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Education is the place for The Tentacle readers to learn about what is happening in their child’s classroom.  We publish what other media is too afraid to talk about.  Our agenda is looking out for what is in your child’s best interests and the interest of you, the parents and guardians.

Do Black Americans Really Want to Defund the Police?

The media and the left in general tell us that black Americans want to “defund the police.” But is it true? The story goes that the police are violent against black Americans and that’s the motive behind the defund the police movement. But a recent survey tells a different story.

ReOpen Maryland’s Reopen Schools Project

ReOpen Maryland is asking for public support in getting the Maryland State Department of Education to reopen our schools under "normal" conditions. They request you share their one-page handout on Schools and Coronavirus with your own friends and send an email to MSDE at educationplan.msde@maryland.gov.

Maryland State Board of Education Invites Live Public Comment to Virtual Board Meetings

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland State Department of Education invites live public comments in future meetings of the Maryland State Board of Education beginning with the next virtual meeting scheduled Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Members of the public are encouraged to submit comment(s)/feedback to the State Board of Education to share their views on issues pertaining to matters under Board authority and the administration of State public school systems.

Whistleblower Reports Child Abuse At Carroll Manor Elementary School

A Miner Detail received the document below from an anonymous source. The document below states that parents whose children attend Carroll Manor Elementary School in Adamstown, Maryland received an e-mail on August 15, 2019.

Help! I’m A Closet Conservative Teacher (Part I)

Conservatism, Education, and Montgomery County Public Schools is a combination that is not welcome. I have seen it firsthand. My hope is through a series of articles, I can share my experiences as a conservative teacher within the MCPS system. I look forward to shedding some light on what is happening within our public school system.

Throwing Darts at the Board of Education

Take a quick scroll around Facebook and Twitter and you might learn a few things about the state of public education. If the virus from Wuhan has any positives, it’s that it’s unmasked a few myths

Toying With Year Round School

Year round school!! That's the answer, we need year round school. It seems that's the new thing. If we only had year round school things would be better. Everywhere you look on social media someone is saying how wonderful and helpful year round school is. The more I see them talking about it, the less I think they understand. Not to be rude, but year round school isn't something new, it’s been around for quite a while and not widely adopted.

Frederick Parents Unite to Bring Back Fall Sports and Open Schools

As we head into week three of virtual distance learning, a group of Frederick County parents have started a Facebook Group worthy of joining – FCPS MD H.S. Parents Unite to Bring Back Fall Sports.

Implicit Bias – A Flawed Theory

I waited awhile before writing about the Frederick County Public Schools, Racial Equity Committee. I wanted to read a bit more about it and look into some of the “issues” they have uncovered.

Teachers Fear Discovery During Distance Learning

Many parents got a wakeup call over the weekend of August 8, 2020. Matthew Kay, a 34-year-old English teacher at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia let the world see what many parents fear. Children ARE being indoctrinated behind closed doors out of sight of their parents.