Schools and Education

75 years ago: Pearl Harbor’s lost history

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
75 years ago: Pearl Harbor’s lost history

by Michael Connelly December 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy” was the date of the Japanese surprise attack on the American Naval Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Over 3,000 Americans died that day, most of them members of the military, and many of our finest warships were destroyed, including the battleship […]

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Guest editorial: Threats and intimidation Trump rights at Albemarle High School

| November 17, 2016 | 11 Comments
Guest editorial: Threats and intimidation Trump rights at Albemarle High School

by Kate Harvey The message we’ve been hearing throughout this election cycle is that our nation has rarely been more divided. We are told that Islamophobia is on the rise and that minorities in America are increasingly fearful for their safety. We are told that systemic racism courses through the veins of our country’s police […]

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And the children shall lead (or destroy): How we’ve fostered our own demise

| April 30, 2016 | 1 Comments
And the children shall lead (or destroy): How we’ve fostered our own demise

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it”—Proverbs 22:6 History is so rich, and so profoundly educational, and sadly so purposefully poorly taught. Even now, there is a move afoot, perhaps even successful in some school districts, to ignore American history prior […]

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Guest editorial: “Mother” Teresa Sullivan’s UVa sex assault coverup

| April 6, 2016 | 1 Comments
Guest editorial: “Mother” Teresa Sullivan’s UVa sex assault coverup

by David Ramadan Last October, I wrote that I was sick and tired of people in charge not taking responsibility for the actions — or lack thereof — of their administrations. Shortly thereafter, I was roundly criticized by two of my colleagues — Delegates David Toscano and Jimmie Massie — for having the temerity to […]

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Opacity unmasked #1: Albemarle, Charlottesville and schools reveal secret email recipients

| April 5, 2016 | 3 Comments
Opacity unmasked #1: Albemarle, Charlottesville and schools reveal secret email recipients

For a long time, citizens of Charlottesville and Albemarle attempting to contact their elected representatives through official city and county web sites have been deceived. The Schilling Show recently discovered that emails sent to the following entities have been blind copied to previously undisclosed recipients: Advertised recipient: Albemarle County Board of Supervisors email address: bos@albemarle.org […]

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Gag order: Drug scandal and coverup at Monticello High School

| March 17, 2016 | 7 Comments
Gag order: Drug scandal and coverup at Monticello High School

  (Note: These initial remarks were delivered to the Albemarle County School Board on March 10, 2016) My name is Jim Stern and on behalf of the entire community I would like to thank a dozen ACPS students that have gone unrecognized for their noteworthy and possibly heroic actions. About three weeks ago a number […]

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Guest editorial: Just say NO to Woodbrook Elementary Expansion

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Guest editorial: Just say NO to Woodbrook Elementary Expansion

by Audrey Kocher Despite the County Executive’s decision to omit the Woodbrook Elementary School expansion/modernization capital improvement project from the 2017 budget request submitted to the Board of Supervisors, the Albemarle County School Board appealed to the Board of Supervisors to fund it (The Daily Progress, 3/1/16) in order to handle overcapacity issues faced by urban […]

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Your child can use healthcare sharing while away at college

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Your child can use healthcare sharing while away at college

by John Hunt, MD In 2011, the state of Virginia tried to block the Federal government’s overreach by passing a law that made it illegal for any individual to be compelled to purchase health insurance. Unfortunately a loophole was sewn in, one that allowed universities to demand that their students carry health insurance. My son […]

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Conflate-gate: UVa’s Mother Teresa Sullivan melds Paris and Mizzou

| November 16, 2015 | 5 Comments
Conflate-gate: UVa’s Mother Teresa Sullivan melds Paris and Mizzou

In a weekend letter to the University of Virginia community, “Mother” Teresa Sullivan, President of the University of Virginia, has stirred up a hornet’s nest of controversy. Her email missive to faculty and others titled, The Paris Terrorist Attacks, begins by conflating the Islamist mass murder in Paris with alleged “bigotry” at Missouri State University […]

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Serpentine II: UVa Dean fundraising/campaigning for Democrats on Grounds

| October 7, 2015 | 1 Comments
Serpentine II: UVa Dean fundraising/campaigning for Democrats on Grounds

University of Virginia School of Nursing Dean, Dorrie Fontaine, has been busy campaigning and fundraising on Grounds for Democrat candidates using University-owned resources—in spite of her actions jeopardizing UVa’s tax-exempt status. As previously reported by The Schilling Show, a re-election campaign event for Democrat Commonwealth’s Attorney, Denise Lunsford, was held in Fontaine’s residence, Pavilion IX, […]

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