L.A. Computer Rollout: Something is Fishy

Back to October 2014 Ed Reporter L.A. Computer Rollout: Something is Fishy Los Angeles Unified School District has suspended its contract with Apple Computers and Pearson Education under a cloud of controversy. The second-largest school district in the nation selected … Continue reading

Education Briefs

Back to October 2014 Ed Reporter Education Briefs Wesleyan University in Connecticut is forcing all fraternities “to become coed within three years” and to ensure that females are “well represented” in all leadership positions. Non-compliance will result in loss of … Continue reading

Students Agitating for Union Politics

Back to October 2014 Ed Reporter Students Agitating for Union Politics The College Board and the National Education Association (NEA) union support the student protests that have disrupted learning for days at high schools in Jefferson County, Colorado. Thousands of … Continue reading

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