Penn State Hosted The Proud Boys Despite Outcry. Students Were Attacked.

A Pennsylvania State University event featuring Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes was canceled Monday night after McInnes’ supporters attacked students and members of the media.

In the hours leading up to the event — titled “Stand Back & Stand By” and featuring the bigoted gang leader and far-right troll Alex Stein — the Proud Boys and their allies attacked a throng of protesting students and journalists gathered outside the venue. One person, described as a member of the Proud Boys, pepper-sprayed the crowd. Another video shows a Proud Boy fist-fighting with a crowd of protesters.

For weeks, students had been petitioning university administration to cancel the event due to safety concerns. McInnes has a documented history of bringing members of his violent street gang to speaking engagements, where they attack students and protesters.

But Penn State administrators allowed the event to continue on the grounds of constitutionally protected speech.

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What is LearnStorm? Teachers and students share their appreciation for Khan Academy’s classroom tool

What is LearnStorm? Teachers and students share their appreciation for Khan Academy’s classroom tool

Hey Teachers! Have you heard of LearnStorm? Wondering what LearnStorm is? LearnStorm is a classroom tool that combines growth–mindset activities and lesson-aligned practice to drive mastery of core academic skills, motivate classrooms, and build students’ confidence.

LearnStorm is the world’s only classroom engagement tool that both drives skill mastery AND gets kids dancing — and it’s FREE for you and your students! Read on to hear what students and teachers love about LearnStorm and how you can sign your class up today.

LearnStorm is a popular classroom tool among teachers

One thing is for certain — teachers love LearnStorm and highly recommend it as a great motivational tool for students. Beyond student motivation, teachers have discovered LearnStorm is an excellent resource for differentiation, community building, and college readiness. To hear more teacher experiences, watch LaToya’s story or Carmen’s story as they share how impressed

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