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|8/8/2013 - With each passing year, the societal institutions we established long ago as a means of advancing our unique American culture are looking less like entities meant to serve us and improve our condition, and more like authoritarian enclaves that lord over us to keep us submissive and compliant.
|7/20/2013 - At least 22 children in India have died as a result of eating soy-based school lunches served to them in the country's Bihar state, according to new reports. The tainted lunches, which were loaded with genetically-modified (GM) soybeans and pesticide chemical residues, were given to the student victims...|
|7/19/2013 - A $3.2 billion public school lunch scheme devised by Michelle Obama has been axed from at least one public school system in New York after students forced to eat according to the new standards were literally starving. According to reports, the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (BH-BL) School District near Schenectady...|
|7/11/2013 - Sending kids home from school until they are lice and nit-free has long been a policy of public and private schools in the U.S. and Canada. With recent outcries about the disproportionate penalty for kids with an infestation that is both treatable and not involved in the spread of disease, some schools...|
|7/3/2013 - For this July 4th -- Independence Day -- you're going to see a lot of articles reminding us about the real history of Independence Day and how America fought for freedom against a tyrannical empire. Those articles are valuable and useful, but this year, I've decided to take a different approach: Let's...|
|6/24/2013 - Not only is Big Brother's surveillance leviathan growing larger by the day but it has become a most arrogant creature as well, operating at will against the people - or, perhaps more appropriately in this case, operating against the will of the people.
The latest example originates in Florida, where...|
|6/15/2013 - There is less faith now in the public education system than there ever has been. Homeschooling has increased by 75 percent in the last 14 years, according to a recent report in Education News. Homeschooling is growing seven times faster than a K-12 public education. Researchers predict that the homeschooling...|
|6/1/2013 - The absolute insanity surrounding public school policies these days regarding anything and everything remotely to do with violence - especially perceived violence - is nothing short of irrational hysteria.
This dysfunctional condition manifested itself recently in the case of Florida high school...|
|5/30/2013 - America truly is turning into a 1984-esque police state, and ground zero for this authoritarian onslaught appears to be New York City where government-run public schools are now on a crusade to eliminate butter from school cafeterias. As reported by New York Daily News (NYDN), some kitchen managers...|
|5/30/2013 - So far homeschooling is legal in all 50 states. Some states require no monitoring, some moderate oversight, and a few require close supervision by testing. Here's a color-coded-by-state map that indicates those different levels of acceptance (http://www.hslda.org/laws/).
While the public education...|
|5/24/2013 - Officials at one public elementary school in New York City have turned to brainwashing children into accepting certain lifestyle choices that they otherwise might not if left to their own decision making.
Granted, the decision by Public School 244 to be among the first in the nation to offer an all-vegetable...|
|5/17/2013 - A kindergartener from New York's Staten Island is being refused public education for not getting a vaccine that could put her and her newborn sister's life in danger, according to new reports. Five-year-old Frankie Elizabeth Wagner's pediatrician refuses to administer the varicella vaccine for chicken...|
|5/14/2013 - Having personal convictions about not eating meat is one thing. But forcing those beliefs on others in the form of aggressive bullying and persistent harassment is completely unacceptable - and it is exactly what a group of militant students who identify as vegan are being accused of doing to their...|
|5/13/2013 - Individual liberty is being burned at the stake, as governments set fire to people natural rights. This time it has everything to do with homeschooling.
It all started in Germany. Uwe and Hannelore Romeike were raising their five children in the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg, when they decided...|
|5/4/2013 - With memories of the Newtown, Conn., shooting still fresh in the minds of Americans, why on earth would a school want to hold an unannounced active shooter drill using its staff of teachers as victims without their prior knowledge?
That's a question likely to come up in the days ahead, especially...|
|4/26/2013 - The intemperate, extreme nature of today's education establishment just keeps getting more and more absurd, as evidenced by details of a recently filed lawsuit surrounding claims that a teacher was suspended after bringing garden-variety tools to class.
Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute, a civil...|
|4/18/2013 - Pro-Second Amendment advocates think it is about time to end the "no-gun zones" that are public schools, so they are applauding efforts in Texas to provide concealed-carry training for hundreds of teachers in the Lone Star State.
Since the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,...|
|4/16/2013 - Ron Paul is on a mission to educate children. The former U.S. congressman is far from retirement with his latest project -- creating an alternative to the public school system through an independent online home curriculum. Paul believes "... children do better when their education is controlled by those...|
|4/2/2013 - The following is a republishing of an important article written by Dan Roberts from AmmoLand.com. It reveals the real truth about mass shootings that bureaucrats and lawmakers are choosing to sweep under the rug: psychiatric drugs. If you want to know the real reason why mass shootings are taking place,...|
|3/11/2013 - The obvious ploy by the federal government to push sweeping new gun control measures following the alleged mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, appears to be backfiring, as many cities and towns across the U.S. are actually now encouraging more teachers to bring concealed...|
|3/9/2013 - It's called doubling down. First, a teacher at the Park Elementary School in Baltimore flips out, because 7-year-old Josh Welch bites his strawberry tart, trying to make it look like a mountain---but it ends up looking (sort of) like a gun.
