In the first part of this series, we discovered that President Eisenhower’s decision to let the Russians launch a satellite first was a military-political decision; it had nothing to do with the education system in the United States, which he deemed as successful. 248 more words
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In an ironic twist, erstwhile Republican Governor (but really presidential candidate) Scott Walker wants to create a new entitlement program. Yes, you read that right. He is proposing that every low income family who chooses to send their kids to private schools should have the cost paid by the state. 849 more words
ATLANTA (AP) – State lawmakers plan to begin discussing Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal to turn over management of failing schools to a state-run district.
The joint education committee with lawmakers from both the House and Senate is scheduled to meet this afternoon at the Capitol in Atlanta. 86 more words
By David Low, MD, PhD1 and Barbara J. Low, Dr. PH2
1Professor Emeritus, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston TX
2Adjunct Faculty, Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada… 1,172 more words