A federal judge said a Mississippi high school violated Constance McMillen's rights when it said she couldn't bring a girlfriend to prom. But the school is avoiding the gay rights issue by canceling prom and allowing parents to sponsor a substitute dance.
Competition may bring out the best in business and sports, but that logic doesn’t necessarily apply to public schools. The practical way to mend the educational system is by implementing economic and social reforms that focus on the children.
Maywood, Calif., has become a ‘culture of participation’ to help solve its pollution problems, particularly with contaminated water.
The unemployment report on Friday showed 53,000 fewer government jobs in September.
As galleries cut back and sales plummet, many artists are struggling to scrape by with odd jobs.
The president-elect's proposed Artists Corps is one plank in his push to revitalize the arts in education.
Finland's model protects the judgment of teachers.