The teacher reports Josh, who is then suspended for two...|
|3/5/2013 - Josh Welch. Seven years old. Park Elementary School, Baltimore. Bit off pieces of strawberry tart, trying to make shape of mountain. Tart ended up looking like gun. Josh suspended for two days. No bullet wounds reported.
On top of all that, the students at Park Elementary were sent home with a letter...|
|2/19/2013 - Connecticut officials are proposing legislation that would require state investigations of children on an unprecedented level, critics contend, by calling for a "confidential behavioral health assessment" of every public school student in sixth, eighth, 10th and 12th grades, as well as every homeschooled...|
|2/17/2013 - A pepperoni pizza? Or maybe southern fried chicken? How about crinkled French fries? A sugary soda pop?
Whatever they may have eaten, kid's choices seem to be mandated by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), which in turn, is funded by the federal government, but run by the Food and Nutrition...|
|2/12/2013 - Elementary-age children are apparently the newest terrorist threat in America today, as an increasing number of them are being indicted as criminals for playing with, or even just talking about, plastic toy guns at government-run public schools. One of the most recent victims to endure the wrath of...|
|2/9/2013 - "I am a public health of official," the nurse said with authority as she pointed to the hokey-looking certificate on the wall. "So it is my duty to inform you of the risks you are taking by refusing to vaccinate your children."
My twin daughters go to public middle school and I do refuse to vaccinate...|
|2/8/2013 - In the latest episode of Ban Fake Guns, we have a boy suspended from school in Florence, Arizona, for carrying, yes, a picture of a gun on his computer. Screen saver. This is surely a sign of complete mental breakdown by school officials. And yet one more reason to home school.
Steve Watson, writing...|
|2/2/2013 - With huge fanfare and an overdose of propaganda, the U.S. government is announcing it's going to reform school lunches and vending machines to eliminate junk beverages like sodas. "Under new rules the Department of Agriculture proposed Friday, school vending machines would start selling water, lower-calorie...|
|1/21/2013 - In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, it is an idea that confuses and infuriates left-wing politicos and pundits, but one that has been suggested by others, including the prominent National Rifle Association, as the one that makes the most sense: Arm teachers as a way to help prevent...|
|1/21/2013 - Holy cow, the gun grabbers were right! You actually CAN buy full-auto guns online! Imagine my absolute horror when I discovered that you can purchase a full-auto, high-capacity, rapid-fire assault weapon at Amazon.com for under a hundred dollars without even going through a background check!
|1/21/2013 - In a tactic that is not likely to inspire future cooperation or confidence in police, officers in Northampton, Mass., have tricked every student in the local high school into providing them with handwriting samples as part of an investigation.
In what is becoming increasingly common among local,...|
|1/14/2013 - Here at Natural News, we have a reputation for asking intelligent questions about things that don't add up. There are a lot of mysteries out there, and they deserve to be explored and questioned: Why is there still mercury in vaccines? Why did the WTC 7 building implode and fall when no airplane hit...|
|1/10/2013 - What you are about to read is astonishing. I'm not even sure what's the right conclusion to draw from it. But here's what we know so far:
John Noveske is one of the most celebrated battle rifle manufacturers in America. His rifles, found at www.NoveskeRifleworks.com are widely recognized as some...|
|1/8/2013 - It seems as though President Barack Obama, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other gun-grabbers are setting public school districts around the country for the potential to be financially devastated if, heaven forbid, any of their students are killed via armed...|
|1/4/2013 - He's known for his outside-the-box approach to law enforcement, and his most recent idea for protecting school children from crazed killers is just as non-mainstream, though it is a notion catching on with other law enforcement personnel in more communities around the country.
Maricopa County, Ariz.,...|
|12/26/2012 - If the elites in our country are anything they are consistent. Consistently hypocritical.
In a passionate speech just days after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre made what many saw as a bold, outside-the-box suggestion...|
|12/24/2012 - We now know that the Newtown school shooter was taking psychiatric drugs and was being "treated" by a psychiatrist. The link between psychiatric drugs and violent behavior in young male adults is well established: psych drugs cause suicidal behavior, violent outbursts and a feeling of "detachment" from...|
|12/24/2012 - Jacob Roberts, the Oregon mall shooter, and the shooter(s) at the Connecticut elementary school, share a common trait: they committed irrational and inexplicable murders.
