Category - Education

Intelligent Design on the Ropes?

Intelligent Design may not be making the headway its press would suggest. Some choice quotes from a New York Times article: Behind the headlines, however, intelligent design as a field of inquiry is failing to gain the traction its supporters had...

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Linda McCullough: U R sew write!

Montana’s Superintendent of Public Schools, Linda McCullough, has some intriguing ideas about education, specifically about writing. At a recent meeting with the Board of Public Education, McCullough offered this insight: Superintendent...

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A Sobering Article on Education

Anyone interested in the state of education in the United States must read this article by Jonathan Kozol in the September issue of Harpers. It is heartbreaking and unbelievable. Two quick excerpts: In San Diego there is a school that bears the name...

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Who Are These People?

Honest question…who are these people who really believe that America is in the grasp of socialism? Who honestly looks at a society that is more nakedly pro-capitalist since anytime before World War I, a society whose president doesn’t...

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Just Don’t Go is an interesting site that offers information for parents, teachers and students about avoidng the ever-aggresive military recruiters on our high school campuses. A valuable resources, as many schools are failing in their...

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Intelligent Design and Bush

Must fight the urge…to make cheap shot at Bush….intelligent design… So, now that the insurgency in Iraq is in its last throes, President Bush can focus his attention on the things that really matter–like promoting crackpot...

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Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.
In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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