Articles By: Don Irvine

School Board Evolution Stalemate

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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.

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UK Tug of PeaCe

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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.

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Phi Beta Koppel

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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.

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Foul Play

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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.

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Education Orientation

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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?”

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Harmonious Education

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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.

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Political Easter Egg Hunt

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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.

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