Of all the attempts to reform education, the so-called school-to-work program, in many ways, looked like the most promising.
Monthly Archives For April 2006
A veteran educator asks, what comes first in American education, United States citizenship or world citizenship?
Educational experimenters rejoiced when multibillionaire Bill Gates’ foundation bankrolled some of their favorite education schemes, but these private sector philanthropists quickly learned what public officials are loathe to admit: social planning will not yield literacy.
While the former foreign secretary for the Taliban attends lectures openly at Yale, ROTC cadets routinely feel compelled to change out of their U. S. military uniforms before returning to class.
American colleges and universities can still claim that they are producing more scientists every year but they can juice those numbers by the manner in which they label various academic disciplines as scientific.
A veteran cop and author debunked widespread academic myths about the U. S. military at Accuracy in Academia’s recent Capitol Hill conference.
Clearly, No Child Left Behind has caused schools to redouble their efforts to teach reading and math but at what cost?
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide soon whether to hear a case involving a school district’s censorship of a kindergartner’s art poster that contained a picture of Jesus.