As the site of a trial on including intelligent design in biology
textbooks, Dover, Pennsylvania, is a focal point of a national debate
on science and religion. But a look at the town and its residents show
that the battle may not be so clearly defined.
With a new wave of activism against sweatshops sweeping college
campuses, student interest in the morality of their clothing choices
can set a standard for the rest of us.
The right has ushered in a moment of cult celebrity for the pre-born.
But let's not be seduced by this idea of personhood. Remember the poor
and not-so-perfect post-born children of America? Aren't they persons,
San Francisco recently launched universal preschool, designed to make young participants higher earners and better citizens when they reach adulthood. If successful, San Francisco’s initiative could make preschool as commonplace as kindergarten.
The privatization of the nation's greatest, once-public colleges and
universities is well under way. The loss of low-cost higher education
is a quiet tragedy, one that will severely limit the potential of
generations of future students.
Student protests against the presence of military recruiters on campus
are on the rise. So are angry--sometimes violent--pushbacks from
conservative students and campus police.
Young Republican activists on campus love George
W. Bush and zealously support the war. But are they willing to fight?
When one of New York's biggest and most liberal institutions gets into the business of union-busting, it's hardly an internal matter.
How do you tell a student the story of September 11?
The Community Education Partners (CEP) serves students the public schools don't want--and it makes millions.