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U.S. Office for Civil Rights Asked to Ban American Indian Mascots in Michigan Public Schools

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports
Ellen J. Staurowsky

Consider a gifted American Indian athlete's dilemma when contemplating whether to try out for a team because of the offense that will have to be endured by being required to wear a uniform with an acknowledged racial slur on it.

Stop Blaming the Teachers

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jim Taylor

Teachers who teach in poorly performing schools should get Congressional commendations just for showing up every day.

Failing Students, Not Failing Schools

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jim Taylor

We need to give poor parents the resources and support they need so they can devote the time and energy necessary to prepare their children for academic success.