A Teacher Who Made a Difference

Replacing Public Schools

Frank McAlpin: Ms. Dawson’s class was not about memorizing and spitting back information on multiple choice tests. Her class was about building our reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.

US Whitewashed History

US History Curriculum

Steve Hochstadt: U.S. history was white-washed. Public school textbooks used in Texas were emphatic about savage Indians and lazy Negroes.

Making Money Off Students

Money Off Students

Lucianna M. Sanson and Lee-Ann P. Nolan: While these so-called ed-reformers would have us believe that Tennessee is making great gains in the testing arena, in actuality, we are making great gains FOR testing companies, Charter schools, and corporations, NOT our students.

Game Plan for College Sports Reform

College Sports Reform

Frank Fear: How about taking a page out of history? Let’s do in 2014 what happened in 1905: leaders take stock and make adjustments “for the good of the game” and—more importantly—for the good of American higher education.

Colorado Students Give Nation a History Lesson

Colorado Students Walk Out

Joseph Palermo: The student activists of Jefferson County show us that the younger generation can rise to the occasion and steer the world toward a better place than their parents and grandparents left for them.

Koch Brothers, ALEC Threaten Campus Democracy

lissaTD-600

Roshan Bliss: Florida State University poised to appoint former ALEC Legislator of the Year John Thrasher as new president after “sham” presidential search and Koch funding scandal.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...