When people cry racism when racism isn’t actually there, it only desensitizes people to the evil that racism is. Unfortunately, it seems that this is happening today.
At the rate we are going, saying “good morning” might become offensive. Every American, of any background, has a good reason to celebrate 1776.
“I would like to suggest that Marlboro College is progressive only in name, not in behavior,” she said. “It is a disgusting display to hear people in this audience boo.”
Around 80 percent of students in special education do not belong there, a special education advocate said, according to a Sunday report. Fewer than 20 percent of students in special education programs have severe autism, Down syndrome or other established conditions.
The House on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve H.897, which reconfigures the current per-service funding formula for special education into a block-grant system. New language in the bill includes a four-year phase-in period for independent schools to adopt the new formula and begin taking more special education children.
Giving students the right and the resources to find the school situation that is right for them will benefit all concerned. The student will be in a better, healthier position to learn if he or she feels happy and safe in the classroom.
Young adults need a well thought-out financial literacy program. But are schools the right place for it?
Langbert examines the political affiliation of Ph.D.-holding faculty members at 51 of the 66 top-ranked liberal arts colleges according to U.S. News & World Report. He finds that 39 percent of the colleges in his sample are Republican-free — with zero registered Republicans on their faculties.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview Sharon Academy Head of School Michael Livingston to discuss some of the challenges facing Vermont’s independent schools.
On Friday, Keith Lyman, principal at Brattleboro Area Middle School, lowered the American Flag so Mikaela Simms, the diversity coordinator for the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union, and Diamond Bedward, Kia Adams, and Mya Satchell, eighth-grade students at Brattleboro Area Middle School, could raise the Black Lives Matter flag beneath it.
“Very few employers want to hire liberal arts majors,” the research director said, referencing a two percent estimate from another survey. He also mentioned that “no one cares about GPA anymore,” suggesting only around one percent of employers indicated that they valued the metric.