College Basketball Graduation Rate Insanity

College Basketball Graduation Rate Insanity

Colleges prepare all year for the lucrative chance to send a team to the basketball championship tournament commonly known as “March Madness.” But, when it comes to making sure that student-athletes are academically prepared for the game of life, madness...

Remembering Jaime Escalante

When Jaime Escalante died, we lost a pioneering teacher who changed people’s ideas of what children are capable of learning. Many people know about Escalante’s work from the popular movie “Stand and Deliver,” which depicted his success teaching...

Palin’s Contract with Stanislaus

Sarah Palin, leader of everyday Americans. You betcha. She’s just your typical small-town, Alaska hockey mom who, Donald Kaul noted, doubles as a latter-day American savior to the Tea Party faithful. One who requires first-class plane tickets, or else “the...

Church’s Sex Abuse Scandal Reflects Deep Flaw

The Catholic Church didn’t just celebrate Easter this year, it re-enacted it. The main difference between the Church’s ordeal and The Passion of the Christ is that the Church’s wounds are largely self-inflicted. The sexual abuse scandal that began in...