Killing COVID-19, Rules of Engagement, Politicized Sports, Zoom School, & Jeopardy (33m) – Episode 378

Episode 378 has Skyler giving his commentary on the following topics from r/blackpeopletwitter and r/whitepeopletwitter: America adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic instead of behaving autocratically and “eliminating” it completely; AIER.org article on Federal Court ruling pandemic orders unconstitutional; soldiers having better rules of engagement than American police officers; assumptions about booing at the Kansas City Chiefs home opening and the politicization of sports; realizing the school is about control and punishment instead of education; and the novel idea that one of the presidential debates should be a round of Jeopardy with relevant answer topics.

Gallup Poll: Homeschooling Rate Doubles as School Satisfaction Plummets

Results of a new Gallup poll released last week may give us the sharpest look yet at how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted American education and what may lie ahead. According to the poll, parents’ overall satisfaction with their child’s education dropped 10 percent over last year, while at the same time the number of parents saying they will choose homeschooling doubled in 2020 to 10 percent.

Placing The Solutions Off-Limits

“How can we solve this or that problem? Oh, and you’re not allowed to change anything that matters! That would be crazy!”

Found somewhere on the internet

 

“How can we solve this or that problem? Oh, and you’re not allowed to change anything that matters! That would be crazy!”

How often do you see this kind of thing from statists? All the time? I do.
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With Remote Learning, Schools Are Watching and Reporting Parents at Alarming Rates

As remote learning creates more distance between school districts and students, school and state officials are clinging to control however they can. From sending Child Protective Services (CPS) agents to investigate charges of neglect in homes where children missed Zoom classes last spring, to proposing “child wellbeing checks” in homes this fall, government schools and related agencies are panicking over parents having increased influence over their children’s care and education during the pandemic.