This may seem like an obvious fact, but it holds the key to understanding what is going on. You don't look for an ordinary motive....|
|12/22/2012 - I'm not a member of the NRA, but when an organization states such a powerful, obvious truth that can help save lives, I am obliged to recognize the wisdom of it even if I'm not personally a member of that group. Yesterday, the NRA called for defending our nation's schoolchildren with armed adults in...|
|12/21/2012 - The Obama administration and its gun-grabbing allies in Congress are planning to exploit the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., in a renewed bid to take away guns and gun rights. But in the days following the massacre of 20 first graders and six adults, the Gallup polling...|
|12/19/2012 - In the midst of all the anti-gun hysteria following the senseless murder of 26 people - 20 of them first graders - at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., one story that is repeatedly overlooked is how often a firearm has been used to save lives and stop senseless murders.
We here at Natural...|
|12/19/2012 - When he took to the microphones to suggest that, in the wake of yet another horrific school shooting, it is past time to arm qualified educators so they can better protect their young charges, he raised more than a few eyebrows.
The audacity of his suggestion aside, it was an outside-the-box solution...|
|12/18/2012 - In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, mainstream media has guaranteed more mass shootings will transpire in the future. By showcasing murderers as cult-like antiheroes, extreme acts of violence are glorified -- prompting dissatisfied and troubled individuals to act out while...|
|12/16/2012 - Adam Lanza's armed massacre of young students in Newton, Conn. is being celebrated by the mainstream media. It's also being celebrated by Obama administration officials who publicly shed a tear but behind the scenes are no doubt high-fiving each other over the opportunity to push their agenda of citizen...|
|12/16/2012 - Thirty-two thousand Americans are killed each year in automobile accidents, and the President sheds no tears for them. The deaths aren't on the news, and there is no call to "ban cars" to prevent the deaths. Over 100,000 Americans are killed each year by government-approved pharmaceuticals, yet we never...|
|12/16/2012 - If you're shaking your head after reading the headline for this article, you're not alone. The idea of taking away guns from all the law abiding citizens while concentrating them in the hands of deranged, psychopathic criminals isn't my idea, however. It's Obama's. And Bloomberg's. And Nancy Pelosi...|
|12/16/2012 - In mass shootings involving guns and mind-altering medications, politicians immediately seek to blame guns but never the medication. Nearly every mass shooting that has taken place in America over the last two decades has a link to psychiatric medication, and it appears today's tragic event is headed...|
|12/16/2012 - The national media is ablaze today with coverage of the tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT, where 27 people have reportedly been killed, including 18 children.
As always, when violent shootings take place, honest journalists are forced to ask the question: "Does this fit the pattern...|
|12/9/2012 - Modern children are being poisoned like never before in the history of human civilization. No wonder the rate of autism in America has skyrocketed to 1 in 88 children over the last few decades, putting autism squarely in the "epidemic" category.
But don't expect any CDC action on this epidemic. The...|
|11/29/2012 - The statists have now set their sights on our children, as efforts to train them at a younger age to be compliant without question has now spread to the public school system.
As we've reported, Texas high school student Andrea Hernandez, an exceptional student who was enrolled in advanced coursework,...|
|11/22/2012 - The viability of public education in the United States appears to be on a continuous downward spiral, as school districts all across the country are becoming so strapped for cash that they are now having to take out loans just to buy books and heat classrooms. A recent report by Philly.com explains...|
|11/21/2012 - Americans who dare to venture out in public these days must do so by leaving their constitutional right to privacy at their front door. We are told that such widespread surveillance of virtually everything we say or do is necessary because, after all, our government lords and masters are only trying...|
|10/22/2012 - An 11-year-old California schoolboy named Colman Chadam has been banished from his school and forced to transfer to another school because he carries the genetic mutation for cystic fibrosis. The boy shows no symptoms of the disease and appears to be in perfect health. He is being banished from his...|
|10/17/2012 - A Southern California mother was shocked to learn recently that her elementary-age son was pulled out of school, interrogated by police, and threatened with five days of suspension for bringing into the school's cafeteria the kombucha tea she packed for him in his lunch box. Sarah Pope of the Healthy...|
|10/15/2012 - The surveillance society continues to expand across America, with those who refuse to go along subject to recriminations and reprisals.
