Saturday, May 22, 2010
Texas board adopts new social studies curriculum - Nation Wire - SunHerald.com
"Parents should be very wary of politicians designing curriculum," Duncan said in a statement.
But Republican board member David Bradley said the curriculum revision process has always been political but the ruling faction had changed since the last time social studies standards were adopted.
Because so long as the education of minors is a matter of public policy, its regulation is a proper function of state government, whether in a classroom or at a kitchen table.
SUN HERALD | Editorial We support HOMEschooling, but not UNschooling - Editorial - SunHerald.com
Homeschoolers, like private schools do not receive state funds and therefore should NOT be regulated by the state. I wonder who The Sun Herald thinks will pay for the unnecessary testing they wish to impose.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children has paid $3 million to compensate five former students
Paper: Pa. school pays alleged abuse victims $3M - Nation Wire - SunHerald.com