches and the media by transforming the consciousness of society.” ~ Antonio Gramsci, apostate-atheistic Jewish Italian communist

    • Ummagumma

      February 19, 2022 at 2:33 pm

      “ But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the other Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers.”
      ~Acts 14:2

  9. Stephane

    February 19, 2022 at 5:11 pm

    FINALLY!!!
    I was wondering when the realization of the EVIL propagation was dawning on the REAL TEACHERS and cadre of the school systems!
    The Communist News Network has deliberately lied to the world for many, many many years. As a matter of fact, ever since Ted Turner was beaten by the Baron Bic, from France in the America’s Cup regatta. Research it yourself. You will then see how long the demonizing of ALL the “””reporters””” has been going on. From mediocre, to bad, to execrable, then purposefully LYING to the public. ON PURPOSE! To proselytise their own DEMONIC CONVERSION to spreading LUCIFERIAN views.

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TN Governor signs bill to penalize public schools allowing biological males to compete on girls’ sports teams

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Tennessee’s Republican Governor Bill Lee “quietly” signed a proposal that will protect girls’ sports. The legislation signed in to law will soon implement penalties against public schools that allow males to compete on girls’ athletics teams.

Last year Governor Lee signed a measure “mandating that student athletes must prove their sex matches that listed on the student’s ‘original’ birth certificate” reports the Associated Press.

If a birth certificate could not be made available, the mandate asks the athlete’s parents to provide another form of evidence “indicating the student’s sex at the time of birth.”

The new legislation Lee signed “quietly” on Friday “without comment” adds penalties to the previous ban. The AP reports that according to the bill, punishment would be as follows:

Tennessee’s Department of Education would withhold a portion of state funds from local school districts that fail to determine a student’s gender for participation in middle or high school sports. The measure does not specify exactly how much money should be withheld by the state.

The bill will go into effect July 1, as Tennessee lawmakers are also advancing a separate bill to ban transgender athletes from participating in female college sports. Additionally, Republican lawmakers in the state are pushing for legislation that will protect teachers and schools when it comes to gender pronouns.

The legislators are pushing to exempt teachers from facing employment punishment and protect schools from civil liability if transgender students are not called by their preferred pronoun.

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