That's what's happening to students at John Jay High School and Anson Jones Middle School in San Antonio whose parents refuse to have their children tracked by school...|
|9/20/2012 - Federal authorities have arrested Dr. Richard Keller, a 56-year-old pediatric endocrinologist at Boston Children's Hospital and pediatrics instructor at Harvard Medical School, on allegations that Keller "knowingly received films depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct." According to CBS...|
|9/19/2012 - Purple carrots, raspberry bushes and a bounty of schoolyard-grown vegetables are sprouting up around the nation. Edible schoolyards are teaching children about sustainability, nutrition and the fun of growing, cooking and eating their own food. As more of these gardens germinate from an idea to a full...|
|8/28/2012 - A twenties-something "genius ape" named Natasha has been found to demonstrate more intelligence than a typical U.S. high school student. The findings have been published in the peer-reviewed science journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
As the paper documents, Natasha repeatedly...|
|8/20/2012 - The school year is about to begin for America's children and drug prescribing will be back in full swing after the lull of summer vacation. Parents are being informed that their children will not be admitted to school without their required vaccinations. As parents rush to their pediatricians for completion...|
|8/6/2012 - Proper nutrition is vital for maintaining good health and warding off illness. Nutrition can also play a pivotal role in healing illness of all kinds, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer - the three leading illnesses which cause deaths. It is thus shocking that our doctors - whom most people...|
|8/2/2012 - What if a hurricane and disastrous man-made flood ruined the economy of your city to the point where children throughout the city could not get access to nourishing food?
Economic and nutritional degradation now sounds like most cities in America, even without a hurricane. The severe and epic disaster...|
|6/25/2012 - A special needs school in Canton, Massachusetts, known as The Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) is once again in the news, this time for its use of a controversial form of therapy that is no longer officially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to a recent report by CNN's Anderson...|
|6/21/2012 - The numbers of families choosing to homeschool their children has shown a dramatic increase since the 1980s. The number of homeschooled children in the United States is currently estimated to be between 2.5 and 4 million. Many people are critical of the idea of homeschooling, feeling that children who...|
|6/19/2012 - A nine-year-old Scottish girl, Martha Payne, got some help from her dad to set up her blog "Never Seconds," in which she displayed her school's lunches and created her own content about them.
Although the photos of those meals were not flattering, Martha was not decrying her school's food. Instead,...|
|6/9/2012 - NaturalNews salutes Wellesley High School English teacher David McCullough, Jr., now made famous by his uncensored, brilliantly-stated, totally politically incorrect graduation speech entitled, "You are not special!"
Among all the high school graduation speeches being given this time of year, only...|
|6/5/2012 - The U.S. Senate and six separate states have launched inquiries into the practices of dental management firms, alleging that many such firms have cheated Medicaid by performing unnecessary and invasive procedures on poor children.
Medicaid is a government health insurance program for the poor and...|
|5/31/2012 - Childhood obesity is a worldwide epidemic with about 22 million children (under age 5) - overweight. In the United States, one out of every three kids is overweight or obese causing type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and even cardiovascular disease. How do most policy makers, school officials...|
|5/28/2012 - Legislation in California has set limits on what foods can be sold as competitive foods in their public schools. Competitive food sales include snack bars and kiosks, a la carte cafeteria purchases, and vending machines.
The restrictions deal with lowering added sugars and fat contents and even excluding...|
|5/23/2012 - A former student at Perryton High School in Perryton, Texas, has filed a lawsuit against the school's district for injuries he allegedly suffered during a teacher-mandated reenactment of the Holocaust. According to the suit, Andrew Yara, now 19, suffered a partially dislocated hip, dehydration, and...|
|5/10/2012 - From day one - our children are being exposed to life-threatening chemicals and destructive ideas. In the United States, parents are being told to give their children (26) brain-damaging vaccines - within the first 18 months of life. And, to make matters worse, television and the (conventional) school...|
|5/2/2012 - The Cherry Hill Public School District in New Jersey is scrambling to sweep under the rug a truly shocking incident involving child abuse at one of its schools. Horace Mann Elementary School is gaining nationwide attention after two of its teachers, Kelly Altenburg and Jodi Sgouros, were caught on a...|
|4/26/2012 - A group of students at Albert Einstein Middle School in Sacramento, Calif. was recently considered to be guilty until proven innocent in a murder case involving a 13-year-old girl. The Sacramento Bee and other sources are reporting that officers from the Sacramento Police Department (SPD) showed up...|
|3/18/2012 1:02:07 PM - Most of us know, following a wave of Internet anger about the use of the "pink slime" filler in school lunch hamburgers, that the US Department of A-holes insists that the product is safe.
