In Kansas, the Shawnee Mission Board of Education adopted a three-year unilateral contract for teachers that their union fought against. On Monday, middle school teacher Amanda Coffman tendered her resignation from the school district with this powerful and emotional statement to the board.
Someone should hire Coffman as a highly-paid speech writer, pronto.
College students have been majoring in cannabis for decades, but it’s finally legit at Colorado State University-Pueblo. On Friday, the Colorado Department of Higher Education approved a new bachelor of science degree program in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry to launch in the fall. From CNN: Graduates could begin careers either in the cannabis and hemp […]
Boston’s got a bad reputation when it comes to race. And unfortunately, much of it’s deserved. Of course, there are people who are trying to fight and make a positive difference despite the segregation that’s left the predominantly black neighborhoods behind in schooling and socializing. Which is why the Boston Teacher’s Union planned a week-long […]
Companies like Edubirdie offer platforms for academic cheating, connecting freelance essay-writers with desperate students who pay hundreds of dollars to have their academic papers ghostwritten for them. Edubirdie has recruited customers with on-campus “epic parties” which offered organizers $250, along with branded cups and a standee with the company’s mascot, in exchange for posting five […]
We’ve all seen the news stories for weeks. And they’re frightening. Whenever a mysterious ailment like the coronavirus springs to life, it inevitably triggers a wave of global concern over the state of public safety. But while the coronavirus doesn’t appear to be an airborne condition (although it’s not impossible), there are literally still thousands […]
The world just isn’t made for lefties. From baseball gloves to can openers to credit card readers with slots on the right side, the 10 percent of the planet with a dominant left hand long ago realized they’re trapped in a world crafted by the other 90 percent. Among all those indignities, there may be […]
It’s not an exaggeration to place Singer and the Singer sewing machine among the most recognized heritage brand names and products in American business history. Back in the 1850s, entrepreneur Isaac Merritt Singer seized on a way to build the first practical sewing machine for use in the home — and to say American housewives […]