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.
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.