In the Press
News Stories, Editorials, Studies....
14. New York Times (Feb. 14, 2005), an op-ed
piece, "Historically Incorrect Canoodling" by STEPHANIE
to current sentiments about marital bliss, "For thousands of years,
love, passion and marriage were considered a rare and usually undesirable
combination. Valentine's Day was originally envisioned by the Roman Catholic
Church as a check on sexual passion..." But read on...! There's hope...!
Soulfull gazes may not be misdirected...!
January 4. The New York Times, January 3, 2005. "Leave
No Sales Pitch Behind." Editorial on military recruitment at high
schools and the NCLB Act.
January 3. The New York Times, January 3, 2005. "The
Social Security Fear Factor." Editorial on Social Security reform.
December 7. The Charlotte Observer, "The
Zero to 21 Project": In a story that launched a six-part series,
reporters fanned out over the region during one day to examine the everyday
lives of children and teens. The story is told chronologically, from morning
to night, in snapshot accounts of the lives of children in a homeless shelter,
in an International Baccalaureate high school, in a private school for children
with disabilities and numerous other settings.
December 3. Guardian Limited, "Washington
funds false sex lessons" by Gary Younge
December 2. The Washington Post, "Some
Abstinence Programs Mislead Teens" by Ceci Conolly, Staff Writer
December 2. The Washington Post,
"Holes in Welfare Reform" by Greenberg and Bernstein.
November 30. "Disappearing
Dropouts," PBS Online Newshour. Fudging the numbers of high school
dropouts in Florida.
November 30. The Washington Post, "Inside
First Grade," Varying goals for teachers...
" Wal-Mart's War on Women," UFCW web-site article + links
November 23. "Abstinence
Education ," PBS Online Newshour. The debate over abstinence-only
sex education programs in schools.
November 22. The Washington Post,
"Universities Record Drop in Black Admissions" by Michael
Dobbs, Staff Writer
October 13. The Washington Post. "A
Poverty Issue Left Untouched" By Robert J. Samuelson,
August 18. "Charter School Scores Seen as Bad News for Bush" NPR
story. A recent study of 4th and 8th grade students found that those
in charter schools lagged behind their peers in public schools.