But first, let's see what it is. It is very low-cost ground beef filler made up of the leftover, fatty bits...|
|2/29/2012 - Marcus Garvey Academy in Detroit, Mich., and St. John Providence Health System are in hot water after a student was forcibly administered four vaccinations recently without her mother's permission. WXYZ News 5 in Detroit reports that Sighle Kinney's 14-year-old daughter was pulled out of class on January...|
|2/22/2012 - Mass hysteria over a measles outbreak in Hamilton County, Indiana, has led county health officials there to irrationally prohibit all unvaccinated children from attending two public schools. According to reports, 21 preschool-age students, seven elementary-age students, and 26 intermediate-age students...|
|2/16/2012 - A Sacramento, Cal., family was recently bombarded by a news crew from KXTV News 10 and several officials from the Natomas Unified School District (NUSD) in Sacramento County for not vaccinating their daughter. Cayleh Morrison was one of several students in her neighborhood who legally refused the Tdap...|
|2/15/2012 - First it was the TSA searching your underpants at the airport, claiming to be protecting you from "terrorists." Now a local elementary school in North Carolina is searching the homemade lunches of schoolchildren with the goal of forcing children to ditch their nutritious, home-made meals and learn to...|
|2/10/2012 - The National School Lunch Program announced its decision to raise nutrition standards for school children across the United States. This is the first implemented change to the program in 15 years. Led by First Lady Michelle Obama, the claimed goal of her "Let's Move" campaign is to curb the rise in...|
|2/5/2012 - After surviving leukemia and grueling chemotherapy, Michigan teen J. T. Gaskins decided to grow out his hair to donate it to Locks of Love for fellow cancer patients. Instead of being praised for his generosity, he has been suspended from high school for violating its strict dress code.
|1/23/2012 - A massive school lunch menu overhaul implemented by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in California last year has been met with widespread resistance among district students. CBS 2 in Los Angeles reports that many students are actually choosing to go hungry rather than have to eat revamped,...|
|1/19/2012 - It is a factor that many parents may not consider, but one that is turning out to play a significant role in aggravating, and potentially even causing, asthma symptoms, respiratory illness, and other chronic illness conditions that often afflict children. Mold, rotting building materials, and general...|
|12/4/2011 - A Denver, Co., public school has set the bar high for reconnecting the next generation of children with the food they eat. ABC 7 News in Denver reports that Denver Green School (DGS), an urban "innovation" school, has brought new life to an unused, one-acre athletic field by turning it into an organic...|
|11/24/2011 - Some school districts across the country have been trying to curb consumption of soda and other sugary beverages among their students by banning access to these products on school property. But a new study out of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) suggests that these efforts might be largely...|
|11/12/2011 - Gwen Weil of Aseltine School in San Diego, CA recently informed me of a potential crisis in public education. Experienced teachers seem to be vanishing due to lack of job satisfaction. Gwen revealed the following:
A recent study by the Department of Education shows a startling trend in education:...|
|11/10/2011 - There are over 2 million home-educated children in this country, and this number is growing at 2% to 8% per year. This is not surprising, given the dismal track record of the public school system. If you have ever considered homeschooling your children (or even if you have not), here are six reasons...|
|10/20/2011 - One of the primary reasons for the big push among public school districts across the country to vaccinate as many students as possible appears to have a lot to do with maintaining their eligibility to receive local and state funding, at least in the state of Illinois.
Section 27-8.1.7 of the Illinois...|
|10/10/2011 - Insanity prevailed in California once again today as Governor Jerry Brown signed bill AB499 allowing 12-year-old children the ability to consent to being injected with Gardasil vaccines without their parents' knowledge; yet at the same time the Governor banned the use of tanning beds by anyone under...|
|10/9/2011 - More and more kids today are eating diets high in fat, calories and sugar and low in nutritious, low calorie fruits and vegetables. One to two meals are eaten at school plus a snack, and it is becoming increasingly difficult for students to make healthy food choices. With schools providing many foods...|
|9/26/2011 - Not a single parent of a student attending a South Butler County School District (SBCSD) school has expressed support for the district's plan to allow Phillips Exxon Mobil (PEM) Corp. to build oil and natural gas drilling wells on school property. But this did not stop the Pennsylvania school district's...|
|8/27/2011 - Packing lunch for school can be hard on parents. I suggest you sit down with your kids and make a list of things they want to eat in their lunches. This can lead to (yet another) discussion of the foods that are nourishing and foods that are not so good for your body.
Putting food choices into a...|
|7/14/2011 - Health authorities do not believe that your child is entitled to be educated unless he or she has first been indoctrinated and intoxicated by the demigods of vaccination. Parents who question the necessity and morality of this dangerous and invasive policy are derisively informed that unvaccinated children...|
|7/12/2011 - In what is perhaps the largest school cheating scandal in US history, the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) system is in very hot water after a 413-page investigative report released by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal revealed that teachers and administrators from more than 75 percent of schools in district cheated...|
|6/18/2011 - If you've been watching Jamie Oliver's show, Food Revolution, you know he's been battling the Los Angeles School Board for months now. The show may be canceled but his efforts have proved fruitful, as the L.A. School Board has finally agreed to remove corn dogs, chicken nuggets and all other breaded...|
|6/5/2011 - If you thought you'd heard it all regarding the sad state of public education in the U.S. today, think again. In the nation's capital, the teachers there help their students cheat on standardized exams.
