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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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Teacher in Ireland imprisoned for refusing to use ‘gender-neutral’ pronouns

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An Irish teacher’s fight against the woke masses has landed him in jail. Enoch Burke allegedly was initially suspended on full pay from the Wilson’s Hospital School temporarily, after refusing a request from the principal to address a transgender student by “they” instead of “he,” according to Irish outlet Independent.ie.

Burke is an evangelical Christian who teaches at Wilson’s Hospital School, a high school that is run by the Church of Ireland. It is co-ed and caters to boarding and day students.

Burke continued to show up to school in order to teach, despite his suspension. As a result, the boarding school got an interlocutory injunction restraining order against him, barring him from coming in the building.

Still, Burke showed up every day to work. Then, “the school’s board of management filed a further application, and on Friday, Justice Miriam O’Regan ordered Burke to be arrested and brought into court” reports National Review.

In court, Burke continued to insist on showing up to school teach, saying, “I love my school. I am here today because I would not call a boy a girl,” the outlet reported.

Not going to work and teaching “is not something I will do. It is in violation of my conscience,” Burke added, claiming his suspension was invalid and that he would’ve had to “commit an act of gross misconduct” for it to be justified, according to the outlet.

“It is reprehensible that anyone’s religious beliefs could be taken as a ground for misconduct or gross misconduct,” Burke said. “Were I to obey the order of the board of management and the order of the court, I would have to accept that sticking by my belief in male and female is wrong.”

“It is not something I will do. It is in violation of my conscience,” he added, saying, “Were I to go into the school and bow to something I know to be manifestly wrong, it would be a shame and a disgrace on my part.”

Justice Michael Quinn ordered Burke be committed to Mountjoy Prison and remain there indefinitely “until he purges his contempt or until further order of this court.”

Burke refused to comply with the court’s order after the judge’s decision, saying, “I cannot purge my contempt by holding my Christian beliefs in contempt.”

 

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