233 results for 'education'
... read. Once the school experience was over, graduates were quite capable of passing high school and college proficiency exams, made moral and ethical decisions befit successful, productive members of society, and quite possibly, even became a teachers of others. There was no harm done in their education. Ultimately, these were NOT children "left behind". They were prepared to be competitive in world markets and contributed to making America a "superpower". Fast forward 2008: Urban school...same building, now 40 to 50 years old (hopefully the asbestos and lead paint has been successfully... (more)
...You must rise to the occasion.
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The Institute of Islamic Information and Education
“Preachers of Hate” by Kenneth R. Timmerman
“The French Betrayal of America” by Kenneth R. Timmerman
Note: Kenneth Timmerman is a reporter who has covered the middle east
and France for the past 20 years, is fluent in Arabic dialects, and has met... (more)
...information was also handed out. Most importantly, sprinkled throughout the festival grounds were the booths featuring a non-partisan, Hispanic voter-registration campaign with the theme “Vote For Your Future/Vota Para Tu Futuro.” The participating organizations staffing the voter education booths included Telemundo, the National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials, the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Rock The Vote, and United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI). According to a recent report that was published in today’s newspapers... (more)
...Those are just shows the government puts on to get people to willingly give up a buck or two a week on the empty promise that if you get the right numbers, you’ll get an aircraft carrier load of money. The whole production is done by actors and the money doesn’t really help education. Oh, it goes to education, but that was a bait and switch. You see, if the government was giving $25 million to education before the lottery, that $25 million was replaced by the $25 million that was raised through the lottery. The money from the lottery goes to education as promised, but ... (more)
...an Award of Recognition to JazzAmerica for the outstanding work of the organization. Consuella Mackey, Founder/Executive Director-Operation Confidence, Commissioner on Disability City of Los Angeles presented the award to Richard Simon. Linda Ortiz from LACER (Literacy, Arts, Culture, Education & Recreation) greeted the audience. Mr. Buddy Collette, Gil Bernal, Jackie Kelso and Jack Lecompte were some of the musicians in attendance at Catalina Bar and Grill.
The afternoon concluded with a splendid set featuring Plas Johnson-saxophone, Llew Matthews-piano, Richard... (more)
...by 2019. Get rid of government entitle programs. If the government could stop wasting that money alone the budget would have a surplus every year and we wouldn’t have to do any of the rest of these suggestions, BUT, doing this one and the rest is a better idea. Eliminate the Department of Education. Government schools are polluting children’s heads with liberal garbage instead of actually teaching them worthwhile skills like reading and writing. Do you know how many memos I see every day that have misspelled words and poor grammar? AND I WORK FOR A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT! These people ... (more)
...benefits -- of course, only if they survive, and without injury to their bodies and minds. Without telling them the job description is kill or be killed, rob another person that you don't even know of their human rights, human dignities, and their freedom, all so you can have a college education, early retirement and live in comfort. While they live their lives destroyed and devastated, you can enjoy a cold one in your retirement, unless you have some regrets and memories of what you saw and did and choose that you can't live with yourself and commit the ultimate war crime against... (more)
...chefs, restaurants, scientists, and many others), SalmonAid will raise awareness of the plight of west coast salmon populations, the rivers and streams they spawn in, and the many coastal and inland communities that rely on salmon for their livelihoods and survival. The festival will feature educational booths, activities and foods highlighting the natural history of salmon, as well as the history, culture and traditions of salmon towns and the peoples connected through our west coast salmon heritage - from Morro Bay, California to Bellingham, Washington, and inland to Idaho and... (more)
...than when they went in.
Hollywood thinks the military is a bunch of country bumpkins turned war criminals who only joined the service to escape a miserable life of poverty and despair. I think John Kerry said it best when addressing a group of high school kids a year or so ago.
"Education -- if you make the most of it and you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well," said Kerry, a Massachusetts Democrat. "If you don't, you get stuck in Iraq."
The idea that only idiots without an education end up fighting for their country ... (more)
... The choir received a standing ovation.
Sandra Robbie and Sylvia Mendez spoke about the Mendez v. Westminster case. This was the landmark desegregation case of 1946. The case successfully ended de jure segregation in California and set a precedent for the better-known Brown v. Board of Education seven years later; and paved the way for integration and the American Civil Rights movement. Sylvia Mendez played an instrumental role in the above mentioned case. She is a retired nurse and she travels and gives lectures to educate others on the historic contributions made by her parents and ... (more)