Teacher suspended for discussing racial epithet in class | Reuters
What that Reuter;s headline doesn’t indicate is that it was used as part of a lesson on “offensive language.”
Paul Ryan Tells Student He Should Work Three Jobs To Pay For College, Not Use Pell Grants | ThinkProgress
The lower and middle class are exactly the groups we need to be putting our funding into. A recent NYTimes editorial commented on the fact that the best way for someone to improve their station is through education. People who are better off will make certain that their children get an adequate education whether they are taxed as 2, 12, or 22%. Lower income families cannot do the same. Anyone who considers themselves patriotic, humanist, or indeed moral should be concerned with giving opportunities (an not handouts) at the minor expense of the “haves.”
Texas education board sticks to teaching of evolution | Reuters
How damned sad is it that this feels like a victory? That said, good job, Texas.