Day: April 14, 2009

Education

Competition: A Partner In Education

Competition: a Partner in Education Our education system is about memorizing information and passing tests.    The standardized curriculum with standardized tests determines a student’s grade and influences college and career choices and unfortunately self-esteem.  The student’s innate intelligences or level of interest are not considered.   Can we change this formula and create environments that put […]readmore

Other News

Progressive Association for Political Action Hosts Public Advocate Candidate Debate

Progressive Association for Political Action Hosts Public Advocate Candidate Debate By Mary Alice Miller This year’s citywide candidates for Public Advocate – Norman Siegel, Bill deBlasio, Mark Green, and Eric Gioia – made their case to a standing room audience of voters at the elegant South Oxford Space. Hosted by the Progressive Association for Political […]readmore

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Bill Lynch: Don't Wait for the Stimulus, Work For It!

The saying is “All politics is local” and that goes for the politics of the much-heralded stimulus package as well.  When folks on the ground hear numbers like several billion dollars here, a couple of hundred million there, the question arises, “how do we get our share?” We thought one of the best ways to […]readmore