Carvers Bay enlists ninth grade: Freshmen all put in JROTC
<br><span class="red">Several readers commented online against this policy, comparing it to Hitler Youth, but here's one response that reflects other reader comments: <i>Leadership, discipline and purpose. Probably something a lot of these kids don't get at home.
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The Tragedy of Education Transformation: Leadership without Expertise
<br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> Alas, South Carolina is not unique. Across the country, chief school officers echo the dogma of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, holding hands with the U. S. Secretary of Education. Mick Zais has interesting <a href="http://www.thestate.com/2010/10/28/1... [MORE]
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Don't ask schools to fix society’s problems
<br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> It's the poverty, stupid! Maybe if we say it long enough and loudly enough, somebody will listen. Good resources here--for when you're making the case in your own op ed. And every one of us MUST write op eds on this topic. Must.</span>
NCLB Data Used in Adequacy Lawsuits
MANNING, S.C. -- Giant poster boards filled with data from standardized tests dominate the courtroom where attorneys for some of the poorest school districts in South Carolina are suing the state legislature for billions of dollars in education funds.
Rocking gently back-and-forth on his black leather chair, Circuit Judge Thomas W... [MORE]
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Poor Schools Sue for Funding: Higher Standards Are Basis for Seeking 'Educational Adequacy'