Until Hurricane Katrina came and temporarily knocked Natalee Holloway, Cindy Sheehan and Judge John Roberts off the radar, one of the big shockers was that Timken High School in Canton, Ohio had a wee bit of a problem. Out of 490 female students, 65 are pregnant.
Monthly Archives For August 2005
Six Catholic universities have United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chapters on their campuses despite the Vatican’s nine-year-old refusal to support the multilateral government agency.
Just three weeks after banning what it deemed to be “hostile” or “abusive” Indian nicknames and mascots in post season play the NCAA has backed down and granted a waiver to the Florida State Seminoles.
The latest pronouncement from academia correctly identifies the failings of public education but misdiagnoses the cause and, hence, offers a prescription that promises more of the same malady.
If you ever doubted that most high school students are basically lazy, you know have some proof thanks to a recently completed survey.
When 15-year-old Chelsea Rhoades left for school early one day last December, her family expected it to be just another normal, uneventful day at one of Indiana’s premier public high schools but school officials had slightly different plans.
Advocates of a sex education curriculum promoting abstinence ought to be on their guard.
I just graduated from Buckingham Browne and Nichols, a prep school dedicated to the proposition that straight white males are the lone source of all evil.
According to an ACT yearly report, only about half of this year’s high school graduates have the reading skills they need to succeed in college, and even fewer are prepared for college-level science and math courses.
The GOMs (Gatekeepers of Mediocrity) seem to have won.