Recent News and Highlights
- January 19, 2005 - Lozano
Smith "Attorneys at Law" - one of California's largest
law firms that represents over three school districts SANCTIONED
by a Federal Judge for LYING!
January 2005 - Barbara
Kerr, President of the California Teachers Association is
under fire for misleading radio propoganda!
- Spring 2004 - Urgent Request to Help a British
Foe of Bullies Now! A BUNCH of NUTS (National Union of Teachers)
led by Bully Thomas Long, an Oxfordshire County Council Education
Department personnel officer, has filed a pernicious libel suit
against Tim Field, England's greatest fighter against THUGS like
Tommy Long. We urge all concerned visitors to sign
a petition in support of Tim Field today. Show the NUTs in
England just what they can do with their vile attack on someone
who has shown support for so many teachers.
- March 3, 2004 - Kenowa
Hills Public Schools requires soldier to pay for his sub while
he is in Iraq!
- September 9. 2002 - Bellevue
School District, WA - Is the superintendent of schools using
his position with a for-profit company to sell products?
- September 2, 2002 - Delran
High School, NJ - Use a weapon, get a slap on the hand. Use
a cell phone - automatic suspension for one week!
- September 1, 2002 - Davis County, Utah - Substitute
teacher can't find work because he/she can't "get permission"
from school district to seek full-time work - union won't help!
- August 19, 2002 - LaGuardia
Community College, NY scandal on administrative corruption,
political cronyism, racial-bloc voting, and anti-Semitism.
- August 3, 2002 - Citrus
County Schools, FL administrators endorse program that allows
children to discriminate against other children. Learning disabled
child forced to go weeks without a chair or desk!
- July 10, 2002 - ASEE salutes parent/teacher
who blew the whistle on the Cobb
County, GA School District when they take her son's hearing
aid away as punishment. Her work results in new Federal Laws that
will have a positive impact upon millions of children!
- May 7, 2002 - Los
Lunas School District, New Mexico - HOT STEAMY ACTION! This
one is just too risqué to put on our front page so, if
you're an adult and wish to learn about out how seemingly (steamingly?)
incompetent school administrators deal with an unexpected (and,
apparently, unintended) "hands on" sex education video
demonstration, allegedly performed by one of their sixth grade
teachers for his students when he forgot what was on his hard
drive (or perhaps we should say when he revealed what was on his
"hard drive") you will want to click here for all of
the gory details.
- April 25, 2002 - Delaine
Eastin and the California Department of Education
DEFY ALL SENSE OF DECENCY and, once again, grants state's highest
award to school the retaliates against teachers!
- March 6, 2002 - California
Department of Education honors the Victor Elementary School
District (VESD) even though the district has been monitored for
the past year by the United States Department of Education, Office
for Civil Rights (OCR). OCR determined that the district was guilty
of two intentional violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
for retaliating against a teacher who lawfully reported Lomitas
Elementary School on charges of racism and discrimination!
- January 31, 2002 - Bonita
Unified School District, San Dimas, California found OUT OF
COMPLIANCE by the California Department of Education, Special
- December 2, 2001 - Los
Angeles County Office of Education - Children in wheelchairs
in a NON-wheelchair accessible classroom! Their teacher is then
severely harassed! Click on the above to learn more about how
another brave teacher succumbs to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
for HELPING children
- November 2001 - Jersey
City School System, an American War Zone! A report that has
just been released by a professional researcher/psychological/therapist
regarding the results of survey (s)he conducted in the Jersey
City School System that reveals the disabling effects of job-related
stress inflicted upon teachers from just one school district.
The report found that 99.4% of all teachers who responded to the
survey suffer from JOB-INFLICTED Psychiatric Injuries!
- October 29, 2001 - ASEE endorses Mothers
from Hell 2, an organization that advocates for the rights
of children that is run by a group of extraordinarily courageous
women; these ladies are completely unafraid to help school districts
discover all of the subtle nuances behind term "mother."
As maternal matrons of terror <GRIN>, they know their rights,
get things done, and are able to do so with a great sense of humor!
ASEE has added a page
on our site to lend support to the work of these fine women
and their children.
- October 24, 2001 - Bonita
Unified School District, San Dimas, California - Charges filed
on behalf of all ADD students at Lone Hill Middle School with
the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
- September 11, 2001 - ASEE offers our deepest
sympathy to the victims, families, neighbors, and friends of all
those whose lives have been permanently changed by the horrific
attack on our country on September 11, 2001. For additional information
regarding ASEE's views on this tragedy, along with information
regarding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, visit our Attack
on America page.
- August 11, 2001 - Bartow
County (Georgia) Board of Education. Legal counsel tells principal
to violate law!
