So what do the labor unions and their representatives say when presented with questions and conflicting facts?
Monthly Archives For March 2007
News flash: a tenured professor at a state university rates Ronald Reagan as one of the five greatest presidents of all time.
Last week the capital was abuzz over Getting Down to Facts, the massive series of privately-funded education reports coordinated through Stanford University. The responses to these reports missed some key realities.
Not surprisingly the first rumored finding is that California schools are being short-changed to the tune of $1 trillion. That amounts to an additional $160,000 in per-pupil funding, which already exceeds $11,600.
International Baccalaureate schools, and there are hundreds in the United States, can write their own curriculum so long as the beliefs and values of the curriculum agree with the beliefs and values of the UN.
The latest example of just how strong the political correctness movement is in Great Britain has surfaced in Huddlesfield.
Environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was recently paid $20,000 by Virginia Tech to tell the students that there aren’t two sides to the global warming debate and that the problem with the media today is that we don’t have a fairness doctrine.
Liberty Union High School district in Contra Costa [California] this week changed its policy banning parent-paid religious ads from its yearbook. The change was instigated after the school district received a letter from the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI), explaining that the policy is a violation of free speech rights.
Rebekah Rice, a student at Santa Rosa’s Maria Carillo High School, was herself being harassed by other students because of her religious beliefs, when she was sent to the principal’s office for using the phrase “that’s so gay” in response to her tormentors.
Duke University’s undergraduate curriculum — like many others – went through a period of erosion beginning in the late 1960s but might be making a comeback.