Long after former Harvard University president Larry Summers tracked the subject, a debate continues in academia over whether women avoid the sciences out of choice or necessity.
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There are the “Jeremiahs,” the prophets of doom, who assert that the manufacturing industry in the United States of America is declining, but panelists Bill Lane, Lloyd Wood, Robert Scott, and Dan Ikenson arued at the Cato Institute on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, that the manufacturing industry is, indeed, “thriving,” as “the revenues, profits, profit rates, return on investments , and exports and imports are all on the rise.”
A two-day conference entitled, “A New Maritime Strategy” at The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on September 26, 2007, organized by The Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, hosted a multiplicity of panelists, many in uniform, who spoke about several crucial issues, ranging from rationale for a new maritime strategy to the need for developing critical skills for naval personnel to meet 21st century challenges.
On the evening of Thursday, September 20, 2007 at the offices of The
Education Sector, Albert Shanker was remembered as “the founding father of modern
teacher unionism,” as a “leading education reformer” and a “tough liberal.”
Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students continue to enroll in more and more multicultural classes while, conversely, studying fewer and fewer foreign languages.
It is the considered view of The National Association of Scholars that American schools of social work have lost their noble mission. They no longer adhere to the basic principles of intellectual inquiry.
The National Civic Literacy Board of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute has just announced the shocking results of its second collegiate study: “Some of America’s most prestigious universities, Yale, Harvard, Cornell, UVA, Brown and Duke, have all flunked basic civic studies.”
There is no doubt that the ideas expressed by authors Dr. Allan C. Carlson and Mr. Paul T. Mero at The Heritage Foundation’s Lehrman Auditorium on Friday, September 7, 2007, could not have come at a more appropriate time in history of this country, when there is an absolute need for fundamental changes in the structure of the American family.