A report last month said the D.C. Public Schools district is under investigation after officials...|
|5/24/2011 - It seems like it was just last week that I warned NaturalNews readers about how the TSA was expanding to become the new Nazi Secret Police of America. Actually, it was just last week (http://www.naturalnews.com/032458_TSA_bomb_drill.html). And now, over the weekend, the TSA confirmed exactly what I...|
|5/9/2011 - The Chapel Hill - Carrboro City School (CHCCS) district in North Carolina has launched a shocking new vaccination contest that offers prize incentives to students who get vaccinated. According to the CHCCS district website, for each vaccine a student receives, he or she will also receive an entry into...|
|4/28/2011 - A young "special needs" boy from Queens, NY, recently bore the wrath of public school officials when he began acting up over a mismatched color on an Easter egg he was painting during class. Young Joseph Anderson asked for his mother, Jessica, after becoming visibly upset, and school officials proceeded...|
|4/12/2011 - Individual responsibility and personal freedom are becoming a thing of the past in the nation's public schools, as strict control over what students can and cannot eat -- or bring to school to eat -- escalates to near-dictatorial levels. The Chicago Tribune reports that for the past six years, Little...|
|4/2/2011 - I've seen a lot of lousy, inaccurate reporting from the mainstream media over the years, but some of the reporting we're seeing now on the Fukushima catastrophe is just astonishing in its ignorance of basic physics. Today, the Boston Globe published a story containing this whopper:
|3/10/2011 - For nearly 20 years, the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JREC), a special needs school for children and adults in Canton, Mass., has been utilizing a controversial, "moderately painful" electric shock discipline technique on its students that many say is inhumane. JREC is the only school in the...|
|2/20/2011 - If you're an eighth grader and you show up to school with a fake doctor's note excusing your suspicious absence the day before, you would probably face detention or some other punishment, including a possible investigation for truancy. But if you're a teacher and you call in "sick" with a fake doctor's...|
|2/20/2011 - Those interested in alternative health will inevitably encounter reality: free thinking individuals are routinely ridiculed for thinking outside of the box and breaking from social normality. While this can be frustrating, it is even more disturbing that this suppression of free thinking begins in our...|
|2/19/2011 - How much screen time should a preschooler have per day? None, one hour, two hours? Parents need to decide this for themselves. Is TV bad for babies and preschool kids? Is it educational? Many educators describe the artificial visual processing involved in watching a stream of electrons and insist that...|
|1/24/2011 - According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, the rate of childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years. Junk food is one of the culprits for the obesity epidemic. Kids are exposed to junk food in many ways, from unhealthy parental role models to marketing...|
|12/9/2010 - It seems that no matter how many times government officials try to convince the public that Gulf seafood is safe to eat, Americans simply are not buying it. So the Obama administration has resorted to pushing the stuff on the public sector, which includes the nation's prison systems, the military, and...|
|11/30/2010 - The government terror campaign against innocent civilians continues with a recent report in the Santa Fe New Mexican about a September raid on a small farming school that left children and administrators in shock. According to the report, officials paid a surprise and unwarranted visit to the Camino...|
|11/17/2010 - Critics of the United Kingdom's school milk program are becoming more vocal, challenging the widespread national assumption that drinking milk is good for children.
"From Winston Churchill's wartime order to keep the milk flowing, which was formalized under the 1946 School Milk Act ... the idea that...|
|11/11/2010 - Birthday celebrations for schoolchildren that involve cupcakes, brownies, and other sweet treats could soon be a thing of the past in Pennsylvania. If the state's board of education has its way, public schools will be limited to holing only one classroom birthday party a month, with each child being...|
|11/2/2010 - It was only four years ago that, with much fanfare, former President Bill Clinton announced the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a project of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association. This project was supposed to drastically reduce junk food and soda availability in public...|
|10/5/2010 - While there is plenty of room for improvement, changes across the nation in local school lunch programs can give parents hope.
It wasn't long ago that Morgan Spurlock, in his documentary film Super Size Me, pointed out the sad state of most public school lunch programs. He found that many children...|
|9/25/2010 - Some school districts around the country have taken drastic measures to improve childhood health by banning sugary soda beverages from their cafeterias, but according to the Los Angeles Times millions of California schoolchildren -- and probably millions of children in other states as well -- currently...|
|9/19/2010 - The Mexican government is moving forward with plans to ban all junk foods from public school by the start of the coming school year, officials have announced.
