The contrasting editorials on whether states or the federal government should control public education published last month fail to address the real causes of student underachievement: a growing dissatisfaction within the teaching profession that is impacting who goes into this career and ho…
An opinion column (“Dual-language learning for all students is visionary,” Dec. 2) from Tucsoncitizen.com is absolutely correct when it stated that the “persistent underachievement of Latino students has nothing to do with a lack of ability or talent. Latino students are just as smart.”
Some kids don’t like to color. Despite the kits to create one’s own crayons or view products in 3-D, some kids are not interested. Even assigning exotic names and adding scents are not enough to hook every child into becoming a coloring aficionado.
There is something to be said about a school district such as Nogales Unified, where 99 percent of the students are Hispanic or another minority.
The debate over what triggered the horrific events in Tucson
ranges from vitriolic rhetoric to excessive violence in video
After reading the Star's lead editorial "State must stop
shortchanging schools, students," I came to the conclusion that
perhaps the only lesson we might have to impart to students,
parents and community members is how to spell hypocrisy.
Mice sing for love. They croon very specific warbles to attract
females, and the sounds are highly seductive, especially if the
female mouse has dipped into a glass of wine.