Alyssa Campanella, 21, the new Miss USA, called herself a "huge science geek" and said that evolution should be taught in schools.
If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.
The one thing most people agreed upon was that, whatever was being measured, these tests did not measure "intelligence."
Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.
Teachers need the firm right to collective bargaining no less than Wisconsin's other public employees, no less than the public employees of every other state.
Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.
These problem teachers - who openly flout the law - aren't discussed by Fox News or right-wing politicians.
Is today's corporate elite meaner than capitalists and wealthy families of the previous era? Perhaps, but there are more fundamental reasons for their behavior.
CHICAGO - Can anyone beat Rahm? That's the question on the minds of many Chicagoans as the Nov. 22 candidate petition-filing deadline for mayor of the nation's third largest city fast approaches.
WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.