"The kids are going to complain, of course," said education minister Alonso Lujambio. "We are going to start a profound cultural change."
|8/3/2010 - It is common practice for medical professionals to accept gifts, free travel, meals and other forms of indirect compensation from drug companies and medical device manufacturers for giving speeches that endorse their products. But Harvard Medical School has now made a new rule that prohibits its 11,000...|
|7/19/2010 - A group of retired military officials recently expressed concern that school lunches are a threat to national security. According to them, the food being fed to children at public schools is making them "too fat to fight", leaving a potentially considerable gap in military recruitment.
|6/1/2010 - The USDA's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently issued a shocking report (http://www.usda.gov/oig/webdocs/24601-08-KC.pdf) about the condition of the nation's industrial meat supply. It turns out that a lot of the U.S. meat supply is tainted with veterinary drugs, pesticides and heavy metals.
|3/29/2010 - The golden calf of public health was smashed in this recent flu season as many in the United States outright rejected the H1N1 vaccine. Pharmaceutical companies are now holding the bag, as millions of doses of the vaccine are rotting on shelves or being discarded as hazardous waste. Or are they? The...|
|3/4/2010 - Less than 10 percent of high school students in the United States meet the federally recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
"A diet high in fruits and vegetables is important for optimal child growth,...|
|2/10/2010 - Two high school students, Brenda Tan and Matt Cost at the Trinity School of Manhattan, gathered 151 DNA samples from foods and objects in their and neighbor`s homes as part of a science project. Of the samples, a large percentage were found to not be what their packaging said they were - they were mislabeled...|
|1/1/2010 - A report conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that in 13 different California school districts, maintenance crews are using cleaning supplies that emit more than 450 different toxins into the air, many of which trigger asthma and lead to cancer.
The districts were chosen carefully...|
|11/6/2009 - It seems the financial bailout isn't the only bailout happening on Wall Street these days. News has now leaked that investment firms Goldman Sachs and Citigroup both received preferential H1N1 swine flu vaccines even while local clinics that treat school children had no supply. The uproar is reminding...|
|11/4/2009 - A six-year-old Brooklyn girl, Nikiyah Torres-Pierre, was hospitalized recently after being injected with the swine flu vaccine. The vaccination was conducted entirely without her parents' permission in an incident school nurses are calling "a mistake."
Mother Naomi Troy told the NY Daily News, "I...|
|11/4/2009 - After reading about the forced vaccination of a Brooklyn schoolgirl who ended up in the hospital, many parents are concerned about how they might protect their own children from school-based vaccination schemes.
To help parents protect their children, I've written a letter that you may copy, modify...|
|9/22/2009 - The big food companies have dreamed up yet another clever con to sell processed junk foods to parents and children: A "Smart Choices" label that implies the food product is a smart choice for health and nutrition. The problem is that the standards for qualifying for this designation were set by the...|
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|8/27/2009 - This is part four of an article series by Evelyn Pringle. Find previous parts here: Part One (http://www.naturalnews.com/026634_drugs_suicide_adhd.html), Part Two (http://www.naturalnews.com/026707_health_disease_depression.html) and Part Three (http://www.naturalnews.com/026742_depression_disease_postpartum_depression.html)....|
|8/1/2009 - As all the pushing and shoving over universal health care coverage moves into high gear, one thing remains indisputable. If Americans were healthy the costs of insuring them would be a whole lot less, and coverage could easily be provided for all without breaking a sweat. Healthy people have no need...|
|7/21/2009 - The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on April 21 in the case of an Arizona girl who, at the age of 13, was subjected to a strip search by school officials who suspected her of drug possession.
"They asked me to pull out my bra and move it from side to side," said Savanna Redding, now 19. "They...|
|5/7/2009 - Pressure is building on Harvard Medical School to better regulate the massive gifts and consulting fees that faculty members regularly receive from drug companies, with increasing attention being drawn to the great potential for conflict of interest in such relationships.
"Before coming here, I had...|
|4/7/2009 - The Consumer Wellness Center, led by Executive Director Mike Adams (editor of NaturalNews), has announced its seventh grant in its Nutrition Grant Program. The Consumer Wellness Center (CWC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to promoting nutrition education. The Executive Director position is a non-paid...|
|3/26/2009 - Isn't it strange that there is no school board anywhere that makes myopia prevention knowledge available to parents and students? They are entrusted with the care of our children, but ignore the obvious fact that one third of our children are becoming visually impaired as they are taught to read. Even...|
|3/16/2009 - The drug Adderall is linked with heart attack and sudden death in children and young adults according to a newly released study at the New York Medical College of Family Medicine. This drug is commonly prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a phony disease that has been...|
|3/12/2009 - Yesterday we reported on the recent school shooting in Germany, emphasizing the link between psychiatric medications and acts of extreme violence (http://www.naturalnews.com/025826.html).
