One reason to keep an eye on what is in textbooks used by students in California’s public schools is that what is passed on by the state’s education authorities to a large degree determines what can go in courses in the rest of the country. That could also be a cause of alarm.
Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline
If the father of our country were a teenager today, he might not want to go to the university in our nation’s capital that is named after him.
Maybe one of the reasons our fortieth president gets such short shrift in textbooks is because he had the academic left’s number, as we used to say.
In New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina we can see what it takes to dislodge an entrenched educational bureaucracy and its companion teachers union from power—a natural disaster.
A new book exposes environmental scares that have become textbook mainstays but bear more than a passing resemblance to urban legends.
In the current issue of Radical Teacher, one of their writers tries to relay our history, with some success.
At a time when the newly seated U. S. Congress is moving to increase federal aid to higher education, one way or another, yet another college has broken the one-billion-dollar mark in its endowment cache—George Washington University.
In their zealous push for every item on the countercultural agenda, modern-day labor leaders and their alleged academic supporters may be alienating some of their natural allies.
Perhaps inadvertently, a Harris poll released earlier this month shows the benefits of a religious education over a secular one.
Despite the touchy-feely pronouncements of their proponents, America’s Public Schools have become battlegrounds over divisive issues that divide an already divided nation even further.