Larry Atkins, who teaches journalism at Temple and Arcadia Universities, warns news outlets to be careful when it comes to using citizen journalists to report on the news.
Articles By: Don Irvine
Sir Winston Churchill may have been voted the best Briton ever, but if a national curriculum proposal is approved the former Prime Minister will be relegated to the dust bin of history as he will be removed from a list of figures that secondary school children must learn about in Great Britain.
The liberally minded National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is carefully reviewing its election procedures after a nominee’s withdrawal left them with only one candidate for the office of president-elect: a supporter of adding intelligent design to the curriculum in Kansas schools.
For once there is good news on the battle to fight political correctness in Great Britain thanks to an infusion of nearly 3 million dollars into British Schools to encourage all school age children to exercise.
Former ABC Nightline anchor Ted Koppel addressed the graduates at the University of Southern California (USC) and displayed his newfound freedom of no longer having to hide his political leanings.
A new academic study of the National Basketball Association which is in the middle of its playoff series concludes that there is a racial bias when it comes to fouls called by referees.
Thin is in especially when it comes to the Fat Controller in the Thomas the Tank Engine Stories.
As battles rage across the country in school systems over sexual orientation policies, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) meeting put in their two cents worth with a late afternoon session on Saturday titled “Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual , and Transgender Issues in Schools: The Changing Landscape in Legal and Practical Terms-Are You Ready?”
On Friday the NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education kicked off its meeting in San Francisco with an address by 1960’s civil rights activist and emeritus professor at UC-Berkeley’s Department of Ethnic Studies Carlos Munoz Jr. on racial harmony.
Today hundreds of children and their parents will gather on the south lawn of the White House to participate in the annual Easter Egg Roll. Across from the White House at Lafayette Park, however, a coalition of left-wing groups led by the Vineeta Foundation is hosting the “White House Cluster Bomb Hunt” where children will search for brightly colored balls and other objects that represent cluster bombs.