From the facts that were known yesterday, it was already apparent that the shooter, Tim Kretschmer, was either...|
|3/11/2009 - A 17-year-old former student opened fire near Stuttgart, Germany, killing at least 16 people. The teenager was a former student at a Winnenden school, where he initiated the shooting spree. Three teachers and at least 10 students were killed by his actions.
The media is reporting that Tim Kretschmer,...|
|2/16/2009 - The Consumer Wellness Center, led by Executive Director Mike Adams (editor of NaturalNews.com), has announced its sixth grant in its Nutrition Grant Program. The Consumer Wellness Center (CWC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to promoting nutrition education. The Executive Director position is a non-paid...|
|1/27/2009 - For over 6000 years, man looked first to nature to heal illness and maintain wellness. As a result of a deliberate and often sinister plan, the past century and a half has seen curing illness with nature replaced with managing sickness and treating the symptoms of illness in a system that places profits...|
|1/5/2009 - The Consumer Wellness Center, led by Executive Director Mike Adams (editor of NaturalNews) has announced a second grant in its Nutrition Grant Program. The Consumer Wellness Center (CWC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to promoting nutritional education. The Executive Director position is a non-paid...|
|11/14/2008 - We know that fatty processed foods aren't good for our schoolchildren, but getting more locally grown foods on the cafeteria menu can be difficult. The economic crisis may change that. Schools now have less money to spend while at the same time farmers find it increasingly expensive to transport their...|
|10/20/2008 - As farmers struggle to mitigate the increasing cost of transporting produce from farm to store and schools face smaller budgets and increasing concerns over the nutritional content of school lunches, some schools opt to bring the farm to the lunch table.
The concern over the nutritional value of...|
|9/17/2008 - A Minnesota state congressperson has proposed a law that she hopes would lead to schools free of colognes, perfumes and other artificial fragrances.
Rep. Karen Clark initially proposed placing an outright ban on all fragrances in Minneapolis schools, out of concern for the effects that those chemicals...|
|9/15/2008 - Dr. Abraham Maslow synthesized a large body of research resulting in his master creation, the Hierarchy of Needs. This hierarchy, beautiful in its simplicity, describes the stages of human development through which each of us passes on the way to becoming fully functioning, responsible adults ultimately...|
|9/11/2008 - Going to public school can be a terrifying experience, as one 13-year-old honor student at an Arizona middle school named Savana Redding recently learned. An article by the Los Angeles Times reports that the frightened young girl was ordered out of a math class by a male assistant principal who decided...|
|9/9/2008 - With all the attention from the media, activist moms, and health advocates, most people today are aware that the quality of school lunches is lacking in... well, quality. Most people would be hard pressed to differentiate between a fruit and a vegetable, no less what kind of meat is actually on that...|
|8/21/2008 - On the heels of Olympian Michael Phelps' deal with Kellogg's to promote sugary breakfast cereals -- a move for which he was widely criticized -- NaturalNews has learned that Phelps is also involved in a deal with McDonald's to introduce Chinese children to American junk food. According to Xinhuanet.com,...|
|7/28/2008 - Infection with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is 16 times higher than the national average among Texas high school football players, according to three studies conducted by the Texas Department of Health Services.
MRSA is an antibiotic resistant version of the same bacteria that...|
|6/23/2008 - It appears that the use of electroshock punishment tactics isn't limited to the U.S. military these days: The state of Massachusetts has renewed a special education school's authority to use electric shocks as a form of punishment, even after the school admitted to administering excessive and unfair...|
|6/16/2008 - A Rhode Island school district has announced a pilot program to monitor student movements by means of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips implanted in their schoolbags.
The Middletown School District, in partnership with MAP Information Technology Corp., has launched a pilot program to implant...|
|5/30/2008 - Today I am bringing you news from the world of ADHD, because scientists claim they have found a difference in the brains of children with ADHD versus "normal" children. The brains of these children who have been diagnosed with ADHD were scanned with an MRI machine. They compared 40,000 different points...|
|5/11/2008 - As Mike Adams' wonderful analysis of the current state of the world shows in "The Biofuels Scam, Food Shortages and the Coming Collapse of the Human Population" (http://www.naturalnews.com/023091.html) , something is deeply wrong in America and the world. It's as if the vast majority of people have...|
|5/2/2008 - Schools in at least eight states have reported confirmed cases of students being infected with the "superbug" known as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) following the death of a 17-year old Virginia student late last year, and the deaths of a New Hampshire preschooler and an 11-year-old...|
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|4/9/2008 - Remember the news headline from a few months ago about the 2 year old who called 911 to report that his grandmother was not feeling well? The news was full of praise about the kid's actions, but the real story is about the grandmother or whoever is raising a child like that. That person really knows...|
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