While teacher quality often is the focus of improving schools, the role of the principal cannot be overlooked, especially as a motivator for teachers.
Monthly Archives For May 2005
The greatest danger facing this country is the one that still doesn’t make many headlines—our collective national amnesia.
East Carolina University will hire a new administrator with the title Assistant to the Chancellor for Institutional Diversity. ECU already has in place such diversity offices as its Office of Intercultural Student Affairs and its Office of Institutional Equity,
Spending $34.2 billion in two years? That’s a tall order. But not for North Carolina legislators…
Labor unions typically control large urban school districts and often obstruct comprehensive reform.
It is well settled that the First Amendment fully protects the free speech rights of students, and the Supreme Court has emphasized that religious speech is entitled to the same protections.
Students and invited speakers do not shed their constitutional rights when they step up to the graduation podium. Expressing faith in God does not disqualify a student from delivering a graduation message.
The recent book, Out of Ivy, gives an inside account of what happens when a student goes ivy.
What else needs to be done to measure the success of North Carolina education?
Students are moving away from politically correct humanities majors and courses towards the social sciences.