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Minnesota Schools Close So Teachers Can Play with Dolls, Learn About Teaching Islam

Parker01 Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 7:15 AM
How long does this type of nonsense have to continue before Americans wake up and realize the Public Education System is, like all socialist experiments, an abject failure and needs to be completely eradicated in its present form. Between the unions and the social theory of those 'running' the asylums, we call schools, there is no palatable reason for continuing to sacrifice the future of our nation through 'public education.'

Each year, Minnesota government schools close for two days (just before the weekend, of course) so teachers’ union members can gather at a conference organized by their union.

It’s meant to “inspire teachers,” EAGnews.org reported, and the conference includes a session titled, “Using Persona Dolls to Promote Social Emotional Intelligence and Acceptance of Diversity.”

The union describes it this way: “Used around the world, persona dolls are lifelike dolls with personalities and stories you create. The dolls become members of your classroom community and children learn by empathizing with the dolls and giving them heartfelt advice on the same...