Professor John McWhorter makes the assertion that the primary cause of the achievement gap between African Americans and Whites is an anti-academic ethos that pervades African American culture.
Archive for October, 2000
Author Murray Sperber argues that "Beer and Circus" - or partying and spectator sports - are the only two things that interest the majority of university students today.
Education historian Larry Cuban says computers and the internet have not actually changed the way teachers teach and students learn--at least not yet.
Psychologist Claude Steele discusses the factors that may be contributing to the high drop out rates and low test scores of African-American students.
Across the country, schools with zero tolerance rules are suspending and expelling students in record numbers– often for minor infractions. Judy Browne questions this policy.