Commas, periods and question marks are the latest targets of the PC police, the New York City junior high school National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has chosen sides in the cultural debate over homosexuality in the schools, Kentucky’s educational leaders are more concerned with overweight students than academic performance
Monthly Archives For July 2005
Next Monday (July 18th), local school systems in North Carolina will release their preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results for 2004-2005.
The Philadelphia School Board last month voted to make African and Black American history mandatory subjects for Philadelphia’s public school students.
Their slogan is “Great Public Schools for Every Child.” At its 143rd annual convention, the National Education Association (NEA) offered up a few novel approaches to achieve this goal. Mike Reitz, director of the Labor Policy Center at the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, shares some of the proposals that came up at the NEA’s recent convention.
At its 20th anniversary dinner, Accuracy in Academia will make its first annual presentation of its Little Churchill awards, named after Ward not Winston, for dubious academic achievement.
Even First Amendment absolutists should question whether any university would countenance Giovannian ad-libs offered by speakers who hold diametrically opposite political views.
He is innocent until proven guilty but his involvement in controversial radical Islamic organizations is a matter of public record.
There is some religious bias at The United States Air Force Academy witnesses told a congressional committee. But would their policies endanger freedom to worship?
A college or university’s geographic location in America’s heartland may not lead to a moderate balance among its faculty or in its course offerings.
It should surprise no one that the latest educational fad making waves across the country is just another repackaged, touchy-feely program designed to bolster self-esteem.