What’s Wrong With Sex Education?

Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter What’s Wrong With Sex Education? by Bobbie Ames Originally appeared in The Alabama Gazette on August 1, 2012 and reprinted with permission. Twenty years ago, Dr. Melvin Anchell, M.D, answered the question, “What’s Wrong … Continue reading

Book of the Month

Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter Book of the Month Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, Twelve Publishing, 2014, $16 “Well, what do you think?” That’s all Anson Dorrance says at half-time when … Continue reading

Planned Parenthood Sex Ed

Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter Planned Parenthood Sex Ed The Making Proud Choices! sex-education program in schools is promoted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and was developed in association with Planned Parenthood. The program is … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter Education Briefs The Garden City, Kansas school district spent $105,000 to send staff to Walt Disney World Resort for a Model Schools conference in June. The district spent about $1,750 on each attendee who … Continue reading

$10K To See Children’s Records

Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter $10K To See Children’s Records A Nevada father will have to come up with more than $10,000 if he wants to review the data compiled by the state Department of Education about his four … Continue reading

NEA: Testing Is “Stupid”

Back to September 2014 Ed Reporter NEA: Testing Is “Stupid” Standardized testing of students has been increasing for years but only when student test scores became a tool used to assess teacher performance, determine their compensation, and affect their job … Continue reading

The Dead-End Road Called Pre-K

The Dead-End Road Called Pre-K by Phyllis Schlafly August 27, 2014 After President Obama in his 2013 State of the Union address called for a new federal entitlement for taxpayer-funded free preschool or pre-K for all 4-year-olds, we thought his … Continue reading

Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Disorder

Back to July 2014 Ed Reporter Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Disorder Schools may soon be handing out drugs to treat yet another psychological disorder, in addition to ADD and ADHD. The January issue of the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology dedicates … Continue reading