Despite the fact that ExxonMobil is still a significant contrarian funder, the flurry of media interest in the company's funding agenda sparked by UCS's exposé died down soon after its release and remains feeble to this day. What happened?
When we insist on measuring the performance of students with cognitive disabilities by giving them a curriculum that is beyond their reach and assessments we know that developmentally they will be unable to read, we are setting everyone up for failure.
The Manhattan Institute's report, which ignores the facts and is more propaganda than sound public policy analysis, does not justify suspending policies that are improving the environment and diversifying our nation's electricity supply.
A recent report concluded that racial segregation in U.S. cities is at its lowest in a century. Though great news, I do not believe that the demographics have shifted because of an intentional desire for racial integration. Given the current economy, it is just harder for spatial racism to exist.