A veteran teacher explains why she thinks that Shakespeare is “the world’s ultimate rapper.”
Monthly Archives For September 2005
No one dared to defend the record during the Department of Education’s Dreaded Silver Anniversary.
If you’re wondering what American students are learning about history these days, it’s worth spending a few minutes reading some entries from Non Campus Mentis.
Persistent achievement gaps between white and black students are a cause for great concern, not complacency.
In recognition of Constitution Day on September 17, The Rutherford Institute is calling on all Americans to read the document that one historian described as “the owners’ manual to the greatest form of government the world has ever known.”
Magic fives and no gold stars for public school children.
Nowhere do academics more obviously show their outright hostility towards academic freedom than they do in the battle over whether or not intelligent design can be taught alongside evolution in schools.
Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina got more than just Ivory Tower experience when it found a credentialed expert to teach Introduction to Criminal Justice.
Although the labor union is trying to maintain its grip on the dysfunctional public schools it helped to create, the California Teachers’ Association (CTA) is in danger of losing whatever power it has left.
Under the guise of improving the learning environment, local schools might be offering more of the same social experimentation that already leads to less literacy and more juvenile delinquency in public school classrooms year after year.