- July 31, 2001 - East
Baton Rouge Parish School System refuses to allow teacher
to use restroom!
- July 29, 2001 - Stephenville
Independent School District, Texas - Superintendent leaves
district $3 MILLION in the red and is then hired to conduct budget
- July 24, 2001 - Jersey
City School District, New Jersey - Land of Terror.
- July 17, 2001 - ASEE has formed a new alliance
with the Rouge
Forum - "a group of educators, students, and parents
seeking a democratic society. We are concerned about questions
like these: How can we teach against racism, national chauvinism
and sexism in an increasingly authoritarian and undemocratic society?"
- July 10, 2001 - Duarte
Unified School District, California - Social services called
but principal claims "students are only being dramatic."
- June 28, 2001 - Victor
Elementary School District Found in Violation of Title VI of the
Civil Rights Act of 1994 by the U.S. Dept. of Education, Office
for Civil Rights!
- June 27, 2001 - The New York Times announces
that President George W. Bush Nominates Affirmative Action Foe
to Head U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
ASEE STRONGLY opposes this nomination and encourages all to write
to their elected officials.
- June 2001 - Teacher
Shortage in California? NOT!
- June 2001 - Frying
Young Floridian Brains - the Dodos in Dade County (and the
rest of the "Chad State") are at it again!
- May 2001 -
"World's Greatest College Teacher" (Just Ask Him),
- April 2001 - ASEE
Salutes Wrightslaw, a law firm that specializes in
protecting the rights of special education children, ESPECIALLY
when their rights are denied by the school systems that are allegedly
there to assist them. In a nation filled with unscrupulous attorneys
who are more concerned with earning a buck than maintaining justice,
it is refreshing to find at least one law firm, in this country,
that will fight back for children.
- April 2001 - Channel 13 News, Los Angeles,
did a newscast on one of the teachers who was harassed by his
school district and whose story has been placed on this site.
Please visit Channel 13's web site [link no longer available]
for their story. Thank you Channel 13 for airing this story. Also,
be sure to visit Drs.
Gary and Ruth Namie's web site on bullying in the workplace.
Dr. Namie was the one who made this broadcast possible.
- March 2001 - ASEE
Condemns killings at Santee High School, Grossmont Union High
School District, El Cajon, California.
- March 2001 - ASEE announces another new ally
(refer to our Advocates section for others) in our battle to end
corruption in our schools; the Character
Education Center. The Character Education Center is an organization
that is dedicated to promoting positive solutions and resources
for pre-school through grade 12 students on how to deal effectively
with making the right decision in even the most difficult situations.
- February 2001 - United
States Department of Education permitting discrimination and racism
in our schools!
- ASEE is proud to endorse the Josephson Institute of Ethics
National "Character Counts" Week (October 15-21, 2000).
All visitors are encouraged to visit the official Character
Counts site for additional details.
- ASEE releases latest communication from Senator
John McCain. ASEE salutes Senator McCain for his extraordinary
courage and integrity for standing up for the rights of American
- Washington, D.C. - First
Lady, Hilary Clinton asks United States Department of Education,
Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to reexamine case against Lomitas
Elementary School - a "National Blue Ribbon School",
of the Victor
Elementary School District, Victorville, CA, that was monitored,
for a period of nearly two years, on charges of segregating students
by race and refusing to assist students with special needs.
- ASEE would like to encourage readers to visit some of our latest
links to new allies - Learning
Disabilities Association of California.
- Victorville, CA - ASEE uncovers the vicious attack on the teacher
who originally reported Lomitas Elementary School (also listed
above) to the United States Department of Education by Janet Young,
Personnel Director of the Victor Elementary School District. Read
about the California
Commission on Teacher Credentialing fiasco. Also, be sure
to read the vile
letter written by Janet Young, "Director of Personnel,"
Victor Elementary School District, as she tried to infringe
upon that teacher's First Amendment Rights (and even attempted
to have his teaching credential revoked)! Certainly, this must
be a great place to work!
- Austin, Texas - President
George W. Bush responds to the American Society for Ethics in
Education (ASEE) and outlined his plans for "Strong Teachers,
- Noteworthy - ASEE has heard from the First
W. Bush, and Senator
John McCain but WHERE is Al Gore? The Vice President did not
comment on the horrors that occur in our schools and the unions
that fail to represent teachers. Too many Americans are being
harmed in our schools - WHERE ARE YOU, Mr. Gore?
- North Forest I.S.D., TX - Teacher
attacked by district employees!
- New York - Teacher
fired for "keeping a refrigerator door open."
- San Diego, CA - ASEE has just received an anonymous tip about
a possible San
Diego Education Association election scam. It appears that
just 200, out of approximately 9,000 teachers voted! ASEE urges
the news